• Baltimore Orioles' Caleb Joseph is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)

    Joseph, Machado HRs help Orioles defeat Tigers 6-2

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Caleb Joseph homered and drove in three runs, Kevin Gausman allowed four hits over seven innings and the surging Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2 on Saturday night.

  • Newly acquired Yoenis Cespedes loosens up before taking batting practice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

    Bam! Ever cool Cespedes makes Mets debut

    NEW YORK (AP) — If Yoenis Cespedes is feeling the pressure to lead the New York Mets to their first trip to the playoffs in nine years, he’s certainly not showing it.

  • Buffalo Bills wide receiver Percy Harvin (18) signs autographs during an NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

    Percy Harvin eager to establish fresh start with Bills

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Bills receiver Percy Harvin is at peace with his checkered past, and wants more than anything to put it behind him.

  • Pirates send LH LaFromboise back to minors as Happ arrives

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Pirates optioned left-hander Bobby LaFromboise back to Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday to open a roster spot for starter J.A. Happ, who was acquired from Seattle.

  • Tennessee Titans linebacker Brian Orakpo (98) hugs quarterback Marcus Mariota, right, during the first day of NFL football training camp Friday, July 31, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Titans linebacker Orakpo healthy after revamping workouts

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brian Orakpo looks rock solid, so muscled that the Tennessee linebacker appears chiseled out of stone.

  • New Orleans Saints center Tim Lelito (68) talks with staff during a drill at  the team's NFL football training camp in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley)

    Saints’ Tim Lelito in line for left guard spot

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — When the New Orleans Saints traded guard Ben Grubbs to the Kansas City Chiefs in March, coach Sean Payton hinted they wouldn’t have done it without a solid plan.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes during an NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Mum Brady sharp in Patriots’ first padded practice

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Two things were certain Saturday when the New England Patriots put on pads for the first time at training camp: The home fans sure do love Tom Brady, and the quarterback’s suspension and court case haven’t affected his accuracy.

  • Kansas City Royals' Yordano Venture pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Toronto. (Jon Blacker /The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Zobrist hits 2 HRs, Royals beat Jays 7-6

    TORONTO (AP) — Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.

  • Jets promote Jacqueline Davidson to dir. of football admin.

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have promoted long-time front-office executive Jacqueline Davidson to director of football administration.

  • Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Ben Revere fields a pop fly by Atlanta Braves' Jace Peterson in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 4-1. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

    Phillies trade Revere to Blue Jays

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Revere was there to see Troy Tulowitzki make his debut with the Toronto Blue Jays and bat leadoff for the first time in his career.