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Pumpsie Green, 1st black player on Boston Red Sox, dies

Jul. 18, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85. The Red Sox said Green, who lived in California most of his life, died Wednesday at in a hospital in San Leandro, near Oakland; no cause of death was...

Devers hits solo shot, drives in 4; Red Sox beat Jays 5-4

Jul. 18, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora went to reliever Brandon Workman in the eighth inning and knew what his options were for his beleaguered bullpen when things got tight in the ninth. "It's either him or him," said Cora after Workman threw 45 pitches and got out of a jam each inning as Boston held on...

Altidore, Pozuelo, Morgan score, Toronto TC beats New York

Jul. 17, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jozy Altidore, Alejandro Pozuelo and Ashtone Morgan scored to help Toronto FC beat the New York Red Bulls 3-1 on Wednesday night. Altidore opened the scoring in the sixth minute, back-heeling Tsubasa Endoh's cross low off the goalpost. He has seven goals in 11 games this season. Pozuelo made...

Men who lost family members in Max crash seek safety changes

Jul. 17, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

Two men who lost family members in the crash of a Boeing 737 Max airliner in Ethiopia called on Congress to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on planes as they are being built. Paul Njoroge, who lost three children, his wife and mother-in-law...

Ensan, 55, becomes oldest world poker champion in 20 years

Jul. 17, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Germany's Hossein Ensan outlasted Italy's Dario Sammartino and Canada's Alex Livingston to claim the $10 million title early Wednesday at the 50th World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. The 55-year-old native of Iran who immigrated to Germany 30 years ago became the oldest world...

O's to reimburse Red Sox for up to $2.5M in Cashner bonuses

Jul. 17, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Baltimore agreed to reimburse Boston for up to $2.5 million of Andrew Cashner's performance bonuses as part of last weekend's trade that sent the 32-year-old right-hander to the Red Sox. Cashner made his Boston debut on Tuesday night and took the loss in a 10-4 defeat to Toronto, allowing six...

US objections to French tech tax overshadow G-7 finance meet

Jul. 17, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

CHANTILLY, France (AP) — The Trump administration is objecting to France's plan to tax Facebook, Google and other U.S. tech giants, a rift that's overshadowing talks between seven longtime allies this week on issues ranging from digital currencies to trade. As finance ministers from the Group of Seven rich...

Cambodia says plastic waste shipments came from US, Canada

Jul. 17, 2019 7:08 AM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Almost seven dozen shipping containers sitting in a Cambodian seaport that were found to be filled with plastic waste came from the United States and Canada, the Southeast Asian country's Environment Ministry said Wednesday. Ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra said the total weight...

Harper drives in 5 runs, Phillies rally past Dodgers 9-8

Jul. 17, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with one out in the bottom of the ninth after pinch-hitter Matt Beaty hit a three-run homer off Philadelphia closer Hector Neris in the top half, rallying the Phillies to a 9-8 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday night....

Hernández, Gurriel lead Blue Jays to 10-4 win over Red Sox

Jul. 17, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Toronto pitcher Jacob Waguespack spent the day before his first major league start as a tourist in Fenway Park, signing his name inside the Green Monster and FaceTiming his high school coaches from the dugout. When the time came for him to take the mound, it was the Red Sox who were caught...