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Hayes leads Dream past Shock 85-75

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a career-high 27 points, Angel McCoughtry added 21 and Erika DeSouza had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Dream to a 85-75 victory over Tulsa on Thursday night.

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Astros blow late lead in 6-5 loss to Blue Jays

Houston Astros relief pitcher Chad Qualls rests his head on the dugout rail after giving up a home run to Toronto Blue Jays' Nolan Reimold during the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Houston. The Blue Jays won 6-5. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Playing with a trade-depleted roster, Houston had a chance to cool off streaking Toronto. The bullpen just couldn’t shut the door on the powerful Blue Jays.

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First-place Dodgers stand pat at trade deadline

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, right, talks with batting coach Mark McGwire during batting practice prior a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Dodgers stood pat at Thursday’s trade deadline, making no major moves as they try to stretch their lead in the division race.

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Nationals fall 10-4 to Phillies as ‘pen struggles

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper tosses his bat after striking out during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Washington. The Phillies won 10-4. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The usually reliable Washington Nationals bullpen is suddenly in a funk.

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Indians drop game and Cabrera

Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Bryan Shaw, right, waits for Seattle Mariners' Mike Zunino, left, to run the bases after Zunino hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Cleveland. Kyle Seager scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Another difficult day on the trade front ended with a disappointing loss for the Cleveland Indians.

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