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Being home team can be blessing and curse for Lewisberry

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Kaden Peifer and his Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, teammates use the same word over and over when describing what it's like to be playing two hours from home in front of 35,000 fans at the Little League World Series....

LEADING OFF: Fiers to make 1st start since no-hitter

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A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:...

Passed balls cost A's in 6-4 loss to Diamondbacks

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Stephen Vogt couldn't do anything more than feel terrible about his two passed balls in one inning, mistakes that cost the Oakland Athletics the lead in their latest loss....

Cardinals rally, lose in ninth on Tomlinson winning single

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Michael Wacha is never surprised that the St. Louis Cardinals find a way to come back even if behind big early....

Hammel walks 5 in Cubs' 4-1 loss to Dodgers in series opener

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jason Hammel eagerly anticipated matching up against Clayton Kershaw. The Cubs' right-hander was holding his own through the first five innings while the Dodgers' ace was rolling through Chicago's lineup....

Kershaw strikes out 14 in Dodgers' 4-1 win over Cubs

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- There's no personal statistic that impresses Clayton Kershaw much, including leading the major leagues with 236 strikeouts....

Tomlinson lines game-winning single as Giants beat Cardinals

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Rookie Kelby Tomlinson lined a bases-loaded single up the middle with one out in the ninth against previously unbeaten Kevin Siegrist, and the San Francisco Giants topped the Cardinals 5-4 on Friday night to snap St. Louis' five-game winning streak....

Mets' 7-game winning ends, Red Sox win 6-4 in 10 innings

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NEW YORK (AP) -- If this had been a playoff game, New York Mets manger Terry Collins would have let Matt Harvey pitch one more inning. But it wasn't, so he took his ace out after the sixth....

Astros fall short after Kazmir's rocky inning. 3-0 to Twins

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Houston Astros got runners on base, but just couldn't get any any in to bail out Scott Kazmir after his rocky fourth inning....

Goldschmidt homers in Diamondbacks' 6-4 win over A's

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Aaron Hill's double produced the go-ahead run in the seventh inning off Oakland ace Sonny Gray, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Athletics on Friday night....






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