Post 159 falls in Region 8 Tournament

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CAMBRIDGE — All a baseball manager can do is ask his team to give itself a chance to win. St. Clairsville Post 159 did that Sunday afternoon as the Region 8 Tournament got underway, but it’s how his team got into that position that had Mike Muklewicz shaking his head. Playing without ...

Mets rally by Pirates

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to complete a huge comeback and the New York Mets overcame an embarrassing gaffe by All-Star pitcher Taijuan Walker to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Sunday. Trailing 6-0 in the first inning, the Mets rallied to ...

Indians homer twice off All-Star Bassitt, beat Athletics

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bradley Zimmer had three hits including a home run on All-Star Chris Bassitt’s first pitch, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday. Daniel Johnson, who grew up about 30 minutes north of the Coliseum and had a group of family and friends ...

Flawless finish: Morikawa wins British Open

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SANDWICH, England (AP) — Collin Morikawa gazed adoringly at the claret jug, thrust it into the air and then gave it a kiss, a two-time major champion at age 24. This time there were people to cheer him. The American closed with a bogey-free, 4-under 66 and won the British Open in his ...

Pirates sign No. 1 overall pick

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henry Davis loved his time at Louisville. It’s what helped make the hard-hitting catcher the first overall pick in the amateur draft. Still, he was eager to move on. So rather than mess around negotiating with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Davis practically sprinted to the ...