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Buccaneers sign first-round pick Devin White

Jul. 21, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed first-round pick Devin White, the fifth overall selection out of LSU. White was the 2018 Butkus Award winner as the nation's top college linebacker and was a first-team All-American. He is expected to be an immediate starter at inside linebacker. The...

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win 5th in row

Jul. 21, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were a tripleheader of hot on Saturday. First was the temperature: 94 degrees at game time, the highest for New York this season. Next was the offense, which torched Colorado pitching for the second straight day and romped over the Rockies 11-5 to extend the Yankees' winning...

Reynolds wrap: Rockies drop infielder from roster

Jul. 21, 2019 1:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Reynolds was cut by the Colorado Rockies two home runs shy of 300 after hitting .170 with four homers and 20 RBIs in limited at-bats. The 35-year-old infielder returned for his second stint with the Rockies in March, agreeing to a $1 million, one-year deal. He had just 135 at-bats in...

Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 9th lifts A's over Twins 5-4

Jul. 20, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Khris Davis had been a fixture in the cleanup spot for most of the past four seasons, putting together three straight 40-homer, 100-RBI seasons. He hadn't been living up to his usual standards in 2019 and he was slotted into the sixth spot in the batting order the past four games....

Ex-Denver coach Mike Shanahan takes in Broncos practice

Jul. 20, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shanahan attended a Denver Broncos practice for the first time since he was fired as coach on New Year's Eve 2008. "I was glad he was here," new head coach Vic Fangio said after practice Saturday. "I think it's good he's here. Mike's got a big part in the rich history of this...

Hurricanes, Brock McGinn agree on 2-year, $4.2 million deal

Jul. 20, 2019 11:50 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a two-year, $4.2 million contract with Brock McGinn and avoided arbitration. In the deal announced Saturday, the 25-year-old forward will earn $1.9 million next year and $2.3 million for the 2020-21 season. Team president and general manager Don...

'Superstitious' Jansen shaves in dugout, hits 2-run single

Jul. 19, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Danny Jansen was hitless in his first three at-bats when he tried to change his luck — by shaving his mustache. "Got a hit right after," the Toronto catcher said. "Maybe I'm a little superstitious." Jansen's two-run single in the sixth inning was just a small part of an offensive...

Encarnación, ex-Rockies help Yankees beat Colorado 8-2

Jul. 19, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Since swapping purple for pinstripes, DJ LeMahieu, Adam Ottavino and Mike Tauchman have flourished. The first-year Yankees got to show their old club what it's missing Friday night. Edwin Encarnación hit a go-ahead grand slam and the trio of ex-Rockies poured it on in their first...

AP Source: Pacers sign Justin Holiday to 1-year contract

Jul. 19, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent guard Justin Holiday has agreed to a one-year contract worth $4.8 million with the Indiana Pacers. Holiday joins his younger brother, Aaron, with the Pacers, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Jul. 19, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Harvey was 3-5 with a 7.09 ERA in 12 starts. He gave up six runs, seven hits and five walks over six innings in a 6-2 loss to the Houston Astros...