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Bucs rally in 10 to sweep 5 from Brewers

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PITTSBURGH (AP) One late-inning rally wasn't enough for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Trailing and down to their final out on two occasions, the Pirates managed a 7-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers that gave them the first five-game sweep in the majors in nearly a dozen years.

With two men on and two outs in the 10th inning and a steady rain turning into a downpour, Josh Bell made solid contact on a pitch from Dan Jennings (3-3). The crack of the bat was followed closely by bolt of lightning from the clouds as Bell left the batter's box.

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Verlander loses in first game vs. Tigers

HOUSTON (AP) Justin Verlander had a puzzling day on the mound in his first-ever start against his previous team.

While Verlander racked up double-digit strikeouts, Detroit hammered four home runs off the former Tiger and snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.

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Brantley's HR in 8th gets Tribe by Yanks

CLEVELAND (AP) With a flight to catch, Michael Brantley quickly dressed and stuffed some batting gloves, cleats and other gear into a red-white-and-blue duffel bag.

Brantley's headed to the All-Star Game. Before leaving, he again showed why he's going.

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Down 5, Miami gets 8 in 5th to top Phils

MIAMI (AP) The Marlins' rally in the fifth lasted so long Phillies first baseman Carlos Santana headed for the dugout after the second out, thinking the inning was over.

Instead Miami scored four more runs.

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Cardinals beat Reds in Shildt's debut

ST. LOUIS (AP) Mike Shildt wasn't sure what to expect in his first day as interim manager of the St. Louis Cardinals.

He certainly didn't foresee the treatment he received in a wild post-game celebration that occurred following the Cardinals' 6-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.

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Teheran sharp as Braves beat Arizona 5-1

ATLANTA (AP) Freddie Freeman likes how the Atlanta Braves are positioned with the first half of the season complete.

"It's nice to have a winning record at the break," the All-Star first baseman said. "It's been a few years. This is right where we need to be. Get some rest and hope to come out with a bang."

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Nats score 5 in 7th to get past Mets

NEW YORK (AP) Daniel Murphy and Trea Turner each hit a two-run single in Washington's five-run seventh inning, helping the Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-1 on Sunday.

Matt Adams added two hits and scored a run as Washington salvaged a split of its four-game set against New York. A preseason favorite to win the NL East and contend for a World Series championship, the disappointing Nationals hit the All-Star break with a 48-48 record, good for third in the division.

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Machado homers, exits early on wet day

BALTIMORE (AP) For well over six seasons, Manny Machado's value to the Baltimore Orioles has been solely his ability to hit and play the field.

All that has changed, now that the Orioles are looking to receive a huge return for their All-Star shortstop in a blockbuster trade.

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Moncada, Palka help White Sox rip Royals

CHICAGO (AP) Although the White Sox head into the All-Star break with nearly twice as many losses as wins, the players remain optimistic.

Sunday certainly provided a reason for hope.

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