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September 5, 2015 - 12:31am
8 min 33 sec ago

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Hector Herrera scored on a long shot in the 84th minute to help Mexico salvage a 3-3 tie with Trinidad and Tobago in an exhibition game Friday night.

Herrera's shot found the upper left corner of the goal, saving Mexico from an embarrassing loss.

Joevin Jones gave Trinidad and Tobago a 3-2 lead off a free kick in the 69th minute.

Trinidad and Tobago surprised Mexico when Jonathan Glenn scored off a header in...

September 4, 2015 - 11:50pm
8 min 33 sec ago

DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez hit back-to-back homers in the first inning, backing a strong outing by Jorge De La Rosa, and the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 2-1 on Friday night to send the Giants to their seventh straight loss.

De La Rosa (9-6) allowed one run and six hits in seven innings. He didn't walk a batter and struck out seven. Two of the strikeouts came in the sixth inning, helping him get out of a jam and he induced an inning-ending...

September 4, 2015 - 11:49pm
8 min 33 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched seven scoreless innings and Starling Marte drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

Happ allowed only three singles and won for the fourth time in six starts since being acquired from Seattle at the July 31 trade deadline. He retired 15 straight batters in one stretch, matched his season-high with eight strikeouts and walked none. Happ (4-1) lowered his ERA with...

September 4, 2015 - 11:23pm
18 min 31 sec ago

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — True freshman Seth Collins threw a pair of touchdown passes, including a 44-yard fourth-quarter strike to Jordan Villamin, and Oregon State defeated Weber State 26-7 on Friday night in Gary Andersen's debut as the Beavers' head coach.

Collins, who started both halves, is sharing quarterback duties with redshirt freshman Marcus McMaryion as the Beavers adjust to a new spread offense under Andersen, who came to Corvallis after two years in Wisconsin...

September 4, 2015 - 11:18pm
18 min 31 sec ago
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September 4, 2015 - 11:15pm
18 min 31 sec ago

MIAMI (AP) — Martin Prado's fifth hit of the game was a two-out double in the 11th inning that scored Christian Yelich from first base and gave the Miami Marlins a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.

The Mets tied the seesaw game with a run in the ninth but they stranded 13 runners, including three in the eighth and three more in the ninth.

Mets starter Jacob deGrom allowed nine hits and three runs in six innings. His ERA has climbed...

September 4, 2015 - 11:11pm
18 min 31 sec ago

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Smokey Image won the $150,000 I'm Smokin Stakes for California-bred 2-year-olds by 4 ½ lengths as the 3-5 favorite Friday at Del Mar.

Ridden by Juan Hernandez, Smokey Image ran six furlongs in 1:09.60 and paid $3.20, $2.20 and $2.10.

Found Money returned $3.20 and $2.40 as the 3-1 second choice, while Viviendo el Sueno was another 5 3/4 lengths back in third and paid $2.80 to show.

Trained by Greg James,...

September 4, 2015 - 11:07pm
1 hour 8 min ago
East Division
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z-Traverse City5438.587
Florence4845.51613
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Frontier4054.42621½
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September 4, 2015 - 11:04pm
1 hour 8 min ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — John Danks threw a seven-hitter and Adam Eaton matched his career high with four hits, including a three-run homer, as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 12-1 Friday night.

Alexei Ramirez also had four hits — tying his career high — drove in two runs and scored three times. Tyler Flowers also hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning.

Eaton went back-to-back with Jose Abreu, his 25th, in a five-run eighth off...

September 4, 2015 - 11:02pm
1 hour 8 min ago
East Division
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z-Southern Illinois6132.656
z-Traverse City5438.587
Evansville4845.51613
Florence4845.51613
Frontier4054.42621½
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