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Athletics sweep Rays in clash of playoff contenders

  • OAKLAND, California: Coco Crisp and Stephen Vogt homered, A.J. Griffin struck out seven in seven innings, and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of fellow playoff contender Tampa Bay with a 5-1 victory Sunday.After Crisp led off the bottom of the first with a home run, James Loney...
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A’s beat Rangers, move up to tie for first in AL West

  • OAKLAND, California: Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth that was confirmed by a video review, and the Oakland Athletics pulled into a first-place tie with Texas atop the AL West by beating the Rangers 4-2 on Monday.Yoenis Cespedes homered leading off the second inning and...
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Super Bowl champ Ravens to open NFL season vs. Broncos

  • NEW YORK: With no lockouts, no replacement referees no 'Bountygate' and no concussion lawsuit to worry about the spotlight will be back on the field when the National Football League (NFL) season kicks off on Thursday.After a pay-for-pain scandal involving the New Orleans Saints and two...
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Lester, Red Sox deny Scherzer 20th win

  • BOSTON: Jon Lester outdueled Max Scherzer and Boston beat Detroit 2-1 on Tuesday night, ending the Tigers right-hander’s chance to become just the second pitcher to open a season with a 20-1 record. Lester (13-8) lowered his ERA to 1.71 in his past six starts. He allowed one earned run and eight...
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Red Sox mount rally to beat Yankees 12-8

  • NEW YORK: Mike Napoli hit a tying grand slam in the seventh, Shane Victorino had a go-ahead homer one inning later and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the New York Yankees 12-8 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.Will Middlebrooks homered for the third straight day and Boston erased...
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White Sox end 9-game losing streak vs. Orioles

  • BALTIMORE: Pinch-runner Chris Dickerson got lost on the bases and was doubled up for the final out, and the Chicago White Sox ended a nine-game losing streak by holding off the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Sunday.Down 4-1, Baltimore loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth against Addison Reed. After...
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Tillman, Orioles top Yanks in contentious game

  • BALTIMORE: Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the eighth inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 4-2 on Monday night in a game that featured an on-field confrontation between the teams’ managers.With the victory, the Orioles moved within 1 1/2 games of idle Tampa Bay for...
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Buchholz’s back as Red Sox down Rays

  • ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: Clay Buchholz allowed three hits over five innings in his first start since early June and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Tuesday night.Buchholz (10-0), sidelined by a strained neck, hadn’t pitched in the majors since beating the Los...
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Buchholz goes 11-0 as Red Sox thump Yankees 9-2

  • BOSTON: Clay Buchholz pitched six innings of two-hit ball to improve to 11-0 and Daniel Nava had four hits to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 9-2 victory over New York on Sunday night and eliminate the Yankees from the AL East race.Boston leads second-place Tampa Bay by 9 1/2 games with a magic...
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Rays beat Rangers, grab lead in AL wild-card race

  • ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: Wil Myers homered and had three RBIs, Alex Cobb pitched eight solid innings and the Tampa Bay Rays took the lead for the first AL wild-card spot by beating the skidding Texas Rangers 6-2 on Monday night.Myers had a second-inning solo shot and hit a two-run double during a...
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