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Dodgers hold off Cardinals, 9-6

The television on the wall in Dave Roberts' office revealed the score, Los Angeles Dodgers 9, St. Louis Cardinals 6, and the length of the game, 3 hours 49 minutes. A thermometer recorded the temperature, sizzling into triple digits at Busch Stadium. The standings revealed the progress made by the Dodgers on this 10-day, nine-game, three-city trip across three time zones.

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Melky Cabrera drove in Adam Eaton with a game-ending single in the ninth inning after closer David Robertson gave up three home runs in the top half to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers hours after they suspended ace Chris Sale for five days on Sunday.

Videos

Doug Thompson credits Biloxi for the toughness needed to succeed

Former LSU star gives inspirational speech at Our Love Affair with Baseball.
TIM ISBELL SUN HERALD
Doug Thompson credits Biloxi for the toughness needed to succeed 3:44

Doug Thompson credits Biloxi for the toughness needed to succeed

Shuckers player juggles baseball, family in minor league life. 3:20

Shuckers player juggles baseball, family in minor league life.

Darryl Strawberry recalls challenges as baseball big leaguer 1:40

Darryl Strawberry recalls challenges as baseball big leaguer

Bayou View Elementary students meet Negro League player 1:42

Bayou View Elementary students meet Negro League player