PGA is underway…Surging Blue Jays in action…Vonn hurt again

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The spotlight will be on the threesome of Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth (speeth) and Zach Johnson later today in the first round of the PGA Championship, which is underway. McIlroy is the defending champ and top-ranked player in the world, Spieth has won the Masters and U.S. Open and Johnson is coming off his win at the British Open last month.

TORONTO (AP) — A pair of 12-game winners face off in Toronto today when the AL East-leading Blue Jays put their 10-game winning streak on the line against Oakland. Athletics ace Sonny Gray gets the start, sporting an AL-best 2.06 ERA. Toronto counters with 12-5 Mark Buehrle (BUR’-lee), who will be working on six days’ rest.

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Yankees will try to end a five-game losing streak that has dropped them into second place in the AL East when they finish a series in Cleveland tonight. New York goes with 11-2 Nathan Eovaldi, whose .846 winning percentage is tied for the best in the American League.

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs will turn to suddenly hot Jon Lester to extend their six-game winning streak when they host Milwaukee at Wrigley Field this afternoon. The 7-8 lefty is 3-0 with a 1.84 ERA in his last four starts. Chicago’s streak has put them 4 1-2 games ahead of San Francisco for the second wildcard spot in the National League.

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand (AP) — Skiing champ Lindsey Vonn says she has fractured an ankle bone in a training crash ahead of the World Cup season in New Zealand. It is the latest setback for Vonn, who returned from serious leg injuries to set the all-time women’s World Cup win record last season. She also won her seventh World Cup downhill title.