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This Date In Baseball

1931 — Bob Fothergill of Chicago hit a home run and a triple in an 11-run eighth inning. The White Sox set an American League record by recording 12 hits in the inning and beat the New York Yankees 14-12.

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Cowboys’ McClain back to football after court date

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain makes his first day of practice since his retirement during an NFL training camp, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Oxnard, Calif. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Rolando McClain says a phone call from Jerry Jones was the last bit of convincing the linebacker needed to come out of retirement.

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Rangers use record 31st pitcher, beat A’s 4-1

Oakland Athletics' John Jaso, left, is tagged out by Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre as Jaso tried to advance on a single by the Yoenis Cespedes in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jerome Williams became the record 31st pitcher for Texas this season, Neftali Feliz was back in a familiar finishing role and the Rangers finally got a home victory in July.

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Richard’s streak ends in Angels’ 6-4 loss

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After watching his teammates take the lead with three runs during a 30-pitch fifth inning by Max Scherzer, Garrett Richards gave up three runs in the sixth. As a result, the right-hander’s streak of seven straight wins is over.

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Texas adds RHP Jerome Williams after loss to Yanks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Texas Rangers are using pitchers at such a dizzying rate this season that it’s becoming a challenge for manager Ron Washington to keep track of them all.

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