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Brewers activate Cain...Angels start Heaney...LaVine stays with Bulls

July 8, 2018

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have activated centerfielder Lorenzo Cain off the 10-day disabled list and placed outfielder Ryan Braun and catcher Manny Pina on the DL as part of eight roster moves. Cain, who’s hitting .291 with eight homers and 26 RBIs, was in the lineup and batting third for the series finale against Atlanta. He’s been out since June 24.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney is 4-and-1 with a 0.88 ERA in his last six starts at home, and he’ll try to keep that magic going tonight in Anaheim in an interleague matchup against the Dodgers. The National League club is starting Alex Wood, who got the win in the Dodgers’ 17-1 victory over Pittsburgh last week. He allowed one run on six hits and walked none in six innings.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zach LaVine is staying with the Chicago Bulls, after the team matched a four-year, $80 million offer sheet that he got from the Sacramento Kings. The Bulls made the announcement today, two days after the Kings and LaVine agreed to the offer terms. LaVine was a restricted free agent, which meant the Bulls had right of first refusal. It was expected that the Bulls would match, and now they have.

LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, France (AP) — World champion Peter Sagan has won a sprint finish to claim the second stage of the Tour de France and the race’s overall lead. Chris Froome, who fell into a ditch near the end of Saturday’s opening stage, arrived safely today.

MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of fans gathered in Moscow to welcome back the Russian team after its narrow loss in the World Cup quarterfinals. The fan zone in Moscow, usually used for public screenings of games, was packed as Russia’s squad and coach took to the stage to thank the fans.

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