MIAMI (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson dominated the Marlins for a second straight start, throwing six innings of one-hit ball to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat Miami 4-0 on Monday night.
Tommy Joseph hit a two-out RBI double in the top of the eighth to break a scoreless tie, and David Hernandez (2-3) pitched an inning in relief to earn the victory as four Phillies pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout.
Hellickson held Miami to a run over eight innings...
HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Rodriguez was out of the lineup for a third straight game Monday night against the Houston Astros as he remains mired in a slump.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel has been tough on Rodriguez, but the decision was more to keep Carlos Beltran in the lineup. Beltran has hit .305 this season with 21 home runs and 62 RBIs entering Monday.
Rodriguez came into Monday 4 for 31 with one home run in July...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the contract says Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is getting a multiyear extension with the NBA champions.
Lue, who took over the Cavs when David Blatt was fired in January and led Cleveland to the city's first championship since 1964, has agreed to the deal, said the person who spoke Monday night to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it has not been signed.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The NFL is investigating whether a video linked to an account from suspended Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith shows him using illegal drugs.
A video on a periscope account that has shown Smith in the past features an unidentified man off camera discussing a rolled cigarette with an unidentified woman. It's not clear what's in the cigarette and who the man is. Smith sent out a tweet Monday after CSNBayArea.com reported on the video saying "...