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Average US price of gas spikes 13 cents per gallon, to $2.91

Apr. 21, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline surged 13 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.91. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says one of the reasons for the spike is an increase in crude oil costs. Lundberg says Sunday that...

LA man wounded alongside Nipsey Hussle released from custody

Apr. 21, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested on a parole violation after being wounded in the Los Angeles shooting that killed Nipsey Hussle has been released from jail. Kerry Lathan had been in custody since being shot March 31 along with the rapper. KABC-TV reports Lathan walked out of LA's Men's...

Muzzin, Maple Leafs eye elimination of Bruins in Game 6

Apr. 21, 2019 2:56 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin has extra motivation to beat Boston on Sunday and eliminate the Bruins in six games: It would mean some extra time to spend with his brand-new baby daughter. Muzzin's wife, Courtney, gave birth to a daughter, Luna, on Thursday, the off day between Games 4...

Pujols passes Ruth on RBI list, but Mariners beat Angels 6-5

Apr. 21, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols was humbled after he caught and passed Babe Ruth for fifth place on baseball's career RBI chart. Yet even the Los Angeles Angels slugger's 636th homer was no match for the Seattle Mariners' latest power display. Pujols passed Ruth with an early RBI double and a late...

Reds beat Padres 4-2, extend winning streak to 3 games

Apr. 21, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cincinnati Reds pitcher Luis Castillo wasn't sharp, but it was hard to tell. "It's a pretty nice luxury when you don't have you best stuff and you strike out nine and walk one," Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart said. Castillo matched a season high with nine strikeouts and Jesse Winker added a...

Hoesen sparks Quakes' 4-1 rout of Sporting KC

Apr. 21, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Danny Hoesen scored twice in the first 12 minutes and the San Jose Earthquakes beat Sporting Kansas City 4-1 on Saturday night . Hoesen opened the scoring in the sixth minute, settling Aníbal Godoy's long pass between a pair of defenders and slipping past them for a close-range...

Angels' Albert Pujols ties Babe Ruth with 1,992nd career RBI

Apr. 20, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd career RBI. Pujols drove home Andrelton Simmons with a double off Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi in the third inning Saturday night. The Angel Stadium crowd gave a standing...

Tossed! Umpire flings fan who runs on field in Jays-A's game

Apr. 20, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When a fan ran on the field during the Blue Jays-Athletics game, he got tossed by umpire Jeff Nelson. Quite literally, actually. Nelson put a swift end to the fan's elusive romp at the Coliseum on Saturday, grabbing the man with both hands near second base and, aided by a security...

Blue Jays lose Shoemaker to knee injury, beat Athletics 10-1

Apr. 20, 2019 8:30 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Shoemaker sat in front of his locker late Saturday afternoon staring at a cellphone, his left knee wrapped tightly in a protective bandage. The Toronto pitcher was in no mood to talk, not after yet another injury that has imperiled his season. That the Blue Jays beat the Oakland...

Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker hurts leg in rundown

Apr. 20, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after injuring his left knee during a rundown in the third inning Saturday against the Oakland Athletics. Shoemaker gave up a two-out single to Matt Chapman, then bounced a pitch to Stephen Piscotty. As Chapman...