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May 25, 2015 - 7:54pm
8 min 7 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jhonny Peralta hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

Peralta's leadoff drive to left on a 1-2 pitch from J.C. Ramirez (1-1) was his fourth career game-winning homer. The Cardinals improved to 4-1 in five extra-inning home games in May, including a sweep against the Pirates at the beginning of the month.

Mark Trumbo hit a tying two-run...

May 25, 2015 - 7:42pm
8 min 6 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Rochester (Twins)2520.556
Pawtucket (Red Sox)2421.5331
Buffalo (Blue Jays)2321.523
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)2223.4893
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)1827...
May 25, 2015 - 7:37pm
8 min 6 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Rochester (Twins)2520.556
Pawtucket (Red Sox)2421.5331
Buffalo (Blue Jays)2321.523
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)2223.4893
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)1827...
May 25, 2015 - 7:31pm
8 min 6 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Rochester (Twins)2520.556
Pawtucket (Red Sox)2421.5331
Buffalo (Blue Jays)2321.523
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)2223.4893
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)1827...
May 25, 2015 - 7:13pm
8 min 6 sec ago

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Busche and Megan Guarnier each won their second road national championship Monday, and earned a spot on the U.S. team for the world championships in Virginia this September.

Busche, riding for Trek Factory Racing, held off Joe Dombrowski of Cannondale-Garmin in a dramatic duel to the finish line. Kiel Reijnen of UnitedHealthcare finished third, recovering from a flat tire near the end of the race to claim bronze.

Busche...

May 25, 2015 - 7:01pm
8 min 6 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jesse Hahn pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Monday for their first three-game winning streak this season.

Hahn (2-4) struck out five and walked one in his stellar 112-pitch performance. The right-hander pitched around three errors, but allowed only one runner to get to scoring position. He had never gone further than seven innings.

Max Muncy and...

May 25, 2015 - 6:53pm
8 min 6 sec ago

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old baseball player has died after being struck by a ball in the northern Minnesota city of Bemidji.

The president of the Bemidji Youth Baseball League, Bruce Dahlin, tells KSTP-TV (http://bit.ly/1IWiKZu ) that Zacharie Schaubhut lived in Des Moines, Iowa, but was living with his grandparents for the summer so he could play baseball in Bemidji.

Police say the incident happened just before 12:30 p.m. Sunday...

May 25, 2015 - 6:34pm
8 min 6 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Empire Dreams won the $200,000 Commentator Stakes, one of six stakes for New York breds comprising Big Apple Showcase Day on Monday at Belmont Park.

A 4-year-old gelding trained by Tom Albertrani, Empire Dreams rallied from fifth to beat Readthebyline by three quarters of a length for his fourth win in 13 starts. The time was 1:35.42 for the mile on the fast track. He paid $10.20 to win.

In the companion $200,000 main-track event for...

May 25, 2015 - 6:34pm
8 min 6 sec ago

ZURICH (AP) — Prince Ali bin al-Hussein's FIFA election team says it rejected a potentially illegal offer to help him oust President Sepp Blatter in Friday's election and informed law enforcement agencies about the approach.

The challenger's campaign said Monday it was approached by an individual who offered details on Blatter's finances and claimed to be able to help deliver dozens of votes in the head-to-head contest for the FIFA presidency. It did not identify the...

May 25, 2015 - 6:26pm
8 min 6 sec ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gabby Chaves was selected as the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year on Monday after finishing 16th in the race on Sunday.

The 21-year-old Columbian-American raced in his first Indy 500 on Sunday and started in 26th position. He moved up as high at eighth place from the middle of row nine.

Chaves made the jump to IndyCar this season after racing in Indy Lights. He had four victories, including the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor...

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