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Homer happy: Dodgers hit 3 in 8th to beat Braves 6-3

LOS ANGELES (AP) Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins each homered in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Ethier got things started, homering to snap a 2-all tie against Nick Masset (0-1). Ethier's bases-loaded walk in the first drove in the Dodgers' initial run. Pinch-hitter Guerrero sent a 3-1 pitch...
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Alabama's Emma Talley wins NCAA women's title with final-hole birdie

  Alabama's Emma Talley won the NCAA women's individual golf championship Monday to become the fifth player to win the title and the U.S. Women's Amateur. Talley holed an 8-foot birdie putt on the final hole after a weather delay for a 3-under-par 69 and a one-stroke victory over Arkansas' Gaby Lopez and Duke's Leona Maguire. ''It was just an incredible week,'' said Talley, a junior...
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Giants' Bochy going to the bullpen more frequently than usual

Giants manager Bruce Bochy has been calling upon his bullpen quite often this year. According to Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News, no National League reliever has recorded more outs than George Kontos, who’s on pace to pitch 89 innings this season. That would be the most for a Giants reliever since 2004. Meanwhile, Kontos along with Jean Machi and Javier Lopez are all...
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Hard Not to Like gets through on rail to win Gamely Stakes at Santa Anita

  Hard Not to Like moved into contention around the far turn and dug in for a neck victory in the $200,000 Gamely Stakes Monday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Hard Not to Like ran 1-1/8 miles on turf in 1:49.87 and paid $9.20, $5.40 and $4.40. Fanticola returned $8.20 and $5.60, and Blingismything was another half-length back in third and paid $8.80 to show. Fanticola...
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D-backs rally late but fall in 10th

ST. LOUIS -- Mark Trumbo connected for a big homer for Arizona. Jhonny Peralta landed the knockout blow for St. Louis. Trumbo hit a tying two-run drive in the eighth, but Peralta's leadoff drive in the 10th inning handed the Diamondbacks a 3-2 loss on Monday. "I'm kind of in one of those stretches where I'm not killing the ball, but trying to remain as tough as I can," Trumbo said...
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Empire Dreams wins Commentator Stakes in Big Apple Showcase

  Empire Dreams won the $200,000 Commentator Stakes, one of six stakes for New York breds comprising Big Apple Showcase Day on Monday at Belmont Park. A 4-year-old gelding trained by Tom Albertrani, Empire Dreams rallied from fifth to beat Readthebyline by three quarters of a length for his fourth win in 13 starts. The time was 1:35.42 for the mile on the fast track. He paid $10...
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Rays fall behind in 1st, can't rally against Roenis Elias, Mariners

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Robinson Cano drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Monday night. Seattle took a 2-0 lead in the first on RBI singles by Cano and Nelson Cruz. Cano entered the game hitless in his previous 12 at-bats. He made it 3-1 on a run-scoring single in the eighth. Elias (2-1) gave up one...
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Giants' Brandon Belt hits monstrous homer at Coors Field

Brandon Belt hit his fourth home run of the season Friday into the left field seats in Denver’s Coors Field. You can say that it was a no-doubter, that he belted it or crushed it. The 34th ball hit into the upper deck at Coors sliced through the thin Rocky Mountain air for a distance of 475 feet. Per MLB.com, Belt quipped about how far the ball would have gone at AT&T Park...
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Cano drives in 2, Mariners beat Rays 4-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Robinson Cano drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Monday night. Seattle took a 2-0 lead in the first on RBI singles by Cano and Nelson Cruz. Cano entered the game hitless in his previous 12 at-bats. He made it 3-1 on a run-scoring single in the eighth. Elias (2-1) gave up one run...
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Curry hits head on floor, leaves Game 4 vs. Rockets

Reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry left Monday’s Conference Game 4 in Houston midway through the second quarter after a scary fall under the basket. The Golden State Warriors guard leaped up to block a shot by the Rockets’ Trevor Ariza with 5:52 to play in the quarter, but instead flew head over heels when Ariza faked the shot. After he cleared Ariza’s body, Curry fell on the back...
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NBA MVP Stephen Curry takes nasty fall, walks off court

HOUSTON (AP) MVP Stephen Curry was able to walk to the locker room after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court in Golden State's Western Conference finals game against Houston on Monday night. Curry jumped in the air as Trevor Ariza was about to go up for a shot. Ariza saw him and stopped abruptly, causing Curry to be upended in midair...
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Blues reportedly sticking with Hitchcock barring 'dramatic' turn

The uncertainty around the Blues' coaching situation appears to be coming to an end, as Elliotte Friedman of SportsNet reported over the holiday weekend that the team will be sticking with coach Ken Hitchcock "barring anything dramatic" in the coming days.It's been a poorly kept secret that that Blues have pursued other options after another disappointing first-round playoff ouster...
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Auburn finds an answer at nickel in freshman Tim Irvin

