• Blue Jays beat Verlander, Tigers 10-5 to stop 3-game skid

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — Turns out the Toronto Blue Jays got a break by facing Justin Verlander. Jose Bautista and Justin Smoak homered in a six-run fifth inning against the 2011 AL Cy Young Award winner and MVP, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Detroit Tigers 10-5 Sunday. Toronto...

  • Ramirez's 2-run HR lifts Red Sox over Astros 5-4

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez handed the Boston Red Sox another well-timed win. Ramirez connected with a one-handed swing for a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning that the Red Sox over the Houston Astros 5-4 Sunday. "I was sitting on a changeup. I was still in front, but...

  • Schoop HR in return from disabled list, O's beat White Sox

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — Back in the majors, Jonathan Schoop quickly made an impact. The Baltimore second baseman homered in his first at-bat since coming off the 60-day disabled list, connecting on the second pitch he saw Sunday as the Orioles routed the Chicago White Sox 9-1. "As soon as it...

  • Nova shaky, Yankees sloppy in 8-1 loss to Rays

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ivan Nova was shaky on the mound, then wild with a throw to third. Jose Pirela made two errors on one play. And hardly anyone with a bat in their hands was able to solve Erasmo Ramirez — again. "We had a bad day," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. Ramirez pitched out...

  • Montgomery solid into 6th, Mariners beat Athletics

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle rookie Mike Montgomery put together another fine start, pitching the Mariners past the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Sunday. Coming off two straight shutouts, Montgomery (4-2) gave up one run and six hits in 5 2-3 innings. He walked one and struck out two....

  • The Latest: Emotional Wambach hopes for "fairytale" end

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Abby Wambach hopes the "fairytale-like ending," comes on Sunday for not only herself but her U.S. teammates. In an extended monologue interview with Fox Sports, Wambach says,...

  • Danny Lee wins Greenbrier Classic in 4-man playoff

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Danny Lee parred the second hole of a four-man playoff to win The Greenbrier Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory. The South Korean-born New Zealander earned $1.2 million and became the ninth first-time winner on the tour this season....

  • Longtime Chiefs executive Steadman dies at 86

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Longtime Chiefs executive Jack Steadman, the architect of the only Super Bowl-winning team in franchise history, has died. He was 86. The team says Steadman died early Sunday of natural causes. Steadman had been dealing with Alzheimer's disease in recent years....

  • Brewers extend win streak to 8 games with 6-1 victory

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Taylor Jungmann kept the Milwaukee Brewers rolling. The rookie right-hander allowed one run and four hits in eight innings and the Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. It's the Brewers' longest...

  • Santana returns from suspension as Twins fall to Royals 3-2

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Maybe it was the joy in being back on the mound after serving an 80-game suspension. Maybe it was the fact that Ervin Santana was facing his former team. Maybe it was simply that he was making them foolish. Whatever the reason, Santana couldn't stop laughing...

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