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  • 'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted. Brandon Poulson was pitching earlier this month for the Healdsburg...

  • Kemp's 2 homers help Dodgers beat Braves 8-4

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp is making a case for himself, regardless of where he's playing the rest of the season. With his name being bandied about ahead of Thursday's trade deadline, Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers to power the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Atlanta Braves 8-4...

  • Braves lose 8-4 to streaking Dodgers

    Published: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy La Stella put together his second straight three-hit game and fourth since making his major league debut in late May. Freddie Freeman broke out of his slump, too. Their offense just wasn't enough to keep Atlanta's winning streak going. The Braves twice blew...

  • Gardner, Yankees snap skid with 12-11 win at Texas

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brett Gardner got things started for the New York Yankees with a leadoff home run, then had three more hits after that. Despite all that and Mark Teixeira's two-run homer in his return to the starting lineup, the Yankees sweated it out until the very end before...

  • Arencibia 7 RBIs not enough in Texas loss to Yanks

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — J.P. Arencibia became the first Texas Rangers player with four extra-base hits since Josh Hamilton's four-homer game, and drove in a career-high seven RBIs. "Not enough," Arencibia said when asked to describe his game. "Unfortunately we were one run short."...

  • Liriano fans 11 in Pirates' 3-1 win

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — His left oblique no longer a painful obstacle, Francisco Liriano is starting to look like the dominant pitcher he was for Pittsburgh in 2013. With the Pirates in the thick of the race in the NL Central, the timing couldn't be better. Liriano struck out a...

  • Qualls blows lead in 9th, Astros lose to A's 7-4

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — With his name frequently mentioned as the trade deadline approaches, Houston Astros closer Chad Qualls had his worst outing of the season. Qualls blew a three-run lead, slumping Brandon Moss then hit a go-ahead single during a six-run rally in the ninth inning and the...

  • Gyorko, Ross lead Padres to 3-1 win vs Cardinals

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jedd Gyorko singled in Yangervis Solarte with the go-ahead run with two outs in the sixth inning and Tyson Ross and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Tuesday night. Ross, a first-time All-Star, won his third straight start by holding St. Louis...

  • Athletics rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Astros 7-4

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning. Mired in an 0-for-14 rut, Moss turned things around on one pitch. He hit a go-ahead single during a six-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Oakland Athletics to a 7-4 victory over the Houston...

  • Angels fall to Orioles in 12 innings, 7-6

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Long after a potential pitching duel between Jered Weaver and Chris Tillman disintegrated, a showdown between two of the best bullpens in the American League came down to one lamentable pitch. Manny Machado led off the 12th inning with a solo shot off Cory Rasmus, and...

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