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August 20, 2014 - 10:02pm
1 week 5 days 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
1 week 6 days ago

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August 20, 2014 - 9:55pm
1 week 6 days 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 week 6 days 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 week 6 days 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,...

August 20, 2014 - 9:46pm
1 week 6 days 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 - 9:43pm
1 week 6 days ago

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night.

Carli Lloyd made a penalty kick early in the second half, Christen Press scored in the 77th minute and Abby Wambach got her 168th career score in the 87th.

Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic scored on a penalty kick in the 70th minute for Switzerland. It came on the Swiss' only shot on goal and...

August 20, 2014 - 9:42pm
1 week 6 days ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
z-Portland (Red Sox)7950.612
Binghamton (Mets)7752.5972
New Britain (Twins)6464.50014½
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6366.48816
Trenton (Yankees)6070....
August 20, 2014 - 9:34pm
1 week 6 days ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community — Ferguson, Missouri.

North is one of three high schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District that has yet to begin classes because of the nearly nightly protests since 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by a police officer Aug. 9. The turmoil has sent Griffin and the other football programs...

August 20, 2014 - 9:23pm
1 week 5 days ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.

MLB executive Joe Torre ruled on Tuesday night's game at Wrigley Field that was called after 4 1-2 innings. The Cubs were declared the winners by a 2-0 score.

Now, it is instead a suspended game that will resume at 4:05 p.m. CDT...

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