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Cubs lose 6-4 to Rockies in 10 innings

Chicago Cubs' Luis Valbuena watches his two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Chicago, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month.

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Jeter’s farewell to Texas a 3-2 Yankees loss

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) and catcher Francisco Cervelli, right, check on starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda after Kurora fielded a ground out by Texas Rangers Daniel Robertson during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.  The Ranges won 3-2. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Jeter got more farewell gifts, and Brett Gardner hit another leadoff home run for the New York Yankees.

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Serena Williams wins in her return

Serena Williams reacts after scoring a point during the second set of her match against Karolina Pliskova in the Bank of the West Classic, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams looked healthy and played sharp in her first tournament since defaulting during a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.

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Perez helps Royals struggle to 3-2 win over Twins

Minnesota Twins' Sam Fuld is tagged out by Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer on a pick off in the fourth inning during a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy made the throw to first. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy trudged off the mound with the bases loaded and his team trailing by a run, and took a seat in the dugout to watch Jason Frasor try to bail him out.

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Rangers get rare series win, 3-2 over Yankees

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers starter Colby Lewis did a bit of reminiscing when he noticed the stands filling up while he warned up in the bullpen before the game.

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