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Spangenberg's Pinch HR Lifts Padres to 2-1 Win

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Cory Spangenberg's first big league home run came on the first pitch he saw as a pinch hitter with one out in the ninth inning and gave the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

Angels' C.J. Wilson is hit hard in 8-3 loss to Astros

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Angels are fully prepared to use a bullpen relay team to fill the rotation spot vacated by the injured Garrett Richards. They did not think they'd need a similar relief effort in the games C.J. Wilson pitches.

Mets 8, Marlins 6: Wright and Lagares Lead Offensive Onslaught Against Marlins

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

David Wright had three hits and three runs batted in and Juan Lagares added a career-high four hits, with two R.B.I., as the offensively challenged Mets tallied 16 hits, two shy of their season high, in beating the Marlins.

Orioles Beat Reds 5-4 to Extend Lead in AL East

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Bud Norris pitched six shutout innings, Nelson Cruz notched his career-high 91st RBI during a four-run first, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 Tuesday night.

Posey, Giants Rally for 12-7 Win Over Rockies

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Buster Posey homered, doubled twice and drove in four runs, rallying the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 12-7 on Tuesday night.

Flowers' 2 Homers Lift White Sox Over Twins

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Tyler Flowers' first career multi-homer game lifted the Chicago White Sox to a 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins in 10 innings on Tuesday night.

Roger Federer, Gael Monfils set up quarterfinal match at U.S. Open

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The best result of Tuesday's action at the U.S. Open was that victories by Roger Federer and Gael Monfils will put them on the same tennis court in two days.

Arrieta, Cubs Send Brewers to 7th Straight Loss

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs handed the Milwaukee Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night.

Astros Win Again Behind Peacock and Altuve

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jose Altuve had four hits for the second straight night, Brad Peacock threw 6 1-3 solid innings and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 on Tuesday night.

2014 U.S. Open bracket update: Roger Federer wins, Caroline Wozniacki advances to semis

Federer made quick work of Roberto Bautista Agut and will face Gael Monfils in the quarterfinals. Second-ranked Roger Federer advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Open by beating No. 17 Roberto Bautista Agut at Arthur AsheShow More Summary

Wainwright Wins 16th, Cardinals Beat Pirates

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Adam Wainwright earned his 16th win and matched his career best with three RBIs, carrying the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan, Webb Simpson make U.S. Ryder Cup team

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

U.S. captain Tom Watson went with experience and a gut feeling Tuesday night when he filled out his Ryder Cup team with Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson.

Perez Drives in Go-Ahead Run as KC Tops Texas 2-1

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Salvador Perez hit a scorching liner off the glove of third baseman Adrian Beltre for a single, allowing Jarrod Dyson to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Tuesday night.

J.D. Martinez Hits 3-Run Homer, Tigers Win 4-2

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer off closer Cody Allen in the ninth inning, helping the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.

Hot Shots Bogaerts, Betts Power Red Sox Past Yanks

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Xander Bogaerts homered among his four hits and fellow rookie Mookie Betts also went deep during a big night at the plate to power the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-4 on Tuesday.

Yankees 9, Red Sox 4: Yankees’ Offense Fades Along With Heat of Red Sox Rivalry

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Red Sox powered their way to victory behind home runs by Daniel Nava, Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts, hardly the familiar cast of sluggers Boston has brought to bear during the rivalry.

It's full speed ahead in the NFL as offenses shift into high gear

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Philadelphia Eagles have really got to hand it to the guys in stripes.

Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance'

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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Kurt Suzuki slides, collapses, ends up face-first on ground with only himself to blame

Slides are supposed to be graceful and help you to avoid tags. This one ends up with a face in the dirt and did not avoid any tag. Kurt Suzuki needed to move fast. He'd been on first base with two outs, and there was a throwing error on Jordan Schafer's infield single that allowed him to go all the way from first to third. Show More Summary

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