Arizona starts with 3 homers, finishes 6-5 win in the 9th

Arizona Diamondbacks’ David Peralta celebrates after hitting a solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) PHOENIX (AP) — Three straight homers off Washington...

LEADING OFF: Trout vs Price; JD in desert; Wrigley rivalry

Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout, left, celebrates his two-run home run with Yunel Escobar during the seventh inning of the team’s baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) A look at...

Braves beat Dodgers 12-3 after Wood unravels in 1st loss

Atlanta Braves’ Jaime Garcia watches his grand slam off Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Alex Wood during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaime Garcia maintains a poker face most...

Judge nearly leaves yard in Yankees’ 5-1 win over Mariners

New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge watches his three-run home run against the Seattle Mariner during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 21, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) SEATTLE (AP) — Aaron Judge hit a colossal three-run homer that nearly soared...

AP Sources: John Wall, Wiz agree to $170M, 4-year extension

WASHINGTON (AP) — All-Star point guard John Wall and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that will start with the 2019 season, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday night. The people...

D-backs open with back-to-back-to-back HRs

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Jake Lamb follows through on a solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) PHOENIX (AP) — David Peralta, A.J. Pollock and Jake Lamb hit...

AP Source: Cavs to promote Koby Altman to full-time GM

CLEVELAND (AP) — Koby Altman’s next move with the Cavaliers will be personal. Altman, who has been serving as Cleveland’s interim general manager during a strange summer of activity, will be named the team’s full-time GM, a person familiar with the...

Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open

Jordan Spieth of the United States plays a shot on the 6th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Friday July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth expected a rough...

AP sources: Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him

FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving talks with a teammate in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Cleveland. Two people familiar with the situation says All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has asked...

AP Source: Pau Gasol agrees to 3-year deal with Spurs

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Pau Gasol has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs. The 7-foot Spaniard and the Spurs came to agreement on Friday on a deal that is partially guaranteed for the third season....