MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have put right-hander Hector Velázquez on the 10-day injured list, a day after a recurrence of back trouble that sidelined him a few weeks...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Boston Red Sox reliever Heath Hembree has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right elbow.
Hembree is 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA and one save in 31 appearances....
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Reese Albert hit a three-run, game-tying homer in the seventh and added a solo shot in the ninth, and Florida State opened the NCAA's Baton Rouge super regional with a 6-4...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Josh Smith hit a solo home run and a two-run triple, and LSU advanced to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi on...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jonathan Villar took care of the offense, and left-hander John Means handcuffed Boston's potent lineup with a gritty performance that belied his lack of experience.
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox had to wait a day for a chance to catch up on the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays.
The series opener Friday was postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of...
The Darlington boys’ basketball team recovered from being down by seven at halftime of Saturday’s Region 6-A/A tilt with Mt. Zion to win 67-63 on the road.
Andrew Land hit five 3-pointers on the way to a team-leading 17 points for the Tigers (9-5, 4-1 6-A/A). JD Hull added 16 and Barrick Wade scored 10.
Darlington will host Christian Heritage on Tuesday.
Pelicans’ Davis, Cavs’ Wade to play, Rose out
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans forward Anthony Davis and Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade are set to return from knee injuries as New Orleans hosts Cleveland on Saturday night, but Cavs guard Derek Rose is out for a fourth straight game.
Cleveland coach Tryonn Lue says Rose is not yet ready to return from a left ankle sprain, and that Iman Shumpert will start in his place. However, Lue also says Wade is ready to return from his left knee bruise.
AP Source: Pelicans adding veteran forward Josh Smith
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the New Orleans Pelicans are adding veteran forward Josh Smith to the roster and that Smith is expected to join the team on Thursday.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday night because paperwork on a contract was not complete.
Tennessee receiver Josh Smith has sprained AC joint
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones clarified the injury status of wide receiver Josh Smith but said a timetable for the fifth-year senior's return remains uncertain.
Jones said Thursday that Smith has a sprained AC joint. Jones said he expects to get Smith back "very soon'" and added that "it could be a week, it could be two weeks, it could be four weeks."
No. 25 Tennessee loses WR Josh Smith to injured collarbone
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith is expected to miss the start of the season after injuring his collarbone.
Volunteers coach Butch Jones said Monday there's no timetable on Smith's potential return but added that he anticipates the fifth-year senior will miss at least Tennessee's first game.
The 25th-ranked Vols open the season Sept. 4 against Georgia Tech at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Martin powers Mariners past A’s 7-6 in 10
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Leonys Martin insists he wasn't swinging for the fences.
But a good swing got the job done at the most opportune of times for the Seattle Mariners.
Martin homered in the top of the 10th inning as the Mariners rallied from a four-run deficit to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Tuesday night. Martin hit a high arcing shot to right off a 2-1 94 mph fastball from Josh Smith (2-0) with two outs.
Reddick and Springer lead Astros over Athletics 11-8
HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Reddick and George Springer had three hits each and combined for five RBIs as the Houston Astros used a five-run third inning to take the lead and hold on for a 11-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
Houston rookie David Paulino allowed seven hits with a season-high seven runs in four-plus innings and Michael Feliz (4-1) struck out two in a scoreless fifth for the win. Ken Giles struck out two in the ninth for his 18th save.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith has agreed to a deal that will allow the domestic assault charge against him to be dismissed once he performs community service and pays court costs.
Smith was arrested last month after fighting with a roommate. Smith's lawyer, Keith Stewart, said Tuesday the roommate indicated he doesn't want to pursue charges against the receiver.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Zach Watson homered twice and Michael Papierski added another for LSU, which overcame a sloppy defensive performance for a 15-7 victory over Texas Southern on Friday in the Baton Rouge Regional.
The Tigers (44-17), winners of 12 straight, committed five errors to help Texas Southern (20-33) score six unearned runs and knock starter Jared Poche from the game in the fifth inning.
Clemson Preview Capsule
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson
Last season: 17-14, lost in first round of ACC Tournament.
Coach: Brad Brownell.
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Who's gone: G Jordan Roper, C Landry Nnoko, F Josh Smith
No. 5 Evansville/Albany (8-1 over., 8-1 Rock Valley)
at No. 4 Fort Atkinson (5-4 over., 4-3 Badger South)
FRIDAY: At Jones Dairy Farm Stadium, 7 p.m.
Radio: AM 940 WFAW with Brett Ketterman & Josh Smith
The end of the Fort Atkinson regular season was pretty tough for the Blackhawks, and it’s not going to get any easier in the WIAA?Level 1 Playoffs.
Smith, Reds lose 7-3 to Chicago Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) — Bryan Price is looking forward to better days with the Cincinnati Reds.
The last-place Reds announced Friday that Price would return next year for a fourth season as manager, and then lost 7-3 to Ben Zobrist and the Chicago Cubs.
Price agreed to a one-year contract with a team option. The entire coaching staff also has been offered contracts for 2017.
Tennessee DB Malik Foreman suspended from Ohio game
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee defensive back Malik Foreman has been suspended from the 15th-ranked Volunteers' game with Ohio on Saturday due to a violation of team rules.
The school announced Foreman's suspension shortly before Saturday's kickoff.
Foreman, a senior from Kingsport, Tennessee, had started each of Tennessee's first two games at nickel back. He has five tackles.
Reds call up OF Tony Renda, RHP Josh Smith
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have promoted utility player Tony Renda and right-handed reliever Josh Smith from Triple-A Louisville.
Renda is in his second stint with Cincinnati. He batted .222 in 16 games, including five starts, last month.
Smith also is in his second stint with the Reds this season. He pitched in 21 games with a 2-1 record and 5.19 ERA from May until Aug. 29.
The team announced the moves before Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets.
CINCINNATI - Brandon Phillips made the Miami Marlins pay for using some good strategy. Right-hander Nick Wittgen walking left-handed Joey Votto with two outs and the tying run on second base made perfect sense. Until Phillips drove in two runs with his second double of the game and the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory Wednesday night. Billy Hamilton was on second base and Votto on first after being walked intentionally in the seventh inning. Phillips lined a fastball to the gap in...
Phillips leads Reds to 3-2 comeback win over Marlins
CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Phillips drove in two runs with his second double of the game and the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.
Billy Hamilton was on second base and Joey Votto on first after being walked intentionally in the seventh inning when Phillips lined a pitch from Nick Wittgen (3-2) to the gap in right-center field to drive in the go-ahead runs.