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July 27, 2016 - 1:49am
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Cain hit a three-run homer during his first win in more than two months, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-7 on Tuedsday night.

Brandon Crawford had three hits and two RBIs, and Buster Posey and Denard Span added two hits apiece for the Giants. San Francisco won for only the second time since the All-Star break.

It had been longer than that for Cain.

The former Giants ace failed to...

July 27, 2016 - 1:32am
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet3228.533
Washington3029.508
Windy City2932.475
Lake Erie2731.4664
Schaumburg2834
July 27, 2016 - 1:26am
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bud Norris pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the Tampa Bay Rays for a 3-2 win on Tuesday night.

Norris (6-9) allowed two hits and walked two in his longest outing since he was acquired in a June 30 trade with Atlanta. Yasmani Grandal hit a leadoff homer in the seventh as Los Angeles won for the fourth time in five games.

Tampa Bay scored two runs in the eighth, but the rally fizzled...

July 27, 2016 - 1:11am
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TORONTO (AP) — Looking to better their bullpen, the Toronto Blue Jays have acquired Joaquin Benoit from the Seattle Mariners for fellow right-hander Drew Storen and cash in a swap of struggling relievers.

The busy Blue Jays announced the trade Tuesday night, minutes after rallying to beat San Diego 7-6 in 12 innings. It was their second deal of the day: Hours earlier, Toronto obtained outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. and cash from the Padres for minor league right-hander...

July 27, 2016 - 12:13am
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night.

Reddick's two-run homer in the fourth was one of three homers by the A's. Coco Crisp and Marcus Semien also went deep.

Gray (5-9) pitched six innings, retiring 12 of the first 13 batters he faced without giving up a hit through four and striking...

July 27, 2016 - 12:12am
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NEW YORK (AP) — Mets third baseman Jose Reyes is expected to miss a couple of games after straining his side during a doubleheader split against St. Louis.

Reyes went 1 for 5 in the opener, then didn't play in a 3-1 win Tuesday night. After the second game, New York manager Terry Collins said Reyes had gone to the hospital with a Grade 1 intercostal strain on his left side.

Collins said Reyes was hurt while taking a swing in his final at-bat....

July 27, 2016 - 12:12am
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Scooter Gennett and Jonathan Villar each hit a two-run single in a five-run eighth inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

With the score tied at 4, the Brewers batted around and broke the game open on three hits and four walks against Arizona's bullpen.

Hernan Perez singled up the middle off reliever Daniel Hudson (1-2) to start the eighth, and Ryan Braun walked. With...

July 27, 2016 - 12:10am
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police have released body camera footage showing a University of Iowa football player being questioned by police who were searching for a robbery suspect.

The footage released Tuesday shows an encounter defensive end Faith Ekakitie described in a Facebook post earlier this week. He wrote that he was playing "Pokemon Go" in a public park when he was surrounded by police and searched at gunpoint. Ekakitie said he feared for his life but understood...

July 27, 2016 - 12:01am
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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 - 11:32pm
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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...
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