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FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Jonathan Villar, left, Jesus Aguilar, center, and Jon Berti wait to bat during a baseball scrimmage at Marlins Park in Miami. Marlins CEO Derek Jeter blamed the team's coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. Infected were 21 members of the team's traveling party, including at least 18 players. None is seriously ill, Jeter said Monday, and he expects all to return this season.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Miami Marlins resume season and win with 18 new players

Aug. 4, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Scrambling for replacements following a coronavirus outbreak, the Miami Marlins added a Moran, a Morin, two pitchers named Josh Smith and a former Olympic medalist in speedskating. Also among the 18 players joining the Marlins' 30-man roster as they resumed their virus-disrupted season in...

FILE - In this Friday, July 24, 2020, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, right, celebrates a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game in St. Louis.  Molina says he’s one of the players on his team who has tested positive for the coronavirus. The nine-time All-Star revealed his diagnosis Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in a Spanish-language Instagram post. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

LEADING OFF: COVID-stricken Cards shuffle roster, Soto a go

Aug. 4, 2020 8:52 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday: ___ COVID CARDINALS The coronavirus-ridden Cardinals are expected to make more transactions a day after placing six players on the injured list, including confirmed COVID-19 cases Yadier Molina, Paul DeJong, Edmundo Sosa, Junior Fernandez and Kodi...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey watches during an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Los Angeles. Ramsey remains confident he will sign a new contract with the Rams as he heads into the final season of his rookie deal.  (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

CB Jalen Ramsey confident in contract, new role with Rams

Aug. 4, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Jalen Ramsey's agent finalizes the Pro Bowl cornerback's new contract with the Los Angeles Rams, Ramsey insists it will be news to him. That's right, the player who showed up to the Jacksonville Jaguars' training camp just one year ago in an armored bank truck says he isn't paying...

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Darwin Thompson (34) gets past Oakland Raiders defensive tackle P.J. Hall (92) during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., The Minnesota Vikings have acquired Hall from the Raiders for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2021. Hall provides reinforcement for the interior for the Vikings after the opt-out by expected starter Michael Pierce. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)

Vikings land DT P.J. Hall in deal with Raiders for late pick

Aug. 3, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings acquired defensive tackle P.J. Hall from the Oakland Raiders for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2021, fetching a reinforcement for the interior on Monday after the opt out by expected starter Michael Pierce. Hall was a second-round pick in coach Jon...

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020, file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game in Santa Clara, Calif. Rodgers does not want to speculate just how much longer he might remain in Green Bay now that the team has drafted his potential successor. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Packers QB Rodgers savoring moments, not dwelling on future

Aug. 3, 2020 8:10 PM EDT

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers doesn’t want to speculate just how much longer he might remain in Green Bay now that the team has drafted his potential successor. The two-time MVP says he’s just trying to concentrate on the things that remain in his control while remembering to cherish each...

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) and right wing Tom Wilson (43) team up to take Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) into the boards during the first period  of an NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey game in Toronto, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kucherov, Lightning beat Capitals in East round-robin play

Aug. 3, 2020 7:31 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored a goal in the first period and the winner in the shootout to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Monday in Eastern Conference round-robin play. The teams played 5 minutes of 3-on-3 overtime before going to a shootout because the games for...

New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes reacts after striking out against the Atlanta Braves during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Mets slugger Céspedes leaves team, opts out of 2020 season

Aug. 2, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When the New York Mets finally found out Yoenis Céspedes was OK, they suddenly learned something else: The slugger had opted out of playing the rest of this season. Hours after Céspedes didn’t report to the ballpark without explanation, the Mets discovered in the late...

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kyle Wright delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Braves beat Mets 4-0 for 5th win in row; Cespedes opts out

Aug. 2, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Wright and the Atlanta bullpen combined on a 10-hit shutout and the Braves won their fifth in a row, beating the Mets 4-0 Sunday and blanking a New York lineup that found out late that slugger Yoenis Céspedes had opted out of playing any more this season. Wright pitched scoreless...

Giants' Williams designated with non-football injury

Aug. 2, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

New York Giants defensive tackle Leonard Williams has been designated with a non-football injury as the team made several moves to get to the 80-player limit. Williams was acquired from the Jets in October for two draft picks. He has 17 1/2 sacks in five seasons but finished with a career-low half-sack last year....

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland. After demanding a trade last month, Njoku seemed to indicate on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, that he's changed his mind. The 2017 first-round draft pick tweeted,

Browns tight end Njoku not seeking trade, commits to team

Aug. 1, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Njoku has done an end around with the Browns. After demanding a trade last month, the tight end indicated on Saturday that he has changed his mind. The 2017 first-round draft pick tweeted, "I’m all in Cleveland. Time to work.‘’ Apparently unhappy that the Browns...