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Mahle, Duvall lead Reds over skidding Royals 7-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Mahle is pitching well in June. Then again, most everyone is pitching well against the Kansas City Royals this month. Mahle allowed three hits while working into the seventh, Adam Duvall hit a ninth-inning grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds beat the skidding ...

Covey pitches White Sox past Bauer, Indians 3-2

By JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Dylan Covey has come a long way since his major league debut last year. All the way to an increasingly interesting prospect for the rebuilding Chicago White Sox. Covey carried a shutout into the eighth inning, continuing his impressive June and ...

Several things to watch as a busy NBA offseason begins

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The NBA offseason has arrived, which means nothing will happen for the next four months other than a draft, three summer leagues, free agency, the creation of a new schedule, coaching hires, trades, roster reworkings and possibly ...

Molina leads Cardinals to 13th straight win over Reds, 6-4

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Yadier Molina stood on second base and heard the Cardinals fans chanting his name in celebration. He's usually in the middle of things whenever St. Louis wins at Great American Ball Park. And lately, that's been every single time. Molina ...

Candelario’s homer in 12th gives Tigers 4-2 win over Indians

By DAVE HOGG, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — A bit of bad luck ended Jeimer Candelario's first chance to end the game in extra innings. On his second opportunity, he made sure luck wouldn't be a factor. Candelario hit a 2-0 fastball from Cody Allen deep into the right-field stands in the ...

Homers by Iannetta, Gonzalez send Rockies over Reds 9-6

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Chris Iannetta and Carlos Gonzalez gave the Rockies a lead big enough that their struggling bullpen could hold on. Iannetta hit a two-run homer off Anthony DeSclafani in his return to the mound, and Gonzalez added an impressive three-run sho t ...

Kluber gets 9th win, Indians beat Brewers 3-2

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber is looking like a Cy Young Award winner again. Cleveland's ace scattered seven hits in seven strong innings and moved into a tie for the American League lead with his ninth win, and the Indians beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 ...

Warriors, Cavs stars say they’re not going to White House

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry and LeBron James spoke their minds last year. They have not changed their minds this year. No matter whose team wins the NBA championship, neither superstar will be at the White House anytime soon. On the day when the ...

Cavaliers facing critical Game 3 vs. Warriors in NBA Finals

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — For LeBron James, losing is no longer an option. With Cleveland down 2-0 to Golden State in the NBA Finals, James knows better than anyone that he and the Cavaliers are facing a must-win situation in Game 3 on Wednesday night at Quicken ...

On call: Cavs turning to seldom-used Hood against Warriors

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Rodney Hood's most significant moment in these playoffs came while sitting on the bench. Well, he's getting up and getting in the NBA Finals. Looking for an offensive weapon to negate Golden State's size and ability to switch assignments on ...