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July 23, 2016 - 7:22pm
1 min 41 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have placed right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on the paternity leave list and recalled righty Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk.

Jimenez left the team Saturday to join his wife, who was expected to give birth Aug. 21 but could deliver early, manager Buck Showalter said.

Jimenez began the season in the starting rotation but was demoted to the bullpen after a series of poor outings. He's 5-9 with a 7.38 ERA and has not...

July 23, 2016 - 7:02pm
1 min 41 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6238.620
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)5941.5903
Rochester (Twins)5942.584
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5248.520...
July 23, 2016 - 7:01pm
1 min 41 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)6732.677
Trenton (Yankees)6039.6067
Hartford (Rockies)5443.55712
Binghamton (Mets)4552.46421
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July 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
1 min 40 sec ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals released safety Taylor Mays on Saturday, five days before the team reports for the start of training camp.

Mays played for the Bengals from 2011-2014. He spent last season in Oakland, and re-signed with Cincinnati in the offseason. He was trying to win a job on special teams and filling in on defense.

Mays has started 15 games in his career, including five last season for the Raiders. He has no career interceptions and...

July 23, 2016 - 6:54pm
1 min 41 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night after he was involved in what the team said was a "non-physical clubhouse incident."

Sale, who was to attempt to become the majors' first 15-game winner, was sent home from the park.

"The incident, which was non-physical in nature, currently is under further investigation by the club," general manager Rick Hahn said in a statement...

July 23, 2016 - 6:52pm
1 min 40 sec ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — Arizona manager Chip Hale has warned teams against plunking Diamondbacks leadoff hitter Jean Segura, who took exception to the latest pitch that hit him.

Segura led off Friday night's game with a homer and then got nabbed in the lower back on the first pitch by Cincinnati's Dan Straily in his next at-bat. Segura motioned toward the mound, but the umpires kept the peace and warned both benches.

Hale acknowledged on Saturday that...

July 23, 2016 - 6:31pm
1 min 40 sec ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch led all but one lap Saturday to win the NASACAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis for the second straight year.

The 2015 Sprint Cup champion beat Kevin Harvick by 0.415 seconds in the race that went 61 laps instead of the 60 scheduled. Paul Menard was third, 1.338 seconds back.

It was Busch's seventh victory of the season and record-extending 83rd of his career and came on a weekend where he has dominated the 2.5-mile...

July 23, 2016 - 6:13pm
1 min 40 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games.

WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday the league was rescinding penalties given to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing the shirts during pregame protests, which began after shootings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, Louisiana....

July 23, 2016 - 6:12pm
1 min 40 sec ago

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Brandt Snedeker overpowered the par-5 18th hole Saturday in the Canadian Open to take a one-stroke lead over Canadian amateur Jared du Toit and U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson.

Snedeker hit a 378-yard drive and 121-yard approach to set a 7 1/2-foot eagle putt that he holed for a 6-under 66. He had five straight birdies on Nos. 2-6, bogeyed 11 and 15 and birdied the par-5 16th.

Snedeker won the 2013 tournament at Glen Abbey...

July 23, 2016 - 6:06pm
1 min 40 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA withdraws fines for teams that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings.

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