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Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:52:40 +0000)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The nation’s first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark in Congress after winning a crowded Democratic primary in Minnesota Tuesday to replace Rep. Keith Ellison. State Rep. Ilhan Omar captured the Democratic nomination for Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, defeating a former Minnesota House Speaker and longtime state […]

Ramirez, Kluber lift Indians past Reds 8-1

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:51:10 +0000)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jose Ramirez hit his 36th home run and Corey Kluber extended his dominance of the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians rolled to an 8-1 win on Tuesday night. The Indians won the first two games of the series by a combined 18-4 despite a rough week with outfielder Leonys Martin hospitalized […]

LEADING OFF: Acuna provides instant pop, Darvish gets closer

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:49:49 +0000)

A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday: ACUNA AGAIN! Atlanta rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. has homered five games in a row — at 20, he’s the youngest major leaguer to do that. He’s also hit leadoff home runs in three straight, connecting the last two days on the first pitch Miami threw. Acuna […]

LaMarre's hometown homer helps White Sox beat Tigers, 6-3

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:48:50 +0000)

DETROIT (AP) — Ryan LaMarre hit his first major league home run and Lucas Giolito escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Tuesday night. LaMarre, who played college baseball at Michigan, gave the White Sox a 4-3 lead in the second inning, and Giolito pitched out of […]

Happ shines for Yankees again in 4-1 win over Rays

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:47:41 +0000)

NEW YORK (AP) — J.A. Happ allowed one soft single in seven shutout innings to win his third consecutive start since joining the New York Yankees, who beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Tuesday night. Austin Romine hit a two-run homer to help New York improve to 7-2 since getting swept in four games […]

M's Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Hernandez vs. A's

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:46:28 +0000)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was pulled in the first inning Tuesday night after being hit by a line drive and replaced by Felix Hernandez. Paxton allowed a leadoff home run to Oakland’s Marcus Semien and struck out Matt Chapman before Jed Lowrie lined a 2-1 pitch back up the middle. […]

Acuna still sizzling, homers twice in Braves' 10-6 win

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:45:11 +0000)

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. became the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, hitting a leadoff shot on the first pitch and adding a three-run long ball in the seventh inning to help the surging Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 10-6 on Tuesday night. Freddie Freeman hit […]

2018 Taiwan International Balloon Festival breaks records

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:30:55 +0000)

Taipei, Aug. 14 (CNA)-The 2018 Taiwan International Balloon Festival, held June 30-Aug. 13 in Taitung County’s Luye Township, attracted about 900,000 visitors, according to a press release issued by the the county’s tourism department Tuesday. Taitung County tourism department head, Chiang Hui-ching (蔣慧青), said this year’s balloon festival broke many records including attracting the most […]

Kobach's take-no-prisoners style at forefront in Kansas race

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:03:24 +0000)

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — At a parade this summer, candidate for governor Kris Kobach rode a jeep with a replica machine gun mounted on it. When some people complained the stunt scared children, Kobach, Kansas’ secretary of state, mockingly called the reaction a “snowflake meltdown.” And he kept on riding the vehicle in other parades, […]

Brock Holt's pinch-hit homer lifts Red Sox over Phillies 2-1

(Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:01:21 +0000)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pinch-hitter Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking solo homer, Rick Porcello threw seven impressive innings and the major league-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Tuesday night. Sandy Leon also went deep for Boston, which improved to 86-35. The Red Sox increased their total to 168 homers, matching their number from […]

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