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Kipnis’ single in 10th gives Indians 1-0 win over

by Associated Press on August 30, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis’ 10th-inning single scored Chris Gimenez and gave the Cleveland Indians a 1-0 victory over Minnesota on Monday night, the Twins’ 11th straight loss. Kipnis lined a 1-0 pitch from Brandon Kintzler (0-1) with one out to left-center to finally break up the scoreless game. Abraham Almonte pushed a bunt past… Continue Reading

U.S. Open Results

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Monday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $46.3 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Kyle Edmund, Britain, def. Richard Gasquet (13), France, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3. Guido Pella, Argentina, def. Bjorn Fratangelo, United States, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Marin Cilic (7), Croatia, def. Rogerio Dutra Silva, Brazil, 6-4,… Continue Reading

The Latest: Djokovic bothered by right arm in US Open win

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 11 p.m. Novak Djokovic was bothered by his right arm during a first-round victory at the U.S. Open, getting treatment from a trainer, hitting slow serves and grimacing after some shots. Still, the defending champion got through the match Monday night, beating… Continue Reading

International League

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At A Glance All Times EDT North Division W L Pct. GB Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees) 84 52 .618 — Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 80 56 .588 4 Rochester (Twins) 77 60 .562 7½ Pawtucket (Red Sox) 71 64 .526 12½ Buffalo (Blue Jays) 66 71 .482 18½ Syracuse (Nationals) 59 77 .434 25 South Division W L… Continue Reading

Astros’ Musgrove, relievers combine to 4-hit A’s in 6-0 win

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HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered, Joe Musgrove and three relievers combined on a four-hitter and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 6-0 on Monday night. Musgrove (2-2) struck out seven, walked three and allowed three hits over 5 1/3 innings, and then Luke Gregerson, Pat Neshek and Brad Peacock closed things out. Musgrove… Continue Reading

Bucs-Redskins preseason game moved to Wednesday

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ preseason game against the Washington Redskins has been moved to Wednesday night because of a potentially severe storm headed to the area. The game will remain at Raymond James Stadium and will now be played Wednesday at 8 p.m. — instead of Thursday night — in an… Continue Reading

Kipnis’ single in 10th gives Indians 1-0 win over

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis came through in the clutch and survived a mobbing from his teammates. Monday night’s 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins in 10 innings wasn’t easy on any front for the Cleveland Indians. Kipnis’ single scored Chris Gimenez and gave the Indians a much-needed victory after a 2-5 road trip. Kipnis… Continue Reading

Gee, Escobar lead red-hot Royals to 8-5 win over Yankees

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dillon Gee kept the Royals’ momentum going with six sharp innings, Alcides Escobar hit a three-run homer and Kansas City beat the New York Yankees 8-5 on Monday night to open their three-game set. Gee (6-7) allowed only four hits and a run in the latest impressive start by the… Continue Reading