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August 2, 2014 - 12:36am
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Raul Ibanez homered to break his own franchise record for oldest Royals player to clear the fences, and Kansas City beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Friday night.

The 42-year-old Ibanez connected in the fifth inning for his fifth homer, giving Jeremy Guthrie the lone run he needed for Kansas City's first victory at the Oakland Coliseum since April 10, 2012. The Royals went 1-5 against the A's last season, including 0-3 on the road....

August 2, 2014 - 12:34am
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August 2, 2014 - 12:22am
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)6349.563
Pawtucket (Red Sox)6351.5531
Rochester (Twins)6152.540
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5854.5185
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)5558
August 2, 2014 - 12:17am
9 min 46 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Abreu reached base five times while extending his hitting streak to 21 games, and the Chicago White Sox scored four runs in the eighth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 10-8 on Friday night.

Abreu had three singles, scored twice and drove in a run. He also walked and was hit by a pitch.

Paul Konerko and Alexei Ramirez delivered consecutive RBI singles in the eighth to give Chicago an 8-7 lead. Tyler Flowers added a run-scoring...

August 2, 2014 - 12:07am
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4024.625
Washington4125.621
Southern Illinois4026.6061
Lake Erie3630.5455
Florence2638.40614
Traverse City
August 2, 2014 - 12:01am
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August 1, 2014 - 11:48pm
9 min 46 sec ago

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Brady Schnell shot a 13-under 59 on Friday in the ATB Financial Classic, holing out from 122 yards for eagle on the par-4 ninth hole to become the second player in PGA Tour Canada history to break 60.

The 29-year-old Schnell, a former University of Nebraska player from Milford, Iowa, used a 52-degree gap wedge on the final hole at Sirocco Golf Club. He fell a stroke short of the tour record of 58 set by Jason Bohn on a par-71 course in the 2001...

August 1, 2014 - 11:45pm
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4024.625
Washington4125.621
Southern Illinois4026.6061
Lake Erie3630.5455
Florence2638.40614
Traverse City
August 1, 2014 - 11:45pm
9 min 46 sec ago

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed running back Michael Smith and released safety Brandon Hardin.

Smith was a seventh-round pick of Tampa Bay out of Utah State in 2012. The speedy 5-foot-9, 205-pound running back had three kickoff returns for the Buccaneers as a rookie, but didn't play in a game last season. He was released in May.

He adds depth to a Jets backfield that includes Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell, Darryl...

August 1, 2014 - 11:36pm
29 min 42 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Wily Peralta won his 13th game to tie for the National League lead and Aramis Ramirez powered the Milwaukee Brewers with a home run and RBI double off St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright in a 7-4 victory Friday night.

Jonathan Lucroy's bases-clearing double chased Wainwright (13-6) in a four-run sixth inning that put Milwaukee up by six. The NL Central leaders are three games ahead of the Cardinals.

Matt Carpenter had two hits...

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