Baylor stays alive with 11-5 victory over Wright State

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Wendzel singled to bring in two runs in a four-run eighth inning and Baylor staved off elimination at the NCAA Stanford Regional with an 11-5 victory over Wright State on Saturday. Baylor (38-20) advances to play the winner of Saturday...

Stanton, Andujar lead Yankees past Orioles 8-5

BALTIMORE (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar homered to help Masahiro Tanaka win his fifth straight decision, and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 8-5 on Saturday to extend the Orioles’ losing streak to seven games. Tanaka (7-2) allowed four runs and eight...

Wind-driven fire prompts evacuations in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a wind-driven brush fire in Southern California has prompted the evacuation of more than 2,000 homes. The Orange County Fire Authority said the fire began Saturday in Aliso Woods Canyon and grew to more than 150 acres. Mandatory evacuations...

Kasich attacks GOP for not opposing Trump on tariffs, DACA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is pushing Republican leadership to stand up to President Donald Trump on tariffs and immigration. In a segment of an interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation” released Saturday night, Kasich says he is...

Parker shuts out Florida 2-0 in WCWS elimination game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paige Parker threw a two-hitter for her second shutout of the day, and Oklahoma remained alive in its quest for a third straight national title with a 2-0 win over Florida on Saturday night in the Women’s College World Series. It was an...

Jimmy Rollins’ cousin looks to make mark in draft, beyond

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — When practice ends and before going inside, Osiris Johnson makes a brief stop to thank a trio of scouts — and two who have flown in just to see him swing a big bat and show off his slick fielding at shortstop. Johnson’s hair is pink on top...

Third-seed Washington tops host Chanticleers 11-5 in NCAAs

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Nick Kahle hit a grand slam and drove in five runs as third-seeded Washington moved a win away from the NCAA Tournament’s super regional round with an 11-6 victory over top-seeded host Coastal Carolina on Saturday. The Huskies (32-23) will only...

AP FACT CHECK: Iowa governor’s tax cut boast is mostly true

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law this week state tax cuts of $2.8 billion over six years, touting the benefits for the middle class. Most changes in personal income tax rates go into effect in tax year 2019, including lower rates for all income...

Coast Guard Rescues 3 Boaters In Cleveland Area

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says three people have been rescued by a crew from its Cleveland Harbor station. The Guard says there was a mayday call at 11:59 a.m. EDT Saturday from a disabled sailing vessel against the rocks of the Edgewater breakwall. The Guard reports...

Gonzaga eliminates Canisius 8-2 with 17 hits

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Alek Jacob struck out five batters over eight innings and Austin Pinorini went 3 for 4 with three RBIs for Gonzaga, which eliminated Canisius from the NCAA Tournament with an 8-2 victory Saturday in the Minneapolis Regional after a two-hour rain delay....