When Will Muschamp was officially hired as the new defensive coordinator at Auburn he made sure to bring along his secondary coach and ace recruiter Travaris Robinson with him. Once they knew they were headed to the Plains, they quickly reached out to South Florida native Tim Irvin and made their pitch for the Tigers.The two coaches recently discussed their recruitment of Irvin to...
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Holliday honing in on St. Louis' on-base streak

Matt Holliday is in position to tie a franchise record as he faces an unfamiliar rising star from the Arizona Diamondbacks. He and the St. Louis Cardinals will get their first look at Diamondbacks rookie Archie Bradley in the middle game of this series Tuesday night at Busch Stadium. Holliday has reached base in his first 41 games to move within one of Albert Pujols' club record...
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Harper would have handled Bryant situation same way Cubs did

  Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper knew Kris Bryant was talented enough to make the Cubs opening Day roster, but Harper also understands why the Cubs did what they did. In fact, not only does Harper understand, but if he was in the Cubs' front office, he says he would have done the same thing. “He’s a great player,” Harper told CSN Chicago. “I think he needed...
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Richard Mulhall, former trainer and racing manager, dies at 76

  Richard Mulhall, a trainer who went on to manage the careers of 2001 Horse of the Year Point Given and 2002 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem, died Monday. He was 76. Santa Anita publicity officials said Mulhall died at his home in Monrovia after a long illness. Mulhall oversaw the late Ahmed Salman's The Thoroughbred Corp. when the stable included such runners as...
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Dodger fan films himself catching home run ball, twice

On Sunday, Dodger fan Bobby Crosby caught a home run ball off the bat of Alex Guerrero in the left field pavilion at Dodger Stadium. He recorded it on his camcorder…and this was the second time this season that this has happened. Crosby has actually recorded himself catching many balls (at least 50) hit into the seats throughout the years and posted them to his Dodgerfilms Youtube...
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Morton solid in return as Pirates top Marlins 4-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) Charlie Morton tossed seven strong innings in his return from hip surgery and the Pittsburgh Pirates ran their winning streak to four straight with a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday. Morton (1-0) gave up two runs on eight hits, striking out three with no walks. The 32-year-old's sinker produced 18 groundball outs in his first start since the end of an...
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Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Juan Pablo Montoya earned $2,449,055 for his Indianapolis 500 victory on Sunday. The Colombian driver's earnings were part of a $13,397,315 overall purse. The check amounts were announced at the annual victory banquet Monday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Runner-up Will Power earned $792,555, and Charlie Kimball, who finished third, earned $564,055. Scott...
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Giancarlo Stanton nifty with bat and glove but Marlins fall to Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Charlie Morton tossed seven strong innings in his return from hip surgery and the Pittsburgh Pirates ran their winning streak to four straight with a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday. Morton (1-0) gave up two runs on eight hits, striking out three with no walks. The 32-year-old's sinker produced 18 groundball outs in his first start since the end of...
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'Free Brady' beer now being brewed by Massachusetts bar

Tom Brady has been under the microscope as the Deflategate saga continues to be drawn out. While it seems as if everyone is against Tom Brady, he can always rely on the Patriot faithful to have his back, especially in Massachusetts. Over the weekend, Chuck Horne, owner of Eagle Brook Saloon in Norfolk, Mass. decided to take the support for Brady to the next level as he created...
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Marshall: 'Hopefully this is one of those prayers that was answered'

  Sean Marshall went into surgery for one thing, but ended up having something else done and as a result his career may be resurrected, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. “Instead of repairing the capsule in his left shoulder, Dr. David Altchek and Dr. Timothy Kremchek cleared out scar tissue in Marshall's left shoulder because that was all that was all that was needed. ...
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Bruce still confident

  The Reds have lost nine in a row, their longest losing streak since 1998, and although not much has gone right in Cincinnati lately, Jay Bruce remains confident. “I look forward to it turning around,” Bruce told Reds.com. “It can go nine in a row the other way. The biggest deal is, when that opportunity comes, we have to be ready for it.” Bruce has been doing his part...
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Alabama's Emma Talley wins NCAA golf title

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Alabama's Emma Talley won the NCAA women's individual golf championship Monday to become the fifth player to win the title and the U.S. Women's Amateur. Talley holed an 8-foot birdie putt on the final hole after a weather delay for a 3-under 69 and a one-stroke victory over Arkansas' Gaby Lopez and Duke's Leona Maguire. ''It was just an incredible week,'' said...
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Hutchison pitches Blue Jays past White Sox 5-0

TORONTO (AP) Drew Hutchison pitched a four-hitter, Justin Smoak and Josh Donaldson homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0 on Monday night. Hutchison (4-1) allowed four singles, walked none and struck out eight while throwing just 96 pitches in his second career shutout. The other came at Texas on May 16, 2014. Smoak hit a two-run homer in the first and...
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