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LEADING OFF: Trout's strikeout slump, deGrom's rehab start

Jul. 02, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ TROUT DROUGHT Angels star Mike Trout has struck out in seven straight at-bats during a tough series in Houston. Trout was 0 for 4 on Saturday after going 0 for 3 on Friday night...

Flamethrower used to torch Pan-African flag flying on pole

Jul. 02, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A person using a flamethrower set fire Saturday to a Pan-African flag flying on a pole outside the headquarters of the Uhuru Movement, a Black international socialist group based in Florida. Security video released by the group shows the driver of a...

Rizzo, Stanton homer as Yankees win 6-1, sweep 2 from Guards

Jul. 02, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Yankees made up for two winless days with two wins in one day. New York's right back on track. Anthony Rizzo and Giancarlo Stanton blasted consecutive homers, Nestor Cortes shut Cleveland down for six innings and the Yankees continued their...

Calhoun 2 HRs, Pérez wins 7th straight as Rangers beat Mets

Jul. 02, 2022 21:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In his 11th major league season, Martín Pérez is making a strong pitch for his first All-Star selection this month. Pérez won his seventh straight decision, Kole Calhoun hit two of Texas' four home runs and the Rangers beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Saturday. ...

Strider strikes out 11, Riley homers as Braves beat Reds 4-1

Jul. 02, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Strider allowed one hit over six innings and matched a career high with 11 strikeouts, Austin Riley homered for the second straight game and drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Saturday. Strider (4-2) didn't allow a hit...

3-year-old boy dies after fall from 29th floor NYC apartment

Jul. 02, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 3-year-old boy died after falling from a 29th floor balcony of a New York City apartment building on Saturday morning, police said a preliminary investigation shows. Officers found the injured toddler lying on a 3rd floor scaffolding after receiving a 911 call at...

Man found at Taylor Swift properties faces stalking charges

Jul. 02, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 35-year-old New York man is facing trespassing and stalking charges after authorities said he entered two New York City residences linked to the famed singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. Police say the suspect, who was arrested Friday, entered one of the residential...

Mets ace deGrom to make 1st injury rehab start Sunday

Jul. 02, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom is finally ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment. Sidelined by injuries since last July, the two-time Cy Young Award winner is scheduled to start Sunday night for Class A St. Lucie against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He's expected to...

Guardians place rookie OF Gonzalez on injured list

Jul. 02, 2022 10:29 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Guardians rookie outfielder Oscar Gonzalez was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with an abdominal issue. The move was one of several made by the Guardians before playing a split doubleheader against the New York Yankees. Friday's series opener...

Trooper crawls into drainage pipe to rescue missing dog

Jul. 02, 2022 08:42 AM EDT

CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) — A missing golden retriever named Lilah, discovered deep inside a culvert pipe in upstate New York, could not be lured out by her owner with peanut butter dog treats or cheese. In the end, State Trooper Jimmy Rasaphone decided to crawl about 15 feet (5 meters)...