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July 25, 2016 - 10:37pm
7 min 52 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Jones scored the winning run in the 10th inning on a low throw to the plate by pitcher Jordan Lyles, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory.

Jones reached on a one-out single off the third-base bag and took third on a single by Jonathan Schoop. Manny Machado followed with a comebacker to Lyles, who fumbled the ball before throwing home. Catcher Nick Hundley caught the ball near the...

July 25, 2016 - 10:31pm
7 min 52 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)6833.673
Trenton (Yankees)6239.6146
Hartford (Rockies)5544.55612
Binghamton (Mets)4752.47520
...
July 25, 2016 - 10:25pm
7 min 51 sec ago

MIAMI (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson dominated the Marlins for a second straight start, throwing six innings of one-hit ball to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat Miami 4-0 on Monday night.

Tommy Joseph hit a two-out RBI double in the top of the eighth to break a scoreless tie, and David Hernandez (2-3) pitched an inning in relief to earn the victory as four Phillies pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout.

Hellickson held Miami to a run over eight innings...

July 25, 2016 - 10:24pm
7 min 51 sec ago

WACO, Texas (AP) — A woman who said she was raped by two Oregon State football players and two other men in 1998 has shared her story with the Baylor football team.

Brenda Tracy spoke to the Bears on Monday, two months after a 13-page report said Baylor failed to properly handle accusations of sexual assault, involving some of its former football players.

After hearing about Baylor's case, Tracy had openly called for the NCAA to shut down the...

July 25, 2016 - 10:09pm
7 min 51 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Sanchez pitched seven shutout innings to win his 10th consecutive decision, Kevin Pillar had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Monday night.

Sanchez (11-1) became the first Blue Jays pitcher to win 10 straight since Roy Halladay won 15 decisions in a row in 2003. Halladay and Roger Clemens (1998) hold the club record.

Making their first appearance in Toronto, the Padres were held scoreless...

July 25, 2016 - 10:03pm
7 min 51 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Rodriguez was out of the lineup for a third straight game Monday night against the Houston Astros as he remains mired in a slump.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel has been tough on Rodriguez, but the decision was more to keep Carlos Beltran in the lineup. Beltran has hit .305 this season with 21 home runs and 62 RBIs entering Monday.

Rodriguez came into Monday 4 for 31 with one home run in July...

July 25, 2016 - 10:02pm
7 min 52 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6438.627
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)6141.5983
Rochester (Twins)6044.5775
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5250.510...
July 25, 2016 - 10:01pm
7 min 51 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)6833.673
Trenton (Yankees)6239.6146
Hartford (Rockies)5544.55612
Binghamton (Mets)4752.47520
...
July 25, 2016 - 9:48pm
7 min 51 sec ago

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City guard Cameron Payne is recovering from surgery to repair a broken bone in his right foot.

The Thunder announced on Monday that Payne broke the fifth metatarsal in his foot, but is expected to be ready for the start of next season.

Payne averaged 5.0 points and 1.9 assists in his rookie season with the Thunder. He was the 14th overall selection in the draft out of Murray State.

Payne was coming...

July 25, 2016 - 9:30pm
7 min 51 sec ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the contract says Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is getting a multiyear extension with the NBA champions.

Lue, who took over the Cavs when David Blatt was fired in January and led Cleveland to the city's first championship since 1964, has agreed to the deal, said the person who spoke Monday night to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it has not been signed.

Terms of the extension were not...

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