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1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Brewers get boost with sweep of Reds

Of course, the baseball gods tend to help those who help themselves, which the Milwaukee Brewers did Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park by taking a 5-1 victory over the reeling Cincinnati Reds to complete a much-needed three-game sweep.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League Central, Mike Leake, Baseball Players, Milwaukee Brewers, Kyle Lohse, Brandon Phillips, Joey Votto

5 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Baseball Capsules

The 41-year-old Colon retired the first 20 batters he faced before Cano lined a 2-2 pitch into left field.


Related Topix: Sports, Bartolo Colon, Baseball Players, Robinson Cano, New York Mets, Seattle Mariners, Taijuan Walker, Miguel Cabrera

9 hrs ago | The State

Kennedy pitches around 5 walks in Padres win

On a cool, unseasonably summer night in Chicago, Kennedy won his third straight decision.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Rizzo, Tommy Medica, Starlin Castro, Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada, Yangervis Solarte

13 hrs ago | The State

Angels beat O's on bases-loaded walk in 8th

Kole Calhoun drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever Brian Matusz in the eighth inning after a tying RBI double by Erick Aybar, and the Angels pulled out a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Jered Weaver, Brian Matusz, Kole Calhoun, Erick Aybar

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Republic

Yankees top Rangers 2-1 in rain-shortened game

Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off All-Star ace Yu Darvish, and New York beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game called in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner, Texas Rangers, Yu Darvish, David Phelps, Francisco Cervelli, Leonys Martin

The Winnipeg Free Press

Tigers boost shaky bullpen, obtain closer Joakim Soria from Rangers for 2 minor league arms

The first-place Detroit Tigers have reinforced the back end of their shaky bullpen, acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for minor league pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees

Rock Hill Herald

Bautista homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 6-4

Bautista homered and drove in two runs, Dickey won for the first time in three starts and Toronto beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia

Northern Michigan News

Haren struggles again, Dodgers fall to Pirates 6-1

Dan Haren's promising spring has morphed into a troubling summer. At this point, even he isn't sure when it is going to stop.


Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Dan Haren, Pittsburgh Pirates, Matt Kemp, Juan Uribe

Courier News

Colon flirts with perfection in victory over Seattle

Colon flirts with perfection in victory over Seattle Bartolo Colon within seven outs of pitching perfect game in Mets' 3-2 win over Mariners Check out this story on Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws in the eighth inning against the on Wednesday in Seattle.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Bartolo Colon, Dustin Ackley, Robinson Cano, New York Mets, Johan Santana

Merced Sun-Star

Padres OF Maybin tests positive for amphetamine

Maybin said in a statement released by the Major League Baseball Players Association the failed test was the result of a change in the medication he was using to treat Attention Deficit Disorder.


Related Topix: Sports, Cameron Maybin, Baseball Players

WNLS-AM Tallahassee

Trending Now: Bowlen hands over ownership of the Broncos

Denver Post: Pat Bowlen is relinquishing control of the Denver Broncos after 30 years of ownership and has acknowledged he is dealing with Alzheimer's disease.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, National League West, National League, National League East, National League Central

Washington Times

Rays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals

Jake Odorizzi allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings and Yunel Escobar highlighted a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, NFC West, Allen Craig, Lance Lynn, Jake Odorizzi, Tampa Bay Rays

Northern Michigan News

Tigers lean on experienced trainer Kevin Rand

When Dave Dombrowski's career began, he could count on one hand the number of medical-related employees baseball teams had.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players

Athletics miss multiple chances in loss to Astros

The big hit was missing, and the A's watched L.J. Hoes connect for a decisive home run with one out in the top of the 12th to send Houston to a 3-2 victory Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, L.J Hoes, Darin Downs, Chris Carter

Northern Michigan News

LaRoche's HR rallies Nationals past Rockies, 7-4.

LaRoche broke out of a July slump with a tiebreaking home run in the seventh, Anthony Rendon had three hits and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Baseball Players, Rex Brothers, National League East, Stephen Strasburg, Craig Stammen, Jordan Zimmermann, Anthony Rendon

DeGrom tames Mariners in Mets 3-1 victory

Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Jacob deGrom, New York Mets, Travis D'Arnaud

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBS Local

Giants Hang On, Defeat Phillies In 14 Inning Marathon

Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning stalemate and Tim Lincecum earned his first career save as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies

Rock Hill Herald

Santana homers to lead Cleveland past Minnesota

Santana homered among his season high-tying four hits and Salazar won in his first start in more than two months as the Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Anthony Swarzak, Minnesota Twins, Cody Allen, Carlos Carrasco

San Jose Mercury News

A's-Oakland sign off on 10-year lease extension

After months of wrangling and public spats, the Oakland A's and the city they have called home for nearly a half-century agreed to a lease extension that could keep the team at Coliseum through 2024.


Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Science / Technology


Josh Beckett returns to face Pirates

Josh Beckett's hip injury isn't healed, but the right- hander is still ready to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers' rotation.


Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates