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July 10, 2014 - 1:44am
9 min 33 sec ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Kendrys Morales knocked in three runs and Kyle Gibson pitched six shutout innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 8-1 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.

Chris Colabello hit a two-run double, Brian Dozier scored twice and the Twins put up eight runs in the first four innings to chase an ineffective Roenis Elias (7-8). The rookie lasted a career-low 3 1-3 innings, yielding seven runs — six earned — and seven hits with three walks....

July 10, 2014 - 1:27am
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July 10, 2014 - 1:27am
9 min 34 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hunter Pence homered and drove in two runs, Matt Cain tossed six strong innings and the San Francisco Giants spoiled Jason Hammel's debut for Oakland with a 5-2 victory over the Athletics on Wednesday night.

Cain (2-7) allowed two runs and five hits for his first win since May 15 against the Miami Marlins. He struck out four and walked two to help the Giants snap Oakland's six-game winning streak.

Hammel, acquired by the A's...

July 10, 2014 - 1:21am
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July 10, 2014 - 1:13am
9 min 34 sec ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Heads up, World Cup athletes! The robots are coming — and their goal is to conquer the soccer field.

The international robot soccer tournament called RoboCup takes place in Brazil right after the World Cup. Teams from about 45 countries are competing.

The ultimate goal of the yearly event is bold: To create a robot team that can beat the human World Cup winners by 2050.

The machines still have a ways to go....

July 10, 2014 - 1:08am
29 min 34 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Farmar is moving down the hall at Staples Center, leaving the Los Angeles Lakers to sign with the Clippers, who have also signed center Spencer Hawes.

Farmar averaged 10.1 points, 4.9 assists and 2.5 rebounds in 41 games for the struggling Lakers last season. The free agent guard won NBA titles in 2009 and 2010 with the Lakers, who drafted him out of UCLA in 2006. The deal allows the 27-year-old Los Angeles native to stay home and become the...

July 10, 2014 - 12:07am
39 min 34 sec ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury's two-out homer in the 14th inning gave the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.

Ellsbury hit his sixth home run of the season on an 0-2 pitch from Vinnie Pestano (0-1).

Chase Whitley (4-2) pitched two scoreless innings. David Robertson recorded his 22nd save, retiring All-Star Michael Brantley on a long fly ball to left with a runner on second to end the game....

July 10, 2014 - 12:03am
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July 9, 2014 - 11:47pm
39 min 34 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn reached double figures in wins before the All-Star break for the third straight year and Kolten Wong homered for the second game in a row, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time, 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Matt Adams had three hits and two RBIs for the Cardinals, who will go for a four-game sweep over the NL Central rival they beat in the division series last fall on Thursday, although they might...

July 9, 2014 - 11:45pm
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