SEATTLE (AP) - James Paxton allowed four singles over seven innings to win his fifth consecutive start in July and Kyle Seager homered to pace the Seattle Mariners to a 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Paxton retired the first 13 hitters before Jackie Bradley Jr.'s single to center with one out in the fifth. The left-hander worked out of trouble in the sixth and seventh innings. He struck out 10 and walked none.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Boston Red Sox are giving highly touted prospect Rafael Devers a day to get acclimated to big league life. Then, he's expected to make his first start in the majors _ against Seattle ace Felix Hernandez.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Top-seeded John Isner beat Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden 6-3, 7-6 (4) for his third Hall of Fame Open title. The hard-serving American also won the grass-court event in 2011 and 2012. He has 11th career titles, all at the ATP World Tour 250 level.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - Jason Bartlett, Yonkers Raceway's perennial leading driver, reached 7,000 career victories. The milestone number came behind favored trotter I C Caviar in the seventh race.
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