Yanks’ Cessa has 1st rehab outing after nearly 2 months out

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Luis Cessa made his first game appearance in nearly two months, struggling with his control as he allowed two runs over 1 2/3 innings for the Class A Tampa Tarpons in a 4-1 loss to Philadelphia’s Clearwater Threshers on...

Langworthy’s homer sends Florida to College World Series

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Austin Langworthy’s home run off Steven Williams’ glove in the 11th inning gave overall top seed Florida a 3-2 victory against Auburn in the deciding game of their NCAA super regional Monday night, sending the defending national champion...

Trump and Kim shook hands in scene complex as their rivalry

SINGAPORE (AP) — Donald Trump approached from the right, striding down the long portico at the colonial-era Singapore resort. Kim Jong Un, dressed in his familiar Mao suit, emerged from the left. They met in the middle, on a red carpet, dozens of cameras recording their...

For world, Trump-Kim summit raises cautious hope for peace

TOKYO (AP) — Cheers in South Korea and a one-page “extra” edition of a Japanese newspaper have greeted the unprecedented summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Trump became the first sitting American president to meet a North Korean leader Tuesday when the...

Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite concerns

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression. The Communist Party-dominated assembly passed the law by a majority on Tuesday. The law requires...

Singapore Postcard: Summit adds value to North Korea’s coins

SINGAPORE (AP) — Stamped with images of “Eternal President” Kim Il Sung, national monuments or even ballistic missiles, coins minted in North Korea are renowned among collectors for their scarcity, partly due to international sanctions that outlaw them from...

Carrasco strikes out 11, Indians beat White Sox 4-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Carrasco struck out 11 while pitching two-hit ball over seven innings, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Monday night. Michael Brantley hit his 11th homer and the AL Central leaders took advantage of another wild outing by...

Cardinals power their way to 5-2 win over Padres with 3 HRs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marcell Ozuna and Jose Martinez hit two-run homers, rookie Jack Flaherty pitched into the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 on Monday night. Jedd Gyorko added a one-out home run in the eighth. The Cardinals have won...

Arkansas blasts way to Omaha with win over South Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Eric Cole had three hits, a home run and scored five runs to help No. 5 national seed Arkansas advance to the College World Series with a 14-4 win over South Carolina in the deciding game of their NCAA super regional on Monday night. The trip to...

Red Sox beat punchless Orioles 2-0 in 12 innings

BALTIMORE (AP) — Brock Holt and Jackie Bradley Jr. each delivered a sacrifice fly in the 12th inning, and the Boston Red Sox limited the Baltimore Orioles to five hits in a 2-0 victory Monday night. A pitching duel between Dylan Bundy and Steven Wright was ultimately...