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Chris Sale righted himself and struck out 13 over eight two-hit innings, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 on Thursday night. Sale had allowed 14 runs over nine innings during his previous two starts, both against the rival New York Yankees. 

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Michael Conforto homered twice, Pete Alonso and Jeff McNeil hit two-run shots and the surging New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 to complete a four-game sweep. The Mets took another early lead and posted their sixth straight victory, winning for the 13th time in 14 games.

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The New York Yankees continued their home run binge against the Baltimore Orioles, hitting six more and getting three RBIs from Austin Romine in a 9-4 rout Tuesday night, their 14th consecutive victory at Camden Yards. One night after going deep five times, the Yankees went one better against the Orioles' beleaguered pitching staff.

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Jeff McNeil welcomed Robert Dugger to the major leagues with a home run on his first pitch, Jacob deGrom gave himself a cushion with a two-run single off the 24-year-old rookie and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 6-2 in the opener of Monday's doubleheader to reach .500 for the first time since late May. 

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Aaron Judge and Gio Urshela homered early as a makeshift New York Yankees lineup pounded David Price in a 7-4 victory that sent the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox to their eighth consecutive defeat. 

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Zack Wheeler tossed seven innings of four-hit ball, Robinson Canó drove in two runs with a homer and double and the New York Mets beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Thursday for their seventh straight win.

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The Yankees head into the final months of the season with what they have, faltering pitchers, injured starters and all. Masahiro Tanaka failed to hold a two-run lead in a 7-5, rain-interrupted win over Arizona in what became Zack Greinke's final start for the Diamondbacks, and Yankees general manager Brian Cashman admitted he failed to find additional pitching at a reasonable price.

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Noah Syndergaard put aside trade talk to turn an eighth-inning lead over to his relievers, and the New York Mets rebounded from another bullpen meltdown when Jeff McNeil and Michael Conforto hit consecutive home runs in the 11th for a 5-2 win over the Chicago White Sox. In their first game since trading for All-Star pitcher Marcus Stroman, the Mets extended a winning streak to five games for the first time since April 2018.

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Didi Gregorius and Austin Romine each hit two-run homers off Chris Sale as the New York Yankees outscored the Red Sox, 9-6 in Boston to avoid a four-game sweep. Domingo Germán took a no-hitter into the fourth inning and allowed four hits while striking out nine over 5 1/3 to move to 13-2. The Red Sox committed three errors to fall into third in the AL East, nine games behind the Yankees.

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Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer in a seven-run first inning, then added a solo shot in the eighth as the Boston Red Sox put a historic pounding on the AL East-leading Yankees, beating New York 19-3 in the opener of their four-game series. The 19 runs were the most scored by the Red Sox against the Yankees in the 117-year history of the rivalry.

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Didi Gregorius drove in three more runs with two of New York's nine extra-base hits, and the Yankees clobbered Minnesota's pitching once again in a 10-7 win over the Twins. 

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Aaron Hicks made a game-saving catch in center field for the final out in the 10th inning, Didi Gregorius had five hits and seven RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 14-12 in a game that featured five lead changes or ties in the final three innings. 

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J.D. Martinez, Andrew Benitendi and Sam Travis homered while the Red Sox exploded for seven runs in the third inning of a 9-4 rout of the Rays. The game was scoreless until Rafael Devers lined a two-run double and scored on a three-run blast by Martinez. 

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Shane Lowry endured the worst weather of the British Open, along with the Sunday pressure of a sellout crowd cheering him along to win the final major of the year by six shots over Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush. The 32-year-old closed with a 1-over 72, the first time since 1996 that the Open champion was over par. Lowry was no worse than three shots ahead all day as he wrapped up his first major championship.

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Yankees manager Aaron Boone got fired up at a rookie umpire in a profane rant, and New York awoke from a sleepy start to rally past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 in the opening of a doubleheader sweep. Boone called his hitters "savages" while digging into plate umpire Brennan Miller during a tirade picked up by television microphones. The Yankees won the second game 5-1 to reopen an eight-game AL East lead.

