AP Sports SummaryBrief at 12:18 a.m. EDT

Jul 06, 06:24 AM

Mets pitcher Max Scherzer makes an auspicious return from injury, the Braves continue to surge, this time at the expense of the Cardinals, the Cubs' bats rally to win over the Brewers, the Pirates defeat the Yankees in front of a sellout crowd in Pittsburgh, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre responds to a letter from imprisoned basketball star Britney Griner (GRY'-ner), and three-time defending champ Novak Djokovic (JO'-ko-vitch) advances to the semi-finals at Wimbledon. Correspondent Bruce Morton reports.