Piatti, own goal help Impact defeat Orlando City

ORLANDO, Fla. — Ignacio Piatti scored his third goal in the last two games to help the Montreal Impact beat Orlando City 2-0 on Saturday night. Orlando City (6-8-1) has lost a franchise-record seven consecutive games and has conceded 19 goals during that span. Montreal (5-11-0) has won two in a row — both against Orlando City, which the Impact…

Stampeders crush Argonauts in Grey Cup rematch; Ray stretchered off field

TORONTO — Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders turned the Grey Cup rematch into a lopsided rout Saturday night. Mitchell threw three touchdown passes as Calgary embarrassed Toronto 41-7 at BMO Field in the first meeting between the two teams since the Argonauts’ 27-24 Grey Cup win in November. Mitchell improved his career regular-season record against the Double Blue…

Dockal scores twice as Union beat Whitecaps, snap skid

CHESTER, Pa. — Borek Dockal scored twice, Ilson Pereira had a goal and an assist and the Philadelphia Union beat the Whitecaps 4-0 on Saturday to snap Vancouver’s six-game unbeaten streak. Philadelphia had nearly 60-per cent possession and outshot the Whitecaps 25-2, including 11-0 on target, en route to ending a two-game losing skid. Dockal opened the scoring in the…

Bauer strikes out 11 as Indians defeat Tigers

CLEVELAND — Trevor Bauer struck out 11 over 6 1/3 innings to beat Detroit for the fourth time this season, leading the Cleveland Indians past the Tigers 4-1 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win overall. Bauer (7-5) allowed a run in the second inning on a wild pitch and was pulled after Dixon Machado’s one-out single in the…

Quarterback Ricky Ray carted off field in Argonauts’ home opener

TORONTO — Quarterback Ricky Ray was carted off the field in the third quarter of the Toronto Argonauts’ home opener against the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday. Ray faked a handoff with 4:05 remaining in the quarter when Stampeders defensive linemen Ja’Gared Davis and Cordarro Law sandwiched him. Toronto trailed 34-1 when Ray was injured, in a disappointing Grey Cup rematch.…