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Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5

By JOE TOTORAITIS Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw made the all the difference for Brandon Woodruff. Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Sunday. "That ball was crushed," Woodruff said of Shaw's big hit in ...

Bradley has RBI double in debut, Indians top Tigers 8-3

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Bobby Bradley was showered with applause when he ran onto the field, then soaked with beer upon returning to the home clubhouse. Both experiences were even better than he had imagined. Bradley doubled and drove in a run in his first major ...

Power on: Indians recall slugger Bobby Bradley from minors

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bobby Bradley has brought his big bat to the majors. The Indians recalled Bradley on Sunday from Triple-A Columbus, where he was leading the International League in home runs and causing Cleveland fans to question why he wasn't in a lineup needing power. The Indians, who ...

Rangers spoil Clevinger’s return with 7-2 win over Indians

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Lynn did what he has been doing throughout his first season with the Texas Rangers with another quality start. While Lynn allowed one run over seven innings, the Cleveland Indians finally got to see Mike Clevinger back on ...

Castillo pitches two-hit ball into 7th, Reds beat Astros 3-2

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — A storm delay left both starters struggling to regain their touch. Luis Castillo did better handling the challenge. Castillo pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, Nick Senzel returned from an eye injury and drove in a pair of runs, and ...

For US men, Gold Cup finally brings chance for revival

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The overarching goal for the fledgling U.S. men's soccer team, as frequently stated by new coach Gregg Berhalter, has been to improve the perception of this sputtering program within the cutthroat hierarchy of global soccer. Though a ...

Browns RB Johnson still desires trade, says team not loyal

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Duke Johnson showed up at Browns camp to make one thing clear. "I want to be somewhere I'm wanted," he said. Johnson doubled down on his demand to be traded Tuesday, saying he felt betrayed by Browns general manager John Dorsey, who began ...

Big 10 taps Vikings’ Kevin Warren as new commissioner

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten hired Minnesota Vikings executive Kevin Warren as its new commissioner Tuesday, bringing on a former college basketball player and sports agent with a law degree from Notre Dame to replace Jim Delany and become the first ...

Furyk proud of streak playing 24 straight US Opens

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Nick Price was in his final week at No. 1 in the world. Tiger Woods was making his U.S. Open debut as a 19-year-old amateur. It was 1995 at Shinnecock Hills, and it was the last time Jim Furyk was at home for the U.S. Open. Furyk will be ...

Column: Cantlay’s past shows why the future is promising

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — To the victor go the social media requests. This proved far more difficult for Patrick Cantlay than his 64 at Muirfield Village, the lowest final round by a winner in 44 years of the Memorial and a performance that suggested his move to ...