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Mariners handle host Twins, 6-1

MINNEAPOLIS -- Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major-league starts, and Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero homered to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night. Walker (8-7), who gave up a home run to rookie Miguel Sano, tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts to help Seattle end a four-game losing streak. Cruz had...
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Donaldson drives in winning run, Jays beat Royals 7-6 in 11

TORONTO (AP) Josh Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki in the 11th inning and the new-look Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat Kansas City 7-6 on Friday night as Johnny Cueto failed to get a decision in his Royals' debut. After acquiring Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins from Colorado and starter David Price from Detroit, the Blue Jays obtained right-hander Mark Lowe from Seattle...
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Early homers for Rangers in 6-3 win over Giants, Bumgarner

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre homered as the Rangers beat San Francisco 6-3 Friday night in the Giants' first visit since clinching the 2010 World Series in Texas. Madison Bumgarner (11-6) gave up both homers and helped ignite a benches-clearing fracas when he shouted something toward the Rangers bench at the end of the fourth inning. There were no ejections...
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Walker, Cruz lead Mariners to 6-1 win over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major league starts, and Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero homered to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night. Walker (8-7), who gave up a home run to rookie Miguel Sano, tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts to help Seattle end a four-game losing streak. Cruz...
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Giants' Bumgarner shouts at Rangers and benches clear

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tempers flared and the benches cleared after San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner shouted something toward the Texas Rangers bench as the fourth inning ended Friday night. No punches were thrown, and players from both teams were kept separated by umpires. Delino DeShields had an infield popout to end the inning, flipping his bat after hitting the ball...
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Parker leads LA Sparks to 88-77 win over Chicago Sky

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Candace Parker scored 31 points and all five starters reached double figures to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to their first road win of the season, 88-77 over the Chicago Sun on Friday night. Kristi Toliver scored 11 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter as Los Angeles (3-14) outscored the Sky 14-4 in the final 4:18. Toliver started the decisive run with a 3...
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Lean Tigers let 6-0 lead slip away in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Adam Jones and Manny Machado homered, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied from a six-run deficit to beat the trade-ravaged Detroit Tigers 8-7 Friday night. Down 6-0 in the fourth inning, the Orioles teed off against the pitching-poor Tigers and went ahead 7-6 in the sixth when Machado hit a two-run drive off rookie Jose Valdez (0-1), making his big league debut. One...
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Lynx-Shock Preview

Riding a string of strong performances, Minnesota Lynx standout and All-Star MVP Maya Moore is moving closer to entering the WNBA record book. Moore will look to post her 11th consecutive 20-point game and help the league-leading Lynx hand the reeling Tulsa Shock their sixth straight loss Saturday night. Despite the recent acquisition of standout veteran Sylvia Fowles, Moore remains...
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Bullpen gives up Cueto's lead, Royals lose 7-6 to Blue Jays in 11

TORONTO -- Josh Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki in the 11th inning and the new-look Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat Kansas City 7-6 on Friday night as Johnny Cueto failed to get a decision in his Royals debut. After acquiring Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins from Colorado and starter David Price from Detroit, the Blue Jays obtained right-hander Mark Lowe from Seattle...
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Moore, Lynx a nightmare for visiting Dream

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 21 points, the 10th straight game the All-Star MVP has had at least 20 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the fast-starting Minnesota Lynx cruise to an 86-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night. Moore had seven points in the first quarter -- when Damiris Dantas was the only Atlanta starter to score with six -- and the Lynx (14-4) scored...
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McCutchen homers, Pirates' bullpen holds a 5-4 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) Andrew McCutchen hit another homer at Great American Ball Park, and Pittsburgh's rebuilt bullpen was shaky but delivered on Friday night, holding on for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Pirates got their first win of the season in Cincinnati - they'd been 0-4 - and finished July with a 17-9 record, the best in the National League. McCutchen connected off...
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Reds come up just short in ninth, lose to Pirates 5-4

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Andrew McCutchen hit another homer at Great American Ball Park, and Pittsburgh's rebuilt bullpen was shaky but delivered on Friday night, holding on for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Pirates got their first win of the season in Cincinnati -- they'd been 0-4 -- and finished July with a 17-9 record, the best in the National League. McCutchen connected...
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Jones, Machado HRs rally Orioles past Tigers 8-7

BALTIMORE (AP) Adam Jones and Manny Machado homered, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied from a six-run deficit to beat the trade-ravaged Detroit Tigers 8-7 Friday night. Down 6-0 in the fourth inning, the Orioles teed off against the pitching-poor Tigers and went ahead 7-6 in the sixth when Machado hit a two-run drive off rookie Jose Valdez (0-1), making his big league debut. One...
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Rays drop opener to Red Sox after Mike Napoli's home run

BOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox held onto Mike Napoli at the trading deadline, and he responded a few hours later with a two-run homer off the top of the Green Monster that led Boston over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Friday night. The Red Sox had already blown two leads when David Ortiz drew a two-out walk in the seventh inning and Napoli turned a one-run deficit into a 6-5 lead with a...
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Nuggets sign top pick, summer league star Mudiay to multiyear deal

DENVER -- The Denver Nuggets signed top pick Emmanuel Mudiay to a multiyear deal Friday. Taken with the seventh overall selection, the 19-year-old point guard will be counted on heavily by the Nuggets after they traded Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets. Mudiay had a solid summer league performance for Denver as he averaged 12 points and 5.8 assists. His play in Las Vegas gained notice...
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Moore leads Minnesota Lynx past Atlanta Dream, 86-70

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Maya Moore scored 21 points, the 10th straight game the All-Star MVP has had at least 20 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the fast-starting Minnesota Lynx cruise to an 86-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night. Moore had seven points in the first quarter - when Damiris Dantas was the only Atlanta starter to score with six - and the Lynx (14-4)...
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Napoli home run helps Red Sox beat Rays 7-5

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox held onto Mike Napoli at the trading deadline, and he responded a few hours later with a two-run homer off the top of the Green Monster that led Boston over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Friday night. The Red Sox had already blown two leads when David Ortiz drew a two-out walk in the seventh inning and Napoli turned a one-run deficit into a 6-5 lead with a drive...
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Mystics win 5th straight, 88-53 over Stars

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Kia Vaughn scored all 15 of her points in a decisive first half, Stefanie Dolson had 14 and the Washington Mystics beat the San Antonio Stars 88-53 on Friday night for the their fifth straight win. It is Washington's longest winning streak in five years. Emma Meesseman had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Washington (11-6). The Mystics made 9 of 15 3-pointers and outrebounded...
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LEADING OFF: Hamels in Texas debut, Cespedes slugs for Mets

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Saturday: --- NEW TEAM FOR NO-NO HAMELS Cole Hamels, the first player traded midseason following a no-hitter, makes his Texas Rangers' debut on Saturday night against the World Series champion Giants following his trade from Philadelphia. Hamels no-hit the Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 25. Chris Heston, who threw a no-hitter...
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Brown, Howard lead Phillies over Braves 9-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Domonic Brown hit a two-run homer and Ryan Howard drove in four runs, helping David Buchanan and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 Friday night. The resurgent and rebuilding Phillies won for the 11th time in 13 games since the All-Star break on a day they finalized a trade that sent 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels to Texas. Philadelphia also...
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BC-BBO--Leading Off

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Saturday: --- NEW TEAM FOR NO-NO HAMELS Cole Hamels, the first player traded midseason following a no-hitter, makes his Texas Rangers' debut on Saturday night against the World Series champion Giants following his trade from Philadelphia. Hamels no-hit the Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 25. Chris Heston, who threw a no-hitter...
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With rotation hurting, Yankees bringing up top prospect Severino for start

CHICAGO -- Touted pitching prospect Luis Severino will make his next start with the New York Yankees. Manager Joe Girardi said Friday that the 21-year-old right-hander will start at home next week against Boston but didn't specify when he would get the ball. Severino is 7-0 with a 1.91 ERA at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He made his last start on Wednesday, striking out 10 while...
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Bench-clearing incident between Giants, Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Tempers flared and the benches cleared after San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner shouted something toward the Texas Rangers bench as the fourth inning ended Friday night. No punches were thrown, and players from both teams were kept separated by umpires. Delino DeShields had an infield popout to end the inning, flipping his bat after hitting the...
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Tennessee loses second freshman in a week with departure of TE

The Tennessee Volunteers have lost yet another member of their 2015 recruiting class as freshman tight end Kyle Oliver has left the football program and intends to transfer, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel.The reason behind Oliver's dismissal involves "unspecified off-field issues." According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Oliver was a passenger of the car which redshirt...
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Report: Status of five-star Tennessee WR in doubt

The black cloud hanging over the Tennessee football program just won't seem to go away with the latest piece of bad news featuring a reported flagged ACT test score for 2015 five-star recruit Preston Williams. The receiver's latest ACT score jumped significantly, causing the results to be called into question by the NCAA. Williams must re-take the exam, and achieve a passing score...
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