Yankees SS Gregorius activated from DL, starts vs Orioles

NEW YORK (AP) -- Back in the Yankees clubhouse, Didi Gregorius said he expected New York's success in his absence. The shortstop was activated from the disabled list after recovering from a strained right shoulder, an injury sustained while playing for the Netherlands in last month's World Baseball Classic. He was in the lineup at shortstop and batting sixth against Baltimore on Friday night.

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NBA Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson's season triple-double record of 41 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has matched Oscar Robertson's single-season record for triple-doubles, collecting his 41st against the Milwaukee Bucks. Westbrook clinched his triple-double Tuesday night on an assist to Taj Gibson with 9:17 left in the third quarter. The crowd stood and chanted "MVP! MVP!" long after the assist.

Update on the latest in sports:

NBA Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson's season triple-double record of 41 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has matched Oscar Robertson's single-season record for triple-doubles, collecting his 41st against the Milwaukee Bucks. Westbrook clinched his triple-double Tuesday night on an assist to Taj Gibson with 9:17 left in the third quarter. The crowd stood and chanted "MVP! MVP!" long after the assist.

Treinen gets Nats' closer job; Pelfrey cut

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Blake Treinen will begin the season as Washington's closer, even though he has only one big league save. After the Nationals lost Mark Melancon to the San Francisco Giants in free agency, Treinen won the job over Shawn Kelley and Koda Glover. "Blake has that turbo sinker," manager Dusty Baker said Thursday.