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The Galveston County Daily News : Baseball

July 24, 2014

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Cespedes hits 2 HRs, A's hold off Astros 9-7

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.

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Yankees top Rangers 2-1 in rain-shortened game
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 3:02 am

NEW YORK (AP) — A wet field gave the New York Yankees one weird win.

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Kennedy pitches around 5 walks in Padres win
Posted: July 23, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night.

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Rockies snap 7-game skid, beat Nationals 6-4
Posted: July 23, 2014

DENVER (AP) — Jorge De La Rosa struck out a season-high 11 as he pitched efficiently into the eighth inning and the wobbly Colorado bullpen held off Washington's late rally, helping the Rockies snap a seven-game skid with a 6-4 win over the Nationals on Wednesday.

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Cuba, US begin 5-game exhibition baseball series
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:04 pm

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is hoping to use a five-game baseball exhibition against a team of U.S. college players to bounce back from recent disappointing international results in a sport that's considered the island's national pastime.

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Royals beat White Sox 2-1 with run in 9th
Posted: July 23, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning when White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers could handle a throw home and the Kansas City Royals beat Chicago 2-1 Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.

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Mets' Colon perfect through 6 against Mariners
Posted: July 23, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) — Bartolo Colon of the New York Mets has a perfect game through six innings against the Seattle Mariners.

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Headley wins it in 14th inning of Yankees debut
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 5:00 am

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.

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Wainwright stumbles, Cards lose 7-2 to Rays
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 3:00 am

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright felt he owed the St. Louis fans an apology after Tuesday night's 7-2 loss to Tampa Bay.

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