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>>White Sox Use Homers To Bounce Bombers

(Chicago, IL)  --  The White Sox used homers in three consecutive innings to defeat the Yankees, 9-6.  Gordon Beckham's solo shot tied things in the sixth, and Alexei Ramirez hit a two-run bomb in the seventh to give Chicago the lead.  Adam Dunn added his MLB-leading 36th round-tripper of the season in the eighth inning.  DeWayne Wise also hit a two-run shot for the Sox, who snapped a three-game slide.  Brett Myers picked up the win while Addison Reed locked up his 22nd save.  Derek Jeter went 4-for-5 with a solo homer for New York.  Jeter tied Hall of Famer Eddie Murray for 11th on the all-time hit list with the 3,255th of his career.  Boone Logan took the loss for the Yanks, who have lost three-of-five.

MLB AL
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Tampa Bay Rays 5, Kansas City Royals 1
Texas Rangers 5, Baltimore Orioles 1
Minnesota Twins 7, Oakland Athletics 2
Seattle Mariners 5, Cleveland Indians 3

>>Brewers Cruise Past Cubs

(Milwaukee, WI)  --  Jonathan Lucroy and Carlos Gomez hit back-to-back homers during an eight-run fifth inning as the Brewers cruised past the Cubs, 9-5.  Lucroy homered twice and drove in four for the Brewers, who had lost their previous two.  Mark Rogers struck out seven over five innings of three-run ball to pick up his first career win.  Josh Vitters went deep and David DeJesus knocked in two for the Cubs, who have dropped four-of-five.  Justin Germano was rocked for seven runs in four-and-two-thirds as he fell to 2-and-3.

MLB NL
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Washington Nationals 5, Atlanta Braves 4 (13 inn)
Philadelphia Phillies 12, Cincinnati Reds 5
Colorado Rockies 3, New York Mets 1
Miami Marlins 12, Arizona Diamondbacks 3
San Diego Padres 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
San Francisco Giants 2, Los Angeles Dodgers 1

>>Cardinals Host Astros

(St. Louis, MO)  --  The Cardinals host the Astros tonight in the first of a three-game series at Busch Stadium.  The Cardinals have lost three-of-four and are third in the NL Central at 65-and-56.  Houston has the worst record in baseball at 39-and-83.  The Astros just fired manager Brad Mills on Saturday.

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