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Fill-in Swarzak pitches Twins past Indians 3-1
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Anthony Swarzak pitched five sharp innings in a fill-in start, Oswaldo Arcia homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Wednesday....

Mariners struggle against deGrom in 3-1 loss
SEATTLE (AP) -- Erasmo Ramirez was pleased with effort in his return from the minor leagues. Now, he'd like a win....

Athletics miss multiple chances in loss to Astros
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- All that walkoff magic followed by whipped cream-pie celebrations the Oakland Athletics have enjoyed in recent years turned the Astros' way this time....

Trout's 2-run HR too late in Angels' 4-2 loss
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels' streak of winning 10 consecutive home series was snapped by the Baltimore Orioles - and by two starting pitchers who spent the All-Star break in the minor leagues so that they wouldn't get rusty....

Rangers use 9 pitchers, lose to Yankees 2-1 in 14
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NEW YORK (AP) -- The Texas Rangers started a rusty rookie who hadn't worked in three weeks. They ended the game with a guy on the mound who threw 99 pitches two days ago and then a bullpen Tuesday afternoon....

Headley wins it in 14th inning of Yankees debut
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Chase Headley hustled to New York, eager to help his new team right away. That's exactly what he did - about 4 1/2 hours after pulling on his pinstripes....

Hoes homer in 12th inning lifts Astros past A's
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year....

Giants beat Phillies 9-6 in 14 innings
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- If the Philadelphia Phillies are planning to ship closer Jonathan Papelbon off at the trade deadline, now might not be the best time to do it....

Detroit loses 5-4 to Diamondbacks
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PHOENIX (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers rallied to take the lead with two runs in the eighth inning and still had the bases loaded....

Bullpen falters as Rockies fall to Nationals, 7-4.
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DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies showed plenty of power early. Their bullpen couldn't make it stand up....