Indians win 13th straight, tie team mark

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TORONTO (AP) A dominant performance from Carlos Carrasco gave the Cleveland Indians their longest winning streak in nearly 65 years.

Carrasco struck out a season-high 14, Jason Kipnis and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and the Indians matched a franchise record by winning their 13th consecutive game Thursday night, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1.

Manager Terry Francona said Carrasco "pitched his heart out."

Raptors keeping DeRozan with 5-year deal

DeMar DeRozan turned the biggest year of his career into a very big contract.

The All-Star shooting guard is staying with the Toronto Raptors and agreed early Friday on the basic framework of a five-year deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press. (MORE)

Kershaw heads to 15-day DL, has epidural

MILWAUKEE (AP) Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw received an epidural injection for his sore lower back and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list, manager Dave Roberts said before Thursday's game in Milwaukee.

"Clayton yesterday got an epidural, so at this point we're going to put him on the disabled list," Robert said. "And use the All-Star break, obviously, with the four days. And in the coming days, we should know more how that epidural . how he responds to that and that will give us some more direction." (MORE)

Wizards, Beal agree to 5-year max deal

The Washington Wizards wasted no time engaging with shooting guard Bradley Beal on negotiations for a five-year maximum contract just after the free agent market's opening bell, with expectations that the deal will be completed on Friday morning, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

The sides started talks as soon as possible, just after midnight EDT on Friday. The deal will end up being close to $130 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be signed until July 7. (MORE)

Lakers, C Mozgov agree on 4 years, $64M

LOS ANGELES (AP) Russian center Timofey Mozgov has agreed to a four-year, $64 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the deal can't be signed until July 7. (MORE)

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