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Oakland Athletics’ Derek Norris hits a two-run double against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball                                   Aaron Loup #62 of the Toronto Blue Jays delivers a pitch during MLB game action against the New York Yankees on Aug
                                             game in Chicago, Aug 11. (AP)                                                                                                                11, at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (AFP)



    MLB Scoreboard

   WASHINGTON, Aug 12, (Agencies): Results and
   standings from the MLB games on Saturday:
                                                              Posey (19).
                                                              San Diego         101      102 000_5 10           0
                                                                                                                         Braves ‘chase’ Santana
                                                                                                                         early in 9-3 rout of Mets
   NY Yankees           5    Toronto              2           Pittsburgh        000      000 000_0        2     2
   Cincinnati           4    Chicago Cubs         2               Marquis and Jo.Baker; A.J.Burnett, J.Hughes (6),
   San Francisco        9    Colorado             3           Grilli (9) and Barajas, McKenry. W_Marquis 6-6.
   Cleveland            5    Boston               2           L_A.J.Burnett 14-4. HRs_San Diego, Headley (18),
   Houston              6    Milwaukee (10 Innings)           Venable (7).
   5                                                          St. Louis         000      003 010_4 10           1
   Kansas City          7    Baltimore            3           Philadelphia      100      000 000_1        4     0
   St. Louis            4    Philadelphia         1           Westbrook, Rzepczynski (8), Motte (9) and Y.Molina;
   San Diego            5    Pittsburgh           0           Cl.Lee, Rosenberg (8), Valdes (8), Schwimer (9) and
   Miami                7    LA Dodgers           3           Kratz. W_Westbrook 12-8. L_Cl.Lee 2-7. Sv_Motte
   Atlanta
   Oakland
                        9
                        9
                             NY Mets
                             Chicago White Sox 7
                                                  3           (26). HRs_St. Louis, Holliday (22).
                                                              Milwaukee      020 020 001          0_5 11        1                                             Nova rebounds as Yankees defeat Blue Jays
   Tampa Bay            4    Minnesota            2           Houston        202 010 000          1_6 12        1
   Texas                2    Detroit              1           (10 innings)
   Washington           6    Arizona              5               Estrada, L.Hernandez (5), M.Parra (6), Loe (7),
   Seattle              7    LA Angels            4           Veras (8), Henderson (9) and Lucroy; Keuchel, Fick         NEW YORK, Aug 12,                                                                                                                 including a two-run double by Adrian
                                                              (7), W.Wright (7), Storey (7), W.Lopez (9) and                                                                                                                                               Gonzalez, in a career-high eight
                         Standings                            Corporan. W_W.Lopez 5-1. L_Henderson 0-1.                  (AP): Freddie Freeman                                                                                                             innings.
                                                              HRs_Houston, Greene (5).                                   had five RBIs in the first
                     American League                          Los Angeles       000      110 001_3 11           1                                                                                                                                             Boston has lost eight of 11.
                     Eastern Division                         Miami             000      040 03x_7 11           2        two innings as the Atlanta                                                                                                           All three hits allowed by McAllister
                                                                  Blanton, Guerra (6), League (8), Sh.Tolleson (8)                                                                                                                                         were doubles. The right-hander struck
                         W         L      PCT          GB     and A.Ellis; Nolasco, Zambrano (6), M.Dunn (7),            Braves battered Johan                                                                                                             out four without issuing a walk.
   NY Yankees
   Tampa Bay
                         67
                         61
                                  46
                                  52
                                          .593
                                          .540
                                                         -
                                                         6
                                                              H.Bell (8), Cishek (9) and J.Buck. W_Nolasco 9-11.
                                                              L_Blanton 8-10.
                                                                                                                         Santana in his return from                                                                                                           Michael Brantley’s sacrifice fly
   Baltimore             61       53      .535       6-1/2    Atlanta           270      000 000_9 13           0        the disabled list to rout the                                                                                                     broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth.
   Boston                56       59      .487         12     New York          010      000 020_3        8     0
   Toronto               53       60      .469         14         Medlen, Avilan (7), Gearrin (8) and McCann;            sluggish New York Mets 9-                                                                                                                   Rangers 2, Tigers 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In Arlington, Texas, rookie Mike
                     Central Division
                                                              J.Santana, Hefner (2), Acosta (6), Rauch (8),
                                                              F.Francisco (9) and Thole. W_Medlen 3-1.
