WASHINGTON (AP) — Mookie Betts homered twice on a night he was originally supposed to have off, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 9-4 Tuesday night.
All Times EDTNorth DivisionWLPct.GBAberdeen (Baltimore)2711.711—Wilmington (Washington)2017.5416½Brooklyn (N.Y. Mets)1719.4729Greensboro (Pittsburgh)1821.4629½Hudson Valley (N.Y. Yankees)1722.43610½Jersey Shore (Philadelphia)1325.34214
Framber Valdez pitched seven strong innings and Kyle Tucker led the offense with a three-run homer to help the Houston Astros to a 7-3 win over the Cleveland Guardians. Valdez (4-2) allowed seven hits and three runs in seven innings, collecting his third straight win and allowing the Astros to bounce back after dropping the series opener 6-1.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Trevino hit a game-ending single in the 11th inning and the ailing New York Yankees overcame injuries to two All-Stars to end their first three-game skid of the season, beating the Baltimore Orioles 7-6 Tuesday night.
Sonny Gray compiled a season-high 10 strikeouts over seven sharp innings, carrying the Minnesota Twins past the Detroit Tigers 2-0 for their sixth straight victory. Gray allowed four hits and one walk in by far his best of six starts with his new team. The Twins are 23-8 since April 21. They have won each of the last four games with Gray on the mound after he returned from a strained hamstring. Gio Urshela had three hits and an RBI, and Carlos Correa hit an RBI double for the Twins against Tigers rookie Beau Brieske.
DALLAS (AP) — The start of the second half of Game 4 of the Western Conference finals was delayed 16 minutes because of rain leaking through the roof Tuesday night at the American Airlines Center.
One of the women accusing Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct while she gave him a massage says she felt “scared” and threatened by a comment he made following a therapy session. Appearing on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” Ashley Solis provided graphic details of an encounter with the three-time Pro Bowler. She also says she felt frightened after an encounter with Watson, who told her he knew she didn't want anyone “messing” with her career. Watson is facing civil lawsuits by 22 women alleging various sexual acts during massages he received while playing for the Houston Texans. He has denied any wrongdoing.
Frank Schwindel homered twice in a game for the first time in his career, Marcus Stroman recovered from a rough start to pitch five effective innings, and the Chicago Cubs rolled past the Cincinnati Reds. Schwindel has three homers in the first two games of Chicago’s four-game series at Cincinnati. The Cubs have hit a major league-leading 19 homers since May 14, going deep in 10 of 11 games. Stroman needed 37 pitches to get through the first, allowing four singles and two runs to the first five batters. But he cruised after that, retiring 14 of his final 16 batters with two walks. He struck out eight.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 12 of her 18 points on free throws and the Minnesota Lynx held off the New York Liberty 84-78 on Tuesday night.
Elena Delle Donne scored 15 points to reach 4,000 for her career and the Washington Mystics beat the Atlanta Dream 70-50 on Tuesday night.
All Times EDTNorth DivisionWLPct.GBTulsa (L.A. Dodgers)2414.632—Wichita (Minnesota)2414.632—NW Arkansas (Kansas City)1920.4875½Arkansas (Seattle)1821.4626½Springfield (St. Louis)1623.4108½
All Times EDTNorth DivisionWLPct.GBRocket City (L.A. Angels)2316.590—Tennessee (Chicago Cubs)2316.590—Chattanooga (Cincinnati)2119.5252½Birmingham (Chicago White Sox)1525.3758½
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brooke Seay two-putted for birdie on the 18th hole to beat Kaleigh Telfer and Stanford rallied from an early hole to beat Auburn 3-2 on Tuesday and earn a spot in the NCAA championship match against Oregon.
All Times EDTEast DivisionWLPct.GBRochester (Washington)2716.628—Buffalo (Toronto)2517.5951½Jacksonville (Miami)2320.5354Lehigh Valley (Philadelphia)2320.5354Durham (Tampa Bay)2122.4886Norfolk (Baltimore)2122.4886Worcester (Boston)2023.4657Charlotte (Chicago White Sox)1627.37211Scranton/WB (…
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier hit Pablo López's first pitch for an inside-the-park home run and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Candace Parker had 16 points, six rebounds and seven assists, Azura Stevens added 15 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 95-90. Parker, coming off her second career triple-double on Sunday, also had three steals and three blocks while shooting 6 for 9 from the field. Courtney Vandersloot had 14 points, six rebounds and seven assists for Chicago (4-2). Kahleah Copper and Allie Quigley each scored 12 and Dana Evans had 10 points. Stevens beat the third-quarter buzzer with a basket in the lane to give Chicago a 70-65 lead. After Kelsey Mitchell pulled Indiana within 93-90 with 21.8 seconds left, Vandersloot sank two free throws to seal it. Mitchell scored 25 points for Indiana.