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Angels ride Blanton, HRs to win over AstrosUpdated Jun 29 Share TweetJoe 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.Share TweetAdam 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.
A’s teammates give Stephen Vogt the silent treatment after first career hit — a home runUpdated Jun 29 Share TweetYour 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…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetBartolo 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.
Zunino's walk-off single completes comeback winUpdated Jun 29 Share TweetTrailing 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.Source: MLB.com
Blanton, Angels Roll Past AstrosJun 29Joe Blanton captured just his second win of the season, tossing seven strong innings in the Angels' 7-2 win over the Astros.
Web GemsJun 29Does Josh Hamilton robbing a HR at the right-field wall top Victor Martinez's reigning Web Gem?
Wainwright Goes The DistanceJun 29Adam Wainwright fanned eight while throwing a five-hitter to carry the Cardinals to a 7-1 win over the Athletics.
Toronto Raptors join talks for Eric Bledsoe of Los Angeles ClippersJun 29The 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.