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Late slam dooms Tigers in 9-8 loss to Athletics

DETROIT (AP) — Jed Lowrie was ready for Alex Wilson. “I’ve faced Alex before, and I know he’s got a good cutter,” Lowrie said. Lowrie hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-8 Tuesday night. ...

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Kevin Anderson Advances to First Grand Slam Final

The first men’s semifinal at the United States Open on Friday had a distinctly warm-up act feel to it. Kevin Anderson and Pablo Carreño Busta do not have Grand Slam titles to their names or worldwide followings. So the audience in Arthur Ashe Stadium was relatively quiet, and the mood ...

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An Adorable Cat. A Grand Slam. A Kerfuffle in St. Louis.

A sweet story about a grand slam home run and a cute cat who seemed to inspire it has somehow turned sour in St. Louis. The ownership of the animal is in dispute, and the Cardinals and a local shelter have exchanged, well, catty comments on social media. It all ...

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On Golf: Time Is No Ally to Jordan Spieth in His Career Grand Slam Bid

Karen Crouse ON GOLF CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Pressure? What pressure? At first, Jordan Spieth took the long view when asked about completing the career grand slam at this week’s P.G.A. Championship, a prospect made possible by his victory last month at the British Open. “If I’m healthy and playing well, ...

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Cat-tastic! Molina's grand slam lifts Cardinals as Rally Cat is born

ST. LOUIS — Yadier Molina hit a grand slam one pitch after a cat ran onto the field in the sixth inning, helping the St. Louis Cardinals rally to beat the Kansas City Royals 8-5 on Wednesday night. The Cardinals loaded the bases off Royals relievers Brandon Maurer and Peter ...

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