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  • Giants’ Lincecum facing 5 months of rehab after surgery

    DENVER (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum had surgery on his left hip Thursday and will need five months of rehab to be ready for the 2016 season. The operation on the two-time…

  • Harper back in Nationals’ lineup a day after leaving game

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is back in the starting lineup, a day leaving the game because of tightness in his left glute. Harper was set to play Thursday night in the opener…

  • Shuck’s pinch-hit triple sends White Sox past Twins 6-4

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mired in a six-game losing streak, Jeff Samardzija tried to focus on each pitch, rather than dwell on past mistakes. The soon-to-be free agent helped the Chicago White Sox, and himself, by…

  • Twins bullpen falters in loss to Chisox, key road trip looms

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minus closer Glen Perkins and set to start a nine-game road trip, the Minnesota Twins can’t afford any mistakes if they want to remain in the AL wild-card race. A steady bullpen…

  • Royals believe chickenpox cases limited to 2 players

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The AL Central-leading Royals are confident no other players will come down with chickenpox after reliever Kelvin Herrera and left-fielder Alex Rios were diagnosed last weekend. Royals manager Ned Yost…

  • Tigers bring Lobstein off DL to start Friday vs Cleveland

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Tigers have activated left-hander Kyle Lobstein from the 60-day disabled list to start the opener of a weekend series against the Cleveland Indians. Detroit made the move before Thursday…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 74 59 .556 — Washington 67 65 .508 6½ Miami 55 79 .410 19½ Atlanta 54 79 .406 20 Philadelphia 53 81 .396 21½ Central Division W…

  • Twins rookie slugger Sano, closer Perkins out vs White Sox

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are without rookie slugger Miguel Sano and closer Glen Perkins for the game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Sano is dealing with a hamstring injury that doesn’t…

  • Summer makeover has 1st-place Mets primed for playoff run

    NEW YORK (AP) — Thanks to a dramatic summer makeover, the New York Mets are pushing hard toward their first playoff appearance in nine years — with their oft-injured captain David Wright aboard for the…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 76 57 .571 — New York 74 58 .561 1½ Tampa Bay 66 67 .496 10 Baltimore 64 69 .481 12 Boston 61 72 .459 15 Central Division…

  • LEADING OFF: Latos tries again for Dodgers, Braves skidding

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today: ___ TRY AGAIN Mat Latos makes his fifth start for the Dodgers, still aiming for his first win with the NL West leaders. He…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 76 57 .571 — New York 74 58 .561 1½ Tampa Bay 66 67 .496 10 Baltimore 64 69 .481 12 Boston 61 72 .459 15 Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 74 59 .556 — Washington 67 65 .508 6½ Miami 55 79 .410 19½ Atlanta 54 79 .406 20 Philadelphia 53 81 .396 21½ Central Division W…

  • SD bullpen can’t hold lead for Kennedy in loss to Rangers

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — After a miserable first two months, Ian Kennedy has been a different pitcher. Kennedy turned in another outstanding performance, but the bullpen couldn’t hold the lead and Mitch Moreland’s RBI double…

  • Moreland leads Rangers to 4-3 win over Padres in 10 innings

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — After being held out of the starting lineup for the entire series to rest, it was time for Mitch Moreland to step up. Moreland, who struck out as a pinch hitter…