ATLANTA (AP) — Tyron Woodley took the welterweight champion Robbie Lawler on Saturday night, stopping him with 2:12 left in the first round at UFC 201 at Philips Arena.
The former All-American wrestler at Missouri dropped Lawler with a devastating right hand — after an effective fake — and scored several strikes while Lawler was on the mat and against the cage, leading the referee to call the bout.
Woodley improved to 15-3. Lawler fell to 27-11. He...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians could be nearing a trade for Milwaukee All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy.
According to several reports late Saturday night, the teams have an agreement in place for a deal that would send Lucroy to the Indians in exchange for four minor league prospects. Lucroy must waive his no-trade clause for the deal to completed, FOX Sports reported .
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Braden Shipley pitched six scoreless innings to earn his first major league victory and Jean Segura hit a leadoff home run as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Saturday night.
Shipley (1-1), Arizona's 2013 first-round draft pick, held the Dodgers to five hits in his second career start as the Diamondbacks won for only the third time in 11 games. He struck out four and walked one.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer, Hector Santiago survived a rocky five innings to win his sixth consecutive start, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 Saturday night.
Santiago (10-4) has won seven consecutive decisions, but struggled throughout his latest effort, needing 119 pitches to get through five innings. He gave up only four hits, but walked and struck out six.