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Tigers rally in late innings to beat Mariners 4-2

DETROIT – Mike Aviles tapped a slow roller toward first base and there was nothing the Seattle Mariners could do with it. Aviles drove in the tiebreaking run with an infield single in the eighth inning, and the Detroit Tigers went on to beat the Mariners 4-2 on Tuesday night. Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer off Justin Verlander in the sixth to give...
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Cavaliers become first team to rally from 3-1 series deficit in NBA Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. – LeBron James cradled the shiny gold trophy and struggled to sum up what might be his sweetest championship yet, the one he is so proudly bringing home to his native northeast Ohio just as he promised to do when he returned to the Cavaliers two summers ago. Later, flanked by his three children on Father’s Day,...
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Price goes 8 sharp in Boston’s 2-1 win over Seattle

BOSTON – David Price didn’t exactly have much run support. It hardly mattered the way he shut down Seattle’s powerful lineup. Price snapped a personal three-game losing streak with eight sharp innings,Mookie Betts hit a go-ahead homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Mariners 2-1 on Sunday. “To go out there and be on that side of that...
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San Francisco Giants

Belt homers, Giants finish sweep of Rays to win 8th straight

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The way the San Francisco Giants are playing lately, even a sloppy defensive performance couldn’t cool off the NL West leaders. Brandon Belt homered and Joe Panik snapped an eighth-inning tie with an RBI single, helping the Giants extend their winning streak to a season-best eight games with Sunday’s 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays....
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Weaver pitches 3-hitter as Angels beat A’s 2-0

OAKLAND, Calif. — Much like teammate Tim Lincecum has discovered, Jered Weaver is realizing that his fastball can still be effective even though it’s no longer the dominant pitch it once was. The Athletics certainly couldn’t handle it on a day when Weaver was nearly unhittable. Weaver bounced back from two rough starts to pitch a three-hitter, and...
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LeBron goes for 41 as Cavs drop Warriors, force Game 7 of Finals

CLEVELAND — From the edge of elimination to the brink of history. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have pushed the NBA Finals to their limit. Game 7 is necessary. James scored 41 points, delivering another magnificent performance with no margin for error, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Cavs sent the finals packing for California by beating the...
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Colby Lewis loses no-hit bid in 9th as Rangers beat A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — When the ball left Max Muncy‘s bat leading off the ninth inning, Colby Lewis thought it was another fly that would move him one out closer to a no-hitter. Instead the ball kept carrying and glanced off Texas right fielder Nomar Mazara‘s glove as he crashed into the wall for Oakland’s first hit of the...
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Lee drives in 3 runs, Mariners beat Rays 6-4 to avoid sweep

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Seattle Mariners finally held onto a lead and won their series finale at Tampa Bay. Dae-Ho Lee drove in three runs, James Paxton went six effective innings and the Mariners avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Rays 6-4 on Thursday. Seattle wasted a four-run lead in Tuesday’s 8-7 loss. The Mariners took a...
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Kyrie Irving, LeBron James each score 41 as Cavs top Warriors to stay alive

OAKLAND, Calif. — Booed every time he touched the ball, LeBron James cut through Golden State’s defense and made layups look easy. Dunks and 3-pointers, so smooth, too. Kyrie Irving also completely had his way with the Warriors. King James and Irving thoroughly overpowered the defending champions from every spot on the floor, and the Cavaliers are...
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Crawford has 3 RBIs to lead Giants in 11-5 win over Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants got their offense going and were able to make up for Matt Cain‘s tough start in his return from the disabled list. Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and Albert Suarez pitched 3 2/3 solid innings of relief to help the Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-5 on Monday night. “We finally broke out, good...
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