NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees broke out of their offensive funk and routed the Kansas City Royals 8-1 to end a three-game losing streak. Robinson Cano (kuh-NOH') hit a three-run homer and Lyle Overbay added a grand slam.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP)— The New York Mets have completed their first series sweep in San Francisco since 1994 with a 7-2 victory over the fast-slipping Giants. Ex-Giant prospect Zack Wheeler improved to 3-1 with a victory over San Francisco, which has dropped 16 of 19.
SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say the wife of former major league pitcher Kris Benson is in jail without bond after her husband accused her of threatening him with a gun. Smyrna police say 37-year-old Anna Benson was arrested Sunday on charges of aggravated assault with a weapon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and trespassing.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are taking a chance on Andrew Bynum and his creaky knees. A person familiar with the deal says the free agent center, who never played one second with Philadelphia last season because of knee injuries, has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Cavs.
UNDATED (AP)— On the first official day free agency contracts can be announced in the NBA, Paul Millsap is headed to Atlanta, the Golden State Warriors have acquired Andre Iguodala (ihg-woh-DAH'-lah), and L.A. Clippers point guard Chris Paul committed to staying for new Clippers coach Doc Rivers. Charlotte got bigger by adding former Utah center Al Jefferson, while his former Jazz teammate Millsap is bound for the Southeast Division with the Hawks.