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Forte, Tapit Trice, Angel of Empire have final workouts ahead of Belmont Stakes next weekend

Jun. 03, 2023 15:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Forte, the Kentucky Derby favorite who was scratched the morning of the race because of a foot injury, had his final workout Saturday for next weekend's $1.5 million Belmont Skates. With jockey Irad Ortiz Jr, riding, Forte went five furlongs in 59.67 seconds over a...

Mariners put lefty Marco Gonzales on IL with forearm strain

Jun. 03, 2023 15:02 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Seattle Mariners placed left-hander Marco Gonzales on the 15-day injured list Saturday with a left forearm strain. Manager Scott Servais said he didn't have any details on Gonzales' injury. The 31-year-old didn't make the trip to Texas. ...

Royals left-hander Amir Garrett on injured list with elbow pain

Jun. 02, 2023 20:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals left-hander Amir Garrett was placed on the 15-day injured list on Friday because of pain in his pitching elbow. The Royals described the injury as a valgus extension overload and made the move retroactive to Tuesday. Right-hander Jackson...

Red Sox lefty Chris Sale goes on IL for 6th season in a row

Jun. 02, 2023 20:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox placed left-hander Chris Sale on the injured list with shoulder inflammation on Friday, another setback for the seven-time All-Star as he attempts to re-establish himself as a reliable member of the rotation. “It’s just kind of a gut punch,” Sale...

Missouri professor not guilty by reason of insanity in stabbing death of colleague

Jun. 02, 2023 14:37 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A former history professor at Missouri State University charged in the stabbing death of a colleague was found not guilty Friday by reason of insanity. Greene County Judge David Jones announced his ruling in the case of Edward Gutting, who was charged with...

Twins pull Buxton, Correa, Kepler from game right after bringing Polanco back from IL

Jun. 02, 2023 00:31 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins reinstated second baseman Jorge Polanco from the 10-day injured list Thursday before their game against Cleveland, bringing their regular lineup nearly back to full strength. That lasted all of four innings. Designated hitter...

Biden says he got 'sandbagged' after he tripped and fell onstage at Air Force graduation

Jun. 01, 2023 21:51 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — President Joe Biden quipped that he got “sandbagged” Thursday after he tripped and fell — but was uninjured — while onstage at the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation. Biden had been greeting the graduates in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the...

Guardians to put struggling Quantrill on IL, with Civale, McKenzie coming back

Jun. 01, 2023 19:03 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians will place starting pitcher Cal Quantrill on the injured list with right shoulder inflammation, creating one opening in the rotation with the impending return of Aaron Civale and Triston McKenzie from their injuries. Manager Terry Francona...

Churchill Downs implements safety, performance standards to address recent spate of horse deaths

Jun. 01, 2023 18:30 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Horse racing’s oversight authority and Churchill Downs have each announced additional safety and health measures in the wake of 12 recent deaths since late April at the home of the Kentucky Derby. The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) will...

Jets' Breece Hall working way back after knee injury cut short promising rookie season

Jun. 01, 2023 14:44 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Breece Hall still razzes Garrett Wilson about what could've been. In the New York Jets running back's mind, the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award absolutely would have been his. And then Hall blew out his left knee in October, had...