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Royals beat White Sox 2-1 with run in 9th

CHICAGO (AP) – Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning when White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers could handle a throw home and the Kansas City Royals beat Chicago 2-1 Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series. Moustakas triggered the decisive rally with a lead-off single off Zach Putnam More >

Tigers wear down Diamondbacks 11-5

PHOENIX (AP) – Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer, Austin Jackson a three-run double and the Detroit Tigers wore out the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-5 in a slugfest at Chase Field on Wednesday. Detroit roughed up Trevor Cahill (1-7), going up 7-0 after four innings behind Jackson’s big hit and three RBIs by Alex Avila. Arizona clawed its More >

Kennedy pitches around 5 walks in Padres win

CHICAGO (AP) – Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night. On a cool, unseasonably summer night in Chicago, Kennedy (8-9) won his third straight decision. He allowed three runs, three hits, while striking More >

Packers shareholders meeting at Lambeau Field

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The only publicly owned team in U.S. professional sports is holding its annual shareholders meeting. The Green Bay Packers are expecting more than 12,000 shareholders Thursday for the meeting at Lambeau Field. The Packers have about 364,000 owners. The meeting is held in the open bowl of Lambeau. Shareholders will vote More >

Reynolds homers twice, Brewers top Reds 5-1

UNDATED (AP) – Mark Reynolds homered twice to help the Milwaukee Brewers swept the three-game series from the Cincinnati Reds with a 5-1 win on Wednesday. Kyle Lohse pitched 6 2-3 strong innings to hand the Reds their sixth straight loss since the All-Star break. Lohse walked two, struck out three and allowed four hits, the More >

Brewers 3B Ramirez plays 2,000th major league game

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Aramis Ramirez is playing his 2,000th major league game right back where it all started. Ramirez made his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 26, 1998, at old Milwaukee County Stadium at age 19. On Wednesday, the Brewers third baseman became the 14th active player to reach 2,000 games when he started More >

Pettit Center, USOC renew training site agreement

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) – The Pettit National Ice Center will continue to be an official U.S. Olympic training site. The Pettit Center, the U.S. Olympic Committee and U.S. Speedskating announced Wednesday they have renewed their agreement designating the Milwaukee-area center as a U.S. Olympic training site. As an Olympic training site, the Pettit Center is host More >

Fill-in Swarzak pitches Twins past Indians 3-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Anthony Swarzak pitched five sharp innings in a fill-in start, Oswaldo Arcia homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Wednesday. Danny Santana scored after two of his three hits for the Twins, and five relievers totaled six strikeouts over four scoreless innings. Glen Perkins finished up in the ninth More >

Rizzo hits 2 homers as Cubs beat Padres 6-0

CHICAGO (AP) – Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak. Rizzo staked Hendricks to a 2-0 lead in the third inning with More >

Royals break out for 7-1 win over White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) – Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Moustakas, who has 12 homers this season, went 3 for 5 with three RBIs. The Royals entered the game with a major More >