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Soriano's homer lifts Cubs over M's in 11th

Soriano's homer lifts Cubs over M's in 11th

ESPN.com Updated Jun 29, 2013
Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.
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  • Angels ride Blanton, HRs to win over Astros

    Angels ride Blanton, HRs to win over Astros

    ESPN.com Jun 29, 2013
    Joe Blanton pitched seven sharp innings, and Howie Kendrick and Chris Iannetta both homered to give the Los Angeles Angels a 7-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday.
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  • Wainwright easily pitches Cardinals past A's

    Wainwright easily pitches Cardinals past A's

    ESPN.com Jun 29, 2013
    Adam Wainwright pitched a five-hitter to become the NL's second 11-game winner, Matt Adams had his first two-homer game and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Oakland Athletics 7-1 Saturday.
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  • A’s teammates give Stephen Vogt the silent treatment after firs…

    A’s teammates give Stephen Vogt the silent treatment after first career hit — a home run

    yahoo.com Jun 29, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. For Oakland A's catcher Stephen Vogt, Friday night could not have been any more special. Playing in his 21st game at the big league level, Vogt finally — and I do mean finally — got the monkey off his back by colle…
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  • Colon wins 8th start in row, A's beat Cards

    Colon wins 8th start in row, A's beat Cards

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jun 29, 2013
    Bartolo Colon tossed eight innings of one-run ball to win his eighth straight start, powering the Oakland Athletics past the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 on Friday night.
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  • Zunino's walk-off single completes comeback win

    Zunino's walk-off single completes comeback win

    MLB.com Jun 29, 2013
    Trailing by three runs entering the seventh inning, the Mariners roared back to force extra innings thanks to Raul Ibanez's game-tying triple in the eighth, setting up Mike Zunino's walk-off single in the 10th in Seattle's 5-4 win on Friday.
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  • Video - Blanton, Angels Roll Past Astros 00:31

    Blanton, Angels Roll Past Astros

    Jun 29
    Joe Blanton captured just his second win of the season, tossing seven strong innings in the Angels' 7-2 win over the Astros.
  • Video - Web Gems 01:02

    Web Gems

    Jun 29
    Does Josh Hamilton robbing a HR at the right-field wall top Victor Martinez's reigning Web Gem?
  • Video - Wainwright Goes The Distance 00:37

    Wainwright Goes The Distance

    Jun 29
    Adam Wainwright fanned eight while throwing a five-hitter to carry the Cardinals to a 7-1 win over the Athletics.

Sports Columnists

  • Toronto Raptors join talks for Eric Bledsoe of Los Angeles Clippers

    Jun 29
    The Toronto Raptors have joined the Orlando Magic at the head of the list of known suitors for Los Angeles Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe, according to sources close to the process.