Sporting Digest: Baseball

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The outfielder Darryl Strawberry, serving a drug suspension and under house arrest for income tax evasion, has agreed to sign for the New York Yankees and will report to them when his suspension ends on 24 June. After reaching the agreement, Strawberry yesterday dropped a scheduled grievance hearing that was to determine whether the San Francisco Giants improperly released him in February after he failed a drug test.

AMERICAN LEAGUE: Cleveland 4 Boston 3 (10 innings); Detroit 4 Texas 6; Baltimore 5 New York Yankees 4; Chicago White Sox 8 Seattle 6; California 5 Kansas City 8; Oakland 5 Minnesota 8 (10 innings).

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Cincinnati 0 Atlanta 10; Montreal 3 Houston 6; Pittsburgh 8 San Francisco 2; New York Mets 3 Philadelphia 6; St Louis 2 Los Angeles 5; Colorado 2 Florida 7; San Diego 5 Chicago Cubs 3.