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MLB-SCHEDULE

UNDATED (AP) -- The Reds won the rubber-match with Minnesota, winning 2-1 behind the pitching of Johnny Cueto (KWAY'-toh). He allowed a run on four hits in eight innings. Cincinnati took two of three in the home series. Aroldis Chapman retired the side in the ninth for his 16th save in 17 chances.

-- Justin Smoak homered from both sides of the plate and Mark Buehrle (BUR'-lee) won his fourth straight decision as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 11-2. The Jays beat up Boston starter Rick Porcello for seven runs and seven hits in two innings.

Two pitchers can reach double digits in wins this evening as Carlos Carrasco toes the rubber for the Indians as they face Tampa and former Indian Bartolo Colon (bahr-TOH'-loh kuh-LOHN') works the mound for the Mets at home against the Cubs.

The rest of the card has the Rangers in Baltimore, Detroit home to Pittsburgh again, the Phillies hosting the Brewers, the Giants in Miami facing the Marlins, the Braves entertaining the Nationals, Kansas City at Houston where the Astros have won the first two games of the series involving two divisional leaders, the White Sox in St. Louis to play the Cardinals and the Diamondbacks home to the Dodgers.

MLB-ANGELS-DIPOTO

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto says he has resigned, but the team is refusing to confirm his departure.

Dipoto has told the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register that he has quit after 3 1/2 years with the Angels. But manager Mike Scioscia and Angels spokesman Tim Mead repeatedly declined to acknowledge any changes ahead of a team meeting before their game against the New York Yankees.

Scioscia and Dipoto previously have clashed over philosophical differences during the GM's tenure.

NBA-TRANSACTIONS

UNDATED (AP) -- Kevin Love has announced he's returning to Cleveland next season. A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that Love will get a five-year max contract worth more than $110 million. No NBA contract can be signed until July 9. Love helped the Cavaliers reach the NBA Finals this season averaging 17.5 points and 10.4 rebounds. He missed the final three rounds of the playoffs after suffering a separated shoulder.

-- Anthony Davis is reportedly going to remain a member of the New Orleans Pelicans. A person with knowledge of the details confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The agreement is reportedly for five-years and is said to be worth more than $140 million. The 22-year-old is entering the final season of a four-year contract he signed after being drafted first overall out of Kentucky in 2012.

-- The Phoenix Suns have reached an agreement with forward Tyson Chandler on a three-year, $52 million contract and agreed with Brandon Knight on a five-year, $70 million extension, people with knowledge of the situation have told The Associated Press.

-- The San Antonio Spurs have reportedly worked out deals with two players. According to a person with direct knowledge of the agreement, Kawhi (kuh-WEYE') Leonard agreed to the basic parameters of a five-year contract that could be worth $90 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Danny Green is staying with the Spurs as well. A person with knowledge of the situation tells the AP that Green has agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth $45 million.

-- Jimmy Butler has agreed to terms on a five-year maximum contract that could be worth $90 million and includes a player option for the final year, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The deal comes on the heels of a breakout season in which Butler made his first All-Star team and was selected the NBA's Most Improved Player.

-- A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with restricted free agent Khris Middleton on a five-year, $70 million contract. The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced. Middleton averaged 13.4 points and shot 40 percent from 3-point range in his third season.

-- Free agent forward Thaddeus Young says he's staying in Brooklyn with the Nets. Young tweeted that he is "extremely happy" to continue his career with the team. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the two sides have agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth $50 million.

-- Miami is reportedly retaining the services of Goran Dragic (GOHR'-uhn DRAH'-gitch). According to a person with knowledge of the negotiations he wasted little time in accepting a five-year, $90 million deal to remain with the Heat. Dragic averaged 16.6 points on 50 percent shooting in 26 games with the Heat.

-- DeMarre Carroll is leaving the Atlanta Hawks to join the Toronto Raptors. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that it's a four-year deal worth $60 million.

WIMBLEDON

LONDON (AP) -- Men's top-seed Novak Djokovic (NOH'-vak JOH'-kuh-vich) has advanced to the third round at Wimbledon with a straight sets win over Jarkko Nieminen (YAR'-koh NEE'-mih-nin). The two-time Wimbledon champ is now 6-1 lifetime against the Fin.

Men's fourth-seed and reigning French Open champ Stan Wawrinka (vah-VRINK'-ah) won his second match as well.

Women's No. 1 Serena Williams won her second round match with a straight sets win. The 20-time major champion has already won the Australian Open and the French Open this year. If she can win the last two majors, she would become the first player to win a true Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988.

