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Cespedes, Duda power Mets over Giants 11-4

Yoenis Cespedes had three hits including a two-run homer and Lucas Duda had three hits including a solo blast as the New York Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants 11-4.The win snapped the Mets' four-game losing streak.

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Phillies' Mark Leiter Jr. beats Diamondbacks, captures first big-league win

Baseball is amazing because a 22nd-round draft pick from the New Jersey Institute of Technology can stand 60 feet, 6 inches from one of the best hitters on the planet with just one pitch to compete on a night he would never forget. Mark Leiter Jr., in the sixth inning of Friday's 6-1 Phillies win, threw Paul Goldschmidt a cutter. Goldschmidt smacked it toward the right-field line.

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A's end week with sweep while Giants continue falling into a heap

The A's and Giants went in different directions last week. Oakland earned a four-game sweep of the Yankees while San Francisco went on a long slide.
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A's end week with sweep while Giants continue falling into a heap 1:09

A's end week with sweep while Giants continue falling into a heap

Giants' Nunez continues hot streak; Casilla shines for A's 1:09

Giants' Nunez continues hot streak; Casilla shines for A's

A's and Giants aren't too hot, but Alonso and Nunez are 1:04

A's and Giants aren't too hot, but Alonso and Nunez are

Giants ace to throw soon; A's place 3 pitchers on DL 1:17

Giants ace to throw soon; A's place 3 pitchers on DL