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Oosthuizen up 5 as British Open resumes (AP)

July 17th, 2010
British Amateur champion Jin Jeong and the other 29 players who returned to St. Andrews on Saturday to finish the second round found the Old Course more to their liking. Facing only a cool breeze, Jeong birdied the 18th hole to complete a remarkable 2-under 70. Of the last 105 players to tee off in the second round, Jeong, Alejandro Canizares (71) and Darren Clarke (70) were the only players to...

Yanks honor Steinbrenner, beat Rays 5-4 (AP)

July 17th, 2010
Nick Swisher and the New York Yankees paid tribute to George Steinbrenner with the type of thrilling victory the demanding owner loved. On a night that began with Mariano Rivera placing a pair of long-stemmed red roses across home plate and Derek Jeter speaking a touching tribute to the hushed crowd, Swisher ended the evening in the Yankees' fashion.

Zito pitches Giants by slumping Mets 1-0 (AP)

July 17th, 2010
Barry Zito followed Tim Lincecum's lead with a shutout of his own against the slumping New York Mets. One night after Lincecum's six-hit gem, Zito struck out 10 in eight dominant innings of two-hit ball to help the San Francisco Giants beat New York 1-0 on Friday. "That just goes to show how good our pitching staff is," said Aubrey Huff, who had three hits and scored the lone run...

Molina has cycle, slam as Rangers win (AP)

July 17th, 2010
When slow-footed Bengie Molina went to the plate needing a triple to hit for the cycle in cozy Fenway Park, his manager had a question for Michael Young. "Where do you think he has to hit it for a triple?" Ron Washington asked his third baseman. "He said, `Nowhere in this ballpark."' Ian Kinsler, the last Texas Ranger to hit for the cycle, was equally pessimistic.

Twins snap White Sox’s win streak at 9 (AP)

July 17th, 2010
Having tripped and fallen behind in the race, the Minnesota Twins started the second half with an important series against the division leading Chicago White Sox -- with the packed new ballpark adding to the excitement. Francisco Liriano is trying to avoid that amped-up feeling, but this time he figured out how to keep from overthrowing.

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