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  • Cal Ripken Jr. joins WTOP to talk about The Streak

    WASHINGTON — Cal Ripken, Jr. joined WTOP Tuesday morning, just a few days shy of the 20th anniversary of the day he broke Major League Baseball’s consecutive games played streak. Ripken spoke with WTOP Senior…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 74 57 .565 — New York 72 58 .554 1½ Tampa Bay 65 66 .496 9 Baltimore 63 68 .481 11 Boston 61 70 .466 13 Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 73 58 .557 — Washington 66 64 .508 6½ Atlanta 54 77 .412 19 Miami 53 79 .402 20½ Philadelphia 52 80 .394 21½ Central Division W…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    MLB-SCHEDULE Jays, Yanks fall…Keuchel gets 16th…Cards top Nats, help Mets UNDATED (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays had won eight of nine before the Cleveland Indians prevented them from stretching their lead in the American…

  • Giants lose 5-4 to Dodgers in 14 innings

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The San Francisco Giants’ bullpen went toe-to-toe with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ relievers until finally blinking in the 14th inning. Yusmeiro Petit gave up a bases-loaded single to Adrian Gonzalez, lifting…

  • Dodgers beat Giants 5-4 in 14 innings on Gonzalez’s single

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A.J. Ellis drew a leadoff walk in the bottom of the 14th inning before the Los Angeles Dodgers loaded the bases with no outs. With slugger Adrian Gonzalez at the plate,…

  • Mark Canha hits 3-run HR as Athletics beat Angels 11-5

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In less than a month with Oakland, Danny Valencia has learned plenty about his ballpark’s quirks. From sewage problems to a rally opossum, and now an outfield wall coming down at…

  • Gonzalez improves, but Nationals fall to Cardinals 8-5

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington left-hander Gio Gonzalez took a positive step forward on Monday night. The Nationals did not. Gonzalez bounced back from a disastrous three-start slump with six solid innings in the Nationals’…

  • Lewis struggles while Ross shuts down Rangers 7-0

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The way the Texas Rangers have been scoring, Colby Lewis figured allowing two runs in the third inning wasn’t going to be that bad. It turns out the four runs he…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 74 57 .565 — New York 72 58 .554 1½ Tampa Bay 65 66 .496 9 Baltimore 63 68 .481 11 Boston 61 70 .466 13 Central Division…

  • Athletics 11, Angels 5

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  • Athletics 11, Angels 5

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  • Athletics 11, Angels 5

    Los Angeles AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Calhoun rf 5 0 0 0 0 2 .261 Trout cf 4 1 0 0 1 1 .296 Pujols 1b 4 1 2 1 1 0…

  • Athletics 11, Angels 5

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  • Ross shuts down Rangers, hits RBI single in 7-0 Padres win

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tyson Ross had it all working Monday night: pitching, hitting and sportsmanship toward a good friend and former teammate. Ross held Texas to three hits in seven innings and hit an…