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Burfict emerges as center of Bengals defense

Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict, left, tackles wide receiver Mohamed Sanu during practice at the NFL football team's training camp, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals are building their defense around linebacker Vontaze Burfict, a sign of how much he means to the franchise as he enters his third season.

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This Date In Baseball

1930 — Lou Gehrig drove in eight runs with a grand slam and two doubles as the New York Yankees outlasted the Boston Red Sox 14-13.

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Dbacks can’t handle Leake, lose to Reds 3-0

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevor Cahill gave Arizona what it needed — a solid start that rested the bullpen. The Diamondbacks’ offense couldn’t hold up its end.

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Leake leads Reds over Diamondbacks 3-0

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Leake pitched into the eighth inning and singled home a run — a rare commodity for the Reds these days — leading Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

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Ahmed sends Dbacks over Reds 2-1 in 15 innings

Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder David Peralta rolls on the ground after catching a fly ball hit by Cincinnati Reds' Brayan Pena in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — As the game went one with no hint that either team was capable of scoring, Arizona catcher Miguel Montero became philosophical.

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