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Pentagon: US military conducts operation in Somalia

U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said.

"We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when approp...


Hudson finally back with D-backs

SAN DIEGO -- The first September addition to the Arizona Diamondbacks' roster is not exactly a young prospect. Right-handed pitcher Daniel Hudson, who hasn't pitched in the major leagues since June 26, 2012, was reinstated from the 60-day d...


Preview: Giants at Rockies

The San Francisco Giants appear to have the pitching necessary to reach the postseason, but their big bats - Hunter Pence and Buster Posey - could put them over the top. The hot-hitting duo tries to help San Francisco bounce back from a tou...


Preview: Brewers at Cubs

The Milwaukee Brewers likely will be without center fielder and lineup catalyst Carlos Gomez again when they continue their road trip in Chicago against the Cubs on Tuesday. "Hand or wrist is not good for him," Milwaukee manager Ron Roenick...


Preview: Blue Jays at Rays

Jose Bautista is trying to keep the Toronto Blue Jays in the playoff chase on his own with homers in five straight games, one shy of the club record set in 2001 by Jose Cruz Jr. Bautista, who has belted 29 home runs this season, will try to...


Preview: Reds at Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles hope to have shortstop J.J. Hardy in the lineup Tuesday, when they welcome the Cincinnati Reds to town for the first of three interleague contests. Hardy left Monday's 6-4 loss to Minnesota after seven innings due to b...


Preview: Rangers at Royals

The Kansas City Royals hope to maintain their slim division lead when they host the Texas Rangers in the middle contest of their three-game set Tuesday. Kansas City remained one-half game ahead of Detroit in the American League Central with...


Preview: Phillies at Braves

The Atlanta Braves have struggled all season to consistently score runs, but the offensive futility reached a new low Monday as four Philadelphia Phillies pitchers combined for a no-hitter. The Braves host the Phillies for the second of thr...

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