• Lackey outduels Lester, leads Cardinals to 6-0 win over Cubs

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — John Lackey beat one of his good friends. He also got some timely help from one of his teammates. Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Monday night despite Jon Lester taking a no-hitter into the seventh. Lackey,...

  • FSU QB Johnson off team after video shows him punching woman

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has dismissed freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson from the team on the same day that prosecutors released video showing him punching a woman at a bar. In a statement Monday, coach Jimbo Fisher announced Johnson's immediate dismissal. The...

  • Padres beaten by manager's son-in-law in 2-1 loss to Pirates

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The San Diego Padres' latest loss was more personal for interim manager Pat Murphy than other defeats. Pedro Alvarez — Murphy's son-in-law — singled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 2-1 victory over...

  • Alvarez's RBI single in 9th lifts Pirates past Padres, 2-1

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pedro Alvarez wasn't thinking about family matters with the game on the line. Alvarez singled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night. Alvarez's...

  • Dozier's two-run homer in 10th lifts Twins over Orioles 4-2

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Dozier's All-Star campaign started out with a bang Monday night. Dozier hit a two-run home run with one out in the 10th inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Earlier in the day Dozier was selected as one of five...

  • Carrasco struggles, Astros stop Indians 9-4

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco came within one out of throwing a no-hitter on July 1. His subsequent start didn't go nearly as well. The right-hander allowed five runs in four innings Monday, including a solo homer by rookie Preston Tucker, as the Houston Astros beat...

  • Astros All-Star Keuchel stops Indians 9-4

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Dallas Keuchel was keeping a secret. Keuchel, no secret in baseball circles, found out Monday afternoon he had been chosen for the American League All-Star team. He then allowed three runs in six innings in Houston's 9-4 win over the Cleveland Indians. The...

  • Buehrle has blast despite Blue Jays falling 4-2 to White Sox

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Winning and losing usually determines whether a player enjoys a particular game or not. Despite a loss, Mark Buehrle couldn't stop smiling about the Toronto Blue Jays' 4-2 defeat to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. His matchup with former teammate and pupil Chris...

  • Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson. But there was no room on the roster for Alex Rodriguez, enjoying a...

  • Sale strikeout streak ends, pitches White Sox past Toronto

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Wins haven't come as easily as strikeouts for Chris Sale this season. That's why the left-hander had no regrets about losing his bid to break a strikeout streak record in one of the Chicago White Sox's more rousing wins. Sale pitched a six-hitter that led the White Sox...

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