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August 30, 2014 - 2:34am
11 min 48 sec ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yasmani Grandal singled in the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night.

Earlier in the inning, the Dodgers used a five-man infield, including a four-man shift against left-handed hitting Seth Smith, all stationed between first and second.

With runners on second and third and a 1-1 count to Abraham Almonte, the Dodgers brought in center fielder...

August 30, 2014 - 2:33am
11 min 48 sec ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville5434.614
z-Southern Illinois5536.604½
Washington5337.5892
Lake Erie5139.5674
Florence4051.44015½
Traverse City...
August 30, 2014 - 2:33am
11 min 48 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
z-Syracuse (Nationals)7961.564
Pawtucket (Red Sox)7863.553
Rochester (Twins)7665.539
Buffalo (Blue Jays)7565.5364
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6675...
August 30, 2014 - 2:27am
11 min 48 sec ago
BC-BBN--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING_Morneau, Colorado, .311; JHarrison, Pittsburgh, .308; Revere, Philadelphia, .308; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, .306; ArRamirez, Milwaukee, .301; Span, Washington, .301; DanMurphy, New York, .301.

RUNS_Rendon, Washington, 97; Pence, San Francisco, 91...

August 30, 2014 - 2:26am
11 min 47 sec ago

Los Angeles San Diego
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August 30, 2014 - 2:17am
11 min 47 sec ago

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Anu Solomon threw for 425 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start, and Arizona broke a 45-year-old school record with 787 total yards in a season-opening 58-13 rout over Nevada-Las Vegas Friday night.

Solomon shook off some early-game jitters with a series of big plays to break the school freshman record for passing yards, highlighted by a 92-yard touchdown pass to Austin Hill on the first play of the second half.

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August 30, 2014 - 2:12am
11 min 47 sec ago
EAST

BYU 35, UConn 10

Syracuse 27, Villanova 26, 2OT

SOUTH

W. Kentucky 59, Bowling Green 31

MIDWEST

Michigan St. 45, Jacksonville St. 7

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SOUTHWEST
August 30, 2014 - 1:47am
11 min 48 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The way Buster Posey was swinging, manager Bruce Bochy figures he had at least one more hit in him.

Instead, they called it a night after Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 13-2 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

"It would have been nice for him to go for six, but the rest was more important," Bochy said....

August 30, 2014 - 1:36am
31 min 54 sec ago

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Milwaukee San Francisco
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August 30, 2014 - 1:16am
11 min 48 sec ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jered Weaver and Jon Lester both made their big league debuts in 2006. Both have pitched a no-hitter, both are three-time All-Stars.

One glaring difference: Lester has two World Series rings, Weaver has none.

Friday night marked the first time they have started against each other in the majors, and Weaver outpitched Lester to lead the Los Angeles Angels over Oakland 4-0 and extend their AL West lead over the A's to three games...

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