Sports – Monday July 14th

| July 14, 2014
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MLB

Eric Hosmer’s RBI double capped a five-run seventh inning as Kansas City avoided a four-game sweep yesterday with a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Four of the runs were charged to Justin Verlander. He started the inning with a two-hit shutout but loaded the bases on three straight singles.

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The Milwaukee Brewers ended a seven-game losing streak by routing the St. Louis Cardinals 11-2 yesterday. Elian Herrera got five hits fot the Brewers who have a 1-game lead over the Cards in NL Central.

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St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright could pitch in tomorrow’s All-Star game at Minneapolis despite going seven innings in Saturday’s win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Wainwright is 12-4 with a 1.83 ERA. Tonight will feature the All-Stars Home Run Derby.

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INTERLEAGUE

Final Minnesota 13 Colorado 5

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

Final Cleveland 3 Chi White Sox 2

Final Tampa Bay 3 Toronto 0

Final Boston 11 Houston 0

Final Kansas City 5 Detroit 2

Final L.A. Angels 10 Texas 7

Final Oakland 4 Seattle 1

Final Baltimore 3 N-Y Yankees 1, 4½ Innings

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Final N-Y Mets 9 Miami 1

Final Cincinnati 6 Pittsburgh 3

Final Washington 10 Philadelphia 3

Final Milwaukee 11 St. Louis 2

Final Atlanta 10 Chi Cubs 7

Final San Francisco 8 Arizona 4

Final L.A. Dodgers 1 San Diego 0

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SOCCER

Germany is celebrating its first World Cup triumph as a united country following its 1-0 victory over Argentina. West Germany won the World Cup in 1954, 1974 and 1990, with the 1990 title also coming against the Argentines.

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NASCAR

Brad Keselowski took the checkered flag in the Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He finished in front of pole sitter Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson under a green-white checkered finish. This is Keselowski’s third win of the season, tying him with Jimmie Johnson. The past 13 races at New Hampshire have produced a different champion every time.

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