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Cavaliers in chaos after GM leaves on eve of pivotal summer

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Nothing ever seems good enough for Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. Not a championship. Not three straight appearances in the NBA Finals. Not a rapt fan base. Not being forgiven by LeBron James. He's demanding. A fearless, risk-taking, ...

Machado hits 2 HRs, has 4 RBIs as Orioles beat Indians 6-5

By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Another poor outing by their starting pitcher left the Baltimore Orioles facing an early three-run deficit and the prospect of another lopsided loss. Then Manny Machado took over. Machado went 4 for 4, homered twice and drove in four ...

Dickerson homers in Rays’ 6-5 win over Reds

By DICK SCANLON, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Corey Dickerson helped the Tampa Bay Rays build up a big lead Tuesday night, and then they almost let one get away against the Cincinnati Reds. "You're going to take every win, but we better start cleaning it up, simple as that," ...

Almiron scores the go-ahead, Atlanta United tops Crew 3-1

By ANDY BUHLER, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Amid a stretch of six games in 18 days, Atlanta United manager Tata Martino stressed the importance of managing minutes. "It's always important to try and give your guys as many minutes off as possible when you have so many games coming up," ...

Indians power past Twins into 1st place with 9-3, 6-2 sweep

By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have had the Twins right where they wanted them for this pivotal midseason series. In Minnesota, actually. Lonnie Chisenhall hit two home runs in the second game after Jose Ramirez went deep twice in the opener, ...

4 Dodgers homers take edge off Rose honors, beat Reds 10-2

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Rose's powerhouse Cincinnati teams had a great rivalry with the Dodgers. Lately, it's all one-sided. Yasiel Puig hit two of the Dodgers' four homers, powering Los Angeles to a 10-2 victory on Saturday that took the edge off the Reds' ...

Reds activate Turner, recall Bonilla

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds reinstated catcher Stuart Turner from the 10-day disabled list and recalled right-hander Lisalverto Bonilla from Triple-A Louisville on Sunday. The Reds optioned right-hander Jake Buchanan to Louisville and designated pitcher Asher Wojciechowski for ...

James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — As confetti fell on the court, LeBron James gave Kevin Durant a long embrace and congratulatory words before walking off the court with his head held high despite a fifth career NBA Finals loss. After averaging a triple-double over the ...

Greene picked for arm, McKay for bat near top of MLB draft

By MIKE FITZPATRICK, AP Baseball Writer SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Hunter Greene was selected by Cincinnati as a pitcher, while Brendan McKay's bat attracted Tampa Bay. And in a Major League Baseball draft stocked with two-way talents at the top, the first-place Minnesota Twins went another way ...

Cuban shortstop Jose Garcia to get $5M bonus from Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cuban shortstop Jose Israel Garcia will receive a $5 million signing bonus as part of his minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds. As part of the agreement announced Saturday with the 19-year-old, the Reds will pay Garcia $1.5 million when the agreement is approved ...