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Cards' Carpenter homers in 6th straight

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CHICAGO (AP) Matt Carpenter has a garden in his backyard that was planted by teammate Adam Wainwright. The infielder is using the fresh ingredients to make his own salsa, and he brought some on St. Louis' road trip for the first time.

Apparently, it's one potent mixture.

Carpenter homered for the sixth consecutive game and Paul DeJong hit a tiebreaking double in the Cardinals' three-run ninth inning, helping St. Louis beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday for a split of their day-night doubleheader.

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Brewers fans give Hader warm ovation

MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader has received a warm ovation from fans in his first appearance on the mound since his years-old racist and homophobic tweets surfaced during the All-Star Game.

The left-hander jogged in from the bullpen after the Brewers scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a 4-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers. He took a few warmup tosses before being introduced by the public address announcer.

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A's acquire Mets closer Familia

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) After three years of missing the playoffs and dealing away fan favorites like Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson and Sonny Gray, the Oakland Athletics are trying to steer themselves in the opposite direction.

They certainly took a significant step Saturday by acquiring New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia to bolster a bullpen that includes All-Star closer Blake Treinen.

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Murphy lifts Rockies to 7th win in row

PHOENIX (AP) Tom Murphy went almost two years between major-league home runs, but his first of the season came at the perfect time.

Murphy's two-out, pinch-hit solo home run in the eighth inning was the big hit in the Colorado Rockies' 6-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.

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Lucroy's hit in 11th gets A's by Giants

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Jonathan Lucroy singled home Matt Chapman in the 11th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night in front of the largest crowd to watch a baseball game at the Coliseum.

Hours after bolstering the back end of their bullpen by trading for New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia, the A's improved to a major league-best 22-7 since June 16 with their third win in five games against their Northern California rivals.

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Chapman shaky but Yanks hold off Mets

NEW YORK (AP) Aroldis Chapman had flamed out, throwing three of 19 pitches for strikes and enabling the Mets to cut a four-run, ninth-inning deficit in half.

Chasen Shreve to the rescue. Yes, Chasen Shreve.

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Springer, Verlander key Astros' 7-0 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Justin Verlander hadn't earned a win in the past six starts of his All-Star season. George Springer hadn't homered or contributed many game-changing hits in the last month.

Those are the closest things to crises in the charmed world of the Houston Astros, and the two stars dramatically ended their droughts in another blowout.

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Brewers get past Kershaw, Dodgers 4-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) A three-run sixth inning for the struggling Milwaukee Brewers against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw set up reliever Josh Hader's return to the mound following an emotional week.

The embattled, contrite reliever received a warm ovation from the crowd. The Brewers finally ended up getting a win.

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Pirates beat Reds for 8th straight win

CINCINNATI (AP) Corey Dickerson led off the game by plunking the top of Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani's left foot with a sharp grounder.

Then the Pittsburgh left fielder really did some damage.

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