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Pete Alonso and the New York Mets put quite the hurt on the Minnesota Twins to sweep their two-game series. Dominic Smith put the Mets in front with his pinch-hit, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the rookie All-Star Alonso added a 474-foot moonshot halfway up the third deck in a 14-4 victory on Wednesday that stuck the Twins with their first three-game losing streak this season.

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A big eighth-inning rally allowed the New York Yankees to increase their lead in the American League East. The Yanks trailed 3-2 before homering twice for six runs in their final at-bat to whip the second-place Rays, 8-3.

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Rookie Michael Chavis hit a grand slam and Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs while the Red Sox were building a 10-4 lead in a 10-8 victory over the Blue Jays. Xander Bogaerts had three hits for Boston, which scored five times in both the first and third innings. Rick Porcello gave up four runs and eight hits in six innings as the Bosox bounced back from consecutive home losses to the Dodgers.

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Novak Djokovic has become the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday. The top-seeded Serb outlasted Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 in a match that lasted nearly five hours to win his fifth championship at the All England Club and second in a row. 

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Simona Halep stands between Serena Williams and her 24th Grand Slam championship. Williams has reached Saturday’s Wimbledon women’s singles final for the 11th time by mowing down Barbora Strycova, 6-1, 6-2 in Thursday’s semifinal.

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The top three men’s seeds have advanced to Friday’s Wimbledon semifinals, which means a 40th meeting between No. 2 Roger Federer and No. 3 Rafael Nadal. Federer knocked off eighth seed Kei Nishikori, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 to become the first player to earn 100 victories at a single Grand Slam event. 

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Make it seven straight wins for the American League in the All-Star Game. Joey Gallo’s solo homer in the seventh inning gave the AL a 4-1 lead before the junior circuit hung on for a 4-3 win over the National League in Cleveland.

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Simona Halep ended Coco Gauff’s thrilling run at Wimbledon, 6-3, 6-3, but another American was able to pull off a stunner in the fourth round at the All England Club on Monday. Top-ranked Ash Barty’s tournament is over following a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 loss to Alison Riske.

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The United States has won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row. Goals by Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle carried the Americans to a 2-0 win over the Netherlands in Sunday’s final at Lyon, France. The game was scoreless until Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute, eight minutes before Lavelle doubled the lead. 

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The Netherlands will play the United States for the Women's World Cup title Sunday in Lyon, France. Jackie Groenen scored from outside the penalty area in the 99th minute to give the Dutch a 1-0 victory over Sweden. 

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David Price pitched six innings to win his fifth straight decision, Rafael Devers homered twice and matched his career-high with six RBI, and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 10-6 on Tuesday night. 

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Coco Gauff is still in and Naomi Osaka is out following Day 1 at Wimbledon. The 15-year-old Gauff showed poise and power in a 6-4, 6-4 stunner against seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams. The 39-year-old Williams was the oldest competitor in the women’s bracket before falling to the youngest competitor to qualify at the All England Club in the professional era.

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The New York Yankees have completed a two-game London sweep in which they outscored the Boston Red Sox, 29-21. Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh inning as the Yankees rallied past the Red Sox, 12-8. 

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Jean Segura slammed a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to complete the Phillies’ five-run rally against Mets closer Edwin Diaz in a 6-3 victory. Mikael Franco tied it with a two-run shot off Diaz after Todd Frazier smacked a two-run homer in the Mets’ three-run ninth. Segura gave the Phils a four-game series sweep that followed a seven-game losing streak.

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The New York Yankees have continued their major league-record home run streak, but they needed a walk-off single to dispose of the Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday afternoon. Gleyber Torres lined a game-ending single in the bottom of the ninth to complete the Yankees’ 8-7 victory against the Jays.

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