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Colon notches 2,500th career strikeout vs Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bartolo Colon recorded his 2,500th career strikeout against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 45-year-old right-hander retired second baseman Max Muncy in the first inning on Tuesday night. That made Colon the 34th pitcher in history to reach the 2,500th...

Devoted Trump supporter Stewart wins Virginia GOP Senate nom

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A conservative provocateur and supporter of President Donald Trump won Virginia’s Republican primary Tuesday in the U.S. Senate race, and he has promised to run a “vicious” campaign against incumbent Tim Kaine. Republican Corey Stewart...

Frankly deer, the Metro station is no place for gallivanting

CRYSTAL CITY, Va. (AP) — Animals on tracks are not exactly uncommon at the Washington Metro’s outdoor stations, but a deer that wandered into an indoor station gave morning commuters a shock. The deer itself avoided shock, despite a brief frolic on the Crystal City...

Votto 3B follows Hamilton’s rundown magic, Reds top Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Joey Votto hit a bases-loaded triple in the 10th inning after Billy Hamilton slipped out of a rundown, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Tuesday night. Hamilton got hung up between third and home when pitcher Kevin McCarthy...

GOP Rep. Amodei fends off Angle, Democrats Lee, Horsford win

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Republican Rep. Mark Amodei fended off a primary challenge from tea party favorite Sharron Angle Tuesday, while former Rep. Steven Horsford and Las Vegas philanthropist Susie Lee won Democratic primaries for two Democrat-held congressional seats in...

Dean Heller, Jacky Rosen win primaries in Nevada Senate race

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dean Heller cruised through a five-way Republican primary race Tuesday, freeing him to prepare for a tough re-election battle that could help swing control of the Senate. Heller is considered the most vulnerable Republican U.S. senator seeking...

Rep. Sanford on GOP primary: ‘I’m going to lose this race’

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Trailing in the Republican congressional primary to an opponent supported in last-minute tweets by President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford told supporters in South Carolina on Tuesday night: “I’m going to lose this race.”...

Red Sox back Rodriguez with 2 HRs in 6-4 win over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — Home runs by Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi helped Eduardo Rodriguez win his fifth straight start, and the Boston Red Sox extended Baltimore’s losing streak to six games with a 6-4 victory Tuesday night. Rodriguez (8-1) gave up two runs and eight...

Nevada U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei defeats conservative activist Sharron Angle in GOP primary for re-election

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei defeats conservative activist Sharron Angle in GOP primary for re-election.

Oakland again celebrates NBA champion Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight year, throngs of Golden State Warriors fans turned out for a victory parade to celebrate a team some are calling an NBA dynasty and got a treat when several players got off their buses to mingle with the crowd. Hundreds of...