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Supporters of bringing the Chiefs to Kansas have narrowed their plan and are promising tax cuts

Jun. 18, 2024 10:41 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers hoping to lure the Kansas City Chiefs from Missouri are trying to win over skeptical colleagues by narrowing their proposal for encouraging the Super Bowl champions to build a new stadium and by linking it to a plan for broad tax cuts. The...

Plesac throws 6 solid innings in his Angels debut, and Neto homers in LA's 5-3 win over Brewers

Jun. 18, 2024 00:54 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Zach Plesac pitched six innings of four-hit ball in his Angels debut and his first major league start in nearly 14 months, and Zach Neto hit a two-run homer in Los Angeles' 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night. Luis Guillorme had an RBI...

Mets get 22 hits and their 6th win in a row, 14-2 over reigning World Series champ Rangers

Jun. 18, 2024 00:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — DJ Stewart hit a three-run homer and Brandon Nimmo also went deep around a bunch of singles as the New York Mets extended their winning streak to six games with a 14-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday night. The Mets' 22 hits, five for extra bases,...

Albies hits go-ahead homer in 8th as Braves overcome strong start by Olson and beat Tigers 2-1

Jun. 17, 2024 22:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit a go-ahead home run with two outs in the eighth and the Atlanta Braves overcame a strong start by Detroit right-hander Reese Olson to beat the Tigers 2-1 on Monday night. Albies hit his fifth homer of the season 407 feet, high into the right field...

Kansas lawmakers to debate whether wooing the Chiefs with new stadium is worth the cost

Jun. 17, 2024 21:23 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators trying to lure the Kansas City Chiefs to their state argue that helping the Super Bowl champions build a new stadium could bring Kansas millions of dollars in income taxes from players and coaches, which are currently going to Missouri. Some...

MLB Calendar

Jun. 17, 2024 17:01 PM EDT

June 20 — St. Louis vs. San Francisco at Birmingham, Ala. July 13 — Futures Game, Arlington, Texas. July 14-16 — Amateur draft, Arlington, Texas. July 15 — Home Run Derby, Arlington, Texas. July 16 — All-Star Game, Arlington,...

Hall of Famer Willie Mays will not be in attendance for Negro League tribute game at Rickwood Field

Jun. 17, 2024 12:05 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Willie Mays will not be in attendance when the San Francisco Giants face the St. Louis Cardinals at Rickwood Field on Thursday in a game honoring him and the Negro Leagues. Mays, who began his career in Alabama with the Birmingham Black Barons of the Negro...

Even after a rough week against Yankees and Dodgers, it's been a remarkable season for Royals

Jun. 17, 2024 10:22 AM EDT

The Kansas City Royals took their lumps this past week against two of the best teams in baseball. That shouldn't detract from their remarkable rise, which would be unprecedented if it results in a playoff berth. The Royals lost 106 games last season. No team has...

Orioles hit 4 HRs off Wheeler, beat the Phillies 8-3 to take 2 of 3 in the series

Jun. 16, 2024 22:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gunnar Henderson hit his eighth leadoff homer of the season, and three more Orioles also went deep off Zack Wheeler to help Baltimore beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-3 on Sunday. The pitching matchup between Wheeler (8-4) and Corbin Burnes (8-2) didn't live up to...

Ohtani has second 2-homer game of season as Dodgers blank Royals 3-0. Betts' hand broken in the 7th

Jun. 16, 2024 21:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtani had his second two-homer game this season, Tyler Glasnow pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Sunday as Mookie Betts left in the seventh inning after a pitch broke a bone in his left hand. ...