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19 min ago | The State

Cleveland Indians

The Kansas City Royals eye their fifth win in a row on Saturday as they host the Cleveland Indians in the third test of a four game series at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Josh Tomlin, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Mike Moustakas, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow

4 hrs ago | The State

Hammel 0-3 for A's after 4-1 loss to Rangers

And is still without a victory. Hammel lost his third consecutive start since coming to the AL West-leading Athletics from the Chicago Cubs on July 5, allowing four runs in 5 2-3 innings in a 4-1 loss to the Texas Rangers on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Neftali Feliz, Baseball Players, Jeff Samardzija, Oakland Athletics, Texas Rangers, Jerome Williams

8 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

This Date In Baseball

Heitman appeared on the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals, gave up four consecutive hits and then left the game, never to play a major league game again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, John Flaherty, Baseball Players

12 hrs ago | The State

Davis homers in 10th, Orioles edge Mariners 2-1

Hernandez struck out 10 in seven innings and left with the score tied 1-all. It was his 13th consecutive start with at least seven innings and no more than two runs allowed, matching Tom Seaver's major league mark set for the New York Mets in 1971.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Charlie Furbush, Kyle Seager, Zach Britton, Chris Davis, Felix Hernandez

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Angels slip past Tigers 2-1 with 6th-inning rally

Tyler Skaggs yielded five hits in 5 2-3 resourceful innings for the Angels, who have won 14 of 19. Los Angeles improved the majors' second-best record to 61-41 and pulled within two games of the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics, who lost at Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Efren Navarro, Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Los Angeles Angels, Drew Smyly

The Miami Herald

Correia tagged, Twins fall to Abreu, White Sox

Jose Abreu launched his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Twins 9-5 Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Tyler Flowers, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Chicago White Sox, Kyle Gibson

DurhamRegion.com

Ichiro's home run lifts Yankees over Blue Jays 6-4

Ichiro Suzuki homered for the first time since last August, prolonging extended slumps against the New York Yankees for Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, New York Yankees, Mark Buehrle, Toronto Blue Jays, Jose Bautista

Bellingham Herald

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Toronto

Carlos Beltran and Ichiro Suzuki homered off Mark Buehrle, who must be wondering what gives against the New York Yankees.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Jose Bautista, David Robertson

The State

RHP Jerome Williams becomes 31st Rangers pitcher

The Rangers purchased Williams' contract from Triple-A Round Rock on Friday to start the opener of a series against AL West-leading Oakland.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jerome Williams, Jake Smolinski, Justin Marks, Nick Tepesch

The State

Soria a strong addition to Detroit bullpen

There was simply no way the Detroit general manager was going to sit idly by without addressing his team's bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Jose Valverde, Joaquin Benoit

The State

Boston Red Sox

Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox pay a visit to Tropicana Field on Friday night to kick off a three-game series against David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox, David Price, Alex Cobb, Tampa Bay Rays

Red Deer Advocate

Blue Jays rout Red Sox

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman works against the Boston Red Sox during seventh inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays, Marcus Stroman, Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz

The State

Richard's streak ends in Angels' 6-4 loss

As a result, the right-hander's streak of seven straight wins is over. Nick Castellanos drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double after Torii Hunter's RBI double, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Angels 6-4 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series between two of the top three teams in the majors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Nick Castellanos, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Ian Kinsler, Austin Jackson

The Washington Post

Baseball Capsules

Brandon Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Jeff Samardzija more run support Thursday than he has had all season in a 13-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Jed Lowrie, Baseball Players, Jose Altuve, Scott Feldman, Brandon McCarthy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WKBT

Twins trade 1B Kendrys Morales to Mariners

Kendrys Morales is on his way back to Seattle to try and give the Mariners' struggling offense a boost as they chase a playoff spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Stephen Pryor, Joe Mauer

The State

Baltimore Orioles

Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma aims to remain unbeaten in July on Thursday night when the Seattle Mariners play the first of four straight meetings with the Baltimore Orioles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels

The State

Recap: LA Angels vs. Baltimore

Kole Calhoun walked with the bases loaded to force in the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning, as the Angels rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles to avert a three-game sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Kole Calhoun, Baltimore Orioles, Chris Tillman, Erick Aybar

Northern Michigan News

Rangers lose to Yankees 2-1 in rain-shortened game

Once the rain arrived, Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers never got another chance to come back against New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner, Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, American League Central, Francisco Cervelli, David Phelps

The Times Bulletin

Fill-in Anthony Swarzak pitches Twins past Indians 3-1

Anthony Swarzak, for an afternoon at least, was a starter again. He pitched like he didn't want to go back to the bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Corey Kluber, Oswaldo Arcia, Danny Santana, Glen Perkins

Marin Independent Journal

A's hang on as Yoenis Cespedes hits two home runs

If Mike Gallego can't make it to next year's All-Star game Home Run Derby, Yoenis Cespedes might consider inviting Houston's Brad Peacock to throw to him if he elects to defend his title.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Brad Peacock, Jose Altuve, Jim Johnson, Dan Otero

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