Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago Cubs' losing streak hits 10 games with a 6-4 loss to the San Diego Padres: 'We're due to win one' — The Chicago Cubs' losing streak reached 10 games Thursday with a 6-4 loss to the San Diego Padres before 30,096 on a sweltering afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Discussion: Orange County Register and Bleacher Nation
Rick Hummel / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Mike Shildt says he's ready to manage again — The San Diego Padres have taken over the lead in the National League Western Division with a familiar face in the dugout, occasionally. — Mike Shildt, booted as Cardinals manager after last season, has been back in uniform with the Padres …
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Anthony Franco / MLB Trade Rumors: Mike Shildt Interested In Future Managerial Opportunities
Joe Musgrove stars as Padres beat lowly Cubs 6-4 — CHICAGO — Joe Musgrove pitched seven effective innings in his third straight win, and the San Diego Padres handed the Chicago Cubs their 10th consecutive loss with a 6-4 victory on Thursday. — Musgrove (8-0) permitted two runs and five hits …
Discussion: Cubs Insider and Padres
Sean Holland / Cubs Insider: Chicago Cubs Score and Recap (6/16/22): Padres 6, Cubs 4 - Cubs Swept as Skid Hits Double Digits
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Jameson Taillon shuts down Blue Jays, Aaron Hicks delivers key hit as Yankees run win streak to 9 — TORONTO — The Yankees can crush a team, like they did Friday night. They can scrape out wins, like they did in the three-game sweep of the Rays earlier this week.
Discussion: Boston Herald, New York Post, Orange County Register, Pinstripe Alley and New Jersey Online
Boston Herald: Clay Holmes passes Yankees legend Mariano Rivera with 31.1 scoreless innings: 'It's pretty amazing'
Dan Martin / New York Post: Yankees cruise to shutout over Blue Jays as win streak reaches nine games
Orange County Register: Jameson Taillon shuts down Blue Jays, Aaron Hicks delivers key hit as Yankees run win streak to 9
Kyle Hightower / Associated Press:
Steph Curry, Warriors finish off the Celtics 103-90 for another NBA title with dominating Game 6 win — BOSTON — The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons.
Kristian Winfield / New York Daily News: Andrew Wiggins sacrificed for the Golden State Warriors. Now he's an NBA champion
Chad Finn / The Boston Globe: After this crushing setback, what does the future hold for the Celtics?
Mark W. Sanchez / New York Post: Steve Kerr admits 'I'm hungover right now' day after Warriors' championship
Orange County Register: Mike Lupica: Steph Curry ranks with the NBA's very best after delivering another title for his Warriors
Mark Nilon / Hardwood Houdini: 2 NBA champions the Boston Celtics could sign to their roster this summer
Ali Thanawalla / KNSD-TV: Warriors Beat Celtics to Win 4th NBA Title in 8 Years
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
From Tommy John to Cy Young form at 39? Inside Justin Verlander's unprecedented return to dominance — LAST SEPTEMBER, WITH the one-year anniversary of his Tommy John surgery approaching, Justin Verlander wanted to pitch. Even though his rehabilitation wasn't complete …
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors and Sports Illustrated
Mark Polishuk / MLB Trade Rumors: AL Notes: Moncada, Blue Jays, Verlander, Athletics
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Anthony Rizzo hits walk-off homer, Clarke Schmidt solid in emergency start as Yankees run Stadium streak to 14 — Anthony Rizzo ended it, but the way it started was probably the most impressive thing about the Yankees' 2-1 win over the Rays Thursday night. Rizzo hit a walk-off solo home run …
Discussion: Sports Illustrated, New York Post and Mercury News
Peter Botte / New York Post: Anthony Rizzo's homer in ninth propels Luis Severino-less Yankees to win over Rays
Infielder Nicky Lopez loses salary arbitration case to Kansas City Royals — NEW YORK — Kansas City infielder Nicky Lopez lost his salary arbitration case with the Royals on Friday and will get $2.55 million instead of his $2.9 million request, a decision that clinched management's third straight winning record.
Discussion: Sports Illustrated
Jordan Foote / Sports Illustrated: Nicky Lopez Loses Arbitration Case to the Royals
Fluto Shinzawa / The Athletic:
Bruins coaching search: David Quinn to interview next week, has emerged as a top candidate — David Quinn is scheduled for an in-person interview for the Bruins coaching position next week, according to a source familiar with the situation. The native of Cranston, R.I. …
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Katie Woo / The Athletic:
Cardinals' Yadier Molina expected to go on IL with knees growing weary: Sources — ST. LOUIS — As what is often the norm after a loss — and also typically commonplace on the final game of a homestand — the Cardinals' clubhouse was fairly sparse Wednesday night. — The hushed nature was hardly unusual given the box score.
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors, Boston.com and Sports Illustrated
Darragh McDonald / MLB Trade Rumors: Cardinals Place Yadier Molina On IL With Knee Soreness
Jon Couture / Boston.com: St. Louis, legendary trio add spice to key Red Sox weekend series at Fenway
Madison Williams / Sports Illustrated: Report: Cardinals to Add Yadier Molina to Injured List
Canha, Plummer help Mets to 5-4 comeback win over Brewers — NEW YORK — One of the only trouble spots for the New York Mets this season has been keeping their pitchers healthy. — Finding ways to win, however, hasn't been a problem. — Mark Canha hit a two-run homer and the Mets threw …
Discussion: NorthJersey.com, Journal Sentinel and New Jersey Online
Andrew Tredinnick / NorthJersey.com: These three players rose up for the shorthanded Mets in wild comeback win over the Brewers
Curt Hogg / Journal Sentinel: A blown lead and Aaron Ashby's early departure add up to a bad night for the Brewers
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland A's need new ballpark deals soon — NEW YORK — Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said the Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics need to reach new ballpark deals soon and left open the possibility of considering relocation if agreements are not struck.
Discussion: Bleacher Nation, Elite Sports NY and The Athletic
Brett Taylor Chicago Cubs / Bleacher Nation: Commissioner Manfred Speaks: Rules Changes, Streaming Games, Stadium Issues, More
Josh Benjamin / Elite Sports NY: Yankees-Rays takeaways: Tampa Bay has no answers; pitching leads way