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Cardinals, Molina get to Cueto, beat Reds, 6-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) With pitchers Johnny Cueto and Michael Wacha locked in a duel, Cincinnati Reds manager Brian Price took a calculated risk. It did not pay off and the Reds lost 6-1 to the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. The score was 1-1 with one out in the bottom of the seventh and the Cardinals had runners on second and third base. Price told starter Johnny Cueto to intentionally...
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Phelps falters in 400 free as he looks toward big Saturday in Mesa

MESA, Ariz. -- Michael Phelps experienced his first failure in his return to competition after a six-month suspension. He was too slow to qualify for the 400-meter freestyle final Friday in the Arena Pro Swim Series meet, finishing 17th overall. Swimming in a far outside lane, the 18-time Olympic gold medalist was fourth in his heat with a time of 4 minutes, 2.67 seconds. That left...
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Twins open series with 11th-inning win over Indians

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Trevor Plouffe led off the 11th inning with a soaring home run to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. Plouffe connected against Bryan Shaw (0-1), sending a drive into the second deck in left field and getting swarmed by teammates as he hit home plate. Chris Herrmann had two hits, an RBI and some slick baserunning...
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RECAP: Trout hits 2 home runs to lead Angels past Astros, 6-3

Mike Trout homered twice to become the youngest player in history with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Astros 6-3 on Friday night. Trout, who has 104 steals, hit a two-run shot off Astros starter Roberto Hernandez on a full count in the sixth inning for his 100th homer, giving the Angels a 3-1 lead. At 23 years and 251 days old, Trout became...
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Plouffe's homer in 11th lifts Twins over Indians 3-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Trevor Plouffe led off the 11th inning with a soaring home run to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. Plouffe connected against Bryan Shaw (0-1), sending a drive into the second deck in left field and getting swarmed by teammates as he hit home plate. Chris Herrmann had two hits, an RBI and some slick baserunning...
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Orlando City at Columbus Crew game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: COVERAGE BEGINS AT 7:30 p.m. Orlando City has shown promise in its first MLS season, and that has had a lot to do with an unbeaten start on the road. The club has a chance to continue it Saturday night in Columbus with the Crew looking to end a three-match winless streak. For Orlando City (2-2-2), having a former FIFA World Player of the Year and Ballon d...
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Trout becomes youngest to 100 HRs, 100 SBs as Angels top Astros

  Mike Trout homered twice to become the youngest player in history with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Astros 6-3 on Friday night. Trout, who has 104 steals, hit a two-run shot off Astros starter Roberto Hernandez on a full count in the sixth inning for his 100th homer, giving the Angels a 3-1 lead. At 23 years and 251 days old, Trout became...
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Predators captain Weber leaves Game 2 vs. Blackhawks with injury

  Nashville captain Shea Weber has suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Game 2 against Chicago and will not return. The Predators announced Weber's status late in the second period. Weber was seen walking gingerly to the locker room midway about nine minutes into the second barely putting weight on his right leg. The defenseman had an assist in the game. Chicago...
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Trout hits 2 HRs to lead Angels past Astros, 6-3

HOUSTON (AP) Mike Trout homered twice to become the youngest player in history with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Astros 6-3 on Friday night. Trout, who has 104 steals, hit a two-run shot off Astros starter Roberto Hernandez on a full count in the sixth inning for his 100th homer, giving the Angels a 3-1 lead. At 23 years and 251 days old...
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Nashville captain Weber out after being hurt in 2nd period

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville captain Shea Weber has suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Game 2 against Chicago and will not return. The Predators announced Weber's status late in the second period. Weber was seen walking gingerly to the locker room midway about nine minutes into the second barely putting weight on his right leg. The defenseman had an assist in...
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LPGA: Sei Young Kim takes third-round lead in Hawaii

  Sei Young Kim shot a 2-under 70 on Friday in wind gusting to 30 mph to take a one-stroke lead in the Lotte Championship. With the breeze making birdies elusive at Ko Olina, the 22-year-old South Korean player reached 12-under 204 to break out of a first-place tie with I.K. Kim. Sei Young Kim will take a lead into the final round for the second straight tournament. Two weeks ago...
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Sei Young Kim takes third-round lead in Hawaii

