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RECAP: Pujols, Trout homer in Angels' 10-2 win over Rockies

All-Stars Albert Pujols and Mike Trout hit two of Los Angeles' four home runs and the Angels routed the Colorado Rockies 10-2 on Tuesday night. Matt Joyce and Chris Iannetta also went deep as the Angels jumped on Colorado starter Chad Bettis for 10 runs in just 2 1-3 innings to win their fourth straight. Angels left-hander Andrew Heaney (2-0) had another impressive outing in just...
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Jenrry Mejia avoids addressing PED suspension upon return to Mets

He's had 80 days to sort out how he'd address his lengthy suspension for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, but former New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia chose silence on Tuesday. "I come here to play baseball," Mejia said before the Mets' game against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. "I don't want to speak too much about it. That was before. Now I'm here to play...
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Pedro Martinez backs Mets closer Jeurys Familia's All-Star campaign

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia faces some tough competition for the final All-Star spot on the National League team, but if it were up to former Mets pitcher Pedro Martinez, he'd take Familia in a heartbeat. "When you look at the numbers, you don't really stop to think about the importance that Familia has had for the Mets," Martinez said during a conference call, per NJ.com...
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Cardinals endure DH sweep after falling 5-3 to Cubs in nightcap

CHICAGO -- Addison Russell hit a tying single and scored during a three-run rally in the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Tuesday to complete a day-night doubleheader sweep. The Cubs won the opener 7-4 behind a strong start by Jake Arrieta, then came back late in the nightcap to beat the NL Central leaders for just the fourth time in 12 games...
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United States survive late scare, edge Honduras in Gold Cup opener

FRISCO, Texas -- If there were any lingering doubts about the perilous road ahead in this CONCACAF Gold Cup, this engaging opening match dispelled them once and for all. Honduras placed the United States men's national team under duress for significant stretches in this game and reinforced the intensity required to cope with these demands. In the end, two old standbys -- set-piece...
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Ray outpitches Rangers' Gallardo in Diamondbacks' 4-2 win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Arizona rookie Robbie Ray took a shutout into the eighth inning to outpitch Texas' Yovani Gallardo and the Diamondbacks beat the Rangers 4-2 on Tuesday night. Ray (3-4) pitched four-hit ball over a career-high 7 2/3 innings. He didn't give up a hit until Elvis Andrus' single with two outs in the fifth. Jake Lamb's two-run single with two outs in the top of...
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Marlins optimistic Martin Prado will return soon after All-Star break

Slowly but surely, the Miami Marlins are getting healthier. After missing nearly a month of action, injured third baseman Martin Prado began a rehab assignment on Tuesday night, according to MLB.com. The Marlins expect Prado, who has been on the disabled list with a right shoulder sprain, to return to the club shortly after the All-Star break. "We're hoping, best case, probably not...
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Mike Foltynewicz called up to help out in Braves' bullpen

  Mike Foltynewicz has returned to the Braves' major-league club, but in a different role than the one he held when he left. The rookie pitcher was brought back up to throw out of the Braves' bullpen after being sent down to Triple-A while struggling as a starter. In nine starts in his rookie season, Foltynewicz is 3-2 with a 5.19 ERA, 1.56 WHIP, and 48 strikeouts in 52 innings...
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Dempsey scores twice, US beats Honduras 2-1 to open Gold Cup

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Clint Dempsey scored twice on headers in front his home state fans, and the United States opened defense of its CONCACAF Gold Cup title with a 2-1 victory against Honduras on Tuesday night. Dempsey's goals in the 25th and 64th minutes were created from crosses from Michael Bradley, wearing the captain's arm band in his 100th international appearance. Dempsey's...
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John Jaso homers but Rays drop second game of doubleheader to Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alcides Escobar hit a bases-loaded double, Alex Gordon matched a career high with four RBIs and the Kansas City Royals cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday and a sweep of their day-night doubleheader. Escobar fell behind 0-2 against Brandon Gomes (1-4) in the sixth inning before battling back to a full count. On the 11th pitch of the...
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Royals complete DH sweep with 7-1 thumping of Rays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alcides Escobar hit a bases-loaded double, Alex Gordon matched a career high with four RBIs and the Kansas City Royals cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday and a sweep of their day-night doubleheader. Escobar fell behind 0-2 against Brandon Gomes (1-4) in the sixth inning before battling back to a full count. On the 11th pitch of the at...
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Brewers rally falls short against Braves

MILWAUKEE -- A.J. Pierzynski homered among his three hits, Manny Banuelos earned his first major league win and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night. Pierzynski hit his sixth homer and drove in two runs. He is 10 for 13 in his last three games. Banuelos (1-0) gave up one run and five hits in 5 1/3 innings. The left-hander, who made his big league debut...
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Pierzynski, Banuelos lead Braves over Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) A.J. Pierzynski homered among his three hits, Manny Banuelos earned his first major league win and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night. Pierzynski hit his sixth homer and drove in two runs. He is 10 for 13 in his last three games. Banuelos (1-0) gave up one run and five hits in 5 1-3 innings. The left-hander, who made his big league debut...
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Pujols, Trout homers lead Angels past Rockies, 10-2.

