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Freeland, bullpen limit Pirates to 2 hits as Rockies win 2-0

Aug. 6, 2018 11:58 PM EDT DENVER (AP) — Kyle Freeland and the Colorado bullpen combined on a two-hitter to help the Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Monday night in a game that was interrupted 32 minutes by rain. Freeland (10-7) allowed two hits and struck out...

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

LADING-LADING, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by an earthquake, while thousands of homeless locals wait for aid and stranded tourists camp at beaches and in the lobbies of damaged hotels. The north of...

Baez homers, Hamels sharp again in Cubs' 3-1 win over Royals

Aug. 6, 2018 11:42 PM EDT KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Javier Baez went deep, Cole Hamels pitched six strong innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Monday night. Baez hit the first pitch from reliever Kevin McCarthy (4-4) in the sixth inning to center...

Rosie O’Donnell, Broadway stars, protest outside White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rosie O’Donnell and cast members from some of Broadway’s biggest musicals have led a sing-along protest against President Donald Trump outside the White House. O’Donnell spoke to protesters, some clutching signs with the word...

Lynn, Yankees stop 5-game slide by beating White Sox 7-0

Aug. 6, 2018 11:19 PM EDT Lynn, Yankees stop 5-game slide by beating White Sox 7-0 By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer AP-BBA–Yankees-White Sox <!– –> David Banks, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO (AP) — Lance Lynn pitched two-hit ball into the eighth inning in...

Prep Golf Roundup: Findlay golfers win TRAC event

BOWLING GREEN — Findlay High School’s boys golf team stayed atop the Three Rivers Athletic Conference standings by winning Tuesday’s Three Rivers Athletic Conference match No. 2 at Stone Ridge Golf Club, the site of the league tournament next month. Findlay, who won Saturday’s...

Serena Williams shares postpartum struggles on social media

Aug. 6, 2018 10:59 PM EDT Serena Williams shares postpartum struggles on social media By The Associated Press BC-TEN–Serena Williams-Postpartum <!– –> Serena Williams says she’s been struggling with postpartum emotions and wants other new moms to...

Northern California blazes now largest in state history

LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history, becoming the norm as climate change makes the fire season longer and more severe. The two fires burning a few...

Guerra gets Molina to escape jam, Marlins hold off Cards 2-1

Aug. 6, 2018 10:39 PM EDT MIAMI (AP) — Javy Guerra cleaned up a ninth-inning mess created by struggling closer Kyle Barraclough, getting Yadier Molina to hit into a double play to end the Miami Marlins’ 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. After...

Minors team wins with no BBs or hits thanks to extras rule

Aug. 6, 2018 10:35 PM EDT Minors team wins with no BBs or hits thanks to extras rule BC-BBM–Extra Innings Rule-Bizarre Victory <!– –> TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The minor leagues’ new extra innings rule led to a bizarre victory for the Clearwater...