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Gausman makes strong return from IL as Braves beat Nats 7-1

Jul. 21, 2019 10:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Gausman pitched into the eighth inning after missing more than a month, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 7-1 on Sunday night to protect their NL East lead. Nick Markakis hit a two-run single in the first off Joe Ross...

Heat and humidity grip East Coast as Midwest gets reprieve

Jul. 21, 2019 10:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of extreme heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a benefit run, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy. "Sunday has been canceled," the NYPD jokingly...

LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting

Jul. 21, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: PAYING RESPECTS Ryan Braun will miss Milwaukee's home game against the Cincinnati Reds to attend the funeral of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in a Texas hotel room on July 1. Braun and Skaggs were workout buddies. Mike Trout and...

Herman rides Trump's putting advice to victory in Kentucky

Jul. 21, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From President Donald Trump's putting advice to playing partner Kelly Kraft's two late bogeys, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title. He executed when he had to, too. "Really proud of how I can step up on that...

White, Robles help Red Bulls hold off Orlando City, 1-0

Jul. 21, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brian White scored, Luis Robles had four saves and the New York Red Bulls slipped past Orlando City 1-0 on Sunday night. Robles had his fifth shutout of the season and his first since June 1 for the Red Bulls (10-8-4). He had allowed 12 goals in the previous five games. White scored in...

Sevilla beats Liverpool 2-1 in Fenway Park friendly

Jul. 21, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Joris Gnagnon took out Liverpool midfielder Yasser Larouci's legs at Fenway Park like a baserunner trying to break up a double play. The Sevilla defender was sent off in the 76th minute for a reckless tackle near where second base usually is in the home ballpark of the Boston Red Sox. Despite...

Yastrzemski homers in 12th to lift Giants over Mets 3-2

Jul. 21, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants general manager Farhan Zaidi acknowledged early Sunday he's keeping an open mind as the July 31 trade deadline approaches and has yet to decide whether his team will be buyers or sellers. Mike Yastrzemski wants Zaidi to keep San Francisco's roster intact. The 28-year-old rookie...

Pujols, Trout homer, Goodwin 2 HRs, Angels beat Mariners 9-3

Jul. 21, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Albert Pujols reached another milestone, one that was even better because it came in a win. Pujols sliced a second-inning solo drive into the right field seats for his 648th career homer, helping push his team another game above .500 with a 9-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday....

Buehler strikes out 11 as Dodgers sweep Marlins, 9-0

Jul. 21, 2019 9:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest win for the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers was about as comfortable as they come. Walker Buehler struck out 11 over seven innings and Los Angeles hit a trio of home runs to complete a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 9-0 victory Sunday. On an afternoon...

Irishman Shane Lowry wins British Open at Royal Portrush

Jul. 21, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry made the 68 years between British Opens in Northern Ireland worth the wait. The silver claret jug is staying on the Emerald Isle. Lowry, the 32-year-old Irishman with stout nerves and a soft touch around the greens, endured the worst weather of the week and the...