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37 min ago | ESPN

Buchholz strikes out 12 in shutout of Astros

A pair of Red Sox from Texas sure made things tough on the Houston Astros in their return to the Lone Star State.


Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Clay Buchholz, Houston Astros, Brock Holt, Brad Peacock

3 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Blue Jays shut down by Rays, Price in 3-0 loss

Price scattered five hits in eight-plus innings to help the Tampa Bay Rays hand the Blue Jays their eighth loss in 10 games, 3-0 Sunday in the teams' final game before the All-Star break.


Related Topix: Sports, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, David Price, Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Rays, Jake McGee, Jose Molina

7 hrs ago |

Babe Ruth's Boston contract fetches $1M at auction

Babe Ruth's 1918 contract with the Boston Red Sox has sold for more than $1 million, along with other baseball memorabilia up for auction in Baltimore.


Related Topix: Sports, Boston Red Sox

12 hrs ago |

Seager, Cano homer to lift Mariners over A's 6-2

Hisashi Iwakuma pitched a career-high 8 2-3 innings, and Kyle Seager and Robinson Cano homered to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 6-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Seager, Baseball Players, Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners

16 hrs ago | Washington Times

Zimmerman's 10th-inning hit lifts Nats over Phils

Ryan Zimmerman's go-ahead single in the 10th inning had the Nationals celebrating on the field.


Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann, Jayson Werth, Ross Detwiler, Philadelphia Phillies

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Washington Times

Porcello outpitches Shields, Tigers beat Royals

Rick Porcello has an AL-leading 12 wins and a 3.39 ERA for the first-place Detroit Tigers.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Aaron Crow, Detroit Tigers, Alex Avila


McCutchen's blasts in 9th, 11th carry Pirates

Andrew McCutchen tied the game with a solo homer in the ninth inning Saturday night, then connected again in the 11th inning, rallying the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds .


Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League Central, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Tony Watson, Mike Leake, Aroldis Chapman, Chris Heisey

Athens Banner-Herald

Johnson homers twice as Braves slam Cubs

Johnson homered twice and Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs

The Winnipeg Free Press

Jose Abreu his major league-leading 29th homer as White Sox beat Indians 6-2

Jose Abreu hit his major league-leading 29th homer, a two-run shot that sent the Chicago White Sox over the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Vinnie Pestano, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Jose Abreu, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians

Merced Sun-Star

Lincecum stays sharp, Giants blank D'backs

Pablo Sandoval homered and drove in three runs to break out of a slump that extended back to late June.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Tim Lincecum, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Paul Goldschmidt, Pablo Sandoval

Vazquez has 3 RBIs to help Red Sox over Astros 8-3

Rookie Christian Vazquez got his first three major league hits and drove in three runs, while David Ortiz had three RBIs to break open the game in the sixth inning and lead Boston over the Houston Astros 8-3.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Christian Vazquez, David Ortiz, Houston Astros, Brock Holt, Jackie Bradley Jr.

Northern Michigan News

Haren struggles again in Dodgers' loss to Padres

Dan Haren pitched much better last season after the All-Star break than he did before it - and he's hoping the same scenario will play out this time around.


Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Matt Kemp, Will Venable, Chase Headley

The Winnipeg Free Press

Felix Hernandez earns 11th victory as Seattle rallies for 3-2 win over Oakland

Felix Hernandez outpitched Jeff Samardzija, Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead double and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners, Oakland Athletics, James Jones, Stephen Vogt

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Tollesen's single lifts Jays over Rays in the 9th

Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Reyes, center, acknowledges teammate Steve Tolleson after his single scored Reyes and Dan Johnson in front of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Molina during the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 11, 2014 ST.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League East, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, Dan Johnson, Toronto Blue Jays, Jose Molina

Merced Sun-Star

Brewers blow 6-run lead, lose 7-6 to Cardinals

Distraught manager Ron Roenicke closed the clubhouse and didn't take reporters' questions, citing a death in the family of a player he didn't identify.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals, Matt Holliday, Trevor Rosenthal

Yankees fall to Orioles 3-2 in 10 innings

That might still happen, although the task became a bit tougher after a 3-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in 10 innings on Friday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Dellin Betances, Baltimore Orioles, Manny Machado, Adam Warren, Ryan Flaherty

The Fresno Bee

Woman knocked unconscious outside AT&T Park

KPIX-TV reports the confrontation happened Thursday outside the stadium after the Giants lost to the Oakland A's.


Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Pino gets 1st major league win for Twins

Twins rookie right-hander Yohan Pino earn his first major league victory, 4-2 over the Seattle Mariners Thursday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Tom Wilhelmsen, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners

Washington Times

Royals mauled by Tigers 16-4 in series opener

For the fourth straight time, the Tigers waltzed into Kauffman Stadium and made themselves feel right at home.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly, Miguel Cabrera

The Winnipeg Free Press

Roberto Perez hits 2-run homer in major league debut as Indians rally past Yankees 9-3

Roberto Perez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Carlos Santana also connected and the Cleveland Indians scored nine runs in their last two innings at bat for a 9-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Carlos Santana, Baseball Players, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, Asdrubal Cabrera, Michael Brantley, Masahiro Tanaka