Kansas City Royals' Hunter Dozier, right, congratulates teammates Jorge Bonifacio (38) and Whit Merrifield (15) during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 20, 2018. Bonifacio and Merrifield scored on a bloop single by Lucas Duda. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 21, 2018 - 12:31 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins used an extra outfielder to try to stop Lucas Duda, but could not position their right fielder deep enough in the sixth inning. Duda homered and drove in three runs, Danny Duffy earned his first home win in 11 months and the Kansas City Royals held on for...
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In this July 19, 2018, photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh glances at reporters during a meeting with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service. It’s part of what recommends him as President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. And it’s also part of the problem in getting him confirmed by the Senate. Democrats want to see the conservative appellate court judge’s lengthy paper trail before they even start casting their votes. The paper chase is turning the vetting process into a political strategy ahead of the November election. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 21, 2018 - 12:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. And that's part of the problem in getting him confirmed by the Senate. Democrats are demanding to see the conservative...
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Former CIA officer and Democratic candidate for the 7th district Congressional seat, Abigail Spanberger, left, listens to a supporter after a rally in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Opposition to President Donald Trump is changing the political map for Democrats who find themselves riding a wave of anti-Trump energy to compete in areas they once left for lost. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
July 21, 2018 - 12:25 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats have a not-so-secret weapon for the midterm campaigns: President Donald Trump. Trump is sparking a Democratic renaissance across the country, prompting candidates, activists and voters to pour their outrage, money and time into local races across the country...
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Kansas congressional candidate James Thompson, left, U.S Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic congressional candidate from New York, stand together on stage after a rally, Friday, July 20, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. (Jaime Green/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
July 21, 2018 - 12:22 am
KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely place Friday, calling on Kansans unhappy with the direction of the country to get off the sidelines in a pivotal Republican-held congressional district. "We know that...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington, Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 21, 2018 - 12:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Families fight, even on special occasions. Birthday boy Stephen Strasburg and Nationals ace Max Scherzer are leaving it at that. Strasburg was batted around by the Atlanta Braves, then engaged in a heated spat with Scherzer in the dugout during the Washington Nationals' 8-5 loss...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 21, 2018 - 12:16 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Upton ended Dallas Keuchel's bid for a no-hitter in the seventh inning when shortstop Marwin Gonzalez couldn't snag his high line drive. The Houston Astros left-hander hadn't allowed a hit with two outs in the seventh inning Friday night when Upton smoked a line drive...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Friday, July 20, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
July 21, 2018 - 12:07 am
DETROIT (AP) — One run was enough for David Price and the Red Sox — but only after Boston escaped a couple of dicey jams. Price pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Red Sox kept right on rolling in their first game after the All-Star break, beating the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Friday...
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July 21, 2018 - 12:00 am
Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks Woods creates buzz at Carnoustie with 66 at British Open Gray wins consecutive starts, Yanks hold on to beat Mets 7-6 A's acquire closer Jeurys Familia from Mets Chatwood, Cubs beat Cardinals 7-2 in doubleheader opener Lincicome shoots 71 but...
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Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies steals third base during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, Friday, July 20, 2018. Albies appeared to sustain an injury after doubling on the play and left the game. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 20, 2018 - 11:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — All-Star second baseman Ozzie Albies of the Atlanta Braves will probably miss a couple of games after an early exit because of tightness in his right hamstring. Albies was pulled for a pinch-hitter Friday night in an 8-5 win at Washington. The 21-year-old Albies hit an RBI double...
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Miami Marlins' Derek Dietrich celebrates after hitting a three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Hoby Milner, rear, during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
July 20, 2018 - 11:50 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Dietrich didn't give himself much of an All-Star break, and on Friday night it paid off. Dietrich homered twice, including a three-run shot in the seventh inning that broke a tie, to help Dan Straily and the Miami Marlins resume their season with a 6-5 win over the...
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