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Piscotty homers, A's win series for second time in last 12

Jul. 06, 2022 01:25 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — First-year manager Mark Kotsay walked up the tunnel after another impressive victory by his Athletics and tried to remember the last winning series at home. “To be honest, I don't think I can reflect on it, so it does feel good to get a series win here at...

Suns re-sign center Biyombo after successful 2022 stint

Jul. 05, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Bismack Biyombo is staying in the desert. The Phoenix Suns re-signed Biyombo on Tuesday after the veteran center gave them a lift off the bench last season. Terms of the deal were not announced. Biyombo signed with the Suns on Jan. 1 and he averaged...

Vogt hits home run, sacrifice fly as A's beat Blue Jays 5-1

Jul. 05, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Vogt cherished going to San Francisco Giants games on July 4 or Mother's Day as a kid coming from Central California, and now he really appreciates playing on special holidays. On Monday, the 37-year-old Vogt changed his walk-up music to “Born in...

Daughter of Blue Jays 1B coach died in Va. tubing accident

Jul. 04, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The 17-year-old daughter of Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Mark Budzinski died in a boating accident in Virginia over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Julia Budzinski was one of two girls who fell off a tube being pulled behind a boat on the James...

Rays score 6 in the fifth inning for 7-3 win over Blue Jays

Jul. 03, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Shane Baz pitched six innings for his first win of the season, Harold Ramírez and Randy Arozarena hit two-run home runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 on Sunday. Ji-Man Choi had a solo home run for the Rays in the six-run, seven-hit fifth...

AP source: Goran Dragic, Bulls agree on 1-year deal

Jul. 03, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and guard Goran Dragic have agreed to a one-year, $2.9 million contract, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because free-agent deals can’t be announced until...

Jays coach Budzinski leaves team following daughter's death

Jul. 03, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Mark Budzinski will be away from the team following the death of his eldest daughter. Julia Budzinski was 17. “The Budzinskis have been part of our Blue Jays family over the last four seasons,” general manager Ross Atkins said...

Dylan Teves scores first MLS goal, Sounders beat Toronto 2-0

Jul. 02, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Dylan Teves scored his first MLS goal in his first start to help the undermanned Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday night. Teves deflected a centering pass into the goal in the 39th minute. The 22-year-old midfielder from Hawaii starred at the...

Mejía HRs twice, Rays sweep doubleheader with Blue Jays

Jul. 02, 2022 21:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Francisco Mejía homered twice, Isaac Paredes had three hits and five RBIs, and the Tampa Bay Rays swept a doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. The Rays won the first game 6-2, and nearly doubled their run output for the second with an 11-5 win. ...

LEADING OFF: Rookies Morel, Hall look to extend homer runs

Jul. 02, 2022 02:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NICE NEWCOMER Cubs rookie Christopher Morel has homered in three straight games and looks to keep up the run when he faces Boston at Wrigley Field. The 23-year-old Morel connected...