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Indians make it 13 in a row

TORONTO (AP) – Carlos Carrasco struck out a season-high 14, Jason Kipnis and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and the Cleveland Indians matched a…



Pens hope to re-sign Matt Cullen

PITTSBURGH (TNS) – Matt Cullen, coming off a strong season with the Penguins, has decided to put off retirement for at least another year. Penguins…


Dodgers avoid sweep by Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A.J. Ellis hit a tiebreaking, two-out infield single that capped a four-run fifth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat…


Pens deal Bennett to Devils

BUFFALO, N.Y. (TNS) – The Penguins made a surprise trade at the NHL draft Saturday, sending oft-injured right winger Beau Bennett to New Jersey for…


Pirates hang on to defeat Dodgers

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Chad Kuhl ended Clayton Kershaw’s nine-game winning streak in his major league debut, and David Freese hit a three-run double that sent…




Malkin avoids elbow surgery

PITTSBURGH (TNS) – The Penguins announced center Evgeni Malkin will not need surgery for his injured left elbow. Malkin, who initially suffered the unspecified injury…


Bucs’ June swoon continues

PITTSBURGH (AP) – With or without Andrew McCutchen in the lineup, the Pittsburgh Pirates are at a loss this month. Manager Clint Hurdle gave his…


Pirates’ struggles continue

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Buster Posey threw out John Jaso attempting to steal second base to end the game, Joe Panik’s two-run double capped a three-run…



Pagan, Giants ‘slam’ Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Angel Pagan hit a grand slam during a seven-run fourth inning, Johnny Cueto shut down Pittsburgh into the seventh and the San…


Locke outduels Bumgarner

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Jeff Locke followed consecutive horrible starts with 6 2/3 scoreless innings, Erik Kratz hit his first home run since 2014 and the…


Cavs crowned champions

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – LeBron James cradled the shiny gold trophy and struggled to sum up what might be his sweetest championship yet, the one…




Pirates drop to .500 after 6-4 loss

NEW YORK (AP) – Neil Walker and Michael Conforto gave the Mets an immediate jolt in their return from nagging injuries, and Bartolo Colon pitched…


Syndergaard, Mets whip Bucs, 11-2

NEW YORK (AP) – Noah Syndergaard struck out 11 and took a shutout into the ninth inning, Wilmer Flores homered and drove in four runs,…