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Bryant, Contreras lead Cubs over Braves in Kazmar's return

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras each homered twice, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Braves 13-4 Saturday on an afternoon when Atlanta returned Sean Kazmar Jr. to the major leagues for t...

Braves call up Kazmar, who last played in 2008 in majors

CHICAGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves placed 36-year-old infielder Sean Kazmar Jr. on the active roster on Saturday, a move that put a big smile on the face of manager Brian Snitker. And...

Kopp scores 23, Northwestern beats No. 23 Ohio State 71-70

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Miller Kopp scored 23 points, Boo Buie had 14 and Northwestern beat No. 23 Ohio State 71-70 on Saturday. Pete Nance added 10 points for the Wildcats (6-1, 3-0 ...

Kepler homers and Twins beat Cubs and Darvish 4-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered, José Berríos threw six shutout innings to outduel Yu Darvish and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Sunday night. Kepler had three hi...

Abreu homers twice as White Sox rout Tigers 14-0

CHICAGO (AP) — José Abreu hit a pair of three-run home runs and matched a career high with seven RBIs, and the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 14-0 on Saturday night for their eighth straight win again...

Darvish pitches Cubs past Abreu, White Sox 2-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish struck out 10 in his career-high fifth consecutive victory, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Sunday to stop the South Siders' seven-game win streak. ...

Oturu leads Minnesota past Northwestern 83-57

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Coach Richard Pitino is sharing a message about his team — the Minnesota Gophers are still alive. Daniel Oturu had 22 points and 12 rebounds and Minnesota beat ...

BKC--Hartford-Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Malik Ellison scored 16 points and Hunter Marks hit a jumper with 1.4 seconds left and blocked the final shot attempt as Hartford beat Northwestern 67-66 on Sunday. ...

Moore leads DePaul over Northwestern 83-78

CHICAGO (AP) — Charlie Moore scored 25 points, Jaylen Butz added a career-high 24 and DePaul held off Northwestern 83-78 on Saturday. Butz scored 11 of his points after halftime for ...

Mejia homers as Padres beat Cubs 5-1 to avoid sweep

CHICAGO (AP) — Adrian Morejon started his first major league game while sometimes-starter Cal Quantrill came out of the bullpen. The strategy worked. And the offense did the rest. ...

White Sox beat Blue Jays 4-1, game halted by rain in 5th

CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito threw five solid innings, Leury Garcia homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Saturday in a game stopped after 4 ½ innings because of rain. ...

Vogelbach's 2 homers, 6 RBIs lead hot M's over ChiSox 12-5

CHICAGO (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach, like many of the Seattle Mariners, has found his power stroke. Vogelbach homered twice, hit a bases-clearing double and set a career high with six RB...

Trout homers twice, leads Angels past White Sox 12-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Trout homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Chicago White Sox 12-3 on Saturday night. Trout's 5-for-5 performance matched his ...

Shields shuts down Red Sox in 8-0 White Sox win

CHICAGO (AP) — James Shields threw six scoreless innings, Tim Anderson and Daniel Palka homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the major league-leading Boston Red Sox 8-0 on Sunday to split their four...

Hendricks shuts down Reds, Cubs win 9-0 to complete sweep

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks allowed two hits in seven innings, David Bote and Kyle Schwarber homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-0 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep. ...