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July 26, 2014 - 2:30am
3 hours 43 min ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Drew Smyly struck out six straight Angels early on, even the Detroit Tigers were dazzled by their left-hander's dominance.

That excellence didn't last into the sixth, and Los Angeles put together just enough offense to beat a pitcher who had looked unbeatable for five innings.

Efren Navarro and Kole Calhoun drove in runs in the sixth, and the Angels overcame Smyly's 11-strikeout effort for a 2-1 victory Friday night....

July 26, 2014 - 1:49am
3 hours 43 min ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.

The Dodgers matched a club record with five triples, including three during a five-run fifth inning that chased Tim Lincecum (9-7). It was the most triples in a game for the franchise since 1921 and most by a Dodgers player since Brooklyn'...

July 26, 2014 - 1:48am
5 hours 53 min ago

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July 26, 2014 - 1:45am
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July 26, 2014 - 1:45am
3 hours 43 min ago

SEATTLE (AP) — After leading the majors with 53 homers and 138 RBIs last year, Chris Davis has struggled to follow up his huge season at the plate.

He picked a good time for a flashback Friday night.

Davis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning, Nelson Cruz also went deep and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a record-tying start by Felix Hernandez in a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

"For me, this year it's been a lot harder...

July 26, 2014 - 1:33am
6 hours 3 min ago

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July 26, 2014 - 1:17am
6 hours 3 min ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Efren Navarro and Kole Calhoun drove in runs in the sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels overcame Drew Smyly's early dominance for a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

Tyler Skaggs yielded five hits in 5 2-3 resourceful innings for the Angels, who have won 14 of 19. Los Angeles improved the majors' second-best record to 61-41 and pulled within two games of the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics, who lost at Texas....

July 26, 2014 - 12:46am
6 hours 13 min ago

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Sisters Courtney and Brittany Force topped qualifying Friday night after the first two sessions in the NHRA Sonoma Nationals.

Courtney Force led the Funny Car field with a 4.045-second pass at 319.22 mph in a Ford Mustang, and Brittany Force took the Top Fuel lead with a 3.762 at 325.53.

The daughters of Funny Car star John Force, they each qualified No. 1 in Topeka, Kansas, this year for a first for sisters. Courtney Force went...

July 26, 2014 - 12:17am
6 hours 23 min ago

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Kaylin Whitney of Florida overcame a yellow card to win the 200 meters Friday night in the IAAF world junior championships at Hayward Field.

The world youth record holder in the event, Whitney was shown a yellow for what appeared to be a false start but she was not disqualified, going on to win in a wind-aided 22.82 seconds. At 16, she became the youngest gold medalist at the international event that runs through Sunday.


July 26, 2014 - 12:08am
6 hours 33 min ago

ATLANTA (AP) — Alex Wood's shoulders slumped as he turned to watch Tommy Medica's grounder skip into center field to open the fifth inning.

It was that kind of night for Atlanta's left-hander: A lot of ground balls. A lot of hits.

Wood (7-8) gave up a career-high 12 hits, and the Braves lost ground in the NL East with their 5-2 loss to rookie Jesse Hahn and the San Diego Padres on Friday night.

The Braves fell 2 1-2 games behind...

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