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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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American Pharoah completes half-mile workout at Santa Anita

In this May 25, 2015, file photo, American Pharoah is held by Raul Ramirez as he is bathed outside Barn 33 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The race, date and place are set for American Pharoah's next start: the Haskell Invitational, Aug. 2, at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. Perhaps the coolest part of Thursday's, July 2, 2015,  announcement involves Bruce Springsteen possibly performing at the track just a few furlongs from his hometown of Freehold. AP Photo/Garry Jones, File)

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah completed a half-mile workout Monday at Santa Anita in preparation for his start in the Haskell Invitational next month.

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Alvarez’s RBI single in 9th lifts Pirates past Padres, 2-1

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett throws against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pedro Alvarez singled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.

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Cubs LHP Jon Lester has no-hitter through 6 against Cards

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July  6, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs pitcher Jon Lester lost his no-hit bid against the St. Louis Cardinals when Jhonny Peralta singled with one out in the seventh inning Monday night.

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Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

Austin Dillon (3) goes airborne as he was involved in a multi-car crash on the final lap of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla.  (Stephen M. DoweLl/The Orlando Sentinel via AP) MAGS OUT NO SALES

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

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