• Rivera powers Mets in 8-2 win over Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rene Rivera got a chance to play Sunday, and he made the most of it.

  • Astros hit 3 HRs, finish winning trip by beating Seattle 8-2

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Houston Astros went into their game at Safeco Field leading the majors in home runs. They quickly added to that total.

  • Mahtook helps Tigers end 8-game skid, beat Padres 7-5

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brad Ausmus changed his mind about pinch-hitting for Mikie Mahtook, and the young center fielder came through to help the Detroit Tigers end their long losing streak.

  • Gray goes 7 innings, Athletics rally to beat White Sox 5-3

    CHICAGO (AP) — Sonny Gray pitched four-hit ball over seven innings, Adam Rosales and Matt Joyce hit back-to-back homers in the ninth, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Sunday.

  • Rangers power up for big lead, hold off Yankees 7-6

    NEW YORK (AP) — Staring down Yankees slugger Gary Sanchez in the ninth inning, Matt Bush looked the part of a poised closer, even if the Texas Rangers right-hander hasn’t felt it this week. Not after blowing saves on Monday and Friday.

  • Big3 3-on-3 league begins with a game-winner and an injury

    NEW YORK (AP) — Basketball’s newest league started with a game-winning basket and an injured former NBA player.

  • Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

    BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 Sunday in the Aegon Classic final to win her first title since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home.

  • Russia has reasons for optimism despite Confed Cup exit

    MOSCOW (AP) — When the anger subsides after another group stage exit and another goalkeeping blunder, Russian fans might find they can be proud of their team at the Confederations Cup.

  • Lamb, Diamondbacks rally past Phillies 9-2

    PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Herrmann’s quick reflexes behind the plate and his bat came up big for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

  • Pinch-hitter Hector Sanchez powers Padres past Tigers 7-3

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are having fun despite a losing record. Comeback wins like the one against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night are a big reason for the positive vibes.