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July 29, 2015 - 1:25am
18 hours 37 min ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Rookie right-hander Zack Godley pitched six strong innings in his second career start, David Peralta had three hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

Godley (2-0), who pitched six shutout innings to win his debut last week, allowed three runs on six hits, including solo homers by Mike Zunino and Nelson Cruz. He struck out four and walked three.

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July 29, 2015 - 1:07am
19 hours 17 min ago

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The head of the organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Games has apologized to the IOC over the scrapping of the original plans for the Olympic stadium.

Yoshiro Mori says he offered "sincere apologies'" in Wednesday's meeting with IOC President Thomas Bach and the executive board.

Earlier this month, the Japanese government threw out the design plans amid public criticism of the 252 billion yen ($2 billion) price tag,...

July 29, 2015 - 1:06am
19 hours 17 min ago

PHOENIX (AP) — DeWanna Bonner scored eight of her season-high 34 points in overtime and the defending champion Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Chicago Sky 89-87 on Tuesday night in their first meeting since last year's WNBA Finals.

Chicago's Elena Delle Donne missed a jumper with 13 seconds remaining in OT and grabbed her own rebound, but Brittney Griner blocked her putback attempt. Phoenix's Leilani Mitchell hit 1 of 2 free throws with 4.9 seconds left for an 89-87...

July 29, 2015 - 1:00am
19 hours 17 min ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wily Peralta returned from the disabled list and shut down one of baseball's hottest teams in his first start in more than two months, pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday night to snap the team's three-game losing streak.

Peralta (2-5) retired the initial six batters on the way to winning for the first time since May 6, and he outpitched Matt Cain (2-2) as the Brewers also ended a seven-game skid to San...

July 29, 2015 - 12:54am
18 hours 17 min ago
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4219.689
Southern Illinois4021.6562
Traverse City3524.5936
Florence2932.47513
Frontier2732.45814
Lake Erie
July 29, 2015 - 12:38am
21 hours 37 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sonny Gray pitched a masterful three-hitter for his second shutout in July, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

Josh Reddick homered, doubled and singled for the last-place A's, who traded Ben Zobrist, Scott Kazmir and closer Tyler Clippard in the past six days.

Oakland won anyway with another gem from Gray (11-4), who struck out nine...

July 29, 2015 - 12:19am
1 day 17 min ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe was placed on the paternity leave list following Tuesday night's 8-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Minnesota announced it was recalling shortstop Jorge Polanco from Triple-A Rochester.

Plouffe is hitting .257 with 14 home runs and 55 RBIs in 95 games this season.

Polanco made his major league debut earlier this season, going 1 for 3 in one. He is hitting .284 in 22 games with Rochester...

July 29, 2015 - 12:18am
6 hours 47 min ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Second-year 49ers running back Carlos Hyde has been elevated to the active roster less than 24 hours after the team announced he was on the active/non-football injury list.

Hyde will be counted upon to carry the load following franchise rushing leader Frank Gore's departure. He had been placed on the active/non-football injury list four days ahead of the start of training camp.

The team announced Wednesday that Hyde is now...

July 28, 2015 - 11:54pm
1 day 37 min ago

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — After giving up five runs in the first inning, the New York Yankees made it up for it real fast.

Brendan Ryan doubled twice with three RBIs and Didi Gregorius had a bases-loaded triple in New York's 11-run second inning as the Yankees overcame the Texas Rangers 21-5 on Tuesday night.

Chris Young started the big inning with a double and scored the first of his two runs when Chase Headley had the first of his two RBI singles in...

July 28, 2015 - 11:43pm
1 day 3 hours ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4119.683
Southern Illinois4021.656
Traverse City3524.593
Florence2932.47512½
Frontier2732.45813½
Lake Erie...
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