Trevino, Rangers rally for 4 runs in 9th to beat Rockies

ARLINGTON, Texas — Jose Trevino blooped a two-run single, capping a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning that sent the Texas Rangers over the Colorado Rockies 13-12 on Sunday. Rockies closer Wade Davis (0-2) retired only one batter while walking four and allowing singles to Rougned Odor and Trevino. A rookie catcher, Trevino entered his third major league game in the top of the ninth. He is 2 for 8 for Texas, including a game-tying single in Saturday’s 5-2 victory. Colorado took a 5-1 lead in the seesaw game. The Rangers scored five runs to take a 6-5 lead in the sixth, including Jurickson Profar’s three-run homer… Read More

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Red Sox hit three homers to rout Mariners

SEATTLE — Rafael Devers, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Xander Bogaerts all homered and the Boston Red Sox routed the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Sunday. Devers’ 11th homer of the season capped a five-run, two-out rally in the third against Seattle starter Mike Leake (7-4). Andrew Benintendi and Bogaerts began Boston’s rally with a pair of singles. J.D. Martinez drew a nine pitch walk to load the bases before Mitch Moreland drove in two with a single to centerfield, and Devers followed with a blast off the Hit It Here Cafe in right field to give Boston a 5-0 lead. The Red Sox pulled away in the seventh against right-handed reliever… Read More

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Donovan Mitchell advises former Louisville teammate Deng Adel ahead of Utah Jazz workout

SALT LAKE CITY — Deng Adel and Donovan Mitchell both arrived on the University of Louisville’s campus together as top-100 players for the Class of 2015. The college teammates would eventually develop an extremely tight bond in their two seasons together for Cardinals coach Rick Pitino, even reaching the second round of the NCAA Tournament as sophomores in 2017. Although Mitchell would declare for the NBA draft after that run, Adel stayed an additional year to average nearly 15 points as the program pushed through recruiting and sex scandal controversy. Mitchell is now a rising star in the league for the Utah Jazz while Adel is a promising prospect coming… Read More

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Hundley, Belt homer to lift Giants to win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Nick Hundley and Brandon Belt each hit two-run home runs and Chris Stratton pitched six solid innings to help the San Francisco Giants avoid a three-game sweep at Los Angeles with a 4-1 victory over the Dodgers on Sunday. Hundley got the Giants going early with a homer in the first inning, halfway up the pavilion seats in left field for his eighth of the season. Belt followed two innings later with his 12th home run and first since returning from an appendectomy on June 1. The Dodgers saw their modest five-game win streak come to an end, but they are still 11-3 in June. They went… Read More

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Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champ; Utahn Tony Finau finishes fifth

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka has the game to win a U.S. Open on any course. One year after Koepka overpowered the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open remembered for low scoring, he navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock Hills and closed with a 2-under 68 to become the first repeat champion in 29 years. Salt Lake native Tony Finau finished fifth overall after shooting a 2 over par 72 on the major’s final day. He was four shots back of Koepka, after going into the day in a four-way tie for the lead after shooting 66 on Saturday. Finau had five birdies… Read More

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Tigers beat White Sox for 5th straight win

CHICAGO — Nicholas Castellanos homered and Blaine Hardy pitched one-run ball into the sixth, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Sunday for their fifth straight win. Jose Iglesias added an RBI single as Detroit improved to 8-1 against the White Sox this season, including 6-0 at Guaranteed Rate Field. Matt Davidson hit his 12th homer and Kevan Smith had two hits for Chicago, which has dropped four straight. Castellanos homered twice on Saturday and connected again in his first at-bat Sunday. Before Saturday, he was mired in a 1-for-21 slump over the previous five games. Hardy (3-1) allowed one run on six hits in 5… Read More

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Astros beat Royals to win 11th straight and finish road trip 10-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Houston Astros keep finding ways to win, while the Kansas City Royals keep inventing ways to lose. Carlos Correa and the Astros won their 11th straight game, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by rallying past the Royals 7-4 Sunday. The World Series champion Astros swept their swing through Texas, Oakland and Kansas City, outscoring opponents 74-35. Last season, Houston had an 11-game winning streak end in Kansas City. This time, the Astros trailed 4-3 in the eighth inning before Correa led off with a tying homer. Evan Gattis, who had three hits, then put them ahead during a three-run burst. “We just have… Read More

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Brooks Koepka wins second straight U.S. Open championship

Brooks Koepka shot a 1-over 68 in the final round at Shinnecock Hills to win his second consecutive U.S. Open championship. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson finished fourth after posting a 3-over 70 in the final round after holding the lead throughout the weekend. Tommy Fleetwood tied a U.S. Open record with a 63 in the final round to finish second at 2-over. More info to come …read more Source:: Sportsnet.ca       

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Julio Teheran throws 6 no-hit innings, Braves top Padres

ATLANTA — Some extra rest left Julio Teheran feeling so strong he was unhittable for six innings. That was more good news for an Atlanta rotation that is gaining momentum. Teheran pitched six no-hit innings before being pulled from his first start since coming off the disabled list, and Atlanta relievers gave up six hits Sunday while finishing off a 4-1 win over the San Diego Padres. Teheran’s velocity was up, with his fastball hitting 92 mph. He had been closer to 89 mph before he missed less than two weeks with a sore thumb. The boost in his fastball also helped his offspeed pitches. “Those 10 days helped me… Read More

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Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception. The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, were exposed defensively and surprisingly beaten by Mexico 1-0 on Sunday, putting its hopes of advancement in doubt. Well, not everyone is in doubt. “We will make it,” Germany coach Joachim Loew said. “There’s no reason to fall apart because you lose one game.” Hirving Lozano scored the lone goal in the 35th minute, picking up Javier Hernandez’s pass inside the penalty area and beating Mesut Ozil before shooting past Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer from… Read More

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