Akil Baddoo and Parker Meadows hit consecutive homers to lead off a four-run eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Tuesday night. Kansas City's Zack Greinke pitched five shutout innings, and saw his winless streak grow to 22 games (19 starts) since a 6-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles on May 3. The Royals took a 1-0 lead in the second when Nelson Velázquez reached on Olson's throwing error, moved to second on a wild pitch and scored on Nick Pratto's two-out base hit.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Elly De La Cruz had his first two-homer game and drove in four runs, Luke Maile had three RBIs and the Cincinnati Reds improved their slim playoff hopes with an 11-7 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on Tuesday night. De La Cruz hit a solo shot in the fourth off Lucas Giolito and hammered a 467-foot blast to right in the eighth against Xzavion Curry. Fellow rookie Christian Encarnacion-Strand, Maile and TJ Friedl also homered for Cincinnati. The Reds moved within two g
FROG LAKE, Alta. — RCMP say a five-year-old boy who disappeared from his home on a First Nation in east-central Alberta has been found safe. Police say the boy was discovered a few kilometres from home and needed medical attention for exposure to the elements. Mounties had asked for help finding the boy, who was last seen Monday afternoon on Frog Lake First Nation, about 250 kilometres east of Edmonton near the Saskatchewan boundary. RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Matthew Howells says there's no indicat
Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs has withdrawn her nominations for department directors amid what she calls “a sad display of partisan obstructionism.” In a letter dated Monday to the President of the Senate, Warren Petersen, Gov. Hobbs said she would be “pursuing other lawful avenues of ensuring State government can continue to function for Arizonans.”
BALTIMORE (AP) — Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson, whose deft glovework and folksy manner made him one of the most beloved and accomplished athletes in Baltimore history, has died. He was 86. The Orioles announced his death in a joint statement with Robinson's family Tuesday. The statement did not say how Robinson died. The Orioles held a moment of silence before their game against the Washington Nationals, and the teams lined up outside their dugouts to pay their respects. Also before
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The writers strike is officially over as of midnight Wednesday. So when will your favorite shows return? Well, it's complicated. Screenwriters can return to work for the first time since they walked out on May 2, but 65,000 screen actors remain on strike, with no negotiations on the horizon. (Technically, the 11,500 member Writers Guild of America must still ratify their deal with studios, but that seems inevitable.) The actors strike stoppage will prevent many projects from r
TORONTO (AP) — Cloe Lacasse and Jordyn Huitema scored, and Canada defeated Jamaica 2-1 on Tuesday night in the second leg of the teams' Olympic qualifier to secure a berth at next summer's Paris Games. Canada is the reigning Olympic gold medalist after winning at the Tokyo Games two years ago. Canada went into the match with the advantage after defeating Jamaica 2-0 in the first leg of the CONCACAF play-in qualifier last week in Kingston. The United States had already secured the first of CONCAC
India could be among the three fastest growing markets for JPMorgan in the Asia Pacific region next year, alongside Australia and Japan, said a top official at the Wall Street bank. "People are starting to get excited about the whole China plus one element and while other countries have benefitted, India could be the largest beneficiary," said Filippo Gori, JPMorgan's CEO for Asia Pacific told Reuters, referring to a strategy for businesses diversifying supply chains beyond China.
TORONTO — Canada has booked its ticket to the 2024 Paris Olympics. The 10th-ranked Canadian women's soccer team beat No. 37 Jamaica 4-1 on aggregate to earn the last CONCACAF entry in the 12-country field for the Games. Canada won 2-1 on Tuesday at BMO Field in the second game of the two-legged Olympic qualifier after earning a 2-0 victory at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica on Friday. Cloe Lacasse and Jordyn Huitema scored for Canada in front of a sold-out crowd of 29,212 which set a n
Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty ImagesAfter an historic five-month strike, Hollywood scribes will officially put down the picket signs and pick up their pens at midnight, with the Writers Guild of America board telling the union on Tuesday evening that it had voted unanimously to uphold the “exceptional” deal it carved out with the studios and streamers.“Today, our Negotiating Committee, WGAW Board, and WGAE Council all voted unanimously to recommend the agreement” to the union
It all started with a goal — a goal to live out the American dream and help others achieve theirs along the way. Mariela Perez is the proud co-owner of Valley Barber Co., located near 75th Avenue and Thunderbird Road. “It’s surreal because I started as a teenager. So the first time I picked up a pair of clippers, I was 16,” she told ABC15.