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Chris Sale strikes out 5 in what could be final rehab start

Jul. 07, 2022 11:49 AM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Chris Sale struggled to calm himself down on Wednesday night in what was expected to be his last rehab start before he rejoins his teammates in Boston. Now the Red Sox brass will have to decide whether to pump the brakes on their erstwhile ace's return. ...

Mets rally in 9th, score 5 in 10th to beat Reds 8-3

Jul. 06, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Nimmo's three-run homer capped a five-run 10th inning and the New York Mets came back late to beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Wednesday night. Starling Marte grounded an RBI double over third base off Hunter Strickland with one out in the ninth, scoring...

Rays' Kluber shuts down Red Sox bats in righty Bello's debut

Jul. 06, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Corey Kluber worked six scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Red Sox 7-1 on Wednesday night in the major league debut of Brayan Bello, the top pitching prospect in Boston’s system. With a fastball topping out at 97 mph, the 23-year-old Bello (0-1)...

Ohtani dominant on mound, hits go-ahead single for Angels

Jul. 06, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Shohei Ohtani allowed one unearned run in seven dominant innings and had the go-ahead hit in the Los Angeles Angels’ 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. The reigning AL MVP won his fifth consecutive start, limiting the Marlins to two hits. Ohtani...

Fried rolls as homer-happy Braves shut down Cardinals 3-0

Jul. 06, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna and Eddie Rosario hit back-to-back homers, Max Fried threw six strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the slumping St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Wednesday night. Fried (9-2) combined with three relievers on a seven-hitter. He gave up only five hits,...

Zion Williamson, Pelicans aim to end "negative" narratives

Jul. 06, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A few months after Zion Williamson was left entirely out of Pelicans promotional material regarding ticket renewals, the injury-riddled star forward was back to being celebrated Wednesday as a supremely influential figure in New Orleans’ future. “The last...

Chapman, Bichette HR; Jays edge A's 2-1 to snap 5-game skid

Jul. 06, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bo Bichette hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied past the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday to snap a five-game losing streak. “We needed it,” Bichette said. "I think when you’re trying to stop a skid,...

Vaughn, Garcia help White Sox rally, beat Twins 9-8 in 10

Jul. 06, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Vaughn tied the game with a two-run homer in the eighth inning, and Leury Garcia hit a game-ending single in the 10th to give the Chicago White Sox a 9-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. The White Sox trailed five times in the game and tied it...

Injury bug hits Atlanta again with Hyndman to miss 4-6 weeks

Jul. 06, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United's injury woes continued Wednesday when the team announced midfielder Emerson Hyndman will miss approximately four to six weeks with a quadriceps injury. The team said Hyndman suffered the injury in practice. On June 27, United lost...

Browns finally trade Mayfield, send quarterback to Panthers

Jul. 06, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's wild four-year ride in Cleveland is over. The No. 1 overall pick in 2018, Mayfield was traded Wednesday by the Browns, who moved on from the divisive quarterback months ago and finally sent him to the Carolina Panthers for a future draft pick. ...