State & National News

August 20, 2014 - 11:30pm
1 week 4 days ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

Hunter Pence and Andrew Susac homered, and Travis Ishikawa drove in three runs with pair of doubles among three hits to help the Giants strengthen their hold on an NL wild card spot.

Peavy (2-3) has won two...

August 20, 2014 - 11:30pm
1 week 4 days ago

DENVER (AP) — Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings, helping the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night.

The loss trims the Royals' lead to one game over Detroit in the AL Central.

Danny Duffy (8-11) was cruising along with a 2-1 lead until a two-out error by third baseman Christian Colon in the sixth opened the door for a big inning. McBride lined a...

August 20, 2014 - 11:24pm
1 week 4 days ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie T.J. House threw shutout ball into the sixth inning, combining with four relievers to pitch the Cleveland Indians past the Minnesota Twins 5-0 Wednesday night.

Rookie Zach Walters hit his sixth homer. It was his third home run in eight games with the Indians since he was acquired from Washington on July 31 in a trade for shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera.

Mike Aviles homered among his three hits and drove in two runs....

August 20, 2014 - 11:23pm
1 week 4 days ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Southern Illinois5033.602
Evansville4832.600½
Lake Erie4933.598½
Washington4933.598½
Florence3646.43913½
Traverse City...
August 20, 2014 - 11:15pm
1 week 4 days ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Southern Illinois5033.602
Evansville4832.600½
Lake Erie4933.598½
Washington4933.598½
Florence3646.43913½
Traverse City...
August 20, 2014 - 11:09pm
1 week 4 days ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4831.608
Washington4932.605
Lake Erie4933.598½
Southern Illinois4933.598½
Florence3646.43913½
Traverse City...
August 20, 2014 - 11:06pm
1 week 3 days ago

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August 20, 2014 - 11:06pm
1 week 4 days ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance ...
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
Sporting Kansas City1266423623
D.C.12744036
August 20, 2014 - 11:05pm
1 week 4 days ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
Sporting Kansas City1266423623
D.C.1274403626
Toronto FC985323334
Columbus78930...
August 20, 2014 - 11:05pm
1 week 4 days ago

BOSTON (AP) — 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.

Hamilton was in a 5-for-41 slump with 18 strikeouts but hit two sacrifice flies and then singled in the Angels' final run in the ninth inning.

The Angels' seventh win in eight games put them 1 1-2 games ahead of Oakland but it was...

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