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Colorado Rockies' Garrett Hampson hits a double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
July 22, 2018 - 12:54 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Tom Murphy went almost two years between major-league home runs, but his first of the season came at the perfect time. Murphy's two-out, pinch-hit solo home run in the eighth inning was the big hit in the Colorado Rockies' 6-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. The...
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Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Dylan Covey throws against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 22, 2018 - 12:48 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Dylan Covey allowing two hits in 8 1/3 innings against baffled Seattle hitters, Avisail Garcia hit a three-run homer in his return off the disabled list, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Mariners 5-0 on Saturday night. Covey's start to the second half of the season was stunning...
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Cleveland Indians' Yonder Alonso follows through on his two-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)
July 22, 2018 - 12:39 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bartolo Colon's third attempt at making major league history ended unsuccessfully again when his pitchers' duel with Carlos Carrasco became one-sided in the fifth inning. Yonder Alonso homered twice, Carrasco pitched into the seventh inning, and the Cleveland Indians scored...
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July 22, 2018 - 12:28 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing sailor Saturday evening on Lake Michigan, some seven hours after he fell off a yacht that had just started the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. The sailor was identified as Jon Santarelli, 53, of Chicago. He fell off Imedi,...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits a home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 22, 2018 - 12:27 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A three-run sixth inning for the struggling Milwaukee Brewers against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw set up reliever Josh Hader's return to the mound following an emotional week. The embattled, contrite reliever received a warm ovation from the crowd. The Brewers finally ended up...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Corey Dickerson grounds into a fielder's choice to second to reach first safely off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 21, 2018 - 11:56 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson led off the game by plunking the top of Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani's left foot with a sharp grounder. Then the Pittsburgh left fielder really did some damage. Dickerson hit two first-pitch home runs, rookie Nick Kingham overcame another rain delay to...
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Kansas City Royals' Lucas Duda hits an RBI single off Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Lance Lynn during the third inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 21, 2018 - 11:48 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez started his fifth straight All-Star Game, though it was more for his reputation than what he's done offensively this season. That could be changing. Perez homered, reliever Brian Flynn picked up the win with three scoreless innings and the Kansas City Royals...
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Houston Astros' George Springer, right, is congratulated by Josh Reddick after hitting a grand slam during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. Reddick had a solo home run earlier in the inning. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
July 21, 2018 - 11:41 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander hadn't earned a win in the past six starts of his All-Star season. George Springer hadn't homered or contributed many game-changing hits in the last month. Those are the closest things to crises in the charmed world of the Houston Astros, and the two stars...
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July 21, 2018 - 11:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — FC Dallas and the Houston Dynamo each scored early goals in a 1-1 draw Saturday night. Matt Hedges put Dallas (11-3-6) ahead 47 seconds into the game with his first goal of the season, converting a header off a cross from Santiago Mosquera. Houston (7-6-6) tied it in the eight on...
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July 21, 2018 - 10:50 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Will Trapp scored in stoppage time to give the Columbus Crew a 3-2 comeback victory over Orlando City on Saturday night. Trapp scored on a deep blast, off an assist by Mike Grella, for his first goal of the season and second in his MLS career. Sacha Kljestan gave Orlando the...
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