Baseball

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo hits a home run during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, June 11, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
June 12, 2018 - 12:35 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered down the right-field line on the first pitch of a five-run 11th inning to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 on Monday night and jump into first place in the NL Central. Rizzo turned on a fastball down the middle from Matt Albers (3-2) for a...
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Texas' Kody Clemens (2) and Duke Ellis (11) celebrate with teammates following their win over Tennessee Tech in an NCAA college super regional baseball game, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Texas won 5-2. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
June 11, 2018 - 9:42 pm
Texas and fellow Big 12 member Texas Tech won their best-of-three super regionals on Monday and became the fifth and sixth teams to advance to the College World Series. Kody Clemens homered for the third straight game and fill-in starter Matteo Bocchi held Tennessee Tech to one run in a career-high...
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June 11, 2018 - 9:34 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A little more than a year after a life-threatening brain injury, Daniel Poncedeleon is ready to make his major league debut. The St. Louis Cardinals bought the 26-year-old right-hander's contract from Triple-A Memphis on Monday before they opened a three-game series against the San...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was shot and nearly killed during a Congressional baseball practice, apparently has a memoir coming this fall. The 304-page book is called “Back in the Game,” according to listings on Amazon.com and the web site for the publisher Center Street. The release date is Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
June 11, 2018 - 8:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was shot and nearly killed during a congressional baseball practice last year, apparently has a memoir coming this fall. The 304-page book is called "Back in the Game," according to listings on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com...
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This combination of photos provided by the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations shows William Howard Hughes Jr., after being captured in June 2018, at left, and an image from his time at the U.S. Air Force. Hughes, a Kirtland Air Force Base officer with top security clearance, disappeared 35 years ago and was found in California after a fraud investigation involving a fake identity he had been using. (U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 8:48 pm
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Neighbors knew him as Tim, a quiet man who kept to himself but was always pleasant and never left the house without his San Francisco Giants cap on. Then his picture appeared on the news and TV satellite trucks showed up Monday on their quiet, tree-lined street in Daly City...
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June 11, 2018 - 7:11 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota high school pitcher consoled his friend after striking him out in a playoff game. Mounds View pitcher Ty Koehn struck out Jack Kocon of Totino-Grace to end the game in the Class 4A, Section 5 baseball final last week. The win touched off a celebration near home...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2015, photo, fans watch what they can of a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago Cubs on a rooftop across the street from Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Supreme Court is leaving in place a court decision dismissing a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Cubs by the owners of rooftop clubs adjacent to Wrigley Field. Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club sued in 2015, arguing in part that a video board the team was adding would block their views of the ballpark and violate terms of a revenue-sharing agreement (AP Photo/Andrew Seligman, File)
June 11, 2018 - 4:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a court decision dismissing a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Cubs by the owners of rooftop clubs adjacent to Wrigley Field. Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club sued the Cubs in 2015, arguing in part that a right-field video board...
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New York Mets pitcher Seth Lugo delivers to the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 10, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
June 11, 2018 - 2:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — To avoid the embarrassment of a winless homestand, the slumping New York Mets needed to beat the top team in baseball with its best pitcher on the mound. That's exactly what they did. Seth Lugo tossed six dominant innings in a stellar spot start, Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer and...
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Washington players celebrate after beating the Cal State Fullerton in the 10th inning of an NCAA college baseball tournament super regional game in Fullerton, Calif., Sunday, June 10, 2018. Washington won, 6-5. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 1:29 am
Before Sunday, Washington was the only baseball team in the tradition-rich Pac-12 to never make it to the College World Series. The Huskies finally are going to Omaha. Kaiser Weiss' bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th inning gave Washington a 6-5 win over host Cal State Fullerton...
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June 10, 2018 - 8:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes' rehab assignment has been cut short after a setback, and the plummeting New York Mets aren't sure when they might get their slugging left fielder back from a nagging hip injury. Cespedes, on the disabled list since May 14 because of a strained right hip flexor, hit...
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