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Kelenic 2 HRs off newcomer Heasley, Mariners beat Royals 6-2

Sep. 18, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seattle rookie Jarred Kelenic spoiled the major league debut of pitcher Jonathan Heasley by hitting a pair of two-run homers that sent the Mariners over the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Friday night. Kelenic’s first multihomer game of his career...

Sale returns, Red Sox send Orioles to loss No. 100, 7-1

Sep. 17, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Quarantine wasn’t quite a complete shutdown for Chris Sale. After testing positive for COVID-19 -- for the second time -- the Red Sox left-hander borrowed a portable pitcher’s mound from Babson College and had some weights brought out to his house....

Kluber beats Indians, Gallo homers twice as Yanks win 8-0

Sep. 17, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Kluber kept Cleveland's bats as hushed as he usually is. Pitching against the team that helped him blossom into a star, Kluber allowed four singles over six innings to win for the first time in nearly four months, and the New York Yankees climbed...

Guerrero hits 46th HR, but Twins hit 3 in row, top Blue Jays

Sep. 17, 2021 22:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connected for his major league-leading 46th homer, but Jorge Polanco, Josh Donaldson, and Miguel Sanó hit consecutive homers as the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 Friday night. The Blue Jays slipped into the third...

To unseat Trudeau, Conservative leader seeks middle ground

Sep. 17, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The man who could oust Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from power advertised himself a year ago as a “true-blue conservative.” He became Conservative Party leader with a pledge to “take back Canada” - and almost immediately started working to modernize the party by...

Rays beat Tigers 5-2, extend AL East lead to 8 1/2 games

Sep. 16, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yandy Díaz hit a leadoff home run and Mike Zunino later connected, reliever Dietrich Enns pitched four solid innings and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Thursday night. The Rays lead second place Boston and...

Yanks toss it away in 9th, fall to Hays, Orioles 3-2 in 10th

Sep. 16, 2021 22:09 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Yankees reliever Clay Holmes threw a wild pitch with two outs in the ninth inning that let the tying run score, then Austin Hays chopped an RBI single in the 10th that lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-2 win Thursday night, dropping New York back in the AL wild-card race....

Obama endorses Trudeau in the Canadian election

Sep. 16, 2021 21:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Barack Obama endorsed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday in the Canadian election, calling him an effective leader in a rare endorsement of a Canadian candidate by a former American president. It is the second time Obama has done it. Obama...

Royals' Perez ties Bench's HR mark with 45th in loss to A's

Sep. 16, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tied Johnny Bench’s record for homers in a season by a catcher with his 45th, but Chad Pinder’s two-run single spurred a third-inning rally and the Oakland Athletics held off the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Thursday. Perez hit a...

Sabres-Leafs take their rivalry outdoors in Heritage Classic

Sep. 16, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres' cross-border rivalry against the Toronto Maple Leafs is heading outdoors. The Sabres are listed as the home team against the Maple Leafs in the NHL’s Heritage Classic, to be played at Tim Hortons Field, home of the Canadian...