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28 min ago | Washington Times

Hamilton drives in 3 runs, Angels beat Red Sox 8-3

Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Howie Kendrick, Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Boston Red Sox

1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

Angels ace Garrett Richards injured

The Angels' pennant hopes were dealt a serious blow Wednesday night when Garrett Richards, their best pitcher this season, suffered a patellar injury to his left knee against the Red Sox at Fenway Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brock Holt, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Major League Baseball

5 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Bautista, Blue Jays end Brewersa 5-game win streak

Jose Bautista's three-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays outslugged Milwaukee 9-5 Wednesday, snapping the Brewers' five-game winning streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Jose Bautista, Baseball Players, National League, National League Central, Toronto Blue Jays, Brandon Kintzler, Jonathan Lucroy

7 hrs ago | ABC News

Indians 1B/OF Swisher Done for Season

Swisher has underperformed after getting a four-year, $56 million contract from the Indians before last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League Central

9 hrs ago | The Oregonian

MLB rundown: Battle for postseason heating up, trade deadine revisited, latest buzz and...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen swings in his first at bat in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Jeff Locke, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, American League Central, Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals

13 hrs ago | The Olympian

Iwakuma lights out in Philadelphia, strikes out 11 in Mariners' victory.

Put him in a National League park and Iwakuma has never surrendered a run. He worked eight innings in a 5-2 victory Tuesday over the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yoervis Medina, Baseball Players, Charlie Furbush, Kyle Seager, Hisashi Iwakuma, Major League Baseball, Domonic Brown

18 hrs ago | Washington Times

Tillman, Orioles beat White Sox for 3rd win in row

Jose Abreu's home run broke a 67 at-bat homerless streak for the rookie slugger, but it was not enough to spark a stagnant White Sox offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Jose Abreu, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, Jose Quintana

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Reporter

Crisp's 3-run triple helps A's halt slide

Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Scott Kazmir, Oakland Athletics, New York Mets, Dillon Gee

The Republic

Crisp's 3-run triple helps A's halt slide

Oakland Athletics leadoff hitter Coco Crisp tinkered with his swing for a few days and finally got the results he has been looking for.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Scott Kazmir, New York Mets, Dillon Gee

The News Tribune

Recap: Colorado vs. Kansas City

Omar Infante went 4-for-5 with three doubles, four RBI and a run scored as the Kansas City Royals grabbed a 7-4 win over the Colorado Rockies to open a two-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Charlie Blackmon, Lorenzo Cain

The State

Baseball Capsules

Marwin Gonzalez knocked in two runs with a pinch-hit single, and the fourth-place Astros won for the third time in four meetings with the Yankees this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Marwin Gonzalez, Baseball Players, David Robertson, Stephen Strasburg, Asdrubal Cabrera, Brandon Cumpton

Washington Times

Gibson falters as Indians overtake Twins 7-5

Kyle Gibson had the home crowd behind him and a five-run lead from his Minnesota Twins teammates as he returned to the mound for the second inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, Yan Gomes, Zach Walters, Brian Duensing, Oswaldo Arcia

ESPN

Selig reiterates Athletics need new ballpark

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him "frustrated."

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball

Tough glove: Tribe defense a wild card in race

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Major League Baseball, Carlos Santana, Danny Salazar, Nick Markakis

The State

Rounding Third: So how are those deadline deals working out?

It was pretty much a fait accompli that these two teams would be the last two standing come American League Championship Series time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League Central, American League West, Los Angeles Angels, Kansas City Royals, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players

Detroit News

Tigers meltdowns

Miguel Cabrera remains a force in the Tigers lineup, though his power hasn't impressed like most years.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Al Alburquerque, Joakim Soria, Justin Verlander, Ezequiel Carrera

Ananova

MLB: No stopping the Nationals

Adam LaRoche's 11th inning home run saw the Washington Nationals extend their winning streak to seven games with a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players, National League Central, Andrelton Simmons, American League West

Contra Costa Times

Thompson: A's trade for Jon Lester will be judged in October

The A's five-game skid is causing many to second-guess the blockbuster trade that landed ace Jon Lester.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Jarrod Parker, A.J Griffin

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The State

Angels beat Red Sox 4-2 to extend AL West lead

He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kevin Jepsen, David Ortiz, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Yoenis Cespedes

CBS Local

Orioles Hit 3 Homers In 8-2 Win Over White Sox

Nick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo shot to power the Baltimore Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 8-2 Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Nick Markakis, Baseball Players, Chris Sale, J.J. Hardy, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox

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