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Last Update on July 06, 2015 05:32 GMT

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Rookie Taylor Jungmann allowed four hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.

Gerardo Parra and Adam Lind hit seventh-inning home runs for the Brewers, who finished off their second undefeated road trip of at least seven games in franchise history.

It's the Brewers' longest winning streak since they won nine in a row from April 4-13 of last season.

Cincinnati starter Mike Leake (5-5) lost for the first time since May 27. Leake, who was 3-0 in six June starts, allowed eight hits and three runs with three walks and four strikeouts in six innings.

Jungmann, who made his major league debut on June 9, retired the first 12 batters he faced before Jay Bruce led off the fifth with a double into the right-field corner.

National Sports News

Last Update on July 06, 2015 22:38 GMT


UNDATED (AP) -- A person with direct knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the All-Star center Marc Gasol (guh-SAWL') has agreed to a five-year deal worth more than $100 million to stay with the Grizzlies.

The 7-foot-1 Spaniard is coming off the best season of his seven-year NBA career. He averaged 17.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.62 blocks this past season.


-- According to multiple reports, guard Cory Joseph has agreed to a four-year contract with the Toronto Raptors. Joseph played in 79 games this past season with the Spurs, averaging 6.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists.

-- Manu Ginobili (MAN'-oo jih-NOH'-blee) says he is returning to the San Antonio Spurs for a 14th season. The soon-to-be 38-year-old is coming off of a season in which he battled several injuries. Ginobili averaged 10.5 points in 70 games, his lowest scoring average since his rookie season.

-- J.J. Barea is returning to Dallas after considering a move to Miami in free agency. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Barea has agreed to a two years and $5.6 million contract.


LONDON (AP) -- Rory McIlroy has ruptured his ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer. That leaves the world's No. 1 golfer status for defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews in doubt.

His spokesman, Sean O'Flaherty, McIlroy would continue to assess the severity of the injury.

McIlroy was the co-favorite at St. Andrews with Jordan Spieth (SPEETH). The 21-year-old Texan has won the Masters and U.S. Open and goes to the British Open as only the fourth player with a shot at the modern Grand Slam.


LONDON (AP) -- Serena Williams extended her mastery over big sister Venus, and kept alive her bid for Grand Slam history.

In the 26th career meeting between the siblings, Serena dominated with her steady serve and big hitting from the back of the court to win 6-4, 6-3 in the fourth round. Serena is now 15-11 lifetime against Venus.

The win sent the top-ranked Serena into the Wimbledon quarterfinals as she bids for a fourth straight Grand Slam title, a feat last accomplished by the younger Williams in 2003.

With Madison Keys and CoCo Vandeweghe (VAHN'-deh-way) also winning today, it's the first time three American women have reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals 2004.

On the men's side, seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer is back in the quarterfinals. Federer beat 20th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-2, 6-3. That puts Federer in the quarterfinals at the grass-court major for the 13th time.

Men's top seed Novak Djokovic (NOH'-vak JOH'-kuh-vich) was in the fifth set against Kevin Anderson when play was suspended because of darkness. Djokovic and Anderson are tied 6-7 (6), 6-7 (6), 6-1, 6-4.


NEW YORK (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the incident tells The Associated Press that the Giants are aware of an incident involving Jason Pierre-Paul and fireworks, but the team is unsure about the severity of any injuries to the star defensive end.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no information has been released publicly.

The team said in a statement that its first concern is for Pierre-Paul's well-being.

Pierre-Paul was to play 2015 on the $14.8 million franchise tag. But the two-time Pro Bowl pick has yet to sign the tender.


UNDATED (AP) -- White Sox pitcher Chris Sale tries to set a major league record by striking out at least 10 batters in his ninth straight start. The White Sox ace pitches at home against Toronto, the top-scoring team in the majors.

Sale has fanned 97 in his last eight starts. In 1999, Boston's Pedro Martinez also reached double digits in strikeouts eight times in a row.

Houston's Dallas Keuchel (KY'-kihl) goes for his 11th win in 14 decisions as he takes the mound for the AL West-leading Astros against the Cleveland Indians. Carlos Carrasco starts for the Indians for the first time since losing a no-hitter with two outs and two strikes in the ninth inning in his last outing.

Elsewhere in the AL, Baltimore is at Minnesota where Twins starter Phil Hughes goes for his eighth victory. AL Central-leading Kansas City is home against slumping Tampa Bay. The Rays have dropped eight of their last 10.

Seattle pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma (hee-SASH'-ee ee-wah-KOO'-mah) is set to come off the disabled list and start against the Tigers at Safeco Field. He's been sidelined since April 24 because of a strained right lat muscle.

In the NL, Cincinnati visits NL East-leading Washington. Nats starter Doug Fister is trying to even his record at 4-4 with a victory to start the three-game series against the Reds.

In other NL games, San Diego visits Pittsburgh where James Shields opposes A.J. Burnett of the Pirates. Both pitchers come in with 7-3 records.

The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals visit the Cubs in a night game at Wrigley Field.

Milwaukee hosts Atlanta and the L.A. Dodgers host Philadelphia. Phillies center fielder Ben Revere could return to the lineup after missing three straight games with a hamstring injury. The Brewers are trying for their ninth straight victory even though they still reside in last place in the NL Central at 36-48.

San Francisco rookie Chris Heston faces the visiting Mets for the first time since pitching a no-hitter against them last month at Citi Field.


PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman and leadoff hitter Josh Harrison has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left thumb injury.

Harrison jammed his thumb Sunday in a win over Cleveland. He is scheduled to undergo testing to see if there is any structural damage and also to determine a timetable for his return.

In 75 games, Harrison is hitting .279 with four home runs and nine stolen bases.


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