SAO PAULO (AP) — Top-seeded Tommy Haas came back to defeat Horacio Zeballos of Argentina 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 to advance to the Brazil Open semifinals on Friday.
Haas broke Zeballos' serve twice in a row in the decisive set to close the match and take a step closer to his second final of the year. The 12th-ranked German lost to Marin Cilic in the final in Croatia earlier this month.
Haas will next play Paolo Lorenzi of Italy, who reached his first ATP...
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Ike Davis hit a long two-run homer, and prospects Rafael Montero and Jacob DeGrom combined to throw four perfect innings as the New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals 5-4 Friday in the first spring training game for both teams.
Davis, competing with Lucas Duda for New York's first-base job, hit a two-out homer off Christian Garcia in a four-run fifth. The drive landed on the sidewalk behind the grass berm in right field and bounced out...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeremy Maclin gets a second chance to play in Chip Kelly's offense.
Maclin and the Philadelphia Eagles agreed on a one-year contract, preventing the wide receiver from becoming a free agent next month. Maclin missed the entire 2013 season after tearing his right ACL in training camp.
"I'm excited to play in Chip's offense, I'm excited to be able to help this team get to the next level," Maclin said after the deal was announced...
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Rollins hit a three-run homer in his second plate appearance of an eight-run third inning Friday, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-6 win over a Detroit Tigers split-squad.
Batting second in manager Ryne Sandberg's lineup, Rollins led off the third inning with his second walk of the game. The 35-year-old Rollins hit a career-low six home runs last year, including only two in 64 games after the All-Star break.