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Abreu extends streak, White Sox beat Twins 10-8

Chicago White Sox's Alexei Ramirez hits an RBI double against the Minnesota Twin during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Chicago.  (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Abreu reached base five times while extending his hitting streak to 21 games, and the Chicago White Sox scored four runs in the eighth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 10-8 on Friday night.

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Soliai, Jackson bring ‘girth’ to defensive line

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Tyson Jackson (99) greets fans as he walks onto the field for Friday Night Lights, at Archer High School on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. The Falcons continued their tradition of staging NFL football practice at an area high school each year. (AP Photo/Jason Getz)

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The new wide bodies on the Atlanta Falcons’ defensive line are difficult to overlook.

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Rockies fall to Tigers 4-2, Gonzalez hurt

Colorado Rockies' Brandon Barnes safely slides under the tag of Detroit Tigers catcher Bryan Holaday during the seventh inning of an interleague baseball game, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — With men on second and third and one out in the fifth inning of a scoreless game, Colorado manager Walt Weiss decided to bring the infield in.

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Rookie gets win as Boston beats Yankees 4-3

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia follows through on an RBI double against the New York Yankees during the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

BOSTON (AP) — The game ball that Red Sox right-hander Anthony Ranaudo will treasure from his major league debut wasn’t the one from the final out in Boston’s 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees.

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Reds’ Latos gets 1st win against hometown Marlins

Cincinnati Reds' Mat Latos (55) pitches against the Miami Marlins in the first inning of a baseball game in Miami, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

MIAMI (AP) — After struggling throughout his career against the Miami Marlins, Matt Latos final beat his hometown team.

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