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  • Kluber, Indians fail to sweep, fall 4-1 to Twins

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Corey Kluber has pitched so well for Cleveland this summer he's put himself in the conversation about the American League Cy Young Award. On a so-so afternoon for the right-handed rock of the rotation, the Indians didn't help him out. Kennys Vargas homered and...

  • Cubs place struggling RHP Edwin Jackson on DL

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs placed right-handed pitcher Edwin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list with a right lat strain and put shortstop Starlin Castro on the bereavement list Thursday Jackson took his 14th loss of the season Wednesday, when he lasted only 2 2-3 innings and...

  • Vargas, Twins avert sweep with 4-1 win vs Indians

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes has been pitching with a cracked nail on his right index finger, a common side effect of the sharp curveball he throws. He's kept the nail intact with super glue. The big righty has done a nice job of holding the Minnesota Twins' rotation together, too....

  • Angels get 2B Beckham from White Sox

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have acquired second baseman Gordon Beckham in a trade with the Chicago White Sox. Beckham has struggled offensively this year, but he gives the AL West-leading Angels another sure-handed infielder with six seasons of major league experience. He...

  • Price pitches 1-hitter, loses to Rays 1-0

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price felt he's never pitched better. He still lost. Price gave up an RBI triple in the first inning for the only hit he allowed in his first start against his former team, but the Detroit Tigers lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 Thursday. Price (12-9)...

  • Reds revamp bullpen for series vs Braves

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds revamped their struggling bullpen before the start of a series against Atlanta on Thursday, sending right-handers J.J. Hoover and Carlos Contreras to Triple-A Louisville. Cincinnati called up right-handed reliever Pedro Villarreal and left-hander David...

  • Keuchel outpitched by McCarthy, Yankees top Astros

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros saw Brandon McCarthy, he looked a lot different. McCarthy outpitched Keuchel as they both threw complete games without a walk Thursday, and the New York Yankees avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Astros 3-0....

  • McCarthy, Yankees avoid sweep, beat Astros

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, Brandon McCarthy did a pretty nifty imitation of Masahiro Tanaka. McCarthy pitched a four-hitter and the New York Yankees, trying to claw closer in the AL wild-card chase, avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Houston Astros 3-0 Thursday. McCarthy...

  • Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price allowed only one hit in his first start against his former team, an RBI triple to Brandon Guyer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. Ben Zobrist reached on a throwing error by shortstop...

  • Fill-in Fiers making a pitch for Brewers rotation

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Fiers walked around the clubhouse in a workout shirt featuring the patriotic shield of cartoon character Captain America on his chest. The Milwaukee Brewers pitcher isn't quite that invincible, though it has sure felt that way when he has taken the mound the last...

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