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Nunez’s RBI single in 10th leads Giants past Indians, 2-1

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conor Gillaspie celebrated his 30th birthday by delivering a big hit for the San Francisco Giants. Gillaspie started the winning rally in the 10th inning with a pinch-hit double and Eduardo Nunez ended it with an RBI single that helped ...

Herrmann, D-backs thump Reds after trading for Martinez

CINCINNATI (AP) — Slugger J.D. Martinez isn't due to join Arizona until Wednesday. While they waited, the Diamondbacks went ahead and set a few offensive records. Chris Herrmann capped a six-run fifth inning with a two-run homer, and the Diamondbacks slugged their way past the Cincinnati ...

Jerry Jones: Cowboys still exploring latest Elliott incident

By SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday the team is still gathering details over Ezekiel Elliott's involvement in an altercation at a Dallas bar, the latest off-field incident for the star running back. Elliott, who was already ...

Reds starting pitcher Feldman on DL with knee inflammation

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have placed right-hander Scott Feldman on the 10-day disabled list with right knee inflammation. The Reds also optioned outfielder Jesse Winker to Triple-A Louisville and recalled righties Sal Romano and Lisalverto Bonilla from Louisville. Roman was ...

Josh Tomlin’s solid outing lifts Indians past Giants 5-3

By JANIE McCAULEY, AP Baseball Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a rare scheduling perk, the Cleveland Indians didn't have to travel far for a much-needed change of scenery after a disappointing weekend dud at Oakland. Just a quick jaunt across San Francisco Bay. Josh Tomlin struck out five ...

Cavaliers sign former 2nd-round pick Cedi Osman

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed former second-round pick Cedi Osman. The Cavaliers announced the move Tuesday. Osman has played the last five seasons for Anadolu Efes in the Turkish Basketball League. He gets a three-year deal worth $8.3 million. Last season, Osman ...

Zimmerman sets franchise HR record, Nationals beat Reds 6-1

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The NL East leaders opened the second half of the season with a franchise record, a series sweep and a significant upgrade — exactly how the Nationals wanted to keep their momentum going. Ryan Zimmerman set the Nationals' career home run ...

Bauer gets just 2 outs; A’s top Indians 7-3 for 3-game sweep

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN, Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona expected more out of his ballclub coming out of the All-Star break — a lot more. What Francona saw instead was a frustrating three games in Oakland that ended with the Indians being swept ...

Francona rejoins Indians a week after heart procedure

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN, Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona rejoined his team Thursday for an extended stay in Northern California, one week after undergoing a minor procedure for an irregular heartbeat. Wearing his familiar uniform, Francona smiled ...

Police release arrest video of Buffalo Bills player in Ohio

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio on Wednesday released cruiser and body cam video of the arrest of Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington on a weapons charge. The Cincinnati native and former Ohio State standout is accused of improperly carrying a concealed weapon outside ...

Baseball lifer Brad Mills pinch-hits as AL All-Star manager

By STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — Among the most unlikely All-Stars is a former 17th-round draft pick with one career home run. Brad Mills won't swing a bat Tuesday night. But he will pinch-hit. The Cleveland Indians bench coach will manage the American League team as a ...

Bailey, Reds send D-backs to another loss, 2-1

By BOB BAUM, AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — Homer Bailey took the mound for only the 12th time in the last three seasons — and shut down the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Cincinnati right-hander threw 6 2/3 strong innings, Scott Schebler doubled in the go-ahead run and left fielder Adam ...

Clevinger, Brantley lead Indians past Tigers 4-0

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger grew up watching Justin Verlander dominate opposing hitters. Lately, the Cleveland right-hander has had the Detroit ace's number. Clevinger, who made it to the big leagues last season, outpitched Verlander for the second ...

Indians place Kipnis on DL with strained hamstring

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis is limping into the All-Star break. Cleveland's starting second baseman, who began the season on the 10-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder, was placed on the DL again Sunday with a strained right hamstring. Kipnis got ...

Spin move: Billups withdraws from Cavs’ front-office job

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Chauncey Billups spun away from the Cavaliers. After discussing a lead role in Cleveland's front office, Billups withdrew from consideration Monday. The former All-Star guard had been in discussions with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert about ...

Umpire Hernandez sues MLB, claiming race discrimination

CINCINNATI (AP) — Angel Hernandez, a big league umpire for nearly a quarter-century, sued Major League Baseball on Monday alleging race discrimination. In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati, the 55-year-old Hernandez, who was born in Cuba and lives in Florida, alleges MLB ...

Tapia finishes single shy of cycle, Rockies beat Reds 5-3

By PAT GRAHAM, AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — Raimel Tapia finished a single shy of the cycle and didn't even need to get dirty. He's just a stand-up player. The rookie left fielder hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth as part of his big night, Charlie Blackmon lined a solo shot after it was ...

A real kick: Cozart earns pet donkey for All-Star spot

By PAT GRAHAM, AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — Zack Cozart's All-Star selection comes with a real kick: His own pet donkey. The Cincinnati Reds shortstop had an agreement with teammate Joey Votto, who promised a large-eared animal as a reward for making the National League All-Star team. ...

AP source: Cavs to make offer to keep Kyle Korver

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Unable to chase any high-profile free agents, the Cavaliers want to retain one of their own. With an eye on closing the gap on Golden State after losing in the NBA Finals, the Cavs will extend a contract offer to free agent forward Kyle ...

Braun starts Brewers’ 6-HR barrage for 11-3 win over Reds

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Ryan Braun's homer was as close as could be, smacking into the screen alongside the left field foul pole — a modest start to Milwaukee's big night. Braun began Milwaukee's six-homer barrage , hitting the first of three off Homer Bailey, and ...