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Cubs squander strong performance from Lester in 6-0 loss

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) reacts after giving up a run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, July  6, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are having a tough time beating the St. Louis Cardinals this season, even when their pitcher is nearly unhittable.

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Dozier’s two-run homer in 10th lifts Twins over Orioles 4-2

Minnesota Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks robs Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Parmelee of a hit as he faces the bullpen to catch the long fly ball in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Dozier’s All-Star campaign started out with a bang Monday night.

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Lackey outduels Lester, leads Cardinals to 6-0 win over Cubs

St. Louis Cardinals'  Yadier Molina hits an RBI sacrifice fly against the Chicago Cubs during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, July  6, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Monday night despite Jon Lester taking a no-hitter into the seventh.

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Span, Escobar injured in Nationals’ 3-2 loss to Reds

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister (58) throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds at Nationals Park, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The defeat itself was tough enough to swallow. Losing the top two players in the batting order, well, that pretty much made the night a total loss for the Washington Nationals.

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Suarez’s homer breaks deadlock, Reds beat Nationals 3-2

Washington Nationals left fielder Matt den Dekker can't catch the game winning solo home run hit by Cincinnati Reds' Eugenio Suarez during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Washington. The Reds won 3-2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eugenio Suarez could only watch and hope as the baseball headed toward the left-field foul pole.

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