KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch has a "soft rule" when it comes to a rain delay during a game: If it lasts about an hour, he'll usually remove his starting pitcher.
TORONTO (AP) — A big day by the bottom of Texas' batting order helped the Rangers overcome an injury to slugger Adrian Beltre in the start of their postseason run.
HOUSTON (AP) — Matt Hasselbeck and Andre Johnson showed Thursday night that sometimes old guys can shine in what is certainly a young man's league.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly every Washington upperclassman insisted they took no personal pleasure in beating the coach who left them for Southern California two years ago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Living in a nursing home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor, 82-year-old Edith Heath knows something about faith.
ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter is out of a job at FIFA. Michel Platini might never even get there.
LONDON (AP) — From sure bet to suspended, Michel Platini's career in soccer politics could be over.
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The Presidents Cup wasn't an hour old when Nick Price looked at the scoreboard and had that sinking feeling.
A look at what's happening around the major leagues Friday:
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robby Fabbri came through in his first NHL game and helped the St. Louis Blues spoil Edmonton rookie Connor McDavid's debut.