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Moore flirts with no-hitter against Dodgers...Scherzer masterful for Nats



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LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco's newly acquired southpaw Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two out in the ninth inning last night when Corey Seager singled in the Giants' 4-0 win over the L.A. Dodgers. Moore would have become the first Giants pitcher to no-hit the Dodgers since 1915 when New York's Rube Marquard beat Brooklyn.

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto missed a chance to take over sole possession of first place in the AL East after Boston lost to Tampa Bay 2-1. The Blue Jays also lost, dropping a 6-3 game to the L.A. Angels. Albert Pujols (POO'-hohlz) reached the 100-RBI mark for the 13th time, the fifth player in history to achieve the feat.

WASHINGTON (AP)_. Max Scherzer threw eight masterful innings, allowing just two hits and striking out 10 for the NL East-leading Nationals in their 4-0 win over Baltimore. Jayson Werth's fourth inning home run was all the offense until the Nats tacked on three runs in the eighth for insurance. Scherzer is 14-7.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is giving men's basketball coach Shaka Smart a contract extension through 2023 and a $100,000 pay raise that will earn him $3 million next season. In Smart's first season, the Longhorns finished 23-10 with a loss in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte (LAHK'-tee) with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. A police statement said Lochte would be informed in the United States so he could decide whether to introduce a defense in Brazil.

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