Pinder, Davis lead Athletics to 8-3 win over Astros

Jul. 11, 2018 11:46 PM EDT Pinder, Davis lead Athletics to 8-3 win over Astros By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer AP-BBA-Athletics-Astros <!– –> David J. Phillip, ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON (AP) — Chad Pinder hit a three-run homer and Khris Davis added three...

LEADING OFF: Severino vs Kluber; Max to the rescue for Nats

Jul. 11, 2018 11:35 PM EDT LEADING OFF: Severino vs Kluber; Max to the rescue for Nats By The Associated Press AP-BBO-Leading-Off <!– –> Gene J. Puskar, ASSOCIATED PRESS A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday: PAIR OF ACES Two of the top...

Harper headlines Home Run Derby field, will face Freeman

Jul. 11, 2018 11:21 PM EDT Harper headlines Home Run Derby field, will face Freeman AP-BBO–Home Run Derby <!– –> Gene J. Puskar, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper will take on Atlanta Braves first baseman...

Nimmo, Mets beat Phillies 3-0 in 10 after latest deGrom gem

Jul. 11, 2018 11:17 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) — Pinch-hitter Brandon Nimmo launched a three-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning and the New York Mets got another dominant outing from All-Star Jacob deGrom in a 3-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night....

Accam scores late winner in Union's 4-3 win over Fire

Jul. 11, 2018 11:14 PM EDT Accam scores late winner in Union’s 4-3 win over Fire AP-SOC–MLS-Union-Fire <!– –> BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — David Accam scored in the 95th minute, and Cory Burke had two goals to help the Philadelphia Union beat the...

Rodon tosses gem, White Sox blank Cardinals 4-0

Jul. 11, 2018 11:09 PM EDT CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon pitched three-hit, shutout ball into the eighth inning to outduel Luke Weaver and lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Tim Anderson tripled and had two RBIs. Charlie...

US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

BEIJING (AP) — Last month, the daughter of a jailed Cambodian opposition party leader received an email from a well-seeming activist at a reputed Cambodian non-profit. For weeks, the sender nudged Monovithya Kem to open an attachment described as containing interview...

Angels place Richards on disabled list due to UCL damage

Jul. 11, 2018 10:56 PM EDT Angels place Richards on disabled list due to UCL damage By DOUG PADILLA Associated Press BC-BBA–Angels-Richards <!– –> Alex Gallardo, ASSOCIATED PRESS ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels placed pitcher Garrett...

Albies hits 2 HRs, drives in 4, as Braves top Blue Jays 9-5

Jul. 11, 2018 10:53 PM EDT ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies snapped Atlanta’s power drought with two homers, and the Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday night to move back into a tie for the NL East lead. Mike Foltynewicz (7-5) and the Braves led 7-0 before...

Ramirez homers twice as Indians rattle Reds 19-4

Jul. 11, 2018 10:47 PM EDT CLEVELAND (AP) — Jose Ramirez homered twice and drove in five runs as the Cleveland Indians took out some frustrations following a brutal loss with a 19-4 thumping of the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Ramirez hit a two-run homer in the first...