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June 30, 2015 - 1:49am
11 min 17 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Welington Castillo doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, capping a pair of comebacks by the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 10-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.

Castillo doubled off reliever Pedro Baez (1-1) to drive in Jake Lamb with none out. The Diamondbacks, who trailed 4-0 and 6-4, added three more runs in the inning on a bunt single, a throwing error by Baez, and Paul Goldschmidt's two-out, two-run single off J.P. Howell....

June 30, 2015 - 1:19am
11 min 17 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was stored inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album.

Now the pre-Civil War card that's been in the same family for over 150 years is going on the auction block where it could bring $50,000.

Heritage Auctions is offering it on July 30 at its Platinum Night Sports Auction in Chicago held in conjunction with the 2015 National...

June 30, 2015 - 1:03am
11 min 17 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California swimmer Missy Franklin won the Honda Cup as the nation's top female college athlete Monday night.

The sophomore star was the NCAA and Pac-12 Swimmer of the Year and helped Cal to the team title. She set an American record on her way to victory in the 200-yard freestyle and also won the 200-yard individual medley and 200-yard backstroke. In addition, Franklin played a role in wins by the 200 free relay and 800 free relay.

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June 30, 2015 - 12:59am
11 min 17 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Reddick and Ike Davis hit two-run homers in the first inning to back seven scoreless innings from Kendall Graveman, and the Oakland Athletics snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-1 on Monday night.

Billy Butler also homered off David Hale (2-3) and scored three runs as power-starved Oakland matched its season high for homers. The power barrage helped the A's bounce back after getting swept in a three-game series...

June 30, 2015 - 12:54am
11 min 17 sec ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout and C.J. Cron homered, Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun added run-scoring doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees 4-1 Monday night for their fifth victory in seven games.

Trout hit his 20th homer of the season in the third inning against CC Sabathia (3-8). The reigning AL MVP also saved a couple of runs with two sprinting catches in center field on balls hit over his head by Chris Young.

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June 30, 2015 - 12:54am
11 min 17 sec ago

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard athlete is believed to be the first openly transgender swimmer in the NCAA.

Schuyler Bailar, an incoming freshman, was initially recruited for the women's swimming team but came out as transgender this year. After he told the women's coach, Harvard surprised Bailar with an offer to join either the men's or women's team.

On the women's team, the 19-year-old from McLean, Virginia, would have had a shot at breaking...

June 29, 2015 - 11:46pm
11 min 17 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger left his start Monday night after four innings due to flu-like symptoms, the club announced during the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Bolsinger didn't allow a run, giving up three hits. He struck out four. After the second out of the fourth inning, a member of the Dodgers training staff came out to check with him.

Bolsinger got the final out of the inning and walked off the field...

June 29, 2015 - 11:33pm
11 min 17 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
New Britain (Rockies)4135.539
Trenton (Yankees)4135.539
Reading (Phillies)4036.5261
Binghamton (Mets)3837.507
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)3539.473...
June 29, 2015 - 11:20pm
11 min 17 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night.

In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City's four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 and the Astros are 45-34.

McCullers (4-2) allowed four hits and a run with six strikeouts in seven innings in his ninth major league...

June 29, 2015 - 11:18pm
11 min 17 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
New Britain (Rockies)4135.539
Trenton (Yankees)4135.539
Reading (Phillies)4036.5261
Binghamton (Mets)3836.5142
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)3539.473...
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