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Darrell Wallace Jr. wins Mudsummer Classic

ROSSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Mudsummer Classic on Wednesday night on the dirt at Eldora Speedway for his second Camping World Truck Series victory of the year.

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Pence drives in 3, Giants beat Phillies 3-1

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence doubles down the right field line to score three runs and reach third base on a throwing error during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Giants won 3-1. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There are no secrets to Hunter Pence’s approach to hitting in crucial situations. His simple strategy worked again.

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Cobb outduels Lynn, Tampa Bay beats St. Louis 3-0

Tampa Bay Rays' Alex Cobb (53) is checked on by third base coach Tom Foley and manager Joe Maddon, top, after being hit on the right arm by a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in St. Louis. Cobb was able to stay in the game. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis right-hander Lance Lynn was at the top of his game on Wednesday night.

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Kennedy pitches around 5 walks in Padres win

San Diego Padres relief pitcher Alex Torres delivers against the Chicago Cubs during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night.

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Tampa Bay beats St. Louis 3-0 behind Cobb

Tampa Bay Rays' Alex Cobb (53) is checked on by third base coach Tom Foley and manager Joe Maddon, top, after being hit on the right arm by a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in St. Louis. Cobb was able to stay in the game. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tampa Bay pitcher Alex Cobb threw 10 pitches off the mound on Tuesday and was unhappy.

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