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Name: charlotteobserver
Date registered: June 7, 2017
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  1. Royals beat White Sox 7-6 on Merrifield’s sac fly in 10th — July 22, 2017
  2. Sale blanks Angels for 6 innings in Boston’s 6-2 win — July 22, 2017
  3. Bell has 4 hits, McCutchen 3 as Pirates beat Rockies 13-5 — July 22, 2017
  4. After rain delay, Urena pitches Marlins to 3-1 win over Reds — July 22, 2017
  5. Martinez goes deep twice, Tigers top Twins 6-3 — July 22, 2017

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Jul 22

Royals beat White Sox 7-6 on Merrifield’s sac fly in 10th

Alcides Escobar keeps getting clutch hits after a sluggish start to the season. Whit Merrifield’s sacrifice fly in the 10th inning scored Escobar to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 7-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Escobar led off the 10th with a single. He also doubled and

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Jul 22

Sale blanks Angels for 6 innings in Boston’s 6-2 win

Chris Sale pitched six scoreless innings and the Boston Red Sox rode a five-run first inning to a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Sale (12-4) allowed four hits and struck out nine to push his major league-leading total to 200. …

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Jul 22

Bell has 4 hits, McCutchen 3 as Pirates beat Rockies 13-5

Rookie Josh Bell had a career-high four hits, Andrew McCutchen had three hits and reached base five times, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Friday night. Rookie Trevor Williams overcame a rough start to pitch 6 2/3 s…

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Jul 22

After rain delay, Urena pitches Marlins to 3-1 win over Reds

Jose Urena pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning, Christian Yelich drove in two runs and the struggling Miami Marlins opened a six-game road trip with a rain-delayed 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Cincinnati managed just…

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Jul 22

Martinez goes deep twice, Tigers top Twins 6-3

Victor Martinez hit two home runs and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 on Friday night. Anibal Sanchez (2-0) gave up three runs and six hits with five strikeouts and three walks in 5 2/3 innings for the Tigers, who lost star Miguel Cabre…

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Jul 22

Miguel Cabrera leaves after getting hit in chest at 1B

Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera had to leave the game against Minnesota in the fifth inning Friday night after taking a hard-hit grounder off the chest at first base. The ball off the bat of Robbie Grossman in the fourth inning took a big hop and bounced off Cabrera’s chest. He was able to gather

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Jul 22

Astros end Orioles’ 4-game winning streak with 8-7 victory

Rookie Yuli Gurriel had a career-high four hits, including a home run, and the Houston Astros received a gritty pitching performance from Mike Fiers in an 8-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Colin Moran hit his first major league ho…

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Jul 22

LEADING OFF: Trout vs Price; JD in desert; Wrigley rivalry

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Saturday: ONE ON ONE Angels star Mike Trout takes on Boston lefty David Price (5-2) and the first-place Red Sox. Price is coming off an outstanding start Sunday night, when he struck out eight in eight innings of a 3-0 win over the Yankees at Fenway

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Jul 22

Martinez ready for first action at home as a Diamondback

J.D. Martinez got a little lost trying to find Chase Field on Friday. The Arizona Diamondbacks’ new outfielder hasn’t spent much time in the Phoenix area, and he found himself driving while looking at his phone for directions. Once he arrived, parking was a minor issue. He also had to adjust

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Jul 21

3 minor leaguers suspended for positive drug tests

Cincinnati pitcher Brian Hunter has been suspended for 80 games under baseball’s minor league drug program following a positive test for a banned performance-enhancing substance, and Los Angeles Angels pitcher Greg Belton and Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ivan Vieitez have been banned 50 games each

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Jul 21

Inside story of how stunning firing of Panthers GM Dave Gettleman unfolded

When Dave Gettleman returned to Bank of America Stadium on Monday following his annual summer vacation to Cape Cod, he had a lot on his mind. At the end of a vacation and with training camp a little more than a week away, there was much to do. The team…

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Jul 21

Ex-NBA star Antawn Jamison gave up game for his kids, but maybe not for long haul

Former NBA All-Star Antawn Jamison was playing a round recently at The Golf Club at Ballantyne with longtime friend and college teammate Vince Carter. “I don’t understand how he does it,” Jamison said of Carter, 40, who is preparing for his 20th NBA season. “He can barely bend over to read his putts

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Jul 21

FANTASY PLAYS: Looking at effects of Yankees-White Sox trade

The MLB trade deadline is fast approaching, and we already have some significant fantasy baseball players affected by the moves. Not only is there a new batter for the Yankees, but a new closer has emerged, while a Rockies hitter is mashing (surprise, …

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Jul 21

Panthers sign guard Turner to 4-year contract extension

The Panthers have signed two-time Pro Bowl guard Trai Turner to a four-year contract extension, keeping him with the team through the 2021 season. Terms of the deal were not announced Friday. Turner was a third round pick in 2014 and has participated i…

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Jul 21

Brewers aim to end 5-game skid, hold on to NL Central lead

The Milwaukee Brewers are hoping to end to a five-game losing streak that has weakened their grip on the National League Central lead. The Brewers start a three-game series in Philadelphia against the Phillies tonight. Milwaukee was swept in a four-gam…

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Jul 21

Arizona Cardinals training camp capsule

ARIZONA CARDINAS (7-8-1) OPEN CAMP: July 21, University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona. LAST YEAR: A major disappointment after returning with essentially same squad that went 13-3 and made NFC championship game in 2015. Cardinals opened with ho…

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