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Dietrich, Reds beat Wainwright, Cardinals 5-2 in Mexico

By CARLOS RODRIGUEZ Associated Press MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — There were fireworks this time, too, after Derek Dietrich homered. Fortunately for Dietrich and the Cincinnati Reds, it was all in good fun. Dietrich hit a tiebreaking homer off Adam Wainwright in the seventh inning and added a ...

Bailey pitches 7 strong innings, Royals beat Indians 3-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Homer Bailey has endured some tough times since he pitched no-hitters in 2012 and 2013. He showed flashes of nearly that kind of dominance in his latest start. Bailey pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 ...

Vela’s late goal sends unbeaten LAFC past Cincinnati 2-0

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela and Los Angeles FC are both off to incredible starts to the season. Although the star forward and his teammates both had to work a little harder to keep it up Saturday night, they got it done in style. Vela scored his eighth ...

Reds end 8-game skid, drub Marlins 14-0 with 5 HRs

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Manager David Bell had an unfamiliar vantage point — a booth far away from the field — to watch his struggling Reds end their slump at long last. Matt Kemp started Cincinnati's spree of three consecutive homers, Luis Castillo dominated ...

Cavs coach Drew uncertain about future after tough season

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Larry Drew survived one of his most challenging seasons as a coach. He's not sure he wants another one — or if he'll even get it. Before Cleveland's season finale against Charlotte on Tuesday night, Drew said "let's hope not" when asked if ...

4 Cleveland HRs power Kluber past Tigers for 5th win in row

By MATT SCHOCH Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Now down three key players in the season's early going, the Cleveland Indians reclaimed their usual spot at the top of the AL Central on Tuesday. Corey Kluber earned his first win of the season in his third start, powered by four home runs that ...

Busio, Sporting KC tie FC Cincinnati 1-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gianluca Busio scored for the second consecutive game to help Sporting Kansas City to a 1-1 tie with FC Cincinnati on Sunday. A 16-year-old homegrown, Busio made his third MLS start and has three goals in 367 career minutes. Kelyn Rowe played an arcing pass from near ...

Bobrovsky comes back strong in Blue Jackets’ playoff chase

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Through an odd, erratic season for the Columbus Blue Jackets, nobody has had a bumpier ride than star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky. A high-profile contract issue, a slump, a disciplinary suspension and a humiliating healthy scratch. That ...

Aldridge’s double-double paces Spurs to 112-90 win over Cavs

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 13 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs, who are in a three-team scramble to determine playoff seeding in the Western Conference, extended Cleveland's losing streak to nine games by beating the Cavaliers 112-90 ...

Clevinger strikes out 10 as Indians top Jays 3-1 for sweep

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Toronto was no match for Mike Clevinger, who was stopped Sunday only by upper back tightness that forced him from the game after five scoreless innings. Clevinger struck out 10 and allowed one hit to lead the Cleveland Indians over the ...