Sports Guzman HRs again, drives in 3 as Rangers beat Royals 8-4

Guzman HRs again, drives in 3 as Rangers beat Royals 8-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ronald Guzman homered in his fourth straight start and drove in three runs, leading the Texas Rangers over the Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Friday night. The rookie first baseman finished 2 for 4, including his sixth home run of the season. Guzman started three games against the New York Yankees …

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Sports Elis scores 7th goal, Dynamo beat NYC 3-1

Elis scores 7th goal, Dynamo beat NYC 3-1

Alberth Elis scored his seventh goal of the season to help the Houston Dynamo beat New York City FC 3-1 on Friday night. Houston (5-3-3) won for the third time in four games. NYC (7-3-3) is winless in its last five road games – with three losses. Houston tied it at 1 in the 21st …

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Sports Astros rally vs Miller, pour it on for 11-2 win over Indians

Astros rally vs Miller, pour it on for 11-2 win over Indians

Jose Altuve tied it in the eighth inning with a two-run double off Andrew Miller and then scored the go-ahead run on Marwin Gonzalez’s squeeze bunt, and the Houston Astros scored 11 times in the final two innings to beat the Cleveland Indians 11-2 on Friday night. Houston rallied hard for their fifth straight victory, …

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Sports Hess, Orioles overcome Rays bullpen for 2-0 win

Hess, Orioles overcome Rays bullpen for 2-0 win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Hess and the Baltimore Orioles made defense the difference in a tight battle against Tampa Bay’s hard-working bullpen. Hess pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Baltimore retired three runners on the bases in the first four innings to beat the Rays 2-0 on Friday night. Hess (2-1) …

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Sports Boston bound: LeBron James pushes Cavaliers to Game 7 vs. Celtics

Boston bound: LeBron James pushes Cavaliers to Game 7 vs. Celtics

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cleveland Cavaliers shook off losing All-Star Kevin Love with a head injury and beat the Boston Celtics 109-99 on Friday night to force a Game 7. James, playing in perhaps his …

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Sports Blue Jays hold on to defeat Phillies 6-5

Blue Jays hold on to defeat Phillies 6-5

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some positive self-talk on the mound helped Ryan Tepera close out a much-needed win for the Blue Jays. Justin Smoak homered, Sam Gaviglio struck out six over six innings and Tepera escaped a ninth-inning jam for his first save to lead Toronto to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday …

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Sports Astros rally vs Miller, pour it on for 11-2 win over Indians

Astros rally vs Miller, pour it on for 11-2 win over Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jose Altuve tied it in the eighth inning with a two-run double off Andrew Miller and then scored the go-ahead run on Marwin Gonzalez’s squeeze bunt, and the Houston Astros scored 11 times in the final two innings to beat the Cleveland Indians 11-2 on Friday night. Houston rallied hard for their …

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Sports Musgrove uses arm, bat to beat Cards 8-1 in Pirates debut

Musgrove uses arm, bat to beat Cards 8-1 in Pirates debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Musgrove’s first game with the Pittsburgh Pirates couldn’t have gone much better. On the mound. Or, at the plate. Musgrove came off the disabled list to pitch seven scoreless innings while also getting his first career hit and scoring the winning run as Pittsburgh beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 on …

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Sports Astros rally to bludgeon Indians' bullpen

Astros rally to bludgeon Indians' bullpen

CLEVELAND — This is where Jose Altuve’s offensive woes come to end, in the waning innings on the road while his team is in desperate need of a hit. Ten days ago, he arrived at the plate in Anaheim with his team down two runs, the bases loaded, one out and mired in a 2-for-18 …

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