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Orioles LH Wade LeBlanc done for season with elbow injury

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have placed left-hander Wade LeBlanc on the 60-day injured list with a season-ending elbow problem. LeBlanc walked off the mound in the first inning of Sunday's game against Boston after experiencing elbow tightness. The injury has been diagnosed as a ...

Detroit Lions sign defensive end Will Clarke

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed defensive end Will Clarke, adding much-needed depth at the position. Clarke, who has seven career sacks in 53 NFL games, joined the team for practice on Sunday. The Lions released guard Caleb Benenoch to clear a spot on the roster for ...

Detroit Red Wings sign forward Robby Fabbri to 2-year deal

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings signed forward Robby Fabbri to a $5.9 million, two-year contract. Detroit announced Monday it retained the restricted free agent. The Red Wings acquired Fabbri early this season from the St. Louis Blues and he scored twice in his debut with the team, ...

Chicago Cubs outslug Detroit Tigers, 9-3

Tigers catcher Austin Romine, left, tags out the Chicago Cubs’ Javier Baez in a rundown during the third inning in Detroit on Monday. Baez later hit a two-run homer in the fourth and a solo shot in the ninth as the Cubs won 9-3. In his second major league start, the Tigers’ Casey MIze ...

Detroit Lions won’t have fans for first 2 home games

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions say they will not have fans at their first two home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The team also announced Friday that parking lots near the stadium and businesses within the indoor facility will be closed when Detroit hosts the Chicago Bears on Sept. 13 ...

Braves rally to beat Workman, Phillies 6-5 in 9th

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Duvall and the Atlanta Braves spoiled Brandon Workman's debut with Philadelphia, rallying for a 6-5 win over the sliding Phillies on Saturday night. Workman, acquired in a trade with Boston on Friday, entered with the bases loaded and one ...

Orioles tag Boston bullpen, end skid with 5-4 victory

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Boston's first game with its revamped bullpen coincided with its initial foray into an extra-inning game with baseball's new rules. It did not go well. Pedro Severino singled in the winning run in the 10th inning to punctuate a poor ...

Slam Diego! Cronenworth hits Padres’ 5th slam in 6 games

By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trent Grisham hit three home runs and rookie Jake Cronenworth launched a grand slam in a wild nine-run second inning Saturday night, making the San Diego Padres the first team in major league history to hit five slams in six games as they ...

Stars’ top line dominant in 5-3 win over Avs in Game 1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The top line for the Dallas Stars finally came to life, stepping up after a quick turnaround for an impressive start in round two of the Western Conference playoffs. Stars captain Jamie Benn, Alexander Radulov and Tyler Seguin set the tone early, and piled on after ...

Anderson throws 3-hitter for 1st CG as Giants top Dbacks 5-1

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tyler Anderson pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game, overshadowing a record-tying night for Zac Gallen as the streaking San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Saturday. Mike Yastrzemski and Alex ...

Lucas Giolito, Chicago White Sox send Detroit Tigers to 9th straight loss

By PAUL LADEWSKI Associated Press CHICAGO — Lucas Giolito matched his career high of 13 strikeouts in seven dominant innings, hot-hitting Tim Anderson stroked his fourth homer of the series, and the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 5-0 Thursday to complete their first four-game sweep of the ...

CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson welcomed Detroit pitching prospect Tarik Skubal to the majors with a leadoff homer as the Chicago White Sox won 10-4 Tuesday for their third straight win. Anderson hit a leadoff homer for the second straight night, finishing with four hits and three RBIs. The ...

Nuggets squeeze past Jazz 134-132 in double-OT

By The Associated Press undefined LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 23 points in his first game of the NBA restart, including the tying and go-ahead baskets, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Utah Jazz 134-132 in two overtimes Saturday. The Nuggets overcame Donovan Mitchell's ...

McGruder’s late 3 helps Clippers edge Trail Blazers 122-117

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Clippers coach Doc Rivers rested Kawhi Leonard and sat Paul George for the final five minutes following Los Angeles' plan to restrict playing time. They still pulled out a very big win over the Portland Trail Blazers when All-Star Damian Lillard missed a couple ...

Santander, O’s rough up Nats relievers, rally for 5-3 win

By BOBBY BANCROFT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Pat Valaika, Pedro Severino and Anthony Santander homered during a five-run rally in the eighth inning as the Baltimore Orioles roughed up Washington's relievers and beat the Nationals 5-3 Saturday night. Nationals starter Austin Voth ...

Booker’s 35 points lead surprising Suns past Heat 119-112

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker scored 35 points and Jevon Carter added a season-high 20 points as the Phoenix Suns remained undefeated in the NBA restart, beating the Miami Heat 119-112 on Saturday night. Carter made six of eight 3-pointers as the Suns improved to 5-0 in the ...

Mets hit 3 HRs, end makeshift Marlins’ 6-game win streak 8-4

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Davis homered and drove in a career-high four runs, Pete Alonso and Michael Conforto also connected, and the New York Mets finally slowed down the makeshift Miami Marlins with an 8-4 victory Saturday night. Rookie left-hander David ...

Brad Keselowski seeks 1st NASCAR win in home state of Michigan

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Ford is on a nice little winning streak at Michigan International Speedway, although it may not feel that way to Brad Keselowski. Keselowski still hasn’t won a Cup race in his home state, and it seems like every year that is a story when NASCAR comes to ...