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Suárez, Puig homer, Reds jump on Cubs errors to win 6-3

By MATT CARLSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The last-place Cincinnati Reds keep finding ways to beat the top team in their division. Eugenio Suárez and Yasiel Puig each hit his 22nd home run of the season, and Cincinnati rallied past Chicago 6-3 on Monday night. Jesse Winker raced ...

Mercado breaks tie with 2nd homer, Indians beat Tigers 8-6

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians wanted to bounce back from a disappointing series against the Minnesota Twins. Oscar Mercado made certain they did. Cleveland's rookie outfielder hit his second home run of the game — a leadoff blast in the seventh ...

Oops! All-Star scoreboard has rough night in Cleveland

By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The only errors on the scoreboard at the All-Star Game were by the scoreboard. At least one player noticed — and wasn't too pleased. The giant board at Progressive Field was filled with mistakes Tuesday night, including a couple of ...

Trade deadline looms as baseball resumes after break

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians, looking up at Nelson Cruz and the surprising Minnesota Twins. Matt Chapman and the Oakland Athletics, trying to run down José Altuve and the Houston Astros. Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals, ...

Lodeiro’s stoppage-time goal lifts Sounders over Crew 2-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nicolás Lodeiro scored his second goal in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to lift the Seattle Sounders over the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday night. Seattle's Kelvin Leerdam hit the crossbar on a free kick in the 94th minute and then Lodeiro headed a ...

All-Stars Beiber, Lindor lead Indians over Reds 7-2

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — In a foreboding tone, manager Terry Francona called Shane Bieber to his hotel room to deliver some important news on Cleveland's day off. The faked sternness soon yielded to tears of joy — the second-year pitcher was going to be an ...

Suarez homers early, Reds hold on for 8-6 win over Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) — With July 4 still a few days off, Eugenio Suarez got an early jump on the fireworks. Suarez ended his slump with Cincinnati's longest homer of the season, Anthony DeSclafani pitched six scoreless innings and the Reds held off the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday. Phillip Ervin and ...

Bieber, Indians turn tables on Orioles with 2-0 shutout

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Coming off successive lopsided defeats to the lowly Baltimore Orioles, the Cleveland Indians turned to Shane Bieber to pull the team out of its inexplicable collapse. Bieber did his part, restoring the pecking order between the two teams ...

Kipnis hits walk-off homer in 10th as Indians edge Royals

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis spun as he approached home plate and deftly avoided being soaked with ice water by teammate Francisco Lindor. Right now, Kipnis and the Indians are making all the right moves. Kipnis homered leading off the 10th inning as ...

Blue Jackets at center of attention as NHL free agency looms

By JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Where many express concern, Jarmo Kekäläinen says he sees only opportunity regarding the uncertain state of the Columbus roster a week before NHL free agency. To Kekäläinen, the fear of possibly losing stars such as Matt ...