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POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 07:23 PM
North Division
WLPct.GB
Buffalo (Blue Jays)114.733
Pawtucket (Red Sox)115.688½
Rochester (Twins)87.5333
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)79.438
Syracuse (Nationals)610.375
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)412.250

Eli Tomac wins AMA Supercross race at MetLife Stadium

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 07:20 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Honda's Eli Tomac raced to his third victory of the AMA Supercross season, beating 450SX series champion Ryan Dungey on Saturday at MetLife Stadium.

Tomac took the lead from Honda's Cole Seely on the 13th of 20 laps in the main event. Dungey, the KTM star who has seven victories this season, also got around Seely.

KTM's Marvin Musquin won the Eastern Regional 250SX race to wrap up the season title. The Frenchman has six victories in eight races this season.


Mets ace Matt Harvey slows Yankees in 8-2 win

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 07:09 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game, earning his first win against the team he rooted for growing up and leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory Saturday over the crosstown rival Yankees.

Kevin Plawecki hit his first major league home run and drove in three runs, and Lucas Duda and Eric Campbell also connected off an ineffective CC Sabathia (0-4) at Yankee Stadium.


Altuve leads Astros to 9-3 victory over Athletics

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 07:06 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Houston star Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer to extend his hitting streak against Oakland to 28 games, and the surging Astros beat the Athletics 9-3 on Saturday.

Jed Lowrie drove in two runs and George Springer homered for the Astros (10-7), who have won six of seven and are off to their best start since winning 12 of 17 games to open the 2006 season.

Scott Feldman (2-2) allowed three runs and five hits in 6 2/3 innings to get the win.


Eastern League

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 06:56 PM
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
New Britain (Rockies)106.625
Reading (Phillies)86.5711
Trenton (Yankees)97.5631
Binghamton (Mets)87.533
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)88.5002
Portland (Red Sox)79.4383
Western

Suzuki breaks Oh's record for runs by a Japanese player

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 06:53 PM

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki has broken a Japanese record for runs set by slugger Sadaharu Oh.

Suzuki scored on Adeiny Hechavarria's home run Saturday to help the Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 8-0. The run gave Suzuki 1,968 in the major leagues (1,310) and Japan (658), surpassing Oh's record for a Japanese player.

Suzuki received a big ovation from the crowd and a jubilant greeting from his teammates when he scored the record-breaking run.


Blue Jays have record 3 Canadian position players in lineup

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 06:46 PM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have made major league history by putting three Canadian-born position players in the starting lineup.

The Blue Jays started catcher Russell Martin and outfielders Michael Saunders and Dalton Pompey against Tampa Bay on Saturday night.

Never before had a big league team started three Canadian position players. The Montreal Expos twice in 1993 and the Minnesota Twins during the 2011 season had a pitcher and two position players from Canada in a starting lineup.


Injured knee keeps Cardinals' Molina sidelined vs Brewers

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 06:38 PM

MILWAUKEE (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is out of the lineup for Saturday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers, a day after being struck on the right knee guard by a foul tip.

Manager Mike Matheny says there would be no roster move, and Tony Cruz will start for Molina.

Matheny says "We're still hopeful that we're talking a day or so. We'll adjust as we need to."


Lucas leads US women in 800-meter relay at Penn Relays

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 06:26 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Porscha Lucas led Team USA to victory in the women's 800-meter relay at the Penn Relays on Saturday and the Americans won four of six events in the U.S.A. vs. The World races.

Leslie Cole, Tawanna Meadows and Cambrya Jones also were on the relay team that beat Jamaica by seven-thousandths of a second in the first 800 relay at the meet since 2004.

The Americans finished in 1 minute, 31.972 seconds at Franklin Field.


ULL's Long announced decision to remain for senior season

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 06:25 PM

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Louisiana-Lafayette forward Shawn Long says he is staying in school for his senior season because he believes that gives him the best chance to have a long-lasting NBA career.

The 6-foot-9 Long is a former Mississippi State player who transferred to ULL as a freshman. He averaged 16.4 points and 10.2 rebounds for the Ragin' Cajuns this season and was named to the All-Sun Belt team.


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