AP Sports SummaryBrief at 2:03 a.m. EDT


AP's board time Josh rowntree we start in baseball where rain postponed one of the day's biggest games between the Yankees and twins But in Kansas City the guardians got a second straight victory more from correspondent Greg eklund Shane Bieber pitched 8 strong innings and gave up only four hits in the Cleveland guardians four one win over the Kansas City Royals Innings is the ultimate indicator of success The longer longer you pitch the probably probably the better you're doing So I'd say going deep into the ball game is the most important for me And probably the rest of the staff as well The only run off Bieber was a solo home run by Salvador Perez at a pitch that was outside the strike zone and the right handed Perez went to the opposite field A two run single by José Ramírez in the third gave the guardians the lead for good He has driven in 108 runs this year A big series in the AL east Baltimore got past Toronto 9 6 as the Orioles pulled to three and a half games behind the Blue Jays for the AL's final wild card spot The Cardinals topped the nationals four one Jose Quintana allowed a run over 5 innings as St. Louis leads the NL central now by 8 and a half games We need this wing really important to try this series and you know keep going The race At the U.S. open Caroline Garcia defeated 18 year old American coco golf 6 three 6 four to reach her first Grand Slam semifinal at age 28 The 17th seeded Garcia had lost both of her two previous matches against the 12th seed goth but stretched her winning streak to 13 matches In the NFL Mike Tomlin announced that Mitch trubisky will be the starting quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers in their season opener and Cincinnati with rookie Kenny Pickett the top back up And in college football the new AP poll is out with Georgia bypassing Ohio State for the number two spot Alabama remained the top team Josh rowntree AP sports

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