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>>McGehee, Brewers Blast Cards

(Milwaukee, WI)  --  Edwin Jackson was jolted for 14 hits and 10 runs in seven innings as the Cardinals lost to the Brewers 10-5 in Milwaukee.  Casey McGehee homered three times, including a pair of two-run shots, and Corey Hart also went deep for the Brew Crew.  Rafael Furcal hit a three-run blast and drove in four runs for St. Louis in defeat.  Randy Wolf got the win for Milwaukee.  The Cardinals fell three-and-a-half games back of the Brewers in the NL Central.

>>Cubs Blank Pirates

(Pittsburgh, PA)  --  Starlin Castro clubbed a solo home run in the top of the eighth inning to account for the game's lone run as the Cubs clipped the Pirates, 1-0.  Matt Garza struck out seven through seven innings of four-hit ball to improve to 5-and-8.  Carlos Marmol worked a flawless ninth to notch his 22nd save for the Northsiders, who have won four straight on the heels of a five-game slide.  Charlie Morton worked seven scoreless innings for Pittsburgh in a no-decision.  Chris Resop was saddled with the loss.  The Bucs have dropped six in-a-row to fall six-and-a-half games back of first-place Milwaukee in the NL Central standings.  The finale of the four-game series is tonight as Rodrigo Lopez opposes James McDonald.

>>Yankees Win Sixth Straight With Rout Of White Sox

(Chicago, IL)  --  Curtis Granderson had four hits and five RBI as the Yankees crushed the White Sox, 18-7, on Wednesday night at The Cell.  Robinson Cano clubbed a three-run homer and had four RBI for the Yankees, who cranked out 22 hits en route to their sixth straight win.  Eric Chavez also plated four runs, while Derek Jeter went 5-for-6 with four runs scored and two RBI.  Yanks starter A.J. Burnett couldn't get out of the fifth after allowing seven runs.  Cory Wade was credited with the win.  Carlos Quentin hit a three-run homer and finished with four RBI for Chicago, which has dropped five straight.  Gavin Floyd allowed 10 runs and nine hits over only two-and-a-third to fall to 9-and-10.  Philip Humber gets the nod against Ivan Nova in tonight's series finale.


MLB National League
Atlanta Braves 6, Washington Nationals 4
Milwaukee Brewers 10, St. Louis Cardinals 5
Philadelphia Phillies 8, Colorado Rockies 6
San Francisco Giants 8, Arizona Diamondbacks 1
Chicago Cubs 1, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Houston Astros 5, Cincinnati Reds 4
San Diego Padres 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Florida Marlins, New York Mets (PPD/RAIN)

MLB American League
Seattle Mariners 7, Oakland Athletics 4
Detroit Tigers 5, Texas Rangers 4
Tampa Bay Rays 9, Toronto Blue Jays 1
Boston Red Sox 4, Cleveland Indians 3
New York Yankees 18, Chicago White Sox 7
Kansas City Royals 6, Baltimore Orioles 2
Minnesota Twins 11, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 4

>>Former Ram Bulger Retires

(Baltimore, MD)  --  Former Rams quarterback Marc Bulger is calling it a career.  The "Baltimore Sun" reports the 34-year-old signal-caller has elected to retire rather than play another season.  Bulger inked a one-year deal with the Ravens last season, but did not take a single snap in a backup role.  Bulger made 95 starts with the Rams after taking over for Kurt Warner.

>>Colts Sign Tommie Harris

(Anderson, IN)  --  The Indianapolis Colts have signed defensive tackle Tommie Harris.  The former Chicago Bears three-time Pro Bowler joins linebacker Ernie Sims and defensive end Jamaal Anderson as Colts' signees in the last three days.  Harris is only 28-year-old, but has had to overcome a series of injuries from 2007 through 2010.

In other team news, Colts quarterback Peyton Manning was running and throwing on the Macholtz Stadium field late Wednesday afternoon.  Manning has opened training camp on the physically unable to perform list as he continues his comeback from May 23rd surgery to repair a bulging disk in his neck.

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