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Canadiens and their rich history face NHL newcomers, Vegas

Jun. 13, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

Growing up in Quebec, Marc-Andre Fleury has such respect for the Canadiens’ rich history, the Golden Knights goalie uses the formal, “mister,” when referencing Montreal’s notable stars. Such was the case Saturday upon being informed the the team invited former...

Hernández hits 2 of Jays' 8 HRs in 18-4 rout of Red Sox

Jun. 13, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs — and Marcus Semien extended his road hitting streak to 26 games as the Blue Jays pounded the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday. Vladimir...

Left-hander Matz placed on COVID-related IL by Blue Jays

Jun. 13, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Steven Matz was placed on the COVID-related injured list by the Toronto Blue Jays before Sunday’s game against Boston, one day after the left-hander beat the Red Sox. Matz (7-3) allowed one run and four hits in 5 2/3 innings on Saturday. ...

Ericsson scores 1st IndyCar win at action-packed Belle Isle

Jun. 12, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Chip Ganassi tells anyone who will listen that "I like winners” whenever one of his drivers takes the checkered flag. So when Marcus Ericsson was hired, he worried the team owner would see his long losing streak and question the pick. Ericsson fixed...

Blue Jays slug 5 homers in 7-2 victory over Red Sox

Jun. 12, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer — one of Toronto's three longballs in the fifth inning — to extend his club-record road hitting streak to 25 games, and the Blue Jays rebounded from a tough loss to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Saturday. Vladimir...

Nationals place RHP Daniel Hudson on 10-day injured list

Jun. 12, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals placed right-handed reliever Daniel Hudson on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation on Saturday. Hudson has a 4-1 record with a 2.95 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 23 games. He joined the...

Verdugo, Red Sox rally from 4 down, top Blue Jays 6-5 in 9th

Jun. 11, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora doesn’t expect people to forget about the guy they gave up for Alex Verdugo. He just wants the Boston fans to appreciate the player they got when Mookie Betts was traded to the Dodgers. “We believe in...

Caufield, college stars add 'young energy' to NHL playoffs

Jun. 11, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

When the Montreal Canadiens were one goal away from being eliminated in the first round, and then again when they were one goal away from reaching the Stanley Cup semifinals, Cole Caufield set up the overtime winner each time. Caufield was dominating college hockey just...

Keuchel, Grandal lead White Sox past Blue Jays 5-2

Jun. 11, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel thinks he is heading in the right direction. That's a very positive development for a Chicago White Sox team dealing with another major injury. Keuchel pitched six effective innings, Yasmani Grandal homered and Chicago beat the Toronto Blue...

White Sox 2B Madrigal sidelined by torn right hamstring

Jun. 10, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox second baseman Nick Madrigal could miss the rest of the season after tearing his right hamstring, putting another key player on the team's injured list. Madrigal was helped off the field after he tried to beat out a grounder in the seventh...