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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 22, 2018 - 4:50 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched seven effective innings, keeping Matt Carpenter in the ballpark and helping the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Sunday. Quintana (9-6) allowed two runs and six hits, struck out six and walked four in his first start since July 10. The left-...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland on the 18th green after the final round for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Sunday, July 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)
July 22, 2018 - 3:44 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlory spun around and let out a roar after making a 35-foot eagle putt. Justin Rose clenched his fist after taming the 18th hole for a fourth straight day. Xander Schauffele kept his composure amid the chaos of an ever-changing leaderboard. Kevin Kisner? He stuck...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Corey Dickerson celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Matt Harvey in the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 22, 2018 - 3:25 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson homered for the fourth time in three days, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday for their ninth straight victory. Dickerson and Starling Marte hit consecutive homers off Matt Harvey during Pittsburgh's four-run second. Dickerson's two-...
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Francesco Molinari of Italy speaks during a press conference after winning the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Sunday July 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 22, 2018 - 2:56 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Francesco Molinari played a steady hand amid the cheers for Tiger Woods and another crazy ending at Carnoustie to win the British Open and become Italy's first major champion. Woods brought pandemonium by charging into the lead on Sunday at a major for the first time in...
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Francesco Molinari of Italy plays a shot to the 17th green during the final round for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Sunday, July 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 22, 2018 - 1:07 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7 p.m. Francesco Molinari's win at the British Open has broken the American stranglehold on golf's major championships, with a U.S. golfer having won the previous five. It caps a stunning stretch for the 15th-ranked...
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Tiger Woods of the US lines up a putt on the 13th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Saturday July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 22, 2018 - 8:59 am
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 3 p.m. Jordan Spieth and Xander Schauffele, the last pairing in the final round of the British Open, have teed off at Carnoustie where quite a stiff wind is blowing. Tiger Woods has parred his first two holes and remains...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter watches his home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 22, 2018 - 1:26 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: POWER SURGE Matt Carpenter tries to homer in his seventh straight game when the Cardinals complete a five-game series against the rival Cubs at Wrigley Field. The teams split a day-night doubleheader Saturday and Carpenter homered in both ends —...
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Oakland Athletics' Jonathan Lucroy, second from right, celebrates with Chad Pinder (18) and Stephen Piscotty, second from left, after driving in the winning run against the San Francisco Giants in the 11th inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 22, 2018 - 1:22 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a day when they made a trade to strengthen the back of their bullpen, the Oakland Athletics overcame their All-Star closer's fourth blown save and kept their late-inning magic going. In front of the largest crowd to watch a baseball game at the Coliseum, no less. Jonathan...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter watches his home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 21, 2018 - 11:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Carpenter has a garden in his backyard that was planted by teammate Adam Wainwright. The infielder is using the fresh ingredients to make his own salsa, and he brought some on St. Louis' road trip for the first time. Apparently, it's one potent mixture. Carpenter homered for the...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Corey Dickerson grounds into a fielder's choice to second to reach first safely off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 21, 2018 - 10:56 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson led off the game by plunking the top of Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani's left foot with a sharp grounder. Then the Pittsburgh left fielder really did some damage. Dickerson hit two first-pitch home runs, rookie Nick Kingham overcame another rain delay to...
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