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HRs, lights-out ‘pen pick up Blackburn in joint effort

6:47 AM UTCANAHEIM -- When Paul Blackburn is pitching, he often knows where it’s going. A little over a month into the season, the 28-year-old has emerged as one of the biggest surprises of 2022. And while Friday night in Anaheim wasn’t his most efficient outing, he held his own against one of baseball's premier lineups…

Smeltzer boosts rotation, heads to Triple-A

Lefty keeps Royals at bay despite a zero-strikeout outing6:09 AM UTCKANSAS CITY -- Devin Smeltzer left Kauffman Stadium with a flourish.With Bailey Ober waiting to be activated for a Sunday start against the Royals, the numbers game dictated that Smeltzer was bound for Triple-A St. Paul following his outing Friday night. The stylish left-hander made…

Hot-hitting Renfroe changes game with laser throw

Right fielder starts pivotal play at plate, notches 3 hits, reaches base 4 times6:05 AM UTCOn a night when Hunter Renfroe notched three hits, including the 500th of his career, and reached base four times, his biggest contribution to the Brewers' 7-0 victory over the Nationals on Friday at American Family Field will show up…

‘MVP’ Looney fuels classic Warriors barrage in 3rd

2:25 AM ETKendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO -- The Golden State Warriors have a history of big third quarters. No one exactly knows why.Maybe Warriors head coach Steve Kerr gives the best halftime speech around. Maybe it takes them 24 minutes to fully assess how their opponent is approaching the game. Maybe they need those 24…

Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts Exits with Injury vs. Mariners After Verdugo Collision

Elsa/Getty ImagesBoston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts exited Friday's game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park after suffering an unspecified injury on a collision with Alex Verdugo in left field.Bogaerts did not return to the game as Franchy Cordero replaced him. Jen McCaffrey @jcmccaffreyCordero moves to right, Bradley moves to center and Hernandez (not Story) is playing shortstop…

PGA Championship 2022 Tee Times: Pairings and Predictions for Saturday Schedule

Eric Gay/Associated PressAction from the 104th PGA Championship will continue with Round 3 on Saturday at  Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma.While this year's tournament hasn't featured defending champion Phil Mickelson, who withdrew from the event, there are plenty of other storylines to follow.Tiger Woods, only 15 months removed from a severe car accident…

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Exclusive-Top EU official backs multi-trillion plan to rebuild Ukraine

4/4 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Local residents walk past a burned building during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 4, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko 2/4 By Marc Jones BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A top European official has backed a multi-trillion-euro "Marshall"-style plan to rebuild Ukraine, pledging the firepower of the EU's lending…

U.S. household strength may prolong Fed’s inflation fight

© Reuters. A person pushes purchases in a shopping cart in a supermarket in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly By Howard Schneider and Lindsay (NYSE:) Dunsmuir (Reuters) - The financial strength built up in U.S. households limited the damage from the coronavirus pandemic but may now be aggravating - and…

U.S. inflation simmers, worst of price gains likely behind

© Reuters. People carrying shopping bags walk inside the King of Prussia shopping mall, as shoppers show up early for the Black Friday sales, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 26, 2021. REUTERS/Rachel Wisniewski By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer price growth slowed sharply in April as gasoline eased off record highs,…

George Carlin’s Bittersweet Melody

My father’s first serious girlfriend after he and my mother broke-up was a dream for my twin sister, younger brother, and me. Kaye lived just down the block from my grandparents on the Upper West Side, a genial, welcoming woman, and possessor of that enviable 1983 daily double: a VHS machine and cable TV (we…

Squid Game Season 2 Two Promises Bloody Clashes—With State Police

After a series of red lights, Squid Game, the massively successful Korean drama that took over Netflix in the second half of 2021, has officially received the green light for a second season. (No, Netflix employees were executed in this decision making process.) Netflix co-CEO and Chief Creative Officer Ted Sarandos made the announcement in…

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