Maddon protests loss vs. Nats over Doolittle”s delivery

Associated PressMaddon protests loss vs. Nats over Doolittle's deliveryBy HARVEY VALENINTEWASHINGTON (AP) Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle's delivery in the ninth inning Saturday...

Alcantara pitches 2-hitter, Miami beats reeling Mets 3-0

AP Sports WriterAlcantara pitches 2-hitter, Miami beats reeling Mets 3-0By STEVEN WINEMIAMI (AP) Sandy Alcantara threw a two-hitter in a pitching duel with Noah Syndergaard, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling New York Mets 3-0 Sunday to...

Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffness

Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffnessBOSTON (AP) Astros outfielder George Springer has left Houston's game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning with lower back stiffness.Springer, who entered Sunday leading the majors with...

Bieber fans 15 in 1st complete game, Indians rout O”s 10-0

Associated PressBieber fans 15 in 1st complete game, Indians rout O's 10-0By STEVE HERRICKCLEVELAND (AP) Shane Bieber struck out a career-high 15 in his first major league complete game and the Cleveland Indians routed the Baltimore Orioles 10-0...

Gamel”s 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2

AP Sports WriterGamel's 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2By CHARLES ODUMATLANTA (AP) Ben Gamel led off the 10th inning with a home run against Wes Parsons, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Sunday.All...

Pelicans hire Nets” Langdon as GM

AP Sports WriterAP Source: Pelicans hire Trajan Langdon as GMBy BRETT MARTELNEW ORLEANS (AP) A person familiar with the situation says the Pelicans have hired Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon to serve as New Orleans' GM under...

Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros” 10-game win streak

Associated PressChavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros' 10-game win streakBy KEN POWTAKBOSTON (AP) Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a sweep against Houston with a...

Lillard playing with separated ribs

AP Sports WriterLillard says he has separated ribs, will play through painBy ANNE M. PETERSONPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Portland's Damian Lillard says he separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.Lillard...

Pelicans hire Nets” Langdon as GM

AP Sports WriterPelicans hire Trajan Langdon as general managerBy BRETT MARTELNEW ORLEANS (AP) The Pelicans have hired Brooklyn Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon to serve as New Orleans' GM under new executive vice president of basketball operations...

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle”s delivery

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle's deliveryWASHINGTON (AP) The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle.Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement before Sunday night's game against the Nationals.Maddon came...