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Late-inning offense carries Arizona to win

Arizona Diamondbacks' Yasmany Tomas follows through on a two-run double during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Nolan Arenado makes many more highlight-reel plays than miscues. A two-error game for the two-time Gold Glove winner only happened once in his career.

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Cardinals lose 3rd in a row, 5-3 to Padres

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Carlos Villanueva reacts after giving up a two-run home run to San Diego Padres' Will Venable during the 11th inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 2, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Suddenly, the St. Louis Cardinals have hit a rough patch. No one seems overly concerned about the second three-game losing streak of the season that puts the onus on the offense.

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Venable homer boosts Padres in extra innings

San Diego Padres' Yangervis Solarte arrives at home after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, July 2, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Will Venable was hardly the ideal choice to grab a bat cold off the bench. Good thing Padres interim manager Pat Murphy didn’t know Venable had been 1 for 17 as a pinch hitter.

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Second-place Twins beat AL Central-leading Royals, 2-0

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson wipes away sweat after loading the bases during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With his pitch count well into triple-digits and the Twins clinging to a one-run lead, even Kyle Gibson thought Paul Molitor was going to bring in a reliever for him.

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Orioles muster only 3 singles in 2-0 loss to Rangers

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Kevin Gausman looks toward the Texas Rangers dugout as he walks off the field after being relieved in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Rangers, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Baltimore. Texas won 2-0. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles couldn’t have asked for much more from Kevin Gausman, who didn’t give up a run against the free-swinging Texas Rangers.

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