DETROIT (AP) — Evan Gattis and Preston Tucker both homered in the sixth inning, and the Houston Astros slugged their way to another victory Sunday, rallying past the Detroit Tigers 10-8.
The Astros trailed 7-3 before scoring four runs in the sixth, including Tucker's three-run shot as a pinch hitter that tied the game. The following inning, Jason Castro lined a tiebreaking two-run single with the bases loaded and two out.
KENNER, La. (AP) — Three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh Jennings and silver medalist April Ross won the season-opening New Orleans Open on Sunday to extend their AVP Tour winning streak to eight events.
The top-seeded Walsh Jennings and Ross beat No. 3 Jennifer Kessy and Emily Day 21-16, 22-20 in the final.
Walsh Jennings and Ross swept all five of their matches and have won 42 consecutive sets dating to August. They have won nine of the 10 AVP...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal had the spot possible to watch rival teams Penske Racing and Chip Ganassi Racing in a dramatic duel for victory in the Indianapolis 500.
He only wishes he had the horsepower to make a run at them.
While the two teams powered by Chevrolet kept swapping the lead in the closing laps Sunday, with Juan Pablo Montoya ultimately taking the checkered flag to give owner Roger Penske his 16th victory, Rahal was left to finish...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper drove in two runs, Gio Gonzalez outpitched Aaron Harang and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Sunday for their eighth straight series win.
Harper gave the Nationals a 2-1 lead with a run-scoring groundout in the fifth inning and added an RBI single in the seventh. In addition to moving into the NL lead with 41 RBIs, he also increased his league-leading totals in walks (39) and runs (39).
MIAMI (AP) — Martin Prado homered to cap a 12-pitch at-bat and drove in two runs, helping the Miami Marlins beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Sunday to win a series for the first time since May 3.
Baltimore left-hander Brian Matusz pitched two scoreless innings, a day after he was ejected for having a sticky substance on his non-throwing arm. The Orioles await a decision from Major League Baseball regarding further punishment.