State & National News

July 26, 2016 - 11:31pm
11 min 26 sec ago
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet3128.525
Washington3029.5081
Windy City2931.483
Lake Erie2731.466
Schaumburg2834
July 26, 2016 - 11:31pm
11 min 26 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)6934.670
Trenton (Yankees)6340.6126
Hartford (Rockies)5744.56411
Binghamton (Mets)4853.47520
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July 26, 2016 - 11:31pm
11 min 26 sec ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Skaggs pitched seven innings in his first big league start in two years and Yunel Escobar went 5 for 5 to help the Los Angeles Angels pound the Kansas City Royals 13-0 on Tuesday night.

Kole Calhoun drove in four runs and Carlos Perez had four hits, including a home run. Mike Trout drove in three runs, and Johnny Giavotella had three hits, including two doubles, and scored three runs.

Escobar matched a career high for...

July 26, 2016 - 11:20pm
11 min 26 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — Devon Travis scored the winning run on a wild pitch, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for three runs in the 12th inning to beat the San Diego Padres 7-6 on Tuesday night.

Matt Kemp put the Padres in front with a two-run homer off Jesse Chavez (1-2) in the top of the 12th, but San Diego's bullpen couldn't hold the lead.

Travis drew a 14-pitch walk to load the bases, bringing Paul Clemens on in relief of Carlos Villanueva (1-2). Clemens...

July 26, 2016 - 11:20pm
11 min 26 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — CC Sabathia allowed just two runs in 6 2/3 innings to get back on track after a tough stretch and help the New York Yankees to a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

Sabathia (6-8) allowed four hits and struck out five to pick up his first win since June 16 after going 0-4 and allowing 31 runs — 29 earned — combined in his past six starts.

Things didn't look good early on Tuesday night when he allowed a solo home run to...

July 26, 2016 - 11:02pm
11 min 26 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6638.635
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)6341.6063
Rochester (Twins)6045.571
Pawtucket (Red Sox)5351.510...
July 26, 2016 - 11:01pm
11 min 26 sec ago
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet3128.525
Washington2929.500
Windy City2931.483
Lake Erie2731.466
Schaumburg2734
July 26, 2016 - 11:01pm
11 min 26 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)6934.670
Trenton (Yankees)6240.608
Hartford (Rockies)5644.56011½
Binghamton (Mets)4853.47520
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July 26, 2016 - 11:00pm
11 min 26 sec ago

BOSTON (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Tyler Collins each had a pair of RBIs and the Detroit Tigers roughed up knuckleballer Steven Wright to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-8 on Tuesday night.

With the game tied in the sixth, Collins drew a bases-loaded two-out walk, which allowed Justin Upton to score the deciding run.

On a night when both starting pitchers struggled to string together outs, Detroit and Boston...

July 26, 2016 - 10:55pm
11 min 26 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When a baseball-loving boy stopped Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle by chance Monday to check out the A's bandanna worn by the pitcher's dog, the little guy got an impromptu opportunity to play shadow baseball with a big leaguer.

Doolittle and girlfriend Eireann Dolan were walking their Rhodesian Ridgeback dog, Stella, on Monday afternoon in San Francisco when 5-year-old Jordan stopped them to inquire about the dog's accessory and share how much he...

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