• 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz’s hands

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have put The Process in the hands of Washington guard Markelle Fultz.

  • Goldschmidt homers as D-Backs rout Rockies, 10-3

    DENVER (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Owings hit three-run homers, Zack Godley threw well into the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Thursday.

  • Knebel sets strikeout mark as Brewers beat Pirates 4-2

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corey Knebel broke Arodlis Chapman’s modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at a season’s start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers’ 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

  • Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Carlos Gomez homered twice to drive in five runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series.

  • After lousy start, Royals slowly climb into contention

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Well, look at the Royals now.

  • Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle

    HALLE, Germany (AP) — Eight-time champion Roger Federer defeated Germany’s Mischa Zverev 7-6 (4), 6-4 to book his quarterfinal place at the Gerry Weber Open on Thursday.

  • Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers

    SEATTLE (AP) — After five innings of offensive futility, Jarrod Dyson was just looking to get on base. He did, and turned the game around.

  • D’back’s 10-run 4th keys 16-5 win over Rockies

    DENVER (AP) — Wanting to give his team a little bit of a break on a broiling day in Denver following a tough loss the night before, Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo had his players skip pregame batting practice in favor of staying inside to do individual work in the batting cages.

  • Mike Fiers wins 4th straight decision as Astros beat A’s 5-1

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Correa homered, Mike Fiers struck out five over six innings to win his fourth straight decision, and the majors-best Houston Astros won for the ninth straight time in Oakland, beating the Athletics 5-1 on Wednesday night.

  • Blue Jays hold on for 7-5 win over Rangers after 6-run 1st

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Darwin Barney’s two-run homer capped a big first inning and was just enough for the Toronto Blue Jays to earn a victory — and again get within one game of their first .500 record this season.