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Granderson's grand slam leads Jays past Royals 6-5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam, Marco Estrada pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday night. <a href="… FOX Sports Digital

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Acuna leads off 3rd straight game with a HR

ATLANTA — Anyone who says the Braves have been waiting for this kind of production from Ronald Acuna Jr. is neglecting the reality the 20-year-old phenom is in the midst of doing things never previously accomplished in baseball history. Acuna created yet another jaw-dropping moment when he homered on the first pitch Marlins right-hander Tr… MLB News Index

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Acuna leads off both games of twin bill with HRs

ATLANTA — Ronald Acuna Jr. is too young to have a gained a strong memory of Rickey Henderson’s playing days. But the Braves phenom has spent the past few days doing his best impersonation of Henderson as a leadoff hitter. After drilling a leadoff homer in the first game of Monday’s doubleheader against the Marlins, Acuna smashed Merandy Go… MLB ...

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NASCAR notebook: Dillon leads Richard Childress Racing charge at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Michigan – There’s no argument about who provided the surprise in Friday’s knockout qualifying session at Michigan International Speedway. Aug 11, 2018; Brooklyn, MI, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Austin Dillon (3) during practice for the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sport… NASCAR News

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Cain leads off game with Little League homer

LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Cain drove the bus for the Brewers — to borrow one of manager Craig Counsell’s favorite phrases — in Tuesday’s win over the Dodgers. Twenty-four hours later, he was a leading candidate for the job again. Cain circled the bases for a leadoff Little League home run, hitting a triple and scoring on an error charged ...

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