• New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner falls backward over the wall after catching long fly ball off the Los Angeles Angels' J.J. Cron in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    Cessa wins in first big league start, Yanks beat Angels 5-1

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Luis Cessa pitched six scoreless innings to win his first major league start and help the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 on Saturday night.

  • Angels put 3B Escobar on 7-day concussion list; Cowart up

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have put third baseman Yunel Escobar on the seven-day concussion list, a day after he fouled a bunt off his face.

  • New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes connects for a home run off San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Moore in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Cespedes hits 2 homers, Colon strong as Mets top Giants 9-5

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes hit two long home runs and an RBI double in his second game back from the disabled list, boosting Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets over the San Francisco Giants 9-5 Saturday.

  • In this Aug. 18, 2016 file photo, Usain Bolt from Jamaica celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 200-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

    Bolt saved his sport _ and kept the Olympics relevant

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It began in a rain-drenched 5,000-seat stadium on an island between Manhattan and Queens. Some Jamaican kid with the improbably awesome name of “Bolt” was in the Big Apple, not so much to announce his presence to the world, but to figure out who he was.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, photo Ashik Uddin gestures as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press outside the Al-Furqan Jame mosque in the Ozone Park neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York.  The shooting of an imam and his assistant near their New York mosque has unnerved Muslim residents of the Ozone Park section of Queens.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Imam’s shooting death shakes storied immigrant neighborhood

    NEW YORK (AP) — The gunman, police said, was Hispanic. His two victims were Bangladeshi Muslims, one an imam, shot without provocation on their way home from their mosque.

  • In this June 28, 1978, file photo, then New York Gov Hugh Carey points to an artists' conception of the new New York Hyatt Hotel/Convention facility that will be build on the site of the former Commordore Hotel, in New York. At the launching ceremony are, from left: Donald Trump, son of the city developer Fred C. Trump; Mayor Ed Koch of New York; Carey; and Robert T. Dormer, executive vice president of the Urban Development Corp. (AP Photo, File)

    Trump family values: bonding over bricks, mortar, politics

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s something about bulldozers and hard hats that brings a family together.

  • San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto works against the New York Mets in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Cueto snaps winless skid and helps Giants beat Mets 8-1

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Johnny Cueto didn’t see much significance in facing the New York Mets for the first time since Game 2 of last year’s World Series.

  • The New York Yankees' Ronald Torreyes heads for the dugout after being congratulated on his home run by Jacoby Ellsbury, rear, during the fifth against the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    Yankees’ 4 homers back Tanaka in 7-0 win over Angels

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Yankees hit four solo home runs and Masahiro Tanaka allowed five hits in 7 2/3 innings as New York continued its mastery over the sinking Los Angeles Angels with a 7-0 victory Friday night.

  • Mets activate Cespedes, Cabrera from disabled list

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The New York Mets activated outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the disabled list in a move manager Terry Collins hopes will provide a much-needed offensive boost for his ball club.

  • San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner, rear, is greeted at home plate by Eduardo Nunez after hitting a two-run home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Giants finally get some offense in 10-7 win over Mets

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants’ ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.