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Big Papi passes Yaz with 453rd career home run

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits his second two-run home run of the game during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto on Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

TORONTO (AP) — Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has passed Boston great Carl Yastrzemski on baseball’s career home run chart.

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Rockies place 1B Justin Morneau on 15-day DL

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a strained neck.

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Marrone: Bills DT Dareus excused from camp

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins (14) is tended to by trainer Bud Carpenter during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. Watkins returned to the field. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said on Monday.

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FC Dallas’ Thomas out for year after knee surgery

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — FC Dallas midfielder Hendry Thomas will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery for a torn ligament in his left knee.

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Seattle pushes Iwakuma, Hernandez back a day

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners are giving starters Hisashi Iwakuma and Felix Hernandez an extra day of rest and will start Erasmo Ramirez on Tuesday against the New York Mets.

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