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Grandal’s 4 RBIs lift Dodgers to 6-4 win over D-backs in 10

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasmani Grandal (9) points upward after hitting a two run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Yasmani Grandal heard all the negative comments after he arrived in Los Angeles — about his recovery from knee surgery, his ability to handle the pressure of playing for the Dodgers, being the centerpiece of a trade for Matt Kemp.

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Wimbledon Lookahead: Zverev tries to join exclusive group

Alexander Zverev in action during his match with Novak Djokovic during day four of The Boodles at Stoke Park, near Stoke Poges, England, Friday June 26, 2015. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — Since 2006, only five teenagers have managed to reach the men’s third round at Wimbledon — and three of them went on to become Grand Slam champions: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Marin Cilic.

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UND slugger Campbell to compete in College Home Run Derby

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — University of North Dakota slugger Jeff Campbell is participating in this year’s TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby.

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De La Rosa pitches Rockies to 2-1 win over Athletics

Colorado Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After 21 years in the majors, Colorado reliever LaTroy Hawkins isn’t trying to trick anyone with pitch sequences.

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Tigers fall 5-4 in 14 innings to Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Starling Marte attempts to reach a two-run home run by Detroit Tigers' J.D. Martinez during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — After losing their first 30 games this season when they trailed after seven innings, the Detroit Tigers finally rallied for a win Sunday against the Chicago White Sox.

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