Rockies top the Pirates 2-1 in extra innings

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Connor Joe singled home the tiebreaking run in the top of the 10th inning and the Colorado Rockies slipped past the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Tuesday night. With one out, Joe grounded his hit up the middle off David Bednar (1-1), scoring automatic runner Sam Hilliard from ...

Mitch, Kenny or Mason? Steelers’ QB battle in full swing

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn’t into drawing conclusions on anything in the middle of the spring. Not when the Pittsburgh Steelers coach is watching his players run around without a shoulder pad in sight, two months away from the grind of training camp and nearly two more before the ...

Watson accuser felt ‘scared’ and threatened by Browns QB

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CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the women accusing Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct while she gave him a massage said she felt threatened by a comment he made following a therapy session. Appearing on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” Ashley Solis, one of ...

Valdez sharp, Tucker homers as Astros down the Guardians, 7-3

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HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez pitched seven strong innings and Kyle Tucker led the offense with a three-run homer to help the Houston Astros to a 7-3 win over the Cleveland Guardians on Tuesday night. Valdez (4-2) allowed seven hits and three runs in seven innings, collecting his third ...

Clutch hitting, Blackburn’s pitching lift Big Red

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CADIZ — Playing the top seed is a tall task when a team plays errorless ball. Committing five errors makes it that much tougher. However, a battler of an ace on the mound that keeps fighting and some clutch hits can be enough to overcome the miscues. It was for Big Red on Monday, as ...

Blue Dons take Game 1 of Region 1 Championship Series

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WILLIAMSTOWN — The absence of clutch hitting let Williamstown down in Game 1 of Monday’s Class A, Region I championship series. The success rate for the Yellowjackets with runners in scoring position was seven percent in 14 opportunities against Madonna as senior right-hander Matt ...