Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Astros’ winning streak reaches 12. Nats beef up bullpen. Jay Z joints Puma basketball. Caps lose coach after winning Stanley Cup. World Cup roundup.

>>Astros Keep Winning Streak Alive

(Houston, TX) — Heroics from Alex Bregman helped the Astros’ winning streak reach 12 games. Bregman connected for a walk-off, two-run double in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Astros past the Rays 5-4 in Houston. The Astros have the third-best record in baseball at 49-and-25, just a half-game behind the Yankees and Red Sox.

>>Nationals Acquire Closer Herrera From Royals

(Washington, DC) — The Nationals are adding some bullpen help. Washington has acquired hard-throwing closer Kelvin Herrera from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for three minor-league prospects. Herrera is a two-time All-Star who is 1-and-1 with a 1.05 ERA and 14 saves this season. He’ll be a free agent after this season.

>>Jay Z Taking Over Puma Basketball

(Undated) — Puma is trying to make some noise in the basketball sneaker market. The company has hired rapper and businessman Jay-Z to be their creative director. Puma has recently signed expected number-one pick Deandre Ayton along with fellow soon-to-be rookies Marvin Bagley the Third and Zhaire Smith. Puma’s last basketball contract was with Vince Carter in 1998.

>>Capitals’ Trotz Resigns After Cup Win

(Washington, DC) — Capitals head coach Barry Trotz is resigning less than two weeks after winning the Stanley Cup. General Manager Brian MacLellan says the team has accepted his resignation after not being able to come to terms on a new contract. Trotz steps down after guiding the Caps to their first championship. The 55-year-old is fifth in NHL history with 762 career wins.

>>World Cup Roundup

(Undated) — World Cup group play continues today. Colombia battles Japan, Poland plays Senegal and host nation Russia takes on Egypt. Yesterday, Sweden defeated South Korea 1-nil, Belgium took care of Panama 3-nil and England put down Tunisia, 2-1. The United States is not part of the field after failing to qualify.


MLB National League
Pittsburgh Pirates 1, Milwaukee Brewers 0
Philadelphia Phillies 6, St. Louis Cardinals 5 (10 INN)
Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs (PPD)
New York Mets 12, Colorado Rockies 2
Miami Marlins 5, San Francisco Giants 4

MLB American League
Cleveland Indians 6, Chicago White Sox 2
Houston Astros 5, Tampa Bay Rays 4
Texas Rangers 6, Kansas City Royals 3

MLB Interleague
Washington Nationals 5, New York Yankees 3 (Completion of suspended game from 5/15)
New York Yankees 4, Washington Nationals 2
Arizona Diamondbacks 7, Los Angeles Angels 4

No Games Scheduled

>>TUESDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

MLB National League
1:05 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs (G1)
7:05 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates
7:05 p.m. – St. Louis Cardinals at Philadelphia Phillies
8:05 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs (G2)
8:40 p.m. – New York Mets at Colorado Rockies
10:15 p.m. – Miami Marlins at San Francisco Giants

MLB American League
7:05 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees
7:10 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians
8:10 p.m. – Tampa Bay Rays at Houston Astros
8:10 p.m. – Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins
8:15 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Kansas City Royals

MLB Interleague
7:05 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Washington Nationals
7:07 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at Toronto Blue Jays
7:10 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Cincinnati Reds
10:07 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Angels
10:10 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at San Diego Padres

7:00 p.m. – Chicago Sky at Washington Mystics
7:00 p.m. – Atlanta Dream at New York Liberty
8:00 p.m. – Dallas Wings at Minnesota Lynx
10:00 p.m. – Las Vegas Aces at Seattle Storm
10:30 p.m. – Indiana Fever at Los Angeles Sparks

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