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Eugene hosts IAAF World Junior championships

In this June 13, 2014, photo, Baylor's Trayvon Bromell looks on after winning the men's 100 meters at the NCAA track and field championships, in Eugene, Ore. The Baylor freshman set a junior world record in the 100 meters at the NCAA track and field championships last month. He broke the 10-second barrier, running in 9.97 at Hayward Field. Bromell is making bold predictions for the junior world track championships this week. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Trayvon Bromell is making bold predictions for the junior world track championships this week.

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Blunder on the bases costly in D-Backs’ 4-3 loss

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (24) is tagged out trying to advance to second after hitting an RBI single as Arizona Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill applies the tag during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 21, 2014, in Phoenix.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — A rookie’s mental mistake proved costly for the Arizona Diamondbacks in their 4-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.

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Jones’ pair of 2-run HRs leads O’s over Angels 4-2

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones blows a bubble as he rounds the bases after hitting his second two-run home run of the game during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Adam Jones’ swing certainly looked fine a week after the Home Run Derby, an event that’s knocked more than a few sluggers off kilter.

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Seager, Ackley lead Mariners past Mets 5-2

Seattle Mariners left fielder Dustin Ackley leaps at the wall and reaches over to steal a home run from New York Mets' Travis d'Arnaud in the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 21, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

SEATTLE (AP) — Dustin Ackley drifted back to find the wall, jumped and wondered.

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Rockies drop 6th straight, 7-2 to Nationals

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister throws to the plate against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Ben Paulsen had quite a major league debut with two hits and an RBI.

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