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August 28, 2014 - 1:19am
25 min 55 sec ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rene Rivera tied the game with a home run in the ninth inning, then won it with an RBI single in the 10th inning as the San Diego Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Wednesday night.

Rivera opened the ninth inning with his ninth homer, a shot off Francisco Rodriguez, to tie the score 2-2.

In the 10th, Seth Smith walked and Yasmani Grandal singled to start the inning against Zach Duke (4-1). Smith was thrown out at third on a...

August 28, 2014 - 1:18am
25 min 55 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey hit a game-ending two-run homer for his third clout in two nights, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Wednesday night for Bruce Bochy's 1,600th managerial victory.

Posey sent an 0-1 pitch from Juan Nicasio (5-6) just inside the left-field foul pole for his 18th homer of the year and second career walkoff homer. He also had one on May 3, 2013, against the Dodgers.

Santiago Casilla (2-3...

August 28, 2014 - 1:11am
1 hour 16 min ago

Colorado San Francisco
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August 28, 2014 - 1:04am
25 min 56 sec ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's bat is a major reason the Los Angeles Angels have the best record in baseball and appear destined to end a four-year postseason drought.

Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Angels improved to 79-53 with a 6-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.

"It's always cool to reach 30. But we have other things in our minds, like...

August 28, 2014 - 1:00am
1 hour 26 min ago

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August 28, 2014 - 12:55am
1 hour 26 min ago

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August 28, 2014 - 12:52am
1 hour 26 min ago

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Alan Gordon scored in the second minute, Landon Donovan added another, and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat D.C. United 4-1 on Wednesday night.

Los Angeles (12-5-7) won its third straight game for the first time this season, while D.C. United (13-8-4) lost for the first time in three matches.

The Galaxy built a 3-0 lead at halftime. Gordon scored into an empty net at the 1:03 mark for his second goal in three games. Omar Gonzalez...

August 28, 2014 - 12:49am
1 hour 26 min ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.

Kershaw (16-3) allowed six hits, retiring 12 of the final 13 batters he faced, seven by strikeout, to improve to 13-1 in his last 16 starts.

The left-handed ace struck out 10 and walked two.

Scott Van Slyke hit a solo home...

August 28, 2014 - 12:45am
25 min 56 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — In the heat of the moment, locked in a suddenly tight match after midnight at Flushing Meadows, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka snapped at a rowdy spectator, telling him to "Shut up."

An hour later, his 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1) victory over 91st-ranked Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil in the second round of the U.S. Open complete, Wawrinka was able to laugh about the exchange.

"At the end of the day, they start to get a little bit drunk...

August 28, 2014 - 12:39am
1 hour 36 min ago
At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
New York
Purse: $38.3 million (Grand Slam)
Surface: Hard-Outdoor
First Round

Marin Cilic (14), Croatia, def. Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, 6-3, 3-1 (0-15), retired.

Feliciano Lopez (19), Spain, def. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, 1-6...

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