Napoli, Carrasco shine as Indians topple Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians were one of baseball's biggest surprises in the first half of the season. After they limped into the All-Star break, Mike Napoli made sure they got the second half started on the right foot.

  • Written by PATRICK DONNELLY, Associated Press

Nationals' Strasburg wins 16th consecutive decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg so badly wanted to start the Washington Nationals' first game after the break that he gave up the chance to pitch in the All-Star Game in his hometown of San Diego.

  • Written by STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Sports Writer