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Michael Conforto has a 2-run double, the Giants beat the Guardians 4-2

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a two-run double as the San Francisco Giants won for the eighth time in their last 11 games, beating the AL Central-leading Cleveland Guardians 4-2 on Friday night. Patrick Bailey added a sacrifice fly and Nick ...

Rookie Drew Thorpe solid over 6 1/3 innings and White Sox beat Marlins 3-2

MIAMI (AP) — Drew Thorpe threw 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball, Nicky López doubled twice and drove in two runs and the Chicago White Sox beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Friday night. Luis Robert Jr. had two hits, two walks and two stolen bases for the White Sox, who won their first opening ...

Happ slugs pair of 3-run homers as Cubs pound Phillies 10-2

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Ian Happ hit three-run homers from both sides of the plate for a career-high six RBIs, and the struggling Chicago Cubs pounded the major league-leading Philadelphia Phillies 10-2 to avoid a three-game sweep on Thursday. The Cubs came ...

Miranda’s 5 hits lead Twins to rain-shortened 12-3 win over Tigers

By PATRICK DONNELLY Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Miranda went 5 for 5 with three doubles, four runs scored and three RBIs as the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 12-3 on Thursday in a game called in the seventh inning due to rain. The start was moved up an hour with ...

Dutch sprinter Groenewegen wins Tour de France Stage 6 in a photo finish

DIJON, France (AP) — Dutch champion Dylan Groenewegen won the sixth stage of the Tour de France after a mass sprint that was decided in a photo finish on Thursday. Tadej Pogacar kept the yellow jersey after a nervous day on the bike amid crosswinds. Groenewegen earned a sixth career ...