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July 28, 2016 - 11:32pm
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6738.638
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)6441.6103
Rochester (Twins)6146.5707
Pawtucket (Red Sox)5452.509...
July 28, 2016 - 11:31pm
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At A Glance
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet3428.548
Washington3030.5003
Windy City3132.492
Lake Erie2932.475
Schaumburg2835
July 28, 2016 - 11:31pm
22 sec ago
At A Glance
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Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)7035.667
Trenton (Yankees)6540.6195
Hartford (Rockies)5944.57310
Binghamton (Mets)4855.46621
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July 28, 2016 - 11:18pm
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mitch Moreland's second home run of the game broke a tie in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels earned his 12th win of the season as the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Thursday night.

Hamels (12-2) allowed two runs and six hits in eight innings, matching his longest start of the season. His 123 pitches were 10 more than his previous high for the year. He didn't allow an earned run in his previous two starts, totaling 13 1/3 innings...

July 28, 2016 - 11:03pm
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CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale returned from his jersey-trashing suspension and threw six effective innings, but John Lackey outpitched him and Aroldis Chapman got the final four outs to save the Cubs' 3-1 victory over the White Sox in Chicago's rivalry series Thursday night.

Sale (14-4) was greeted with smiles and hugs from his teammates following a five-day ban for tearing up 1976-style uniforms he didn't want to wear before his previous scheduled start. He had command...

July 28, 2016 - 10:45pm
22 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league pitcher.

Nunez was batting .300 with 12 home runs and 47 RBIs this season for the Twins and was leading the American League with 26 steals at the time of the trade.

The move adds some much-needed depth to San Francisco's injury-plagued infield.

Second baseman Joe Panik...

July 28, 2016 - 10:42pm
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ATLANTA (AP) — Aaron Altherr and Maikel Franco homered, Aaron Nola won for the first time in eight starts and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Thursday night.

Altherr returned to the lineup after missing the first 103 games of the season with a broken left wrist. He went 3 for 4 with two RBIs.

Braves starter Matt Wisler (4-11) gave up three homers and has allowed eight homers in his past four starts, a span of 20 1/3 innings...

July 28, 2016 - 10:41pm
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HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephan Jaeger shot a 12-under 58 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic to match the lowest score in major tour play.

The 27-year-old German player finished with a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-5 ninth at TPC Stonebrae.

Japan's Ryo Ishikawa also shot a 12-under 58 to win the 2010 Crowns on the Japan Tour.

Jaeger broke the Web.com Tour record of 59 held by Notah Begay III, Doug Dunakey, Jason...

July 28, 2016 - 10:32pm
1 hour 20 min ago

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Moon Dae-sung has been suspended as a member of the International Olympic Committee over allegations that he plagiarized his doctoral thesis.

The IOC said that that Moon's membership will be suspended until South Korea's Supreme Court reaches a verdict over his dispute with a Seoul university, which stripped him of his degree in 2014 after concluding that he stole from the works of another researcher.

The IOC...

July 28, 2016 - 10:32pm
22 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6738.638
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)6441.6103
Rochester (Twins)6146.5707
Pawtucket (Red Sox)5452.509...
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