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CHICAGO — Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.

Huntsville scored twice in the seventh inning Saturday night and captured a 5-4 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts before a crowd of 4,689 at AT&T Field.

BRASILIA, Brazil — Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.

While it's in the center of the infield, the pitcher's mound is often the center of attention. It also is at the center of an epidemic.

The second half of the Southern League's schedule hasn't been kind to the Huntsville Stars after a dominating opening half, but whatever was ailing the Milwaukee Brewers' Class AA farm team the last three weeks wasn't evident Friday night.

The Chattanooga Football Club wasn’t the best of hosts Friday night.

CHICAGO — Alex Wood’s pitching kept the Atlanta Braves close, and Christian Bethancourt’s two-out single in the ninth inning tied it.

Greg Hartley's pregame ritual will remain the same this weekend as it has prior to any Chattanooga Football Club home match this season.

Most every opportunity Sammy Seamster has had on a football field has come because he was able to ignore the limitations others tried to set for him and outwork those around him.

Thursday night marked the 91st game this season for the Chattanooga Lookouts.

NEW YORK — David Wright ignited a tiebreaking rally in the seventh inning with a hustle double, Travis d'Arnaud gave Dillon Gee some cushion with a two-run drive later in the seventh and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.

SAO PAULO — Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished in a 0-0 stalemate.

NEW YORK — Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings and also delivered a table-setting hit from the No. 8 spot in the batting order as the New York Mets tagged All-Star Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Tuesday night.

The Chattanooga Football Club might not be exactly where it wants to be entering the Women's Premier Soccer League Southeast Division playoffs, but that doesn't mean the first-year team is not in a good spot for Saturday.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Chattanooga Lookouts collected just four hits but made the most of them Tuesday night in winning their Southern League baseball series finale 3-2 against the Jacksonville Suns.

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