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Johnson's 16 2nd half points fuel Fever past Sun, 83-70

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 08:45 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Shenise Johnson scored all 16 of her points in the second half, Erlana Larkins added 10 points and 13 rebounds and the Indiana Fever rallied to beat the Connecticut Sun for the second time in six days, 83-70 on Sunday.

The Fever (11-8) have won six straight home games for the first time since 2011.

Connecticut (9-9) led by 11 after one quarter and had a nine-point lead at halftime, but Johnson, Larkins and Briann January led Indiana's second-half comeback. The Fever made 28 of 30 free throws.

Eastern League

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 08:44 PM

Annie Park wins Symetra Tour event in playoff

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 08:31 PM

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Annie Park won the PHC Classic on Sunday for her second Symetra Tour victory in three weeks, beating Lee Lopez with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Park closed with a 72, birdieing the final two holes in regulation to match Lopez at 5-under 211 at Brown Deer Park. Lopez had three back-nine bogeys in a 75.

Delle Donne scores 22 points, leads Sky past Mystics, 69-68

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 08:27 PM

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 22 points, including the winning runner with 19 seconds to play, and tied her career high with four 3-pointers to lead the Chicago Sky past the Washington Mystics, 69-68 on Sunday night.

Cappie Pondexter and Jessica Breland scored 12 points apiece, and Courtney Vandersloot had 10 assists for Chicago. The Sky (12-8) have won seven of their last 10 games after starting the season 5-5.

Frontier League

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 08:13 PM
Eastern Division
Binghamton (Mets)5948.551
Reading (Phillies)5850.537
Trenton (Yankees)5850.537
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)5550.5243
New Britain (Rockies)5156.4778
Portland (Red Sox)4069.36720
East Division
Southern Illinois4223.6462
Traverse City3726.5876
Lake Erie2735.435

International League

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 07:48 PM
North Division
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6149.555
Rochester (Twins)5652.5194
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5653.514
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)4861.44012½
Pawtucket (Red Sox)4464.40716
Syracuse (Nationals)4367.3911

Ethier's 2 HRs help Dodgers beat Angels 5-3 in 10

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 07:45 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Ethier hit his second dramatic home run in three innings, a two-run shot in the 10th, and Howie Kendrick also homered to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a three-game Freeway Series sweep with a 5-3 victory over the sputtering Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

Drew Rucinski (0-2) walked Adrian Gonzalez with one out in the 10th before Ethier deposited the rookie right-hander's 1-1 pitch into the Angels' bullpen in right field for his 12th homer and the Dodgers' NL-leading 131st home run.

Portland Timbers, Earthquakes play to a scoreless draw

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 07:43 PM

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Diego Valeri sent a penalty kick careening off the crossbar in the 75th minute and the Portland Timbers settled for scoreless tie with the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday.

The single point for the draw moved the Timbers past Seattle into fifth place in the Western Conference.

Both teams came into the match looking to snap winless streaks. San Jose avoided losing its fifth straight match and the Timbers are winless in their last four, all on the road.

Conforto back with Mets; Nieuwenhuis placed on 15-day DL

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 07:42 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto's minor league assignment lasted all of one day.

The New York Mets recalled their top hitting prospect from Triple-A Las Vegas when fellow outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with discomfort in his neck and left shoulder.

Athletics edge Indians in 10 innings, 2-1

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 07:33 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha hit a two-out double in the 10th inning to drive in Sam Fuld and lift the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

Fuld singled off Cody Allen (1-3) before Canha hammered a 3-1 pitch off the wall in left-center. Fuld raced around third base and slid into home, easily beating the relay throw from shortstop Francisco Lindor.

Canha entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning. It was the first game-ending hit of his career.

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