Major League Baseball roundup

The Dodgers' Austin Barnes steals home past Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto during the fourth inning of Monday's game in Philadelphia. The Dodgers won, 16-2. (Matt Slocum/AP Photo)

Cody Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia Phillies 16-2 on Monday night

Old Nets think Durant, Irving can succeed where they didn't

Brooklyn's Caris LeVert defends against Golden State's Kevin Durant during the first half of a Oct. 28, 2018  game at Barclays Center. Durant and Kyrie Irving gave the Nets two big victories in one night. In the first hours of free agency, the team added two of the best players available to a young roster that made the playoffs, giving them hope of not only contention for an NBA title, but to be the biggest basketball team in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP Photo)

Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving gave the Brooklyn Nets two big victories in one night

Molinari returns claret jug, faces long odds getting it back

2018 British Open winner Francesco Molinari talks to the media during a press conference at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland on Monday. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Fifty-one weeks after he won the British Open and gazed at his name etched on the silver claret jug, he had to return it.

Clarke's double-double leads Grizzlies to Summer League title

Memphis' Brandon Clarke, right, fouls Minnesota's Jordan McLaughlin during the first half of Monday's NBA Summer League championship game in Las Vegas. Memphis won, 95-92. (John Locher/AP Photo)

Brandon Clarke had 15 points and 16 rebounds to lead the eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies to a 95-92 victory over the third-seeded Minnesota Timberwolves in the championship game of the NBA Summer League on Monday

Summer League winds down, and now, maybe, some NBA rest

Virginia's De'Andre Hunter, right, is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected with the fourth pick overall by the Los Angeles Lakers during the NBA draft on June 20 in New York. Hunter's rights had been traded twice, first to New Orleans as part of the Anthony Davis deal, then to Atlanta. But since neither of those trades could be closed before July 6, Hunter wore a Lakers cap on stage. Silver wants the hat game fixed. (Julio Cortez/AP Photo)

Summer Slowdown: As tourney in Las Vegas draws to a close, the frenzied NBA offseason should cool off a bit

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The Dodgers' Austin Barnes steals home past Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto during the fourth inning of Monday's game in Philadelphia. The Dodgers won, 16-2. (Matt Slocum/AP Photo)

Cody Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia Phillies 16-2 on Monday night

Red Sox designate INF Eduardo Núñez for assignment

The Boston Red Sox have designated infielder Eduardo Núñez for assignment, likely ending his tenure with the team he helped win the World Series last year.

D'Arnaud three HRs, three-run drive in ninth lifts Rays over Yanks 5-4

Tampa Bay's Travis d'Arnaud watches his three-run home run during the ninth inning of Monday's game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. It was his third home run of the game. Tampa Bay won, 5-4. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Travis d'Arnaud hit three home runs, including a startling, three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman, and the Tampa Bay Rays overcame their Yankee Stadium woes to beat New York 5-4

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Central Recasting: Division rivals ready to challenge Blues

Then-Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner defends his net against Carolina during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL second-round playoff series on April 26 in New York. Lehner agreed to a free-agent deal Monday continuing an active summer for Chicago after it missed the playoffs for the second straight year. Lehner got a $5 million, one-year contract after he earned a career-high 25 wins last season with the Islanders. (Julio Cortez/AP Photo)

After the big and gritty St. Louis Blues bruised their way to the Stanley Cup, Central rivals responded in different ways this offseason to create a stacked division

Sabres among teams focused on trade market over free agency

Buffalo's Jeff Skinner celebrates his goal during the second period of a Dec. 16, 2018 game against Boston at TD Garden. Realizing how difficult it is to lure free agents to Buffalo, Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has relied mostly on trades to stock his roster with established talent, like Skinner. (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)

Sabres general manager Jason Botterill is focused more on adding talent through the trade market in knowing how difficult it is to lure players to Buffalo in free agency

Rangers, Panthers, Predators winners early in free agency

Then-Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky looks on during the third period of a March 31 game against the Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y. Florida signed goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to a seven-year contract. A person with knowledge of the signing says Bobrovsky's deal is worth $70 million for a salary-cap hit of $10 million per season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the team did not announce the terms of the contract. (Jeffrey T. Barnes/AP Photo)

The New York Rangers, Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators were winners on Day 1 of NHL free agency, signing the best players available to seven-year contracts

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Jones, Thomas of Sun receive honors from WNBA

Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas consults with official Tiara Cruse during a break in the action in a WNBA game against the Phoenix Mercury on July 12 at Mohegan Sun Arena.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Connecticut Sun Alyssa Thomas was chosen to be a reserve for the WNBA All-Star game on Monday, while teammate Jonquel Jones earned her fourth Eastern Conference Player of the Week honor of the season.

Jones leads Sun past Fever

Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones is fouled by Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi, back, battling for a rebound in Friday's WNBA game at Mohegan Sun Arena.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Jonquel Jones had 26 points, eight rebounds, three blocks and three steals as the Connecticut Sun pulled away in the third quarter for a 76-63 win over the Indiana Fever on Sunday.

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Red Sox designate INF Eduardo Núñez for assignment

The Boston Red Sox have designated infielder Eduardo Núñez for assignment, likely ending his tenure with the team he helped win the World Series last year.

D'Arnaud three HRs, three-run drive in ninth lifts Rays over Yanks 5-4

Tampa Bay's Travis d'Arnaud watches his three-run home run during the ninth inning of Monday's game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. It was his third home run of the game. Tampa Bay won, 5-4. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Travis d'Arnaud hit three home runs, including a startling, three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman, and the Tampa Bay Rays overcame their Yankee Stadium woes to beat New York 5-4

Chavis' grand slam helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-8

Boston's Michael Chavis, front center, celebrates his grand slam that also drove in Andrew Benintendi (16), Xander Bogaerts, back center, and J.D. Martinez during the first inning of Monday's game against Toronto at Fenway Park. Boston won, 10-8. (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)

Rookie Michael Chavis hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts had three hits and Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs for Boston to lead the Red Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays

Analysis: Djokovic looks like he could catch Federer, Nadal

Novak Djokovic smiles during Sunday's press conference after beating Roger Federer 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) to win the Wimbledon men's singles title in London. (Joe Toth/AELTC Pool Photo/AP Photo).

Analysis: Novak Djokovic never has been this close to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Grand Slam trophy count

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