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HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

The Astros are a win away from...Read more

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night.

Biggio homered in the third inning, singled in the sixth, doubled in the eighth and tripled in the ninth. He drove in four...Read more

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump rarely passes up the chance to throw a sharp elbow at left-leaning California, but he showed Tuesday he's more than happy to cash in there with a lunch-dinner-breakfast-lunch fundraising blitz expected to scoop up $15...Read more

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:

TWO GOOD ONES

Max Scherzer faces Adam Wainwright as the Nationals and Cardinals finish their pivotal series in St. Louis. Washington is fighting for position in the wild-card...Read more

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf and the fallout after weekend attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local):

10 p.m.

Saudi Arabia's energy minister says 50% of the...Read more

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli election (all times local):

3:45 a.m.

After an apparent election setback, Israel's prime minister says he will seek the formation of a new "Zionist" government that excludes Arab parties....Read more

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew Yang, the entrepreneur-turned-presidential candidate, jogged onto the Philadelphia Art Museum steps made famous by Sylvester Stallone in "Rocky" on Tuesday, fully embracing the underdog plot of his campaign.

Instead of a grey...Read more

The New York Liberty will have the No. 1 pick in next year's WNBA draft for the first time in franchise history.

One of the original WNBA teams, the Liberty won the draft lottery Tuesday night. New York had the best odds of getting the No. 1 pick with a...Read more

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez was arrested Tuesday on multiple felony charges, including statutory sexual assault, soliciting a child and pornography, and was placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball.

Vázquez...Read more

BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in more than three decades, there was a "Yaz" patrolling left field in a big-league game at Fenway Park.

San Francisco's Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox legend and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, trotted out there...Read more

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