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NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Vaqueros eliminate Sockers FC from playoffs

MIDLAND Hopes for a Lone Star Conference tournament championship for Sockers FC came to an end with a 2-1 loss to the Fort Worth Vaqueros Saturday at Grande Communications Stadium, bringing an end to their 2019 season as well.

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Santos leads Tabasco to 12-4 win over Aguascalientes

TABASCO, Mexico (AP) -- Roel Santos had three hits and two RBI as the Olmecas de Tabasco defeated the Rieleros de Aguascalientes 12-4 on Wednesday.

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Pena, Rickard lead the way for Sacramento

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Francisco Pena homered and singled, driving home two runs as the Sacramento River Cats topped the Salt Lake Bees 8-5 on Wednesday.

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Boscan leads Quintana Roo to 5-1 win over Laguna

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) -- Wilfredo Boscan allowed just four hits over 6 1/3 innings, leading the Tigres de Quintana Roo over the Algodoneros Union Laguna in a 5-1 win on Thursday.

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Ernesto's homer leads AZL Brewers Gold to 6-5 win over AZL Dodgers Lasorda

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Larry Ernesto hit a three-run home run in the second inning, leading the AZL Brewers Gold to a 6-5 win over the AZL Dodgers Lasorda on Thursday.

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No-hit bid fails, Padres settle for 3-2 win over Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a three-hitter and help the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Wednesday night.

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Royals send struggling White Sox to sixth straight loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched a strong six innings and ended a nine-start winless skid, and Jorge Soler and Nicky Lopez hit back-to-back RBI singles twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Wednesday night.

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Paulino, Bell carry AZL Giants Black to 7-0 win over AZL Reds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- George Bell had three hits and two RBI, and Freddery Paulino allowed just four hits over six innings as the AZL Giants Black beat the AZL Reds 7-0 on Thursday.

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Perez hits grand slam, leads Monterrey over Mexico

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- Felix Perez hit a grand slam in the fifth inning, leading the Sultanes de Monterrey to a 5-4 win over the Diablos Rojos del Mexico on Wednesday.

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Mike Clevinger strikes out 12 as Indians beat Tigers 7-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger wanted to make the most of his strict pitch count as the strikeouts piled up.

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Shaw's double leads San Antonio to 7-5 win over Nashville

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Travis Shaw hit a two-run double in the fifth inning, leading the San Antonio Missions to a 7-5 win over the Nashville Sounds on Wednesday.

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Alonso's homer leads Albuquerque to 9-4 win over Fresno

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Rodriguez's homer leads Monclova to 3-2 win over Puebla

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Simpson leads Grand Junction to 9-4 win over Billings

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Nationals' bullpen collapse gives Orioles 9-2 victory

BALTIMORE (AP) — Trey Mancini hit two home runs and Baltimore pummeled the Washington Nationals' ineffective bullpen in a 9-2 victory Wednesday night that provided the Orioles with a split of the two-game interleague series.

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D'backs tie franchise record with 21 hits, beat Rangers 19-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eduardo Escobar homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record for a nine-inning game with 21 hits while thumping the Texas Rangers 19-4 Wednesday night.

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La Valentina Restaurant

La Valentina brings a taste of Guadalajara to Odessa, Texas.

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    La Valentina Restaurant

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    Odessa's Anika Gundlapalli returns to national spelling bee

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