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Brown throws 7 scoreless innings, Dubón homers and Astros beat Tigers 4-0

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Hunter Brown struck out nine in seven scoreless innings and Mauricio Dubón hit a two-run homer as the Houston Astros got a big sixth inning for a 4-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Brown (3-5) allowed five hits, Bryan ...

Aberg takes 1-shot lead into weekend at Pinehurst in US Open debut

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Open is a new experience for Ludvig Aberg, not that anyone would notice the way his machine-like game gave him the 36-hole lead Friday. Pinehurst No. 2 is not. Aberg was a 19-year-old from Sweden about to start his college ...

Garcia’s game-ending hit off Holmes gives Royals 4-3 win over Yankees

By DAVID SMALE Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Maikel Garcia hit a game-ending two run double off Yankees closer Clay Holmes, and the Kansas City Royals recovered after squandering a brilliant start by Alec Marsh to beat New York 4-3 on Thursday and avoid a four-game ...

Paul Goldschmidt, Brendan Donovan homer and Cardinals beat Pirates 4-3

By JOE HARRIS Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and Brendan Donovan homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Thursday. Donovan's homer off Mitch Keller to lead off the sixth snapped a 3-all tie and extended his hitting streak to eight ...

Paul Goldschmidt, Brendan Donovan homer and Cardinals beat Pirates 4-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and Brendan Donovan homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Thursday. Donovan's homer off Mitch Keller to lead off the sixth snapped a 3-all tie and extended his hitting streak to eight games as the Cardinals won back-to-back ...