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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Johnny Cueto struck out nine over seven innings for his team-leading 10th win, and the San Francisco Giants completed a sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers with a 10-1 victory Wednesday. Buster Posey hit a bases-loaded, two-run single in the third to get things going on a big...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — C.J. Cron and Jett Bandy drove in three runs apiece and Hector Santiago pitched six strong innings in the Los Angeles Angels’ 10-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. Jefry Marte drove in two more runs for the Angels, who took two of three from the AL-...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale allowed three runs in seven innings to become the first 11-game winner in the majors, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Rookie Tim Anderson had three hits and three runs scored, and Todd Frazier drove in the go-...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Robinson Chirinos and Rougned Odor both homered twice as the Texas Rangers rallied from a five-run deficit to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-5 on Wednesday night. Texas has homered 17 times in the first six games of a 10-game road trip. The A’s lost for the ninth time in...
Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez yells while getting doused after a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park, Wednesday, in Boston. Ramirez had a three-run home run as the Red Sox defeated the Orioles 6-4. At right is television field reporter Gary Striewski. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Steven Wright was just hoping for a chance to stay in the big leagues. Now, the Boston knuckleballer is one of the hottest pitchers. Wright was solid again, this time pitching into the eighth inning and helping the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 on Wednesday night. “There...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Montgomery walked Logan Morrison with the bases loaded in the 13th inning to bring in the winning run in the Tampa Bay Rays’ 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Logan Forsythe tripled with one out and scored the winning run after Montgomery hit...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez homered for the second straight night, Ian Kennedy kept the Cleveland Indians quiet and the Kansas City Royals finished off a three-game sweep with a 9-4 victory Wednesday. Perez hit a three-run shot during a go-ahead fifth inning against Corey Kluber (6-7...
ATHOL — Leo Gauthier, Phil Purple, Fred Deane and Phil Shaugnessy teamed up for minus-23 to win the ABCD Two Best Ball event at Ellinwood Country Club on Sunday. The foursome of Mike Earle, Bill Fregeau, Glen Rathburn and Sue Robichaud finished second with a net score of minus-20. Mark Brazell,...
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price delivers during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Tuesday, in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Strikeouts alone weren’t enough to lift Boston ace David Price out of an odd losing streak. Price struck out 11 in eight strong innings, but couldn’t overcome the two home runs he allowed to Baltimore in the Orioles’ 3-2 victory over the Red Sox on Tuesday night. “I’m better than...
In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, Len Don Diego, marketing manager for content at the DraftKings daily fantasy sports company, works at his station at the company's offices in Boston. DraftKings and FanDuel are downplaying media reports this week that the two biggest daily fantasy sports companies could team up. But given their swift change of fortune this past year, industry watchers say the timing's right for a deal. AP Photo/Stephan Savoia
BOSTON (AP) — DraftKings and FanDuel are downplaying media reports this week that the two biggest daily fantasy sports companies could team up. But given their swift change of fortune this past year, industry watchers say the timing’s right for a deal. Media reports say the companies have spoken...

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