                                                                                                                         3 on Saturday.                                                                                                                    Olt’s pinch-hit RBI single with two
                                                              L_J.Santana 6-8. HRs_Atlanta, F.Freeman (14).                Michael Bourn had three hits,                                                                                                   outs in the bottom of the ninth inning
                     W             L      PCT         GB      Washington        100      050 000_6 10           0        Chipper Jones chased Santana
   Chicago White Sox 61           51      .545          -                                                                                                                                                                                                  scored Nelson Cruz with the winning
                                                              Arizona           121      001 000_5        9     3        with an RBI single in a seven-run
   Detroit           61           53      .535          1         E.Jackson, Gorzelanny (6), Mattheus (7),                                                                                                                                                 run in Texas’ victory over Detroit.
   Cleveland         53           61      .465          9     Mic.Gonzalez (8), Clippard (9) and Flores; Miley,          second inning and Atlanta sent the                                                                                                   Olt drove a 2-2 pitch from Phil
   Kansas City       49           64      .434     12-1/2     Bergesen (5), Shaw (7), D.Hernandez (8), Ziegler (9)       two-time Cy Young Award winner                                                                                                    Coke past diving third baseman
   Minnesota         49           64      .434     12-1/2     and M.Montero. W_E.Jackson 7-7. L_Miley 12-8.              to the worst start of his career.                                                                                                 Miguel Cabrera and into left field.
                                                              Sv_Clippard (24). HRs_Arizona, A.Hill (14).
                     Western Division                                                                                       Kris Medlen (3-1) pitched effective-                                                                                              Cruz and Michael Young each drew
                         W         L      PCT         GB
                                                                                  MLB Leaders                            ly into the seventh inning, striking out                                                                                          four-pitch walks from Brayan
   Texas                 66       46      .589          -                       American League                          seven while improving to 2-0 since                                                                                                Villarreal (3-3). Coke relieved and got
   Oakland               61       52      .540      5-1/2                                                                joining the rotation.                                                                                                             two outs before Olt delivered the win-
   LA Angels             60       54      .526          7        BATTING: Trout, Los Angeles, .344; MiCabrera,                                                                                                                                             ning hit. The Rangers remained 5 1-2
   Seattle               52       63      .452     15-1/2     Detroit, .322; AJackson, Detroit, .319; Mauer,                                                                                                                                               games ahead of Oakland in the AL
                      National Legaue
                                                              Minnesota, .317; Konerko, Chicago, .316; Ortiz,
                                                              Boston, .316; Jeter, New York, .315; Cano, New York,
                                                                                                                                     BASEBALL                                                                                                              West.
                                                              .315.                                                                                                                                                                                           Austin Jackson led off the game
                     Eastern Division                            RUNS: Trout, Los Angeles, 88; Kinsler, Texas, 81;          Santana (6-8) got only four outs. He                                                                                           with a home run for the Tigers, who
                         W         L      PCT         GB      Granderson, New York, 78; MiCabrera, Detroit, 75;          was charged with eight hits – seven                                                                                               remained one game behind Chicago in
   Washington            71       43      .623          -     AJackson, Detroit, 73; Cano, New York, 72; AdJones,
                                                              Baltimore, 71.                                             singles – and a season-high eight runs                                                                                            the AL Central.
   Atlanta               66       47      .584      4-1/2
   NY Mets               54       60      .474         17        RBI: MiCabrera, Detroit, 96; Hamilton, Texas, 96;       in his first outing since July 20.                                                                                                            Rays 4, Twins 2
   Miami                 52       62      .456        19      Fielder, Detroit, 84; Willingham, Minnesota, 84;                                                                                                                                                In Minneapolis, B.J. Upton hit two
                                                              Encarnacion, Toronto, 77; AdGonzalez, Boston, 76;                     Padres 5, Pirates 0
   Philadelphia          51       62      .451     19-1/2                                                                   In Pittsburgh, Jason Marquis took a                                                                                            home runs Matt Joyce also homered,
                                                              Pujols, Los Angeles, 76; Teixeira, New York, 76.
                     Central Division                            HITS: Jeter, New York, 150; MiCabrera, Detroit,         no-hitter into the seventh inning                                                                                                 and David Price earned his 15th victo-
                                                              145; Cano, New York, 140; AdGonzalez, Boston, 136;         before settling for a two-hitter as San                                                                                           ry as Tampa Bay stretched its winning
                         W         L      PCT         GB      AdJones, Baltimore, 135; AGordon, Kansas City, 133;
   Cincinnati            68       46      .596          -     Rios, Chicago, 132.
                                                                                                                         Diego won its 11th straight game in                                                                                               streak to five by topping Minnesota.
   Pittsburgh            63       50      .558      4-1/2        DOUBLES: AGordon, Kansas City, 38;                      Pittsburgh.                                                                                                                          Ben Zobrist went 3-for-4 for the
   St. Louis             62       52      .544          6     AdGonzalez, Boston, 35; Brantley, Cleveland, 34;              Travis Snider broke up the bid with                                                                                            Rays, who have won 10 of 13 and kept
   Milwaukee             51       61      .455        16      Choo, Cleveland, 34; Cano, New York, 32; Kinsler,          an infield single off the pitcher’s                                                                                               pace in the AL East and AL wild card
   Chicago Cubs          44       68      .393         23     Texas, 31; Pujols, Los Angeles, 31.                        mound leading off the seventh inning.                                                                                             races. Tampa Bay is on its longest win-
   Houston               38       77      .330     30-1/2        TRIPLES: AJackson, Detroit, 8; JWeeks, Oakland,
                                                              8; Andrus, Texas, 6; Rios, Chicago, 6; 8 tied at 5.           Released earlier this season by                                                                                                ning streak since a six-game run from
                     Western Division                            HOME RUNS: ADunn, Chicago, 31; Hamilton,                Minnesota (6-6), Marquis struck out                                                                                               April 29-May 4.
                                                              Texas, 31; Granderson, New York, 30; MiCabrera,            four and walked one in the fifth           Atlanta Braves’ Kris Medlen pitches against the New York Mets in the first                Price (15-4) held the Twins to two
                         W         L      PCT         GB                                                                                                                inning of a baseball game at Citi Field in New York, Aug 11. (AP)
   San Francisco         62       52      .544          -     Detroit, 29; Encarnacion, Toronto, 29; Trumbo, Los         shutout of his career. Pedro Alvarez                                                                                              runs and seven hits in seven innings.
                                                              Angeles, 29; Willingham, Minnesota, 29.
   LA Dodgers            61       53      .535          1
                                                                 STOLEN BASES: Trout, Los Angeles, 36; RDavis,           was the only other Pittsburgh player to                                                                                           He has worked at least seven innings
   Arizona               57       57      .500          5                                                                reach base. He walked in the second        bases, and drove in a run for the          for the second straight game.               in 10 consecutive starts.
   San Diego             51       64      .443     11-1/2     Toronto, 32; Revere, Minnesota, 27; Crisp, Oakland,
   Colorado              41       70      .369     19-1/2     25; Kipnis, Cleveland, 23; JDyson, Kansas City, 22;        and singled in the eighth.                 Dodgers.                                       Nationals 6, Diamondbacks 5                Brian Dozier homered, and Justin
                                                              De Aza, Chicago, 21; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 21.                   Chase Headley hit his third home           Dodgers starter Joe Blanton (8-10)                                                  Morneau had two hits for the Twins.
                                                                 PITCHING: Weaver, Los Angeles, 15-1; Price,                                                                                                      In Phoenix, Ryan Zimmerman sin-
                     MLB Linescores                                                                                      run in two games for the Padres and        allowed just one hit through four
                                                              Tampa Bay, 15-4; Sale, Chicago, 13-3; MHarrison,                                                                                                 gled in two of Washington’s five runs              Athletics 9, White Sox 7
                     American League                          Texas, 13-6; Sabathia, New York, 12-3; Verlander,          Will Venable also went deep.               innings before running into trouble in     in the fifth inning as the Nationals ral-      In Chicago, Jonny Gomes homered
                                                              Detroit, 12-7; Vargas, Seattle, 12-8.                               Cardinals 4, Phillies 1           the fifth.                                 lied to beat Arizona, stretching their      to level the game, and Brandon Inge
   New York            000       401 000_5        7      0       STRIKEOUTS: Verlander, Detroit, 174; Scherzer,
   Toronto             000       100 010_2        5      0    Detroit, 168; FHernandez, Seattle, 162; Darvish,              In Philadelphia, Matt Holliday hit a               Giants 9, Rockies 3             season-best winning streak to eight         hit a go-ahead single as Oakland
        Nova, D.Robertson (8), R.Soriano (9) and              Texas, 154; Price, Tampa Bay, 151; Shields, Tampa          three-run homer and Jake Westbrook            In San Francisco, Buster Posey hit a    games.                                      scored twice in the eighth inning and
   C.Stewart; Laffey, Loup (6), Jenkins (8), Lyon (9) and     Bay, 151; Sabathia, New York, 140.                         won his fifth straight start to lead St.   homer and drove in two runs to back           Jason Werth and Michael Morse            beat Chicago.
   Y.Gomes. W_Nova 11-6. L_Laffey 3-3. Sv_R.Soriano              SAVES: Rodney, Tampa Bay, 35; JiJohnson,                Louis to a victory over Philadelphia.      Matt Cain’s seven solid innings as San     each had an RBI double in
   (28). HRs_New York, McGehee (1).                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Oakland had a five-run third and led
                                                              Baltimore, 33; CPerez, Cleveland, 31; RSoriano, New           Cliff Lee (2-7) retired 12 straight
   Boston              000       200 000_2        4      0    York, 28; Broxton, Kansas City, 23; Aceves, Boston,                                                   Francisco beat Colorado.                   Washington’s big inning, which was          5-2, but the White Sox rallied and took
   Cleveland           001       011 11x_5        6      0    23; Nathan, Texas, 23.                                     before the Cardinals tagged him for           Cain (11-5) gave up two runs on         aided by two Arizona errors and a wild      a 7-6 lead in the seventh on A.J.
        F.Morales, A.Miller (6), Melancon (6), Breslow (8),                                                              consecutive hits to open the sixth         seven hits in 7 1-3 innings, and added     pitch from Diamondbacks starter             Pierzynski’s RBI single off Ryan Cook
   Mortensen (8) and Saltalamacchia; McAllister,                                 National League                         inning. Holliday followed with a shot
   C.Perez (9) and Marson. W_McAllister 5-4.
                                                                                                                                                                    an RBI single, to win for the first time   Wade Miley (12-8).                          (5-2).
   L_F.Morales 3-3. Sv_C.Perez (31). HRs_Cleveland,              BATTING: McCutchen, Pittsburgh, .363;                   to right for his 22nd homer of the sea-    since July 15. He walked one and              Aaron Hill homered and Justin               After Gomes homered off Matt
   Lillibridge (1).                                           MeCabrera, San Francisco, .348; Votto, Cincinnati,         son.                                       struck out six. Angel Pagan hit a two-     Upton doubled twice for the                 Thornton (4-8), Yoenis Cespedes and
   Kansas City         121       002 100_7        9      0    .342; Ruiz, Philadelphia, .335; Posey, San Francisco,         He remained winless at home this        run triple, and Marco Scutaro, Hunter      Diamondbacks, losers of the first two
                                                              .330; DWright, New York, .324; Holliday, St. Louis,                                                                                                                                          Chris Carter singled before Inge greet-
   Baltimore           000       000 300_3        8      1                                                               year.                                      Pence and Joaquin Arias also drove in      of the series and six of eight overall.     ed Brett Myers with the go-ahead sin-
        Mendoza, K.Herrera (7), Collins (9) and S.Perez;      .319; CGonzalez, Colorado, .319.
   Tillman, Socolovich (6), Lindstrom (8), Patton (8) and        RUNS: MeCabrera, San Francisco, 81; Bourn,                 The World Series champion               runs for the Giants.                          Edwin Jackson (7-7) got the win          gle into the right field corner. Gomes
   Wieters. W_Mendoza 6-8. L_Tillman 5-2.                     Atlanta, 78; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 78; JUpton,            Cardinals are in the thick of the wild-       D.J. LeMahieu hit his first major       despite giving up five runs and eight       added an RBI single in the ninth to put
   HRs_Kansas City, A.Gordon 2 (9), S.Perez (8), Butler       Arizona, 74; Braun, Milwaukee, 73; CGonzalez,              card hunt and Westbrook gave them a        league home run or the Rockies, who        hits in 5 2-3 innings.                      the A’s up by two runs.
   (24).                                                      Colorado, 73; Holliday, St. Louis, 73.                     needed 7 2-3 strong innings.
                                                                 RBI: Beltran, St. Louis, 82; Holliday, St. Louis, 79;                                              had won three of four.                             Yankees 5, Blue Jays 2                       Mariners 7, Angels 4
   Tampa Bay           300       010 000_4 11            0                                                               Westbrook (12-8) allowed four hits,
   Minnesota           010       010 000_2        7      0    Kubel, Arizona, 77; Braun, Milwaukee, 76; Posey, San                                                              Reds 4, Cubs 2                    In Toronto, Ivan Nova ended a five-         In Anaheim, California, Hisashi
        Price, Jo.Peralta (8), Rodney (9) and J.Molina;       Francisco, 75; FFreeman, Atlanta, 74; CGonzalez,           walked two and struck out three.
