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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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Walker’s RBI double in 14th lifts Pirates over Tiger 5-4

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) — It took 10 seasons, 10 teams and more than five hours but Deolis Guerra finally has his first major league win.

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AP Source: Trail Blazers give Aminu 4 years, $30 million

A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to terms with veteran forward Al-Farouq Aminu on a four-year, $30 million deal.

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Pujols homers, Heaney deals in Angels’ 2-1 win over Yankees

Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols celebrates his home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Heaney pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar hit back-to-back homers in the sixth, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees 2-1 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.

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