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Abreu's two-run double lifts White Sox to 3-1 win in 10

Reliever Zach Duke pitched out of a bases-loaded, nobody-out situation in the ninth inning and Jose Abreu delivered a two-run double in the 10th to give the struggling Chicago White Sox a 3-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox Monday.

Schwarber's 2 homers send Cubs over Reds 5-4 in 13 innings

Kyle Schwarber hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning, then completed yet another big night at Great American Ball Park with a solo shot in the 13th, rallying the Chicago Cubs to a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday.

Rained out, Twins and Red Sox to play two Wednesday

A rainout can often mean two different things to the teams involved. That was certainly the case on Monday, when the opener of a three-game series between the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox was postponed by all-day rain.

Twins 2, Red Sox 1

Minnesota Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey tossed seven innings of one-run ball in a 2-1 win over the Boston Red Sox at a soggy Target Field on Tuesday.

Twins 7, Red Sox 2

The Minnesota Twins gave right-hander Ricky Nolasco plenty of early run support in a 7-2 win against the Boston Red Sox at Target Field on Monday.

Wis. Salvation Army kettle drive falling short

Part of problem attributed to shoppers carrying less cash

A Salvation Army kettle drive in Fond du Lac is in danger of falling short of its goal, a situation an organizer attributes in part to shoppers' increased use of plastic.

Reds finish sweep in first place

Cincinnati has won six in a row

Scott Rolen hit a tie-breaking two-run single in the eighth inning Sunday night, sending the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-2 victory and three-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals.