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Odorizzi, Abreu stay put

Odorizzi, Abreu stay put

UNDATED (AP) — Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi and White Sox designated hitter José Abreu have accepted qualifying offers to stay with their current teams rather than test the free agent market. Odorizzi was 15-7 with a 3.51 ERA in 30 starts last season, striking out 178 over 159 innings. Abreu led the American League with…Read more »

Browns star Garrett facing NFL discipline after outburst

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett swung a helmet. The NFL will soon swing back at the Cleveland Browns star. Garrett could be facing an unprecedented league suspension for his violent outburst Thursday night, when he ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and clubbed him on the head during the final seconds of Cleveland’s 21-7…Read more »

Giannis drops 30-plus again to lead Bucks past Bulls 124-115

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo ensured the Milwaukee Bucks’ dominance over the Chicago Bulls didn’t end Thursday night. Antetokounmpo had 38 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Bledsoe added a season-high 31 points and eight assists, and the Bucks withstood another historic effort by Chicago rookie Coby White to beat the Bulls 124-115. The Bucks have…Read more »

Williams leads Evansville over Indiana-Kokomo 89-71

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — DeAndre Williams had 23 points and 13 rebounds as Evansville topped Indiana-Kokomo 89-71 on Thursday night. Artur Labinowicz added 21 points and John Hall had 16 points for the Purple Aces (3-0). Trequan Spivey had 18 points and six rebounds for the Cougars. Akil McClain added 14 points. Allante Harper had…Read more »

Wainwright guaranteed $5M by Cards

UNDATED (AP) — Adam Wainwright is guaranteed $5 million in his one-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals and can earn up to $5 million in performance bonuses, which allows the pitcher to match his 2019 earnings. That is up from a $2 million guarantee in his 2019 deal, in which he earned an additional…Read more »

French carries Saint Louis past E. Washington 82-60

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hasahn French scored 19 points and Saint Louis beat Eastern Washington 82-60 on Wednesday night. French shot 9 for 11 from the floor. Fred Thatch Jr. had 11 points and seven rebounds for Saint Louis (3-0). Jordan Goodwin added seven rebounds, and Yuri Collins distributed 11 assists. Kim Aiken Jr. had…Read more »

Schildt, Baldelli Wins Manager of the Year Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Less than a week after his mother’s passing, Mike Shildt was honored for piloting the St. Louis Cardinals back into the playoffs, narrowly beating Craig Counsell of the Milwaukee Brewers to win NL Manager of the Year. Shildt earned the award in his first full season on the job, even though…Read more »

US drops to 1-3 in Olympic baseball qualifying

The United States dropped to 1-3 in the super round of an Olympic baseball qualifying tournament, losing to Australia 2-1 on Wednesday at the Tokyo Dome. Minnesota prospect Aaron Whitefield hit a two-run single in the first off Boston’s Tanner Houck at the Premier12 tournament game. The U.S. was held to four hits, including an…Read more »

Coyotes snap Blues’ 7-game win streak, 3-2 in shootout

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A tired Arizona Coyotes team showed what you can do on little sleep. Nick Schmaltz and Conor Garland scored in the shootout, and the Coyotes snapped the St. Louis Blues’ seven-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory Tuesday night. The Coyotes landed at 1 a.m. Tuesday after flying in from Washington,…Read more »