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Guardians-Tigers postponed, rescheduled for July 4th

DETROIT (AP) — The game between the Cleveland Guardians and Detroit Tigers on Friday was postponed due to inclement weather. It will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on July 4 at 6:40 p.m. The originally scheduled game will begin at 1:10 p.m. The starting pitchers for Friday's ...

AP source: Browns, Njoku agree on 4-year contract extension

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Njoku committed to Cleveland, and the Browns followed suit. Two years after asking to be traded, Njoku got the long-term commitment he wanted from the Browns, agreeing Friday to a four-year contract extension, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated ...

Giants’ Kapler refusing to take field for anthem in protest

CINCINNATI (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler said Friday he will refuse to take the field for the national anthem in a protest over the nation's political direction following this week's school shooting in Texas. "I don't plan on coming out for the anthem going forward until I ...

Ashcraft lifts Reds over Giants amid Kapler anthem protest

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie right-hander Graham Ashcraft earned his first victory with six strong innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat San Francisco 5-1 Friday night following a political protest by Giants manager Gabe Kapler and a scuffle between Tommy Pham and Joc Pederson. Kapler refused to ...

Cabrera’s hit in 9th lifts Tigers to 4-3 win over Guardians

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera remains a force at age 39. Carera had a game-ending single in the ninth inning with his third hit, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Guardians on Thursday. Cabrera, who became the seventh player to have 3,000 hits and 500 homers earlier ...

Reds have highest-scoring day in 23 years, rout Cubs 20-5

CINCINNATI (AP) — After getting a cortisone shot and a few days off, Kyle Farmer helped power the Cincinnati Reds to their highest-scoring game in 23 years. Farmer homered twice, had four hits and tied his career high with five RBIs in a 20-5 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. "I was ...

‘Forgotten Four’ to be honored during Hall of Fame week

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The four men who smashed the race barrier in professional football in 1946 have been selected to share the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Ralph Hay Pioneer Award. The Canton, Ohio,-based organization announced Thursday that Kenny Washington, Woody Strode and Hall of Famers ...

Atlanta United takes on the Columbus Crew in Eastern Conference play

Atlanta United hosts the Columbus Crew in Eastern Conference action. Columbus Crew (3-5-4, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta United FC (4-4-4, seventh in the Eastern Conference) Atlanta; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Atlanta United FC -108, Columbus +291, Draw ...

Votto homers, triples, shouts at reliever as Reds beat Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto homered and tripled, then shouted at Cubs reliever Rowan Wick during a tense ending to the Cincinnati Reds' 4-3 win over Chicago on Wednesday night. Votto had a solo homer in the second inning off Kyle Hendricks (2-5) and a two-run triple in the third as ...

Gurriel helps Astros beat Guardians 2-1 to win series

HOUSTON (AP) — Another solid pitching performance paired with just enough offense helped the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Guardians on Wednesday night. Yuli Gurriel and José Siri had two hits each, Cristian Javier tied a career high with nine strikeouts and the Astros topped the ...