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) Sei Young Kim shot a 2-under 70 on Friday in wind gusting to 30 mph to take a one-stroke lead in the Lotte Championship. With the breeze making birdies elusive at Ko Olina, the 22-year-old South Korean player reached 12-under 204 to break out of a first-place tie with I.K. Kim. Sei Young Kim will take a lead into the final round for the second straight tournament...
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Ricky Taylor takes pole for IMSA race at Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Ricky Taylor won the Prototype pole Friday for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach. Driving the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP, Taylor broke the track record with a lap at 1 minute, 14.790 seconds on the downtown street circuit to edge Scott Pruett. ''As the fuel load burned off during the qualifying...
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Royals beat Athletics in rematch of AL wild-card game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals and A's picked up right where they left off. In their first meeting since last September's dramatic wild-card game, Paulo Orlando delivered a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning Friday night to help Kansas City to a 6-4 win over Oakland in another back-and-forth affair. Omar Infante also drove in a pair of runs for the Royals, whose 12-inning victory...
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Cardinals shut down Reds 6-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Wacha pitched seven strong innings and Yadier Molina delivered a bases-clearing double to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. With the score 1-1, Matt Holliday led off the bottom of the seventh with a single to right field. He went to third on a one-out double by Jhonny Peralta that landed just in front of...
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Wacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds 6-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) Michael Wacha pitched seven strong innings and Yadier Molina delivered a bases-clearing double to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. With the score 1-1, Matt Holliday led off the bottom of the seventh with a single to right field. He went to third on a one-out double by Jhonny Peralta. After Jon Jay was intentionally...
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Bogaerts' single in 9th lifts Red Sox over Orioles 3-2

BOSTON (AP) Xander Bogaerts blooped a winning single with one out in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox won a game that included a couple of much harder hits, edging the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Friday night. Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez held the Red Sox hitless for 3 2-3 innings before being ejected when he plunked Pablo Sandoval with a pitch. In the second, Sandoval took out...
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Wacha has seven strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds

ST. LOUIS -- Michael Wacha pitched seven strong innings and Yadier Molina delivered a bases-clearing double to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. With the score 1-1, Matt Holliday led off the bottom of the seventh with a single to right field. He went to third on a one-out double by Jhonny Peralta. After Jon Jay was intentionally walked...
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Royals beat Athletics 6-4 in rematch of AL wild-card game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals and A's picked up right where they left off. In their first meeting since last September's dramatic wild-card game, Paulo Orlando delivered a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning Friday night to help Kansas City to a 6-4 win over Oakland in another back-and-forth affair. Omar Infante also drove in a pair of runs for the Royals, whose 12-inning victory...
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Rodriguez powers Yankees to victory over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night. Rodriguez hit a solo shot in the second, driving an 0-1 pitch from Nathan Karns an estimated 471 feet to center. He connected again in the sixth, belting a two-run drive to left against Ernesto Frieri for homer No...
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Rodriguez powers Yankees to 5-4 win over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Alex Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night. Rodriguez hit a solo shot in the second, driving an 0-1 pitch from Nathan Karns an estimated 471 feet to center. He connected again in the sixth, belting a two-run drive to left against Ernesto Frieri for homer No. 658...
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Royals SS Escobar injured by late slide from A's Lawrie

  Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was helped off the field without putting weight on his left leg Friday night after Oakland's Brett Lawrie slid into him in a play at second base. Josh Reddick had lined a pitch off pitcher Kelvin Herrera with one out in the seventh inning, and it bounced toward third baseman Mike Moustakas. He shoveled the ball to Escobar at second, and Lawrie...
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Georgia Tech appears to avoid injuries in spring game

ATLANTA (AP) Coach Paul Johnson was pleased to report that Georgia Tech made it through a rainy spring scrimmage with no major injuries. The Yellow Jackets had a long list of ailments before spring practice ended Friday night. Injuries had sidelined 14 players listed on the team's two-deep depth chart by mid-week. ''I got what I wanted out of the game - nobody got hurt,'' Johnson...
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Pittsburgh snaps out of slump, runs away from Brewers 6-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) Vance Worley worked six effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped out of a lengthy slump to top the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Friday night. Worley (1-1) struck out six while allowing two runs on six hits. Gregory Polanco went 3 for 4 for Pittsburgh. Starling Marte had two hits, including a long two-run homer off Jonathan Broxton in the eighth that broke...
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Brewers out-hit by Pirates in series-opening loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Vance Worley worked six effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped out of a lengthy slump to top the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Friday night. Worley (1-1) struck out six while allowing two runs on six hits. Gregory Polanco went 3 for 4 for Pittsburgh. Starling Marte had two hits, including a long two-run homer off Jonathan Broxton in the eighth that broke...
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