State & National News

July 9, 2014 - 11:47pm
8 min 27 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
8 min 27 sec ago

Pittsburgh St. Louis
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July 9, 2014 - 11:28pm
8 min 26 sec ago
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East Division
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Washington2918.617
Evansville2718.6001
Lake Erie2522.5324
Southern Illinois2522.5324
Florence2124.4677
Traverse City
July 9, 2014 - 11:26pm
8 min 26 sec ago

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Robbie Grossman snapped an 0-for-28 slide with a career-high four hits and the Houston Astros climbed out of last place in the AL West, completing a three-game sweep with an 8-4 victory over All-Star pitcher Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.

Grossman and rookie George Springer homered for the Astros, who moved into fourth place by a percentage point over slumping Texas.

Springer also made an incredible...

July 9, 2014 - 11:23pm
18 min 26 sec ago
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Washington2918.617
Evansville2717.614½
Southern Illinois2521.543
Lake Erie2522.5324
Florence2124.4677
Traverse City
July 9, 2014 - 11:18pm
18 min 26 sec ago

Houston Texas
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July 9, 2014 - 11:06pm
18 min 26 sec ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Washington2918.617
Evansville2717.614½
Southern Illinois2521.543
Lake Erie2522.5324
Florence2024.455
Traverse City...
July 9, 2014 - 10:59pm
18 min 26 sec ago

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Wednesday night.

Kirby Yates (0-1), the fifth Tampa Bay reliever, entered with runners on first and third with one out and gave up Perez's towering shot into the left-field corner.

It's been a big week for Perez, chosen Sunday to start at catcher for the American League in next week's All-Star game...

July 9, 2014 - 10:54pm
38 min 26 sec ago
Eastern Division
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Portland (Red Sox)5932.648
Binghamton (Mets)5437.5935
New Britain (Twins)4445.49414
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)4347.47815½
Trenton (Yankees)4250.457...
July 9, 2014 - 10:54pm
38 min 25 sec ago

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The New York Liberty have acquired Swin Cash from the Atlanta Dream in exchange for DeLisha Milton-Jones.

Cash, who has averaged 11.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 399 career games, played under Liberty coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer for six seasons in Detroit while helping the Shock win WNBA championships in 2003 and '06.

Traded to Seattle before the 2008 season, Cash helped Seattle win the title in 2010 and...

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