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Hoes homer in 12th inning lifts Astros past A’s

Houston Astros right fielder Enrique Hernandez crashes the wall while chasing a line drive from Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes during the first inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Cespedes got a double on the play.  (AP Photo)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics hit balls hard all night that stayed inside the fences, so imagine their surprise when Houston connected when it counted.

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Detroit loses 5-4 to Diamondbacks

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera, top, connects on a run-scoring single as Arizona Diamondbacks' Miguel Montero, bottom right, and umpire Fieldin Culbreth, left, look on during the first inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo)

PHOENIX (AP) — The Detroit Tigers rallied to take the lead with two runs in the eighth inning and still had the bases loaded.

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Bullpen falters as Rockies fall to Nationals, 7-4.

Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Rex Brothers throws in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies showed plenty of power early. Their bullpen couldn’t make it stand up.

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Headley wins it in 14th inning of Yankees debut

New York Yankees Chase Headley, acquired Tuesday in a trade with the San Diego Pardres, celebrates as he runs to first base after hitting a game-winning, walk-off RBI single to lift the Yankees to a 14th inning, 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Chase Headley hustled to New York, eager to help his new team right away. That’s exactly what he did — about 4 1/2 hours after pulling on his pinstripes.

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Padres manage only 5 hits in 6-0 loss to Cubs

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, right, watches his seventh inning home run as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, center, and umpire Pat Hoberg (31) look on during a baseball game in Chicago, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. This was Rizzo's second home run of the game.  (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres’ starting lineup Tuesday night had a total of 29 home runs this season. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, the player San Diego traded to Chicago in 2012, now has 25 by himself.

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