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Wacha makes short work of Yankees, Boston wins 3-0 in 2:15

Aug. 14, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Wacha and the last-place Red Sox made short work of the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Pitching for the first time in almost seven weeks, Wacha returned from a shoulder injury to limit New York to a pair of singles in seven innings, and Boston beat the...

Bassitt, Mets blank Phils again for 17th win in 20 games

Aug. 14, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt hurled five scoreless innings, Francisco Lindor set the franchise record for RBIs by a shortstop and the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 Sunday for their 17th win in 20 games. Burly slugger Daniel Vogelbach homered and Mark Canha...

Harris, Contreras lead Braves' rally for sweep of Marlins

Aug. 14, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Michael Harris II hit a tying homer in the ninth, William Contreras had a go-ahead single and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Sunday for a sweep of their four-game series. The Braves won their sixth straight after losing four of five...

Rasmussen loses perfect game in 9th, Rays beat Orioles 4-1

Aug. 14, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Drew Rasmussen took a perfect game into the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays expanded their lead over Baltimore for the final AL wild card to 1 1/2 games with a 4-1 victory over the Orioles on Sunday. Rasmussen allowed his first baserunner when Jorge...

Palestinian gunman wounds 8 in late-night Jerusalem shooting

Aug. 14, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian gunman opened fire at a bus near Jerusalem’s Old City early Sunday, wounding eight Israelis in an attack that came a week after violence flared up between Israel and militants in Gaza, police and medics said. Two of the victims were in serious...

Acuña, Olson power Braves to doubleheader sweep of Marlins

Aug. 13, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña homered on the first pitch of the game, Matt Olson hit his 24th homer and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 6-2 to sweep their doubleheader Saturday. Rookie Vaughn Grissom also went deep for the surging Braves, who won their fifth straight after...

Kiner-Falefa helps Yankees squeeze past Red Sox 3-2

Aug. 13, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Isiah Kiner-Falefa drove in the go-ahead run with a safety squeeze in the ninth inning and hit his first career homer with New York, sending the AL East-leading Yankees past the Red Sox 3-2 on Saturday night for just their second win in 10 games. It was manager Aaron...

DeGrominant: deGrom dominates again as Mets edge Phils 1-0

Aug. 13, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 10 in six dominant innings and Edwin Díaz earned his 200th career save, helping the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Saturday night. Pete Alonso hit an early RBI single as the NL East leaders improved to 31-9 following a...

Pozuelo's brace sparks Inter Miami to 3-2 win over NYCFC

Aug. 13, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Alejandro Pozuelo scored his first two goals of the season, including the match-winner in the 84th minute, and Inter Miami rallied to beat New York City FC 3-2 on Saturday. NYCFC (12-6-6) grabbed a 1-0 lead in the 34th minute on Talles Magno's sixth...

Police: Man slashed 3 with machete after trying to buy guns

Aug. 13, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man is facing assault and weapons charges for allegedly attacking three people with a machete at a sporting goods store. Suffolk County police said Saturday that the attack occurred the previous afternoon at a Dick’s Sporting Goods store in...