The women's fourth seed, Maria Sharapova (shah-rah-POH'-vah), has won her second match to reach the third round as she advanced with a win over a Dutch qualifier.

Day 3 was the hottest day on record at Wimbledon. Britain's official weather service said temperatures reached 96.26 degrees. The previous record was 94.28 in the summer of 1976.

NHL-TRANSACTIONS

UNDATED (AP) -- No. 2 overall draft pick Jack Eichel has signed an entry level contract with Buffalo that is expected to pay him the rookie maximum. Eichel will pass up his final three years at Boston University where he was the Hobey Baker winner as college hockey's top player in his freshman season.

-- The Pittsburgh Penguins have bolstered their attack by acquiring Phil Kessel in a trade with Toronto. The Penguins sent the Leafs Nick Spaling, defenseman Scott Harrington, former first-round pick Kasperi Kapanen and a draft pick for Kessel, defenseman Tim Erixon, forward Tyler Biggs and other conditional picks. The 27-year-old Kessel has 247 goals and 273 assists in nine seasons between Boston and Toronto.

-- The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a five-year contract extension with Artem Anisimov (ah-NEE'-see-mawv) one day after they acquired the center in a seven-player trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

-- The Colorado Avalanche fortified their blue line by signing defenseman Francois Beauchemin (FRAHN'-swah BOH'-shee-mihn) to a three-year deal. The 35-year-old averaged a team-best 22 minutes, 44 seconds of ice time per game for Anaheim last season.

-- The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenseman Andrej Sekera (AWN'-dray seh-KEHR'-ah) and center Mark Letestu (luh-TEHS'-too). Sekera's deal is worth $33 million over six years while Letestu got a three year pact.

NHL-RANGERS

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Glen Sather (SAY'-thur) is stepping down as the general manager of the New York Rangers and being replaced by longtime assistant Jeff Gorton. In making the announcement of the front office change Sather said he would remain as the Rangers president.

The 71-year-old Sather has been in charge of the Rangers since 2000.

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Scores & Schedules

July 01, 2015 07:08 GMT

INTERLEAGUE

Tuesday's Games

Pittsburgh 5 Detroit 4, 14 Innings

Minnesota 8 Cincinnati 5

Chi White Sox 2 St. Louis 1, 11 Innings

Colorado 2 Oakland 1

Seattle 5 San Diego 0

Wednesday's Games

Minnesota (May 4-6) at Cincinnati (Cueto 4-5), 12:35 p.m.

Colorado (Bettis 4-2) at Oakland (Hahn 5-6), 3:35 p.m.

Seattle (T.Walker 6-6) at San Diego (Shields 7-2), 3:40 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (Quintana 3-7) at St. Louis (Lackey 6-4), 8:15 p.m.

AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesday's Games

Texas 8, Baltimore 6

Boston 4, Toronto 3

Cleveland 6, Tampa Bay 2

Houston 4, Kansas City 0

L.A. Angels 2, N.Y. Yankees 1

Wednesday's Games

Boston (Porcello 4-8) at Toronto (Buehrle 8-4), 1:07 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Eovaldi 7-2) at L.A. Angels (Shoemaker 4-6), 7:05 p.m.

Texas (N.Martinez 5-4) at Baltimore (W.Chen 3-4), 7:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh (Burnett 6-3) at Detroit (Simon 7-4), 7:08 p.m.

Cleveland (Carrasco 9-6) at Tampa Bay (Colome 3-3), 7:10 p.m.

Kansas City (Volquez 8-4) at Houston (Velasquez 0-0), 8:10 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Tuesday's Games

Milwaukee 4, Philadelphia 3

Chicago Cubs 1, N.Y. Mets 0

Miami 5, San Francisco 3

Washington 6, Atlanta 1

L.A. Dodgers 6, Arizona 4, 10 innings

Wednesday's Games

Milwaukee (Lohse 4-9) at Philadelphia (Harang 4-10), 7:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh (Burnett 6-3) at Detroit (Simon 7-4), 7:08 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Lester 4-6) at N.Y. Mets (B.Colon 9-6), 7:10 p.m.

San Francisco (Heston 8-5) at Miami (Haren 6-5), 7:10 p.m.

Washington (Fister 3-3) at Atlanta (Wisler 1-1), 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (B.Anderson 4-4) at Arizona (Ray 2-3), 9:40 p.m.

WNBA

Tuesday's Games

Indiana 92, Connecticut 84

New York 89, Chicago 81

Seattle 74, Tulsa 69

Phoenix 85, San Antonio 78

Wednesday's Games

No games scheduled=

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