Elbow room: Roethlisberger confident in return from surgery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger is pretty sure there isn't a technical term for what doctors did to his shredded right elbow last fall. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is p...

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Man beaten with bats over face mask dispute in Paris suburb

PARIS (AP) — A resident of a Paris suburb says he was beaten with baseball bats because he asked a fellow laundromat patron to wear a face mask – a requirement in all indoor public places in France to...

Done for the year: Braves ace Soroka felled by torn Achilles

ATLANTA (AP) — When Mike Soroka's teammates heard him scream, they feared the worst. When they saw him being helped off the field, unable to put any weight on his right leg, they kne...

Baseball teams try to adapt, find safe options on road trips

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gone for now are the days of baseball players, often dirt-stained and still in uniform, gathering in the clubhouse to scarf down a late night meal before heading their separate wa...

A's use big 5th inning to cruise past Mariners 11-1

SEATTLE (AP) — Ramón Laureano and Chad Pinder had two-run singles during Oakland’s big fifth inning, and the Athletics thumped the Seattle Mariners 11-1 on Monday night. Oakland sco...

Cole wins 19th in row, beats Phils 6-3 in pinstripes debut

NEW YORK (AP) — This was not what Gerrit Cole had in mind for his debut in pinstripes, and yet it was. Cole won his home debut for the New York Yankees, extending his regular-season ...

Phillies return from layoff, lose to Cole and Yankees 6-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia returned from a weeklong layoff caused by additional coronavirus testing with a matchup against baseball’s hottest pitcher, and Gerrit Cole won his debut in pinstripes for...

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NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_M.Rojas, Miami, .700; Solano, San Francisco, .484; Castellanos, Cincinnati, .387; Canó, New York, .375; Swanson, Atlanta, .368; Gregorius, Philadelphia, .364;...

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AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING_Brantley, Houston, .438; Alberto, Baltimore, .429; Lewis, Seattle, .425; LeMahieu, New York, .400; Pillar, Boston, .387; J.Jones, Detroit, .379; Fletcher, Los...

Angels' Shohei Ohtani strains arm, won't throw for 4-6 weeks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has a right forearm strain that will prevent the Los Angeles Angels' two-way star from throwing for at least four to six weeks, possibly ending his season as a pit...

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AP Source: LA Angels recalling top OF prospect Jo Adell

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Top prospect Jo Adell is joining the Los Angeles Angels, a person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of a...

On Football: Opt outs should not have doubts or a deadline

What seemed like a simple enough process of players deciding whether to skip the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic has turned into a major story. It's a story that will...

7 Cardinals, 6 staff test positive; series at Detroit off

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members tested positive for COVID-19, causing Major League Baseball to postpone the team's four-game series at Detroit. ...