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Beltre moves closer to 3,000 hits...Arizona pitcher in concussion protocol...Vettel wins the pole for Hungarian GP



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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre (BEHL'-tray) is now just two hits away from 3,000. The Texas Rangers third baseman had two RBI singles in the Rangers' 8-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. He has also played 62 consecutive games at third base without an error, a club record and a career best for the 38-year-old, who is in his 20th major league season.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo says pitcher Robbie Ray is doing well after being hit in the head by a line drive during his start in St. Louis last night. He will be put in concussion protocol. Ray was struck in the second inning by a liner off the bat of rookie Luke Voit. Ray lay prone on the mound for several minutes before sitting up. He was driven off the field in a cart. He will be put in concussion protocol.

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Matt Kuchar (KOO'-chur) rallied to make the cut in the RBC Canadian Open, a day after fighting dizzy spells. The British Open runner-up shot a 4-under 68 yesterday to reach 5 under, leaving him seven strokes behind second-round leader Martin Flores.

BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer (LAHN'-gur) shot a 3-under 74 in rain and wind to hold onto a share of the lead at the Senior British Open. Heading into today's third round, the 59-year-old German star was tied at 1 over with Americans Tom Lehman, Steve Flesch and Billy Mayfair and Argentina's Mauricio Molina.

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sebastian Vettel has won the pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix with a blisteringly fast lap of 1 minute, 16.276 seconds. His teammate Kimi Raikkonen (KEE'-mee RAY'-koh-nehn) was second and Valtteri Bottas third. Brazilian driver Felipe Massa has pulled out of tomorrow's race due to illness.

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