Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Herrera’s bunt, blast leads Cubs over feeble Mets for sweep

Chicago Cubs' Jonathan Herrera hits a two-run homer during the sixth inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Thursday, July 2, 2015 in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Herrera filled in neatly for Kris Bryant, driving in three runs with a squeeze bunt and homer that sent Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs past the feeble New York Mets 6-1 Thursday for a three-game sweep.

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Phillies place pitcher Aaron Harang on disabled list

Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Harang pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have placed right-hander Aaron Harang on the 15-day disabled list because of a foot injury.

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Defense lets down Cardinals in 7-1 loss to White Sox

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher John Lackey pumps his fist after getting Chicago White Sox's Tyler Flowers to ground into a double play ending the top of the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Though it won’t show in the box score, defensive breakdowns were critical in both of the St. Louis Cardinals’ losses to the Chicago White Sox.

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Quintana paces White Sox to 7-1 win over Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher John Lackey pumps his fist after getting Chicago White Sox's Tyler Flowers to ground into a double play ending the top of the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sweeping a two-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals made it easier for the Chicago White Sox to overlook the three rain delays in the finale after needing 11 innings to win the opener.

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Hernandez, Anderson lead Dodgers past Diamondbacks, 4-3

Los Angeles Dodgers' Brett Anderson throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Kike Hernandez is one of the seldom-used Los Angeles Dodgers.

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