Saturday Night

CLEVELAND | Kluber dominates Angels with three-hitter, Indians win 3-0

CLEVELAND  — Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter for his first shutout this season and new arrival Leonys Martin homered again for Cleveland, leading the Indians to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Kluber (14-6) matched zeros for five innings with Felix Pena (1-3), who carried a no-hitter into the sixth … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Kluber dominates Angels with three-hitter, Indians win 3-0

SAN DIEGO  | Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6

SAN DIEGO  — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is running out of superlatives for All-Star slugger Javier Baez. “Wow. That was a nice performance,” Maddon said after Baez — who almost was scratched because he didn’t feel well — hit a three-run home run and had five RBIs to highlight the NL Central-leading Cubs’ 11-6 … Continue reading SAN DIEGO  | Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6

NEW YORK | Changeup: Kershaw coming off DL to start Saturday vs deGrom

NEW YORK (AP) — Clayton Kershaw is set to make a surprise return from the disabled list Saturday night, starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a marquee matchup against New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom. Kershaw has been sidelined since June 1 with a lower back strain. The three-time Cy Young Award winner and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Changeup: Kershaw coming off DL to start Saturday vs deGrom

SEATTLE  | Zunino’s HR in the 12th gives Mariners 4-3 win over Twins

SEATTLE — After seeing long fly balls to center field die on the warning track as the night progressed, Mike Zunino knew if he got a chance at one swing to end it, he was going to do all he could to not hit it to center. “I tried to hit smart one time,” Zunino … Continue reading SEATTLE  | Zunino’s HR in the 12th gives Mariners 4-3 win over Twins

Pakistani leading rights activist, Asma Jehangir, dead at 66

LAHORE, Pakistan/February 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Asma Jehangir, one of Pakistan’s most prominent right activists and lawyers, died on Sunday of a heart attack in the eastern city of Lahore at the age of 66, her daughter said. News of Jehangir’s sudden death shook political, social and media circles in Pakistan, as well as government … Continue reading Pakistani leading rights activist, Asma Jehangir, dead at 66

Nebraska rallies past Penn State in NCAA volleyball semis

KANSAS CITY, Mo./December 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Mikaela Foecke had 19 kills, Annika Albrecht and Briana Holman added 13 apiece and Nebraska fought off match point in the fourth set to beat Penn State in a five-set thriller in the NCAA volleyball semifinals on Thursday night. The fifth-seeded Huskers will play for the title Saturday … Continue reading Nebraska rallies past Penn State in NCAA volleyball semis