CHICAGO (AP) -- Miami Marlins pitcher Alex Sanabia says he didn't know it was illegal to spit on the ball, the way he did Monday against the Philadelphia Phillies.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers activated reliever Tom Gorzelanny from the 15-day disabled list.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- Kara Cannizzaro scored four goals in the second half to help third-seeded North Carolina beat two-time defending national champion Northwestern 11-4 on Friday in the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals.
STRASBOURG, France (AP) -- Third-seeded Alize Cornet of France beat Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-3 on Friday to reach the Strasbourg International final.
NICE, France (AP) -- France's Gael Monfils beat Spain's Pablo Andujar 7-5, 6-4 in the Nice Open on Friday to advance to the final.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies have recalled utility player Michael Martinez and right-handed reliever Michael Stutes.
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners have designated infielder Robert Andino for assignment, recalled infielder Carlos Triunfel from Triple-A Tacoma and selected catcher Jesus Sucre.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A trial date has been set for a Nebraska defensive end accused of exposing his genitals to a female student.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Flynn Robinson, the former NBA guard who played on the Los Angeles Lakers' 1971-72 championship team, has died after a two-year fight with cancer. He was 72.
BOSTON (AP) -- Cleveland Indians first baseman Nick Swisher is back from the paternity list after his wife, JoAnna, had the couple's first child, a girl.
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have placed outfielder Shane Victorino and third baseman Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled list and recalled right-hander Alfredo Aceves and infielder Jose Iglesias.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Davey Johnson says he's not going to shave until the Washington Nationals start hitting.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goaltender Curtis McElhinney and defenseman Ilari Melart to one-year contracts.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Phoenix Coyotes general manager Don Maloney signed a long-term contract extension Friday with the NHL-owned team. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City lawyer for two massage therapists who sued retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre (farv) over claims he sent racy text messages says the case has been settled.