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Tampa Bay beats St. Louis 3-0 behind Cobb

Tampa Bay Rays' Alex Cobb (53) is checked on by third base coach Tom Foley and manager Joe Maddon, top, after being hit on the right arm by a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in St. Louis. Cobb was able to stay in the game. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tampa Bay pitcher Alex Cobb threw 10 pitches off the mound on Tuesday and was unhappy.

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Tigers acquire closer Joakim Soria from Rangers

Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos (61) congratulates Rangers relief pitcher Joakim Soria (28) after Soria closed out the Rangers 4-2 defeat of the New York Yankees in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — The first-place Detroit Tigers have reinforced the back end of their shaky bullpen, acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for minor league pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.

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Pirates jump on Haren early, top Dodgers 6-1

Pittsburgh Pirates' Travis Snider rounds third after hitting a solo home run off Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dan Haren during the second inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle isn’t sure the Pittsburgh Pirates need an ace to make it to the postseason for the second straight year.

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Roma beats Liverpool 1-0

Liverpool FC defender Jose Enrique (3) chases the ball against AS Roma during a friendly soccer match at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

BOSTON (AP) — Marco Borrilleo scored in the 90th minute to give Roma a 1-0 victory over Liverpool in an exhibition game Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

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Utah State’s Keeton getting Heisman hype

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton got his junior season off to a superb start, only to have it derailed by a knee injury in Game 6.

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