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April 25, 2014 - 12:09am
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April 24, 2014 - 11:57pm
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HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit a pair of two-run homers to help the Oakland Athletics cruise to a 10-1 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.

It was the first career multihomer game for Donaldson, who connected in the first inning and pushed the lead to 10-1 with a second shot in the seventh. Alberto Callaspo added a two-run homer in the third and Jed Lowrie had three hits for the A's, who improved to 24-5 against Houston, which joined the American League...

April 24, 2014 - 11:51pm
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Cincinnati 3, Orlando 0

Thursday, April 17: Cincinnati 4, Orlando 2

Sunday, April 20: Cincinnati 7, Orlando 3

Wednesday, April 23: Cincinnati 2, Orlando 1

Friday, April 25: Orlando at Cincinnati, 7:35...

April 24, 2014 - 11:43pm
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April 24, 2014 - 11:35pm
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SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (AP) — Matt Bowling won the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown on Thursday night at South Boston Speedway, fighting off Matt Waltz in the seventh edition of the charity race.

The event benefits the Denny Hamlin Foundation and raises awareness and funding to support Cystic Fibrosis research and new therapies in the region.

Nick Smith finished third.

Hamlin was eighth, while defending Showdown champion Kyle Busch...

April 24, 2014 - 11:32pm
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Nationals outfielder Xavier Nady's tiebreaking RBI single off Craig Stammen in the top of the 12th inning, right after an error let the runner get to third base, gave the San Diego Padres a 4-3 victory over Washington on Thursday night.

Nady, who entered the game in the ninth, hit a 2-0 fastball up the middle off Stammen (0-1), who was working his third inning.

Jedd Gyorko had singled off Stammen, then stole second and got to...

April 24, 2014 - 11:29pm
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BOSTON (AP) — Yangervis Solarte drove in four runs, Mark Teixeira hit his first homer of the season and the New York Yankees capitalized on five Boston errors to beat the Red Sox 14-5 on Thursday night.

CC Sabathia (3-2) struck out eight while allowing two runs on three hits in six innings as the Yankees rebounded from a 5-1 loss Wednesday night in which starter Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning for having pine tar on his neck.


April 24, 2014 - 11:24pm
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San Diego Washington
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April 24, 2014 - 11:17pm
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DETROIT (AP) — The Boston Bruins took a couple punches, then hit back hard and put the Detroit Red Wings on the brink of elimination.

Jarome Iginla scored with 6:28 left in overtime on a redirected shot that went off an opponent, lifting the Bruins to a 3-2 win over Detroit on Thursday night in Game 4 of their first-round series to finish off a comeback from a two-goal deficit.

"It was a bit ugly at times, but then we got our stuff together," Tuukka...

April 24, 2014 - 11:13pm
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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston reliever Paul Clemens has been ejected in the seventh inning for hitting Oakland's Jed Lowrie with a pitch.

Clemens hit him in the backside with the first pitch of the at-bat and home plate umpire Toby Basner immediately threw Clemens out with Oakland leading 8-1 on Thursday night.

The situation seems to have stemmed from Houston's series with Oakland last week when it appeared that Clemens tried to hit Lowrie with a pitch in...

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