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August 4, 2015 - 11:23pm
5 min 51 sec ago

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jimmy Nelson scattered three hits over 6 2-3 solid innings, Khris Davis drove in two runs and the Milwaukee Brewers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.

The Padres scored an unearned run off Nelson (9-9) in the fourth, but the big right-hander, who threw a season-high 112 pitches, allowed nothing more. He walked one and struck out four before leaving with a 2-1 lead and two out in the seventh. Jeremy...

August 4, 2015 - 11:11pm
5 min 51 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Archer pitched seven strong innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays backed him with a season-high four homers while pounding Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 11-3 on Tuesday night.

Archer (10-8) allowed two runs and six hits for his first win since June 23, and the Rays matched their highest home run total since Sept. 7.

Logan Forsythe, Mikie Mahtook, Asdrubal Cabrera and Richie Shaffer all went deep. Kevin Kiermaier and Rene Rivera...

August 4, 2015 - 11:04pm
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Traverse City3826.5945
Florence3135.47013
Frontier3034.46913
Lake Erie
August 4, 2015 - 11:04pm
5 min 50 sec ago

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian senator and former star player Romario says the inquiry he's leading into the national football confederation will question former President Jose Maria Marin in detention in Switzerland, as well as a prominent Brazilian businessman in the United States.

Romario is president of the Senate committee installed last month to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by Brazilian football officials.

He said Tuesday that Marin will...

August 4, 2015 - 10:59pm
5 min 50 sec ago
East Division
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Evansville4422.667
Southern Illinois4324.642
Traverse City3726.587
Florence3135.47013
Frontier3034.46913
Washington...
August 4, 2015 - 10:59pm
5 min 50 sec ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4422.667
Southern Illinois4324.642
Traverse City3726.587
Florence3135.47013
Frontier3034.46913
Washington...
August 4, 2015 - 10:57pm
5 min 50 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have acquired lefty Eric O'Flaherty and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named. To make room on the 25-man roster, the Mets designated lefty Alex Torres for assignment.

O'Flaherty, 30, was designated for assignment by the A's on Aug. 1. The Walla Walla, Washington native was 1-2 with a 5.91 ERA in 25 games for Oakland this season. He was on the disabled list from May 2-June 2 with a left shoulder strain...

August 4, 2015 - 10:57pm
5 min 50 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos blooped a two-run single to right with one out in the bottom of the eighth that helped the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

Ryan Zimmerman led off the eighth with a walk off David Hernandez (0-2) and went to third on Jayson Werth's double. One out later, Ramos sliced his single that snapped a 3-3 tie and scored both Zimmerman and Werth.

Drew Storen (2-0) earned the...

August 4, 2015 - 10:42pm
5 min 50 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian McCann and Chris Young hit three-run homers during a nine-run burst in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees broke loose once again, romping past the Boston Red Sox 13-3 Tuesday night.

Down 2-1 and held to three singles going into the sixth, the Yankees suddenly struck. The AL East leaders wound up scoring in double figures for the fourth time in seven games — they'd gone more than a month without doing it until a 21-5 rout at Texas last week...

August 4, 2015 - 10:41pm
5 min 50 sec ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maikel Franco hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning to spoil Jimmy Rollins' return to Philadelphia and lead the Phillies to a 6-2 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

Rollins got a prolonged standing ovation in his first game in front of a crowd that rooted for the shortstop his first 15 seasons. The 2007 NL MVP finished 2 for 5.

Franco connected off reliever Joel Peralta to put...

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