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Lester strikes out 14 to lead Cubs over Rockies 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester struck out 14, one shy of his career high and the most for a Cubs pitcher in more than a decade, leading Chicago over the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Wednesday. A day after he was acquired from Toronto, Jose Reyes was 1 for 3 with a walk and a stolen base […]


Indians avoid winless homestand, beat Royals 12-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Michael Brantley, Yan Gomes and rookie Giovanny Urshela hit solo homers for Cleveland, […]

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Junior First Nationals Extend State Tournament Run With Improbable Comeback

**Live State Tournament Updates** Brackets The North Platte First Nationals Junior Legion completed a comeback for the ages on Tuesday night at the Junior Legion State Tournament in Fremont. Trailing Grand Island 7-1 heading into their final at-bat of the night, North Platte rallied for 6 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to […]


LeMahieu helps Rockies win 1st game after Tulowitzki trade

CHICAGO (AP) — D.J. LeMahieu had three hits and scored twice to help the Colorado Rockies get a win in their first game after trading Troy Tulowitzki, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on Tuesday night. LeMahieu extended his hitting streak to 18 games with an RBI double as part of a four-run first, tripled in […]

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Chiefs’ Berry cleared to return after lymphoma treatments

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry has been cleared by the Kansas City Chiefs’ medical staff and his doctors to return to the practice field after undergoing treatment for lymphoma. The Chiefs said in a brief statement late Tuesday that Berry would join quarterbacks, rookies and injured players in the first […]

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