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August 1, 2014 - 12:06am
19 min 19 sec ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will be out three to six weeks with a stress fracture of the third finger of his right hand.

He aggravated a previous injury on a check swing in the fourth inning of a 6-3 victory Thursday night over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler hit for Hosmer in the sixth and X-ray's revealed the fracture.

Hosmer was hit by a pitch by Jon Lester on July 20 at Boston and did not start six of...

August 1, 2014 - 12:01am
19 min 19 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Dodgers stood pat at the trade deadline, making no major moves as they try to stretch their lead in the division race.

Their only new addition was infielder Darwin Barney, acquired from the Cubs on Monday.

That doesn't mean the Dodgers won't be active in August, when they have a history of making deals.

But for now general manager Ned Colletti says he thinks the team can win with its current...

July 31, 2014 - 11:52pm
19 min 19 sec ago
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)6249.559
Pawtucket (Red Sox)6350.558
Rochester (Twins)6151.545
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5754.5145
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)5458
July 31, 2014 - 11:47pm
19 min 19 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Albert Pujols hit an RBI single in the 13th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Thursday night to avert a three-game series sweep.

Tyler Skaggs and six relievers combined on a five-hitter, and David Freese matched a career high with four hits to help Los Angeles improve to 3-10 in one-run games on the road.

Skaggs had a no-hitter with two outs in the fifth inning before leaving with left forearm...

July 31, 2014 - 11:45pm
19 min 19 sec ago

Los Angeles Baltimore
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Calhon rf 5 1 1 0Markks rf5 0 0 0
Trout cf 5 0 2 0Machd 3b6 0 0 0
Pujols 1b 6 0 2 1A.Jones cf6 0 1 0...

July 31, 2014 - 11:42pm
19 min 19 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Portland (Red Sox)7142.628
Binghamton (Mets)6546.5865
New Britain (Twins)5456.49115½
Trenton (Yankees)5459.47817
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)5259.468...
July 31, 2014 - 11:34pm
19 min 19 sec ago

DETROIT (AP) — Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.

The game quickly became a secondary concern in the Motor City when the Tigers acquired star left-hander David Price from Tampa Bay in a three-team deal.

Joakim Soria (1-4) — another pitcher recently acquired by Detroit — hit Paul Konerko with the bases loaded in the seventh to...

July 31, 2014 - 11:27pm
29 min 17 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Nolan Reimold hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the ninth, and the streaking Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.

Reimold's first homer came in the fifth and cut Houston's lead to 4-3. His second homer of the season was off Chad Qualls (1-3) and sent Toronto to its ninth win in 10 games. It was Reimold's second career multihomer game and first since May 26, 2011.

Jose...

July 31, 2014 - 11:16pm
49 min 19 sec ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar hit a two-run triple and Yordano Ventura pitched seven effective innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Thursday.

Escobar's triple highlighted a four-run seventh. The inning also included Jarrod Dyson's run-scoring single. Dyson stole second and third and scored on catcher Eric Fryer's throwing error.

Ventura (8-8) limited the Twins to two runs, one earned, on five hits, while...

July 31, 2014 - 11:14pm
49 min 19 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Umpire Jerry Layne has removed himself from Thursday night's Dodgers-Atlanta Braves game in the third inning because of an undisclosed reason.

Layne was replaced at first base by Mike Estabrook, who started out at second.

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