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May 24, 2016 - 3:00am
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MONDAY'S GAMES

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

San Jose 6, St. Louis 3

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Chicago White Sox 7, Cleveland 6

Cleveland 5, Chicago White Sox 1

St. Louis 4, Chicago Cubs 3

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Kane County 7, Wisconsin 1

Cedar Rapids 5, Quad Cities 4

Beloit 5, Peoria 4...

May 24, 2016 - 1:13am
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt scored from first base when pinch-hitter Hunter Pence's bloop double to short right field fell between two San Diego Padres players with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 1-0 victory Monday night.

Johnny Cueto (7-1) allowed two hits in his third complete-game win over San Diego this season. The right-hander struck out six and didn't walk a batter while becoming the first San Francisco pitcher...

May 24, 2016 - 1:00am
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SEATTLE (AP) — Rich Hill pitched eight innings to win his fourth straight start, Stephen Vogt hit a leadoff homer in the seventh inning to snap a scoreless tie and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 5-0 on Monday night to end a four-game skid.

Taijuan Walker (2-4) held Oakland to two hits through six innings, but then Vogt opened the seventh by driving a 3-1 pitch deep over the right field wall for his fourth homer.

Hill (7-3) allowed...

May 24, 2016 - 12:38am
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw tossed a two-hitter for his third shutout of the season, pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers past Cincinnati 1-0 Monday night for their eighth straight win over the Reds.

Kershaw (7-1) struck out seven, ending his franchise-record streak of six starts in a row with at least 10 strikeouts. He gave the bullpen some much-needed rest after the Dodgers used a combined 13 relievers in consecutive extra-inning games at San Diego last weekend....

May 24, 2016 - 12:31am
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BANGKOK (AP) — Of all the various fighting styles that combine to create the burgeoning sport of Mixed Martial Arts, it is Thai kickboxing which is at the core of the new discipline. Yet it has taken until this week for Thailand to host its first major MMA event.

Initially, there was concern and resistance among the guardians of Thai kickboxing — or Muay Thai as it is known locally — who feared the culturally important martial art would be subsumed by the brash newcomer...

May 24, 2016 - 12:27am
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Salvador Perez had a career-high five hits, including a double, a triple and an RBI, to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 10-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

Paulo Orlando added three hits and two RBIs in the rain-delayed game for the Royals, who put All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon on the disabled list on Monday with a fractured right wrist.

Ricky Nolasco (1-3) gave up six runs on eight hits and struck out three...

May 23, 2016 - 11:44pm
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RED DEER, Alberta (AP) — Christian Dvorak scored three times and added an assist and the London Knights routed the Brandon Wheat Kings 9-1 on Monday at the Memorial Cup junior tournament.

The victory guarantees the Ontario Hockey League champion Knights at least a spot in the tournament semifinal, while the Western Hockey League champion Wheat Kings have to beat the host Red Deer Rebels to keep their hopes alive.

Dvorak leads all players with five...

May 23, 2016 - 11:31pm
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)2915.659
Hartford (Rockies)2716.628
Trenton (Yankees)2319.5485
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)2022.4768
May 23, 2016 - 11:24pm
3 hours 10 min ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Randal Grichuck hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the ninth to lift the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.

Matt Adams tied the score with a two-run homer off in the seventh for St. Louis' major league-leading ninth pinch-hit homer of the season. It also ended a streak of 13 innings of one-run pitching by Chicago starter John Lackey against his former team.

Grichuk drove a 2-2 pitch off of Adam Warren (...

May 23, 2016 - 11:08pm
3 hours 30 min ago

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run home run, the 569th of his career, and Nick Tropeano threw 6 2/3 strong innings to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Monday night.

The Angels have won eight of their last 11 games.

Pujols' homer in the third inning tied him for 12th in career homers with Rafael Palmeiro.

Tropeano (3-2) allowed four hits and one walk while striking out six. He has held...

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