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Keuchel throws 7 shutout innings in Astros' 3-1 win over A's

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Keuchel throws 7 shutout innings in Astros' 3-1 win over A's

- HOUSTON — Dallas Keuchel admitted he felt like he was back in midseason form following Friday night's performance. After a second straight dominant outing, it would be hard to argue with him. Keuchel threw seven shutout innings, Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1. Keuchel (11-2) allowed three hits, walked one and struck out three
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Pedro Martinez pitched two scoreless innings at ‘Oldtime Baseball’ game

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Pedro Martinez pitched two scoreless innings at ‘Oldtime Baseball’ game

- Pedro Martinez probably hasn’t done too much pitching since his last major league appearance in the 2009 World Series, but the 45-year-old wasn’t afraid to dust off his cleats for a Thursday evening start in Cambridge’s annual “Oldtime Baseball” game. True to his Hall of Fame status, Martinez pitched two scoreless innings, while going 0-1 at the plate. Additionally, he helped to bring awareness to the charitable causes that the Oldtime game benefits, imploring teammates beforehand to “remember why we’re here
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Rafael Devers’ HRs not lost in ‘L’

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Rafael Devers’ HRs not lost in ‘L’

- There’s a good chance the Red Sox’ 7-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians last night at Fenway Park will be a forgotten one. Doug Fister isn’t going to get blamed for giving up five runs in 41⁄3 innings, not after he allowed five runs combined over 14 innings in his previous two starts. He’s a No. 5 starter. The AL East leaders can swallow this outing
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Rockies' Chad Bettis Throws 7 Shutout Innings in 1st Start Since Beating Cancer

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Rockies' Chad Bettis Throws 7 Shutout Innings in 1st Start Since Beating Cancer

- Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Bettis didn't show any rust on the mound as he made his 2017 debut in Monday's game against the Atlanta Braves. Bettis went seven shutout innings, allowing six hits and striking out two batters. It was his first start since he underwent treatment for testicular cancer. The Rockies. Jameson Taillon Ready to watch @cbettis35 return to a big league mound, right back where you belong brother! Never a doubt you would be back this year! BettisbeganInstagram
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Rafael Devers’ two home runs not enough, Red Sox fall to Indians

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Rafael Devers’ two home runs not enough, Red Sox fall to Indians

- There’s a good chance the Red Sox’ 7-3 loss Monday night against the Cleveland Indians will be a forgotten one. Doug Fister isn’t going to get blamed for giving up five runs in 4⅓ innings, not after he had allowed five runs combined over 14 innings in his last two starts. He’s a No. 5 starter. The Red Sox can swallow that
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Red Sox now lead AL East by 5.5 games after extra-innings win over NY

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Red Sox now lead AL East by 5.5 games after extra-innings win over NY

- Red Sox now lead AL East by 5.5 games after extra-innings win over NY NEW YORK — So much for inexperience. Red Sox rookies Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi can simply swing the bat. Devers hit a stunning homer off Aroldis Chapman to tie the game in the ninth inning, and Benintendi singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th as Boston beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Sunday night
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Devers and Benintendi clutch in extra-innings win over Yanks

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Devers and Benintendi clutch in extra-innings win over Yanks

- NEW YORK (AP) — So much for inexperience. Red Sox rookies Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi can simply swing the bat. “No pressure at all,” veteran teammate Hanley Ramirez said. “I think they know what the big leagues are about.” “An incredible swing,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said. “He doesn’t fear the moment. He’s jumped feet first into this rivalry
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Rafael Devers game-tying homer, Andrew Benintendi RBI single gives Boston Red Sox extra-innings win over New York Yankees

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Rafael Devers game-tying homer, Andrew Benintendi RBI single gives Boston Red Sox extra-innings win over New York Yankees

- NEW YORK - The ninth run Andrew Benintendi drove in during the three-game series in New York this weekend was perhaps his most important. Benintendi came to the plate with the bases loaded and one out in the top 10th inning on Sunday night in the Bronx and hit a line drive to right field scoring the go-ahead run for the Red Sox in a 3-2 win over the Yankees
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Cricket - Sandakan takes maiden five-wicket haul as India post 487

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Cricket - Sandakan takes maiden five-wicket haul as India post 487

- PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan picked up his maiden five-wicket test haul as India were all out for 487 in the first over after lunch on the second day of the third test on Sunday. All-rounder Hardik Pandya was out for 108 after scoring his first test hundred and was the last batsman to be dismissed for India, who lead the three-match series 2-0
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Rangers beat Astros 6-4 after Hamels' 7 scoreless innings

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Rangers beat Astros 6-4 after Hamels' 7 scoreless innings

- ARLINGTON, Texas — Cole Hamels was smiling while rubbing his numb left leg. The Texas Rangers ace then adjusted to finish off seven scoreless innings. Hamels kept pitching after a comebacker ricocheted off the side of his knee and into foul territory for Houston's first hit in the fourth, and Texas held on for a 6-4 victory Friday night over the team with the AL's best record
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Cricket - Karunaratne ton fuels Sri Lanka's fight against India

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Cricket - Karunaratne ton fuels Sri Lanka's fight against India

- COLOMBO (Reuters) - Dimuth Karunaratne refused to throw in the towel on Sunday and struck his sixth test century to lead Sri Lanka's fight back against India on day four of the second test. Subjected to the follow-on after their first innings debacle, Sri Lanka's second innings resurgence was built around the 191-run stand between Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis, who fell for 110 on Saturday
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Cricket - Ashwin leads Sri Lanka's rout, India enforce follow-on

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Cricket - Ashwin leads Sri Lanka's rout, India enforce follow-on

- COLOMBO (Reuters) - A rampant India subjected Sri Lanka to the ignominy of follow-on on Saturday after Ravichandran Ashwin claimed his 26th five-wicket haul to help rout the hosts for 183 in the second test. Ashwin (5-69) and spin partner Ravindra Jadeja shared seven wickets as Sri Lanka, resuming on 50-2, collapsed on a day three pitch that allowed for prodigious spin, with the ball often kicking up puffs of dust
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East-side Detroit resident makes a 'pitch' for cricket in the D, and it works

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East-side Detroit resident makes a 'pitch' for cricket in the D, and it works

- Saiyed Ahmed has been used to playing cricket on the concrete parking lot near the Detroit Public Library. But Ahmed got sick of watching young boys getting skinned knees in a sport meant to be played on grass. So Ahmed, a native of Sylhet, Bangladesh, who moved to Detroit at 15, began petitioning city officials to do more. On Saturday, after three years, he will get his wish
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Cricket - India strike early after setting Sri Lanka 550 to win

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Cricket - India strike early after setting Sri Lanka 550 to win

- GALLE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - India's pacemen made early inroads into Sri Lanka's second innings on the fourth morning of the first test on Saturday after setting the hosts a mammoth target of 550 runs to win. Sri Lanka, already a batsman short after Asela Gunaratne fractured his thumb and was ruled out of the series, reached 85 for two at lunch, facing an uphill task to avoid going 1-0 down in the three-match series
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Bridwell pitches 7 1/3 sharp innings as Angels beat Jays 7-2

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Bridwell pitches 7 1/3 sharp innings as Angels beat Jays 7-2

- TORONTO — The anxiety of being in the majors is wearing off, and Parker Bridwell says he's starting to feel comfortable on a big league mound. The results sure back him up. Bridwell pitched a career-high 7 1/3 innings to win his third straight decision, C.J. Cron hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Friday night
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Tigers minors: Toledo loses in 10 innings; Erie blows big lead

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Tigers minors: Toledo loses in 10 innings; Erie blows big lead

- We take a look at the centerpiece of the Detroit Tigers' J.D. Martinez trade: Dawel Lugo, an infielder that was considered one of the Arizona Diamondbacks' best prospects. Video by Brian Manzullo, DFP. Wochit. Triple-A: Rochester 5, Toledo 1 (10 innings) TOLEDO, Ohio – ByungHo Park hit a two-run double in the top of the 10th inning to help lead the Rochester Red Wings to a 5-1 win over the Toledo Mud Hens on Friday
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O'Grady pitches 7 scoreless innings in Miami's 4-1 win

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O'Grady pitches 7 scoreless innings in Miami's 4-1 win

- MIAMI — Chris O'Grady looked like a much different pitcher against the Cincinnati Reds than he did five days ago. O'Grady pitched seven scoreless innings to help the Miami Marlins beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 to open a four-game series on Thursday night. "It was kind of cool because it is the back-to-back game that we talked about before where they've seen him once and who's going to make adjustments and how's he going to make adjustments," Marlins manager Don Mattingly said
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Explorers, Saints tied in extra innings

