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Astros Set to Trade Oswalt to Phillies 13

Posted: July 29, 2010 3:46 PM ; Updated: July 29, 2010 3:46 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the deal says Houston ace Roy Oswalt has agreed to waive his no-trade clause and accept a swap to the Philadelphia Phillies.

The person aware of the trade told The Associated Press that Oswalt must first pass a physical.

Houston is to get pitcher J.A. Happ and at least two prospects from the Phillies.

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Report: Bengals Set to Sign Owens 32

Posted: July 28, 2010 12:28 AM ; Updated: July 28, 2010 10:40 AM

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals reached a contract agreement with receiver Terrell Owens on Tuesday, two persons familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. He's expected to report to training camp in a day or two and sign a one-year deal that will pay him $2 million with a chance for an additional $2 million in bonuses.

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Garza Tosses First No-Hitter in Tampa Bay Rays History 19

Posted: July 27, 2010 12:11 AM ; Updated: July 27, 2010 1:47 PM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays finally wound up on the right side of a memorable pitching performance.

Matt Garza threw the first no-hitter in franchise history and the fifth in the major leagues this season, beating the Detroit Tigers 5-0 Monday night.

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Angels Get Haren From Diamondbacks 6

Posted: July 25, 2010 8:53 PM ; Updated: July 26, 2010 10:54 AM

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels were looking to make a counter move after rival Texas landed Cliff Lee.

Dan Haren fits that bill nicely.

The Angels acquired the three-time All-Star in a trade with the Diamondbacks on Sunday, sending left-hander Joe Saunders and three other players to Arizona.

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Cubs Manager Lou Piniella Announces Retirement 5

Posted: July 20, 2010 7:29 PM ; Updated: July 21, 2010 10:40 AM

CHICAGO (AP) -- After all those dirt-kicking, base-tossing tantrums, Lou Piniella is going out with more of a whimper.

This isn't the way he envisioned his final days as the Chicago Cubs' manager.

The team had bigger plans, too.

Piniella announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of the season, completing a storied and often colorful career that included 18 years in the majors as a player and another 22 as a manager.

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Jennie Finch to Retire from Softball 11

Posted: July 20, 2010 2:52 PM ; Updated: July 20, 2010 3:01 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch announced Tuesday that she will retire next month, bringing an end to a 10-year career in which she helped softball blossom in the United States.

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McCann Leads National League to All-Star Game Win 14

Posted: July 14, 2010 1:54 AM ; Updated: July 14, 2010 10:03 AM

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Brian McCann , Scott Rolen or Heath Bell might really appreciate what happened on this July night come October. Charlie Manuel , too.

An All-Star win the National League thought was long overdue. And with it, home-field advantage in the World Series.

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