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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Right-hander Alex Meyer allowed only one hit in seven innings, and Mike Trout and C.J. Cron hit two-run homers to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-0 victory that snapped the Washington Nationals' six-game winning streak.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a two-out, two-run pinch-hit double in the bottom of the eighth inning as the San Francisco Giants beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Sonny Gray struck out six pitching into the seventh inning in what might have been his final home start in Oakland if the club tries to deal him before the trade deadline, and the Athletics rallied in the fifth to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2. Matt Joyce hit a towering homer to the right-field seats in the eighth for Oakland.

DENVER (AP) - Nolan Arenado lined three homers as part of his five-hit afternoon and tied a career-high with seven RBIs, helping the Colorado Rockies complete a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres with an 18-4 victory. Trevor Story and Charlie Blackmon also homered on a scorching day when the Rockies had a season-high 21 hits. Gerardo Parra had four hits and his streak of reaching base ended at 10 straight plate appearances.

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) - O.J. Simpson became a legend on the football field and a star on the big screen, but now he'll plead for release from a Nevada prison after more than eight years. The celebrity acquitted of murder in the "trial of the century" in Los Angeles more than 20 year ago is asking for parole Thursday for armed robbery and assault with a weapon after trying to take back sports memorabilia in Las Vegas. He has a good chance, with a clean prison record and parole officials who sided with him once before.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin says it was a no-brainer for him to sign a max five-year deal to stay with the LA Clippers. He says his summer wasn't filled with meetings with other teams. Blake says he canceled those after he met with the Clippers.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After meeting in the NBA Finals for three straight seasons, the Warriors and Cavaliers were in another duel this summer Both wanted veteran guard Jamal Crawford. To the surprise of many, Crawford chose the Minnesota Timberwolves instead.

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Tony Tchani headed in his second goal of the season midway through the second half and the Vancouver Whitecaps hung on for a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy. The Galaxy are winless at home since April 7, and have tied a team record for home losses in a season with six.

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