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Drew Thorpe gets first win as White Sox beat Tigers

DETROIT — Drew Thorpe pitched six scoreless innings and got his first major league win in his third start, pitching the Chicago White Sox over the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Saturday. Thorpe (1-1) allowed two hits and four walks while striking out five. “This is me. I’m pretty even-keeled, ...

Merrill hits 3-run homer in Padres’ 6-4 win over Brewers

SAN DIEGO — Rookie Jackson Merrill hit a 440-foot, three-run homer to the base of the batter’s eye in center field and had a bat flip to match as the San Diego Padres beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 Saturday for their fourth straight win. Ha-Seong Kim and Kyle ...

Scheffler outlasts Kim to win Travelers for 6th victory of year

CROMWELL, Conn. — Scottie Scheffler won the Travelers Championship in a playoff on Sunday, waiting out a disruption by climate protesters on the 18th green and Tom Kim’s tying birdie on the last hole of regulation for his sixth victory of the year. That’s the most wins in one PGA Tour ...