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Matheson corner kick to seal Canadas third-place spot in the Torneio

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Matheson corner kick to seal Canadas third-place spot in the Torneio

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DETROIT -- Brandon Moss made a slight adjustment in his swing recently and hes feeling better at the plate than he has all season. J.R. Richard Astros Jersey . Moss homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs in the Oakland Athletics 14-4 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. "A couple of weeks ago, I was taking BP (batting practice) and found something thats been hindering me the whole season," he said. "I made the adjustment and Im been feeling pretty good." In his past six games, Moss is 9 for 20 (.450) with four home runs and 10 RBIs. "Hes hot right now," Oakland manager Bob Melvin said. "And the thing is getting two home runs off of two left-handers (Jose Alvarez and Drew Smyly) ... Hes seeing the ball pretty well right now." Three of Moss home runs have come in his past two games for Oakland, which had a season-high 21 hits and has won the first three games of the four-game series by a combined 28-13. They beat Doug Fister in Wednesday nights game, after besting Anibal Sanchez and Justin Verlander in the first two games. Josh Donaldson had three hits and drove in two runs and Eric Sogard had two RBIs for the Athletics. Torii Hunter homered for the AL Central-leading Tigers. Hunter and Victor Martinez each had three hits. "We got beat down real bad. It was an ugly game," Hunter said. "... Its like they knew what was coming. Those guys were swinging the bats really well against us the last couple of days. Way too comfortable. Thats the way it goes sometimes. When youre hot, youre feeling good. When a team is hot, thats what it looks like." Oakland starter Daniel Straily (7-7) got his first win since July 9. He allowed a run and eight hits over six innings, walking two and striking out four. "Just making pitches when I had to," Straily said. "Obviously, youre trying to make that pitch all the time. But with a runner on third base and two out, you cant let that run score." Straily had been 0-5 with a 5.20 ERA in his past seven starts, since being recalled from Triple-A Sacramento. He went down to the minor league club in late June. Left-hander Brett Anderson relieved Straily to start the seventh and pitched the last three innings for his first major league save. It was the usual starters first appearance since April 29, after being sidelined with a stress fracture to his right foot. He was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list earlier on Wednesday. He allowed three runs and five hits and struck out a batter. "It was good," Anderson said. "All things considered, Ill probably never feel better about giving up three runs. I got 0-2 on a lot of hitters and I threw strikes better than in my rehab starts." Melvin said it was a perfect opportunity to begin to stretch Anderson out to the point where he might be able to make a start in the near future. Tigers starter Doug Fister (11-7) took the loss. He gave up seven runs and 13 hits in five innings. "It looks like Oakland was sitting in on our pitchers meeting. I guess Id start out with that," Detroit manager Jim Leyland said. "Then, Id say that they hit some soft that fell, they hit some hard that fell, they hit some short that fell, and they hit some real long that eventually landed." Fister was followed to the mound by Alvarez, who allowed five runs and five hits in 2 1/3 innings. Smyly and Jeremy Bonderman finished the game. Oakland used five consecutive singles and a sacrifice fly for three runs in the second to take the lead. Sogard and Kurt Suzuki had run-scoring singles and Donaldson hit a sacrifice fly. Hunter put Detroit on the board and made it 3-1 with his 15th homer in the third. With one out, Hunter hammered Strailys 1-1 pitch into the left-field stands. The Athletics then added four more runs in the top of the fifth for a 7-1 lead. Moss drove in the first run with a double and Yoenis Cespedes, Alberto Callaspo and Sogard produced RBI singles. Oakland added three more in the sixth on Jed Lowries run-scoring double and Moss two-run homer off Alvarez. Donaldson singled in a run in the eighth and Moss added a three-run homer, which came off Smyly. It was his 24th homer of the season. Detroit got three in the eighth on Andy Dirks RBI single and Alex Avilas two-run double. Note: Detroit said that star pitcher Justin Verlander has committed $1 million to launch an initiative with the Detroit Tigers Foundation to support mental health efforts of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families in the Detroit area as well as his home area of Richmond and Norfolk, Va. ... In winning the first three games of the series, Oakland roughed Sanchez, Verlander and Fister for a combined 16 runs (14 earned) and 22 hits in 15 innings. .. The Tigers optioned Alvarez to Triple-A Toledo and recalled right-hander Luke Putkonen . ... Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer (19-1, 2.73) will go for his 20th win in Thursday afternoons series finale. He will face Bartolo Colon (14-5, 2.97), who will be returning from the disabled list, where he was recovering from a strained left groin. Custom Houston Astros Jersey . - On the night Dirk Nowitzki overtook Dominique Wilkins on the career scoring list, Brandan Wright was a human highlight film all by himself. Colby Rasmus Astros Jersey . But luckily for the Canadian squad, one goal was all it needed. Winnipegs Sophie Schmidt scored the winner off a Diana Matheson corner kick to seal Canadas third-place spot in the Torneio Internacional de Futebol Feminino in Brazil on Sunday. http://www.baseballastrosproshop.com/jose-altuve-astros-jersey/ . On Wednesday, Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas hit back. In a passionate defence of himself and the London clubs medical staff, the Portuguese coach rebuked the "incompetent people" who have attacked Tottenham for allowing Lloris to continue playing after being briefly knocked unconscious against Everton on Sunday.Zander Lombard carded a late birdie to recover from blowing a three-shot lead to hold onto a one-shot advantage over Chinas Wu Ashun at the Lyoness Open. The South African had been tied for the overnight lead alongside Frances Gregory Bourdy at Austrias Diamond Country Club and while both men fired under-par rounds, it was the four-under 68 from Lombard that proved enough for a narrow advantage heading into the final round. Latest leaderboard Lyoness Open However it could have been so much better for Lombard who fired four birdies in his opening seven holes to open up a three-shot lead as he stood on the ninth tee. But a loose drive into the trees resulted in a lost ball and a triple-bogey seven to bring Lompard back to the head of the field alongside a charging Wu who had moved from three-under to eight-under after five birdies in 10 holes. Ashun Wu moved into contention after a flawless round of 65 in Austria The Chinese star claimed victory in the China Open last year and went on to add two more birdiies to set the clubhouse target at 10 under following a round of the day 65 with Bourdy and Lombard still out on the course. Nolan Ryan Jersey. Lombard regained his composure and bounced back with a birdie from close range on the 11th and further birdies at the 14th and 17th ensured he would take a lead into the final round.Bourdy appeared to have fallen out of contention after two double bogeys on the front nine but three birdies and a returning 33 ensured he remained in the hunt for a fifth European Tour title. Spains Adrian Otaegui got himself into Sundays final group with a five-under par 67 to join Bourdy two shots off the lead on nine-under par with Joost Luiten lurking at 8 under.Defending champion Chris Wood fired a two-under-par 70 to sit alongside a host of players in a tie for 12th at 4 under with home favourite and 2012 champion Bernd Wiesberger one shot further adrift after a 69 for his best round of the week.Englands Chris Paisley shot a 66 to finish six under-par, one shot adrift of Swedens Marcus Kinhult who matched Wus round of the day with 65 that included three birdies in the last five holes.Watch the Lyoness Open throughout the weekend live on Sky Sports 4 - your home of golf Also See: European Tour Schedule Watch online Golf live on Sky Sports 4 Free HD Golf Game Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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