                                                              Colorado, 74; LaRoche, Washington, 74; DWright,                                                          In Chicago, Ryan Ludwick hit a          start winless streak and Casey              Iwakuma took a four-hitter into the
   Blackburn, Al.Burnett (7), T.Robertson (7), Fien (8),                                                                          Marlins 7, Dodgers 3              two-run double in the eighth inning as     McGehee hit a three-run homer as the        eighth inning and John Jaso homered as
   Burton (9) and Butera, Doumit. W_Price 15-4.               New York, 74.
   L_Blackburn 4-8. Sv_Rodney (35). HRs_Tampa Bay,               HITS: MeCabrera, San Francisco, 155;                       In Miami, Carlos Lee hit one of the     Cincinnati rallied to a win over           New York Yankees won their fourth           Seattle ended a five-game losing streak
   B.Upton 2 (12), Joyce (14). Minnesota, Dozier (6).         McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 148; Bourn, Atlanta, 138;           Marlins’ season-high five doubles and      Chicago.                                   straight game, beating the Toronto          with a victory over Los Angeles.
   Oakland             005       100 021_9 14            0    Holliday, St. Louis, 135; DWright, New York, 132;          drove in two runs to lead Miami to a          After Drew Stubbs doubled and           Blue Jays 5-2.
                                                              CGonzalez, Colorado, 129; Reyes, Miami, 129.                                                                                                                                                    Angels rookie phenom Mike Trout
   Chicago             020       121 100_7 10            1
                                                                 DOUBLES: ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 37; Votto,
                                                                                                                         win over Los Angeles.                      Brandon Phillips singled off Cubs             Derek Jeter had two hits, boosting       robbed Miguel Olivo of a two-run
        Blackley, Norberto (6), R.Cook (7), Blevins (8),                                                                    Ricky Nolasco (9-11) allowed two
   Balfour (9) and D.Norris; Liriano, Humber (4), Crain       Cincinnati, 36; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 33; DanMurphy,                                                  reliever James Russell (5-1), Ludwick      his American League-leading total to        homer in the eighth inning, timing his
   (7), Thornton (8), Myers (8) and Flowers. W_R.Cook         New York, 33; DWright, New York, 33; Alonso, San           runs and nine hits in five innings for     looped a pitch down the left-field line    150 and joining Hank Aaron as the           leap perfectly at the fence in straight-
   5-2. L_Thornton 4-8. Sv_Balfour (8). HRs_Oakland,          Diego, 31; Cuddyer, Colorado, 30.                          Miami.                                     and into the corner.                       only players to record 17 straight sea-     away center field and throwing to first
   J.Gomes (13). Chicago, Youkilis (14), Flowers (3).            TRIPLES: Fowler, Colorado, 11; MeCabrera, San              Matt Kemp had three hits, stole two
                                                              Francisco, 10; Bourn, Atlanta, 8; SCastro, Chicago, 8;                                                   The comeback made a winner of           sons with at least 150 hits.                base to double off Eric Thames.
   Detroit             100       000 000_1        5      1
   Texas               001       000 001_2        8      0    Reyes, Miami, 8; Colvin, Colorado, 7; DeJesus,                                                        Bronson Arroyo (8-7), who held the            Rajai Davis had two hits and scored         Iwakuma (3-3) allowed three runs
        Verlander, Villarreal (8), Coke (9) and Laird;        Chicago, 7; Pagan, San Francisco, 7.                                                                  Cubs to two runs and five hits over        twice but it wasn’t enough as slumping      and six hits in seven-plus innings and
   D.Holland, Ogando (8), R.Ross (9), Mi.Adams (9) and           HOME RUNS: Braun, Milwaukee, 29; Beltran, St.                                                      eight innings.                             Toronto lost its fifth straight and for     struck out four in his seventh major
   Soto. W_Mi.Adams 2-3. L_Villarreal 3-3. HRs_Detroit,       Louis, 28; Kubel, Arizona, 25; LaRoche, Washington,
                                                              23; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 23; Holliday, St. Louis, 22;                                                  Reds closer Aroldis Chapman con-        the 11th time in 13 games.                  league start. The right-hander, staked
   A.Jackson (13).                                                                                                                                                  tinued his recent dominance by setting        Nova (11-6) allowed two runs and
   Seattle             031       300 000_7 10            0    PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 21; Bruce, Cincinnati, 21; Hart,                                                                                                                                       to a 7-0 lead, gave up his only runs on
   Los Angeles         000       010 021_4        8      3    Milwaukee, 21; Stanton, Miami, 21.                                                                    down three straight in the ninth and       five hits in 7 1-3 innings. He walked       Vernon Wells’ RBI single in the fifth
        Iwakuma, Pryor (8), Wilhelmsen (9) and Olivo;            STOLEN BASES: Bonifacio, Miami, 30; DGordon,                                                       converting his 27th save, including his    one and struck out 10. Rafael Soriano       and a two-run homer by Wells in the
   Haren, Williams (4) and Iannetta. W_Iwakuma 3-3.           Los Angeles, 30; Bourn, Atlanta, 29; Pierre,
                                                              Philadelphia, 28; Reyes, Miami, 28; Stubbs,                                                           last 19 straight.                          pitched the ninth for his 28th save in      eighth on his final pitch.
