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Police shooting pauses sports in Minn.

(AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) In the raw aftermath of another killing of a Black man by police in Minnesota, there was no place for pro sports in the Twin Cities on Monday.

The Minnesota Twins, Wild and Timberwolves all postponed their games a day after the shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright following a traffic stop in a nearby suburb.

Major League Baseball's Twins were set to begin a four-game series against the Boston Red Sox on Monday afternoon at Target Field.


Mize, Tigers win Hinch's Houston return

HOUSTON (AP) Back in the place where he'd received so many cheers over the years, one more ovation after a long and difficult time away was almost too much for manager A.J. Hinch to take.

Casey Mize tossed seven scoreless innings for his first career win and fellow rookie Akil Baddoo homered again as the Detroit Tigers beat the Astros 6-2 on Monday night in Hinch's first trip to Houston since he was fired for his role in the team's sign-stealing scheme.


Glasnow Ks 14 as Rays beat Rangers 1-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays are running out of superlatives to describe the way Tyler Glasnow is pitching.

The hard-throwing right-hander struck out a career-high 14 in 7 2/3 innings and Willy Adames homered in the seventh to help the AL champions beat the sputtering Texas Rangers 1-0 on Monday night.


Darvish dominates, Myers powers Padres

PITTSBURGH (AP) The San Diego Padres have the best bullpen in the majors at the moment. The most overworked one, too.

Yu Darvish did what he could to give them most of the night off.


Cole-Higashioka battery sparks Yankees

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Kyle Higashioka is not Gerrit Cole's personal catcher but they will be paired together a lot.

Higashioka omered twice to support Cole, and the New York Yankees beat Toronto 3-1 on Monday night in the Blue Jays temporary home at their spring training ballpark.


Ohtani, Trout power Angels past Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Shohei Ohtani can pitch at over 100 mph. He can hit over 100 mph, too.

Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs, including a double that left the bat at 119 mph and helped the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night.


Brewers down Cubs behind big 6th inning

MILWAUKEE (AP) Pinch-hitter Luis Urias drove in three runs with a go-ahead double and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six times in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Monday night.

Freddy Peralta (2-0) struck out 10 over six innings of two-hit ball for the victory. Milwaukee has won five of six, while the Cubs lost for the fifth time in six games.


Angels' Rendon on IL with groin strain


Los Angeles Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday because of a strained groin.


White Sox edge Indians on error in 9th

CHICAGO (AP) Dallas Keuchel came through on short notice and Chicago's struggling bullpen delivered a big assist. Adam Eaton hit another home run, too.

After all that, it took an errant throw to propel the White Sox to one tight win.

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