DENVER (AP) All-Stars Albert Pujols and Mike Trout hit two of Los Angeles' four home runs and the Angels routed the Colorado Rockies 10-2 on Tuesday night. Matt Joyce and Chris Iannetta also went deep as the Angels jumped on Colorado starter Chad Bettis for 10 runs in just 2 1-3 innings to win their fourth straight. Angels left-hander Andrew Heaney (2-0) had another impressive outing...
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Twins' Sano hits first homer in win over Orioles

MINNEAPOLIS -- Top prospect Miguel Sano demonstrated his power in hitting his first major league homer then showed some patience at the plate by drawing a bases-loaded walk Tuesday night as the Minnesota Twins cruised to an 8-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Sano hit a towering two-run homer in the first inning in front of the fans who have long been waiting for his heralded arrival...
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Top prospect Sano hits first homer, powers Twins over Orioles

MINNEAPOLIS Top prospect Miguel Sano demonstrated his power in hitting his first major league homer then showed some patience at the plate by drawing a bases-loaded walk Tuesday night as the Minnesota Twins cruised to an 8-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Sano hit a towering two-run homer in the first inning in front of the fans who have long been waiting for his heralded arrival...
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Cardinals reliever Seth Maness ejected against Cubs

CHICAGO -- St. Louis reliever Seth Maness has been ejected from the second game of the Cardinals' day-night doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs. He entered in the sixth inning and was tossed with one out in the seventh, after Chicago's Addison Russell tied it at 2 with an RBI single just inside the first-base line. As umpire Pat Hoberg called a fair ball, first baseman Mark Reynolds...
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Sano powers Twins over Orioles, 8-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Top prospect Miguel Sano demonstrated his power in hitting his first major league homer then showed some patience at the plate by drawing a bases-loaded walk Tuesday night as the Minnesota Twins cruised to an 8-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Sano hit a towering two-run homer in the first inning in front of the fans who have long been waiting for his heralded...
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Cardinals reliever Maness ejected against Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) St. Louis reliever Seth Maness has been ejected from the second game of the Cardinals' day-night doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs. He entered in the sixth inning and was tossed with one out in the seventh, after Chicago's Addison Russell tied it at 2 with an RBI single just inside the first-base line. As umpire Pat Hoberg called a fair ball, first baseman Mark...
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Doubront, Donaldson lead Blue Jays to 2-1 win over White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) Felix Doubront pitched into the seventh inning in his first start of the season and Josh Donaldson homered to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Doubront (1-0) allowed just one run and six hits in 6 2/3 innings. It was his first start in the majors since last Sept. 20 when he pitched for the Chicago Cubs against...
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Crocodile sightings force cancellation of open water swim

TOWNSVILLE, Australia (AP) An eight-kilometer (five-mile) open water swimming event between a popular north Queensland island and the city of Townsville has been canceled due to crocodile sightings. Organizers said Wednesday it was the first time the Magnetic Island to Townsville swim has had to be called off in its 61-year history. Nearly 100 swimmers had planned to compete in...
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Atlanta United FC unveil team logo, colors in event for club supporters

ATLANTA -- Arthur Blank stood before approximately 4,000 fans to celebrate the evolving identity of their new team. Yes, Atlanta, your expansion Major League Soccer franchise, which debuts in March 2017, has been named Atlanta United FC. Your colors are black, red and gold. And your new stadium is under construction. Nearly everyone gathered at an outdoor west side nightclub already...
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Dodgers say Don Newcombe leaves stadium after becoming ill

LOS ANGELES (AP) Don Newcombe, baseball's first player to win rookie of the year, most valuable player and the Cy Young Award, is resting comfortably after being taken to a hospital from Dodger Stadium the team said Tuesday. The 89-year-old special adviser to the chairman left the ballpark on Monday night, according to the Dodgers, who did not disclose his condition. The team said...
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Lawrie homers off Betances in 10th, A's beat Yankees 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) Brett Lawrie hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning against All-Star reliever Dellin Betances, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Billy Butler launched a tying shot off Chasen Shreve in the sixth, and Tyler Clippard whiffed slugger Mark Teixeira with two on for the final out as the A's improved to 1-6 in extra...
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Blank makes it official: New MLS team is Atlanta United FC

ATLANTA (AP) Arthur Blank stood before approximately 4,000 fans to celebrate the evolving identity of their new team. Yes, Atlanta, your expansion Major League Soccer franchise, which debuts in March 2017, has been named Atlanta United FC. Your colors are black, red and gold. And your new stadium is under construction. Nearly everyone gathered at an outdoor west side nightclub already...
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