   L_Haren 8-9. HRs_Seattle, Jaso (7). Los Angeles,                                                                                                                                                            30 chances.
   V.Wells (7), K.Morales (15).                               Cincinnati, 27; Victorino, Los Angeles, 27.                                                              Astros 6, Brewers 5, 10 innings                                                               Royals 7, Orioles 3
                                                                 PITCHING: Dickey, New York, 15-3; AJBurnett,                                                          In Houston, Scott Moore hit an RBI               Indians 5, Red Sox 2
                                                              Pittsburgh, 14-4; GGonzalez, Washington, 14-6;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In Baltimore, Alex Gordon hit two
                      National League
                                                              Cueto, Cincinnati, 14-6; Strasburg, Washington, 13-5;                                                 single with none out in the bottom of         In Cleveland, Brent Lillibridge          of Kansas City’s four home runs and
   Cincinnati         000      100 030_4 12          0        Lynn, St. Louis, 13-5; 6 tied at 12.                                                                  the 10th inning to lift Houston over       homered, drove in two runs and scored       Luis Mendoza took a shutout into the
   Chicago            020      000 000_2       5     0           STRIKEOUTS: Dickey, New York, 166; Strasburg,                                                      Milwaukee.                                 on a squeeze bunt to back Zack              seventh inning in a win over Baltimore
       Arroyo, Chapman (9) and Hanigan; T.Wood,               Washington, 166; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 157;                                                              Jose Altuve led off the 10th with an    McAllister’s strong pitching as             after the start of the game was delayed
   Russell (8), Al.Cabrera (9) and Clevenger. W_Arroyo        GGonzalez, Washington, 154; Hamels, Philadelphia,
   8-7. L_Russell 5-1. Sv_Chapman (27).                       153; MCain, San Francisco, 148; Bumgarner, San                                                        infield single off Jim Henderson (0-1).    Cleveland beat Boston.                      by rain for more than three hours.
   Colorado           000      001 011_3       9     0        Francisco, 144.                                                                                       Marwin Gonzalez and Steve Pearce              Lillibridge, acquired on July 24            Salvador Perez and Billy Butler also
   San Francisco      022      013 01x_9 13          1           SAVES: Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 33; Kimbrel,                                                          followed with walks to load the bases      from Boston, tied a career high with        connected for the Royals, who have 14
       D.Pomeranz, Roenicke (5), Ekstrom (7), Brothers        Atlanta, 31; Chapman, Cincinnati, 27; Motte, St.           Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout             before Moore singled, giving Houston       three hits. He hit his first homer in       homers in their last seven games.
   (8) and Ra.Hernandez; M.Cain, Mijares (8), Romo (8),       Louis, 26; Papelbon, Philadelphia, 25; SCasilla, San
   Penny (9) and Posey. W_M.Cain 11-5. L_D.Pomeranz           Francisco, 24; Clippard, Washington, 23; Jansen, Los       connects on a fly to right field in the    consecutive wins for the first time        nearly a year and had an RBI single off     Gordon has nine home runs this sea-
   1-7. HRs_Colorado, LeMahieu (1). San Francisco,            Angeles, 23.                                               fourth inning of a baseball game in        since June 26-27.                          Franklin Morales (3-2).                     son, three in this four-game series that
                                                                                                                            Anaheim, Calif, Aug 11. (AP)               The Astros won in their final at-bat       McAllister (5-4) allowed three hits,     concludes Sunday afternoon.

								
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