Sports – Sunday July 7th

| July 7, 2013
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MLB

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay scored from first on right fielder Giancarlo Stanton’s throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins yesterday. Edward Mujica worked a scoreless ninth for the Cardinals after Matt Adams’ pinch-hit two-run homer tied it two innings earlier.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jarrod Dyson delivered an infield single with the bases loaded and two outs in the eighth inning yesterday, giving the Kansas City Royals a scrappy 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics. The Royals had rallied to tie the game on a sacrifice fly by Eric Hosmer in the seventh, and then loaded the bases on an error and a pair of walks by reliever Ryan Cook.

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Saturday’s Games

N.Y. Yankees 5, Baltimore 4

Minnesota 6, Toronto 0

Detroit 9, Cleveland 4

Cincinnati 13, Seattle 4

Tampa Bay 3, Chicago White Sox 0

Houston 9, Texas 5

L.A. Angels 9, Boston 7, 11 innings

Chicago Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 1

Washington 5, San Diego 4

Atlanta 13, Philadelphia 4

San Francisco 4, L.A. Dodgers 2

Milwaukee 7, N.Y. Mets 6

Arizona 11, Colorado 1

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals are sending Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez to the All-Star game, the first time they’ve had two representatives in a decade. Gordon and Perez were voted into the annual Midsummer Classic yesterday by their peers. They will head to Citi Field in New York on July 16th for their first appearance in the All-Star game.

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NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP)— Jimmie Johnson has won the Daytona double. After winning the season-opening Daytona 500, Johnson dominated last night’s Coke Zero 400 for his fourth victory of the season. He’s the first driver since Bobby Allison in 1982 to sweep both Daytona races.

Johnson is the Sprint Cup points leader. He tied Matt Kenseth for most victories on the circuit.

The five-time NASCAR champion was the leader on the restart for a two-lap sprint to the finish in overtime. He held off Kevin Harvick on the restart, and then pulled out front to a sizeable lead.

Tony Stewart was second, followed by Kevin Harvick in a Chevrolet sweep. Clint Bowyer (BOY’-ur) was fourth in a Toyota.

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NHL

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Derek Roy has agreed to terms this weekend on a one-year deal with the St. Louis Blues, pending a physical for the veteran forward. The Blues have been looking for a top center since before the trade deadline, and they hope they found one in the 30-year-old Roy.

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