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Anderson HRs, Marlins win 5-3 for 9th win in 10 vs Nats

Jul. 01, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brian Anderson homered, and the Miami Marlins beat Washington 6-3 on Friday night for their ninth win in 10 games against the Nationals this season. Miami, fourth in the NL East, is 26-39 against teams other the last-place Nationals, who dropped to 29-50....

Morel homers in 3rd straight game, Cubs beat Red Sox 6-5

Jul. 01, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christopher Morel got a belt-high pitch and launched it toward Waveland Avenue for a long two-run homer. Another big moment for the rookie from the Dominican Republic. And he's had a few lately, whether he was delivering at the plate or in the field. ...

AP source: Cavaliers, Ricky Rubio agree to 3-year contract

Jul. 01, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ricky Rubio helped return the Cavaliers to contention. He'll try to keep them there. The veteran point guard agreed Friday to come back for another stint with Cleveland, agreeing on a multiyear contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated...

Yankees reinstate reliever Aroldis Chapman from injured list

Jul. 01, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Aroldis Chapman's got his spot back on the Yankees' roster. His role coming out of the bullpen remains undefined. New York reinstated the left-handed reliever from the injured list on Friday after Chapman missed more than a month with tendinitis in his left...

Mets' Max Scherzer to return from IL Tuesday vs. Reds

Jul. 01, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer is scheduled to return to the New York Mets’ rotation Tuesday in Cincinnati after missing over a month with a strained left oblique muscle. Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, has been sidelined since straining his oblique while pitching...

Red Sox's Hill leaves start against Cubs with sprained knee

Jul. 01, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill left Thursday's start against the Chicago Cubs because of a sprained left knee. Hill had a 4-0 lead through four innings before exiting during a three-run fifth. The 42-year-old left-hander walked P.J. Higgins leading...

Police: Long Island swimmer’s injury a possible shark bite

Jul. 01, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

WANTAGH, N.Y. (AP) — A man injured while swimming Thursday in the ocean at Long Island’s Jones Beach may have been bitten by a shark, Nassau County police said. Medics identified a laceration on the man’s right foot as a possible shark bite, police said. The man,...

Wimbledon wild-card entry outside top 100 gets Djokovic next

Jul. 01, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It is, to be sure, the stuff of movies: An oft-injured guy ranked outside the top 100, making his Grand Slam debut thanks to a wild card, knocks out two seeded players on his way to a fourth-round matchup at Wimbledon against none other than No. 1 Novak Djokovic, the...

Red Sox ace Sale nearing return from rib injury

Jul. 01, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale will make at least one more minor league rehab start before the Boston Red Sox decide if their ace is ready to join their rotation after being sidelined all season because of a rib injury. Manager Alex Cora said Friday the seven-time All-Star is close to...

Zach LaVine says he's coming back to the Chicago Bulls

Jul. 01, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine is staying with the Chicago Bulls. The two-time All-Star and Olympic gold medalist said Friday he has agreed to a new deal with the Bulls. LaVine will be signing a five-year max contract worth about $215 million, according to a person with direct...