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Chicago Cubs' Albert Almora Jr., left, celebrates his game winning RBI single off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brock Stewart, as Kris Bryant, right, scores the winning run during the 10th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Chicago. The Cubs won 2-1. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 20, 2018 - 12:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. got even. So did the Chicago Cubs. Almora hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Tuesday night to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader. Kris Bryant sparked the winning rally with a leadoff triple...
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Minnesota Twins' Eduardo Escobar follows through on an RBI single off Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Minneapolis. Escobar had three RBIs as the Twins won 6-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
June 20, 2018 - 12:58 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Escobar, yet again, gave the Minnesota Twins the go-ahead hit. Two of them, of course. He's become a doubles machine. With a two-base hit that drove in two runs off Chris Sale in the sixth inning and another that launched a four-run eighth, Escobar led for the Twins to a...
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Tampa Bay Rays' C.J. Cron, right, is congratulated by third base coach Matt Quatraro (33) after hitting a home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 20, 2018 - 12:46 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros relied on their powerful offense to win 12 straight games. On Tuesday night that offense went cold, and their streak ended with a 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. The Astros went 1 for 6 with runners in scoring position to come up one victory shy of setting the...
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Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez, left, tags out Texas Rangers' Isiah Kiner-Falefa (9) during the third inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
June 20, 2018 - 12:14 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Hamels helped the Texas Rangers keep rolling against a Kansas City Royals team caught in a freefall. Hamels allowed four singles over seven innings, Delino DeShields doubled home two runs and the Rangers beat the Royals 4-1 on Tuesday night to extend their winning...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. The Borgata casino in Atlantic City and Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport, near the Jersey shore, are the only two outlets offering sports betting in the state since it became legal in June 2018. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
June 20, 2018 - 12:08 am
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Sports betting is bringing new business to a New Jersey casino and a horse racing track. The Borgata casino in Atlantic City and Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport, near the Jersey shore, are the only two outlets offering sports betting in the state since it became legal...
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June 20, 2018 - 12:00 am
Mickelson apologizes 4 days after hitting moving ball Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0 Kluber is first to 11 wins, Indians rout White Sox 12-0 AP source: Hornets agree to trade Howard to Nets for Mozgov Already a pro, Doncic set to join college stars in NBA draft The Latest:...
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New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 19, 2018 - 11:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In their first road test against baseball's top team, the upstart Seattle Mariners were no match for the Yankees' pitching and power. Domingo German tossed two-hit ball over a career-high seven innings and Giancarlo Stanton hit one of New York's four home runs Tuesday night in a 7-2...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 19, 2018 - 11:29 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger has become a vital member of the Cleveland Indians' rotation. Clevinger struck out 10 and allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings, and Cleveland beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Tuesday night. Clevinger (6-2) beat Chicago for the third time this season and was in command...
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Atlanta Braves' Johan Camargo, center, celebrates with teammates Kurt Suzuki, left, and Charlie Culberson (16) after hitting a grand slam as Toronto Blue Jays catcher Luke Maile waits during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 11:24 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Johan Camargo came up big from the bottom of the Atlanta Braves' lineup. The No. 9 batter hit his first career grand slam and went 4 for 5 with five RBIs, and the Braves beat the Blue Jays 11-4 on Tuesday night to snap Toronto's home winning streak at seven games. The bottom four...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jefry Rodriguez throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Nationals Park, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 19, 2018 - 11:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Presented with identical opportunities to ring up a big inning, the Washington Nationals took full advantage and Baltimore Orioles squandered the chance. That goes a long way toward explaining why the Nationals are a contender and the Orioles own the worst record in the big...
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