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July 6, 2015 - 9:54pm
4 min 49 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs pitcher Jon Lester has thrown six hitless innings against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Lester, who hasn't won since May 16, had thrown 74 pitches in a scoreless game Monday night. The left-hander also singled in the second for his first major league hit after 66 fruitless at-bats — plus five more in the World Series.

Lester pitched a no-hitter on May 19, 2008, with the Boston Red Sox.

He signed a $155 million, six...

July 6, 2015 - 9:50pm
4 min 49 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Trenton (Yankees)4637.554
Reading (Phillies)4439.5302
New Britain (Rockies)4241.5064
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)4140.5064
Binghamton (Mets)4141.500...
July 6, 2015 - 9:40pm
4 min 50 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)4640.535
Rochester (Twins)4439.530½
Buffalo (Blue Jays)4243.494
Pawtucket (Red Sox)3848.4428
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)3649...
July 6, 2015 - 9:39pm
4 min 49 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Trenton (Yankees)4637.554
Reading (Phillies)4439.5302
New Britain (Rockies)4241.5064
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)4140.5064
Binghamton (Mets)4141.500...
July 6, 2015 - 9:38pm
4 min 49 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs pitcher Jon Lester has singled for his first major league hit after 66 fruitless at-bats — plus five more in the World Series.

Lester came up in the second inning Monday night and hit a low liner that ricocheted off the leg of St. Louis Cardinals right-hander John Lackey, a former teammate with the Boston Red Sox.

The ball caromed away toward shortstop, leaving the Cardinals with no play on an infield single that loaded the bases...

July 6, 2015 - 9:34pm
4 min 49 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Trenton (Yankees)4637.554
Reading (Phillies)4439.5302
New Britain (Rockies)4241.5064
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)4140.5064
Binghamton (Mets)4141.500...
July 6, 2015 - 9:20pm
4 min 49 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)4639.541
Rochester (Twins)4439.5301
Buffalo (Blue Jays)4143.488
Pawtucket (Red Sox)3848.442
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)3649...
July 6, 2015 - 9:16pm
4 min 49 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The New York Mets have called up Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Triple-A Las Vegas and optioned fellow outfielder Darrell Ceciliani to their top farm club.

Nieuwenhuis is set to start in left field Monday night against San Francisco.

He returns to the Mets after they traded him to the Los Angeles Angels for cash on May 27. In 10 games with the Angels, Nieuwenhuis batted .136 (3 for 22) with two doubles before getting designated for...

July 6, 2015 - 9:16pm
4 min 49 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Trenton (Yankees)4637.554
Reading (Phillies)4439.5302
New Britain (Rockies)4240.512
Binghamton (Mets)4141.500
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)4040....
July 6, 2015 - 9:15pm
4 min 49 sec ago

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed center Dylan Strome, their first-round pick in last month's NHL draft, to a three-year entry-level contract.

Terms of the contract were not disclosed by the team Monday.

The 18-year-old Strome was the third overall pick in the June 26 draft.

He led the Ontario Hockey League in scoring with 45 goals and 129 points in 68 games last season.

Strome ranked...

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