Sea Dogs win in an offensive display at Binghamton

Mauricio Dubon had four hits and scored four runs, Rainel Rosario hit a two-run triple and then scored the go-ahead run in the third inning, and the Portland Sea Dogs held on for a 10-8 victory over the Binghamton Mets on Saturday in Binghamton, New York.

Cody Decker also had two RBI for the Sea Dogs, while Cole Sturgeon added three hits, two runs and an RBI.

Yoan Moncada was the only Portland player without a hit, going 0 for 5 with four strikeouts.


WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN: Angelique Kerber reached the final, leaving her one win away from unseating Serena Williams at No. 1.

Kerber beat Simona Halep 6-3, 6-4 in humid, windy conditions at Mason, Ohio. A win on Sunday over 15th-seeded Karolina Pliskova would move Kerber to the top spot in next week’s world rankings.

Pliskova advanced to the final for the first time by beating Garbine Muguruza 6-1, 6-3 earlier.

In the men’s semifinals, Andy Murray beat Milo Raonic 6-3, 6-3 to extend his winning streak to 22 matches. Marin Cilic faced unseeded Grigor Dimitrov in the late match, which was delayed by rain.

U.S. OPEN: Tomas Berdych pulled out of the event because of appendicitis.


FOOTBALL: Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler was jailed Saturday after a police officer said the player punched and slammed him to the ground outside a bar, and five teammates were arrested in a separate incident when a trooper found marijuana and a loaded handgun inside their car during a traffic stop.


PGA: Si Woo Kim followed his tournament-record 10-under 60 with a 64 to increase his lead to three strokes at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The 21-year-old South Korean player had an 18-under 192 total at Sedgefield, a stroke off the tournament 54-hole record.

EUROPEAN TOUR: Defending champion Thomas Pieters had a two stroke lead at the Czech Masters in Vysoky Ujezd after shooting a 2-under 70 in the third round.

U.S. AMATEUR: Australian Curtis Luck birdied the third playoff hole to beat Nick Carlson in the semifinals at Oakland Hills in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Luck will face Brad Dalke in Sunday’s 36-hole final. Dalke beat Jonah Texeira 3 and 2.


INDYCAR: Mikhail Aleshin won the pole for Sunday’s race at Pocono Raceway with a fast lap of 220.454 mph on the tricky 2.5-mile triangular track to edge Josef Newgarden.

BEECH RIDGE MOTOR SPEEDWAY: John Peters of Westbrook pulled ahead of a tight field to edge Saco’s Steve Carrier and win a 40-lap Pro Series feature event that saw the top five finishers separated by two seconds.

Peters finished in 13:26.8, with Carrier at 13:27.2. Curtis Gerry of Waterboro, Dave Farrington Jr. of Jay and Garrett Hall of Scarborough completed the top five.

Richard Pelton of Scarborough won the 35-lap Sports Series and Lewis Anderson of Hollis took the 30-lap Wildcat.


MLS: Ethan Finlay and Federico Higuain scored and the Columbus Crew beat host New England 2-0 to send the Revolution to a fourth straight loss.

PREMIER LEAGUE: Manchester City won 4-1 at Stoke and Chelsea scored late for a 2-1 victory at Watford.

– Staff and news service report