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Valencia's big night helps lead A's over Twins, 7-4

OAKLAND, Calif.-Danny Valencia's month of May started with him completing a stint on the disabled list. Ever since then, he's been dismantling American League pitching, including three RBIs in Tuesday's 7-4 win by the Oakland Athletics over the Minnesota Twins.

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Cron settles the issue with one swing, leads Angels over Tigers

ANAHEIM, Calif.-The crack of C.J. Cron's bat told the whole tale. The night everyone could hit a home run, the man who won Tuesday's game for the Angels was the only one to hit two. After the Angels blew a seven-run lead in two innings, Cron hit a walk-off two-run home run to beat Detroit, 11-9, at Angel Stadium.

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Mookie Betts hit a career-high three homers and drove in five runs, and the Boston Red Sox cruised past the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on Tuesday night to open a three-game lead in the AL East.

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Hornets play first game under the lights

Sacramento State hosts UOP in first night game at John Smith Field
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Hornets play first game under the lights

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A's manager Bob Melvin appreciates how Billy Butler has handled difficult situation

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