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Jacob Young, Lane Thomas homer as Nationals complete sweep of Marlins, 3-1

By PATRICK STEVENS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Jacob Young hit his first major league homer, Lane Thomas went deep for the third day in a row, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 to complete a three-game sweep Sunday. Washington has won eight of nine and ...

Ortiz and Wilson lead Brewers to 3-1 win over the Reds

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Joey Ortiz hit a three-run homer, Bryse Wilson gave up three hits in 5 1/3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on Saturday. The Reds, who had won nine of 11 games, dropped to 34-36 and missed a chance to climb back to .500 for the first time since ...

Varsho hits third career grand slam; Blue Jays hold on to beat Guardians 7-6

TORONTO (AP) — Daulton Varsho hit his third career grand slam, Ernie Clement added a two-run home run and the Toronto Blue Jays held on to beat the Cleveland Guardians 7-6 on Sunday. José Berríos pitched six innings to end a four-start winless streak as the Blue Jays took two of three from ...

DeChambeau a one-man show at Pinehurst No. 2 and leads US Open by 3

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau ducked outside the ropes to a private area in the woods, flat on his back as trainers worked on hips that felt too tight. Moments later, he unleashed a swing that sent his drive 347 yards, leaving a wedge to set up ...

Ortiz and Wilson lead Brewers to 3-1 win over the Reds

BY JOE TOTORAITIS Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Joey Ortiz hit a three-run homer, Bryse Wilson gave up three hits in 5 1/3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on Saturday. The Reds, who had won nine of 11 games, dropped to 34-36 and missed a chance to ...

Imanaga pitches 7 solid innings as the Cubs beat the Cardinals 5-1

By JAY COHEN AP Baseball Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Shota Imanaga pitched seven effective innings and Ian Happ hit a three-run homer, helping the Chicago Cubs hold off the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Saturday. Imanaga allowed one run and four hits in his second straight win. The Japanese ...

Luis Rengifo’s go-ahead RBI single lifts Angels past Giants 4-3

By ERIC HE Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Luis Rengifo hit a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning, Logan O'Hoppe hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Saturday. With two outs in the seventh, Nolan Schanuel walked, ...