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Puig, Dodgers go triple-crazy, beat Giants 8-1

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig (66) celebrates at third base after hitting an RBI triple against the San Francisco Giants in the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 25, 2014, in San Francisco. At left is third base umpire Paul Schrieber, and at right Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval. (AP Photo)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yasiel Puig was excited for his first start of the season in center field because it gave him more room to run and show off his unbelievable athleticism.

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Angels slip past Tigers 2-1 with 6th-inning rally

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs throws against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For the first five innings, the Los Angeles Angels barely had a chance against Detroit’s Drew Smyly.

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Butler’s pinch-hit HR lifts Royals over Indians

Kansas City Royals' Billy Butler hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Struggling Billy Butler found himself in a strange place, on the bench and out of the Kansas City Royals starting lineup.

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Anderson leads Rockies over Pirates 8-1

Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez watches his home run sail over the wall in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

DENVER (AP) — Brett Anderson left Friday night’s game before he wanted to. Still, he was a winner for the first time in 15 months.

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Florida’s Whitney wins world junior 200 meters

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Kaylin Whitney of Florida overcame a yellow card to win the 200 meters Friday night in the IAAF world junior championships at Hayward Field.

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