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National Sports

DeChambeau a one-man show at Pinehurst No. 2 and leads US Open by 3

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau ducked outside the ropes to a private area in the woods, flat on his back as trainers worked on hips that felt too tight. Moments later, he unleashed a swing that sent his drive 347 yards, leaving a wedge to set up ...

Ortiz and Wilson lead Brewers to 3-1 win over the Reds

BY JOE TOTORAITIS Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Joey Ortiz hit a three-run homer, Bryse Wilson gave up three hits in 5 1/3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on Saturday. The Reds, who had won nine of 11 games, dropped to 34-36 and missed a chance to ...

Luis Rengifo’s go-ahead RBI single lifts Angels past Giants 4-3

By ERIC HE Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Luis Rengifo hit a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning, Logan O'Hoppe hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Saturday. With two outs in the seventh, Nolan Schanuel walked, ...

Imanaga pitches 7 solid innings as the Cubs beat the Cardinals 5-1

By JAY COHEN AP Baseball Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Shota Imanaga pitched seven effective innings and Ian Happ hit a three-run homer, helping the Chicago Cubs hold off the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Saturday. Imanaga allowed one run and four hits in his second straight win. The Japanese ...

Friedl and Candelario homer off Peralta as Reds edge Brewers 6-5

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — TJ Friedl went 3 for 5 with a homer and the Cincinnati Reds withstood a five-error performance and a ninth-inning comeback attempt to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Friday night. Jeimer Candelario also went deep for the Reds, who ...

Brown throws 7 scoreless innings, Dubón homers and Astros beat Tigers 4-0

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Hunter Brown struck out nine in seven scoreless innings and Mauricio Dubón hit a two-run homer as the Houston Astros got a big sixth inning for a 4-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Brown (3-5) allowed five hits, Bryan ...

Aberg takes 1-shot lead into weekend at Pinehurst in US Open debut

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Open is a new experience for Ludvig Aberg, not that anyone would notice the way his machine-like game gave him the 36-hole lead Friday. Pinehurst No. 2 is not. Aberg was a 19-year-old from Sweden about to start his college ...