Kepler, Lynn lead Twins past Orioles 6-2

Jul. 6, 2018 11:56 PM EDT MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lance Lynn bounced back from two poor starts, Max Kepler homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 Friday night. Joe Mauer, Eddie Rosario, Jorge Polanco and Mitch Garver each had two hits for the Twins, who...

Herrera, Knapp homer in Phillies' 17-6 rout of Pirates

Jul. 6, 2018 11:53 PM EDT PITTSBURGH (AP) — Odubel Herrera and Andrew Knapp hit three-run homers, rookie Scott Kingery had a career-high four hits, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 17-6 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory....

Sale strikes out 12 as Red Sox beat Royals 10-5

Jul. 6, 2018 11:42 PM EDT KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 12 in six innings, Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts homered, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 10-5 on Friday night. Sale’s 16-inning scoreless streak was snapped...

3 hurt in Trenton Avenue collision

Three people were injured when one vehicle rear-ended another Friday night in front of the Findlay Walmart on West Trenton Avenue, city police reported. Regina Shisler, 38, of Findlay, the driver of one vehicle, and her two daughters, Megan, 17, and Jessica, 15, suffered neck...

Search resumes for 23 missing tourists in Thai boat tragedy

PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described heart-breaking scenes of bodies of children found in the arms of their mothers, as a search resumed Saturday for some 23 mostly...

McCullers, Gattis lead Astros to 11-4 rout of White Sox

Jul. 6, 2018 11:19 PM EDT HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers struck out a career-high 12 in seven strong innings, Evan Gattis hit a three-run homer in Houston’s seven-run eighth and the Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Friday night. McCullers (10-3) didn’t...

Aguilar homers as Brewers beat Braves 5-4

Jul. 6, 2018 11:16 PM EDT Aguilar homers as Brewers beat Braves 5-4 By COLIN FLY Associated Press AP-BBN–Braves-Brewers <!– –> Aaron Gash, ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jesus Aguilar hit his 20th homer, rookie Freddy Peralta pitched six sharp...

Thai coach apologizes to parents as boys write they're OK

Jul. 6, 2018 10:57 PM EDT Thai coach apologizes to parents as boys write they’re OK BC-AS–Thailand-Cave Search <!– –> Sakchai Lalit, ASSOCIATED PRESS MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The soccer coach trapped in a cave with 12 Thai boys has apologized...

Larson gets Xfinity win after Haley's pass ruled illegal

Jul. 6, 2018 10:47 PM EDT DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justin Haley started last and crossed the finish line first. It would have been a stellar run in just his second Xfinity Series race — if only he could have kept two tires above the double-yellow line at Daytona...

Woman ran school as front for foreign athletes to avoid ICE

Jul. 6, 2018 10:46 PM EDT Woman ran school as front for foreign athletes to avoid ICE BC-US–School-Basketball Scam-ICE <!– –> CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to falsely enrolling foreign teens sought by basketball...