Cano is back ... Home sweet home for Harvey ... Kvitova still deciding
UNDATED (AP) — All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano (kan-OH’) is expected to come off the disabled list when Seattle begins an interleague series at NL East-leading Washington. Cano has been sidelined with a strained quadriceps.
UNDATED (AP) — It will be interesting to see how Matt Harvey is received by Mets fans this evening when the embattled pitcher makes his first start at Citi Field since serving a three-day suspension for skipping a game following a late night on the town. Harvey apologized and went 0-1 in two starts on the team’s most recent road trip. He is 0-3 in his last six outings and hasn’t won since April 11. This time, Harvey faces Jhoulys Chacin (joh-LEES’ chah-SEEN’) and the struggling Padres.
UNDATED (AP) — Houston right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. tries to extend a stingy streak when he faces Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez and the dangerous Tigers. McCullers has not allowed an earned run in his last three outings. Jordan Zimmermann pitches for Detroit.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian anti-doping commission set up by President Vladimir Putin has called for new measures to claw back prize money from drug cheats and to restore trust in Russian athletes. The commission however denies the Russian government played any role in covering up drug use, as alleged by a World Anti-Doping Agency investigator last year.
PRAGUE (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova (kuh-VIH’-toh-vuh) will decide this week whether she will make her comeback at the French Open. She hasn’t played since December, when she was attacked by a knife-wielding intruder.