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Explorers, Saints tied in extra innings

- ST. PAUL, Minn. | The Sioux City Explorers and St. Paul Saints were tied 4-4 after 10 innings at press time for this edition of The Sioux City Journal. Sioux City’s LeVon Washington tied the game with a solo home run in the top of the eighth after Brady Shoemaker gave St. Paul a 4-3 lead with a two-run shot in the bottom of the seventh before 8,404 at CHS Field Wednesday night
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  • Romano sharp as Reds hit 3 HRs in 6th, beat Braves 5-3
    Romano sharp as Reds hit 3 HRs in 6th, beat Braves 5-3

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    ATLANTA — Through five innings, R.A. Dickey's knuckleball looked almost unhittable. The Reds changed that perception quickly with a sudden barrage of home runs. Cincinnati hit three homers in the sixth, including a two-run shot by Adam Duvall , Sal Romano threw seven strong innings and the Reds beat Dickey and the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Friday night. Matt Adams' homer in the second inning gave Atlanta a 1-0 lead that Dickey held until the four-run sixth
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  • Romano sharp as Reds hit 3 HRs in 6th, beat Braves 5-3
    Romano sharp as Reds hit 3 HRs in 6th, beat Braves 5-3

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    ATLANTA — Through five innings, R.A. Dickey's knuckleball looked almost unhittable. The Reds changed that perception quickly with a sudden barrage of home runs. Cincinnati hit three homers in the sixth, including a two-run shot by Adam Duvall , Sal Romano threw seven strong innings and the Reds beat Dickey and the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Friday night. Matt Adams' homer in the second inning gave Atlanta a 1-0 lead that Dickey held until the four-run sixth
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  • Cricket - Ashwin leads Sri Lanka's rout, India enforce follow-on
    Cricket - Ashwin leads Sri Lanka's rout, India enforce follow-on

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    COLOMBO (Reuters) - A rampant India subjected Sri Lanka to the ignominy of follow-on on Saturday after Ravichandran Ashwin claimed his 26th five-wicket haul to help rout the hosts for 183 in the second test. Ashwin (5-69) and spin partner Ravindra Jadeja shared seven wickets as Sri Lanka, resuming on 50-2, collapsed on a day three pitch that allowed for prodigious spin, with the ball often kicking up puffs of dust
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  • 3rd test: Anderson told not to bowl as Pakistan leads by 103
    3rd test: Anderson told not to bowl as Pakistan leads by 103

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    BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Pakistan's long tail frustrated England long enough for a useful first-innings lead of 103 runs after James Anderson was ordered out of the attack for running into the danger area in the third test at Edgbaston on Friday. Sarfraz Ahmed was unbeaten on 46 before Stuart Broad (3-83) finally claimed the last wicket of Rahat Ali to dismiss Pakistan for 400 at tea on the third
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  • Australia name Hick batting coach
    Australia name Hick batting coach

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    Sydney (AFP) - Former England batsman Graeme Hick was Thursday promoted to be Australia's specialist batting coach starting with the upcoming series against South Africa. Hick, who played 65 Tests and 120 one-dayers for England, was appointed Cricket Australia's high performance coach in 2013. Head coach Darren Lehmann paid tribute to Hick's abilities. "Graeme worked with us during the recent ODI tour in the West Indies and we were really
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  • 87-year-old Kentucky bowler named Humana Game Changer
    87-year-old Kentucky bowler named Humana Game Changer

    , wdrb.com

    "I had a hip surgery in 2011, so I had to learn a different way of bowling," said Roylo. In just a few weeks, the avid bowler will head to Birmingham, Alabama for the National Senior Games where she will compete against athletes sometimes 30 years her junior. "He tell me 'I think you better stay home and do girl things,' but I liked to play, so I went outside and played with the kids," said Roylo
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  • Cricket - Ashwin leads Sri Lanka's rout, India enforce follow-on
    Cricket - Ashwin leads Sri Lanka's rout, India enforce follow-on

    , reuters.com

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - A rampant India subjected Sri Lanka to the ignominy of follow-on on Saturday after Ravichandran Ashwin claimed his 26th five-wicket haul to help rout the hosts for 183 in the second test. Ashwin (5-69) and spin partner Ravindra Jadeja shared seven wickets as Sri Lanka, resuming on 50-2, collapsed on a day three pitch that allowed for prodigious spin, with the ball often kicking up puffs of dust
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