State & National News

August 20, 2014 - 10:20pm
1 day 2 hours ago
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)7555.577
Pawtucket (Red Sox)7359.5533
Buffalo (Blue Jays)6961.5316
Rochester (Twins)7062.5306
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6467
August 20, 2014 - 10:14pm
1 day 41 min ago

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis didn't have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage.

Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and its star pitcher 8-1 in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night.

Davis, just the 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series and the...

August 20, 2014 - 10:12pm
1 day 2 hours ago
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4831.608
Washington4932.605
Lake Erie4933.598½
Southern Illinois4933.598½
Florence3645.44413
Traverse City
August 20, 2014 - 10:09pm
1 day 2 hours ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
z-Portland (Red Sox)8050.615
Binghamton (Mets)7852.6002
New Britain (Twins)6464.50015
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6366.48816½
Trenton (Yankees)6070....
August 20, 2014 - 10:06pm
1 day 2 hours ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez's game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.

David Carpenter (4-4) took the loss after allowing an unearned run to cross. Jordy Mercer led off with a single and Starling Marte's fly ball to left-center advanced him to third, where Mercer...

August 20, 2014 - 10:02pm
1 day 2 hours ago

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched a three-hitter for his AL-leading third shutout, Victor Martinez hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 Wednesday night.

The Rays lost their fourth in a row.

Porcello (14-8) moved into a tie for the league lead in wins, retiring 20 straight batters after Ben Zobrist's double in the first.

Porcello walked none and struck out four...

August 20, 2014 - 9:57pm
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August 20, 2014 - 9:55pm
1 day 2 hours ago
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)7455.574
Pawtucket (Red Sox)7359.553
Rochester (Twins)7061.5345
Buffalo (Blue Jays)6861.5276
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6466
August 20, 2014 - 9:53pm
1 day 2 hours ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
z-Portland (Red Sox)8050.615
Binghamton (Mets)7752.597
New Britain (Twins)6464.50015
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6366.48816½
Trenton (Yankees)6070....
August 20, 2014 - 9:53pm
1 day 2 hours ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been reinstated from the restricted list after testing positive for an amphetamine.

He was suspended for 25 games without pay on July 23 after the positive test for the banned substance.

Maybin had said he used the substance to treat his attention deficit disorder, for which he previously had a therapeutic use exemption granted.

At the time of his suspension,...

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