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Scherzer wins 12th, Tigers beat Angels 6-4

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The day after the Detroit Tigers traded for Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria, Joe Nathan made a point of showing why he is still manager Brad Ausmus’ No. 1 option in the ninth inning.

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Young hits 3-run homer in Orioles’ 4-0 victory

Baltimore Orioles closing pitcher Darren O'Day and catcher Caleb Joseph shake hands after the 4-0 win over the Seattle Mariners of a baseball game on Thursday, July 24, 2014 in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

SEATTLE (AP) — Wie-Yen Chen threw one of his finest games in the major leagues, allowing just five hits over eight innings in Baltimore’s 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

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Kluber perfect into 7th of Indians loss to Royals

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas (8) celebrates with Salvador Perez (13) and other players after hitting an inside-the-park home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, July 24, 2014.  (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Corey Kluber took a perfect game into the seventh inning, and couldn’t have pitched much better.

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Charles helps Liberty beat Storm in OT

SEATTLE (AP) — Tina Charles always makes sure she puts herself in the right spot for a rebound just in case teammate Cappie Pondexter misses a last-second shot.

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Padres rout Cubs 11-3

San Diego Padres catcher Rene Rivera, center, celebrates with teammates after the Padres' 13-3 win over the Chicago Cubs in a baseball game Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — You would never know the San Diego Padres have the lowest team batting average in the major leagues by the way they hit against the Chicago Cubs and starter Edwin Jackson.

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