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July 23, 2016 - 10:32pm
19 min 13 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6238.620
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)6041.594
Rochester (Twins)5942.584
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5249.515...
July 23, 2016 - 10:30pm
19 min 13 sec ago

WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — Eli Tomac won the Washougal National on Saturday for his second overall Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship victory in the last three 450 Class events.

The Monster Energy Kawasaki rider was second in the first moto and won the second.

RCH Suzuki's Ken Roczen was second, winning the first moto and finishing second in the second. The German star has six victories this year.

"The first moto was a little...

July 23, 2016 - 10:30pm
19 min 13 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Six months after Stan Kroenke took away their football team, more than 40 former St. Louis Rams players and coaches took to the field Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome for a flag football game.

Former wide receiver Isaac Bruce organized the event. Proceeds benefited his foundation, which works to teach St. Louis youth the importance of education and a healthy lifestyle.

Bruce brought his former teammates together to thank the fans...

July 23, 2016 - 10:26pm
19 min 13 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pinch-hitter Stephen Drew hit a game-ending RBI triple in the ninth inning to give the Washington Nationals a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

Anthony Rendon opened the bottom off the ninth with a single off reliever Kevin Quackenbush (6-4). Drew entered with one out and drove a pitch off the center-field scoreboard, and Rendon raced around the bases for the winning run.

Jonathan Papelbon (2-2) allowed a leadoff...

July 23, 2016 - 10:24pm
19 min 13 sec ago
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All Times EDT
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
WLTPctPFPA
Arizona1230.8001000746
Los Angeles780.467690700
Cleveland780.467806866
Portland2130
July 23, 2016 - 10:22pm
19 min 12 sec ago

MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton homered and had his first four-hit game since 2012, driving in three runs to give Jose Fernandez all the support he needed, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 7-2 on Saturday night.

Miami rocked Jacob deGrom (6-5), who allowed 10 hits and five runs, both season highs, and lasted just 3 2/3 innings in his shortest outing since August.

Fernandez (12-4) gave up two runs in seven innings to match his career high...

July 23, 2016 - 10:21pm
19 min 12 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Trumbo hit his major league-leading 30th home run, Kevin Gausman pitched seven shutout innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Saturday night in a duel between first-place teams.

Pedro Alvarez also homered for the Orioles, who will seek to complete a three-game sweep of the AL Central leaders on Sunday. Cleveland has scored three runs in 18 innings thus far.

Trumbo connected with a man on to cap a...

July 23, 2016 - 10:20pm
19 min 12 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez hit his eighth home run, red-hot Justin Turner got two more RBIs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat St. Louis 7-2 on Saturday night to end the Cardinals' five-game winning streak.

Turner's two-run double capped a four-run third. He has 14 RBIs since the All-Star break.

Gonzalez's 429-foot solo blast to center sparked a three-run sixth.

Kenta Maeda (9-7) rebounded from a poor outing against Arizona...

July 23, 2016 - 10:19pm
19 min 12 sec ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and barely missed another during one of Cincinnati's final home games before the non-waiver trade deadline, and the Reds beat the fading Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 on Saturday night for a modest breakthrough.

The last-place Reds have won three consecutive series for the first time, finding success against other struggling teams. The Diamondbacks have lost 17 of 21, falling from third place into the basement of the NL West...

July 23, 2016 - 10:19pm
19 min 12 sec ago

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit two home runs, Zach Davies took a shutout into the seventh inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Saturday night.

Jonathan Lucroy also homered, giving Milwaukee the lead with a two-run shot in the first off John Lackey (7-7). Nieuwenhuis led off the fourth with a homer to center field, extending Milwaukee's lead to 3-0. Niewenhuis' added a three-run homer to left in the eighth, marking his third career multi-...

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