Minor League Baseball


GreenJackets lose to Suns on the road

In Hagerstown, Md., the Hagerstown Suns defeated the GreenJackets 4-1 on Sunday after Augusta center fielder Francisco Peguero lost a fly ball in the sun, allowing two runs to score in the seventh inning.

GreenJackets starter Orlando Yntema allowed one unearned run over six innings of work, but his throwing error in the third gave Hagerstown its first run of the game.

Peguero's miscue, which was ruled a single, came off the bat of Tyler Moore and helped the Suns claim their first victory of the series.


Former Georgia star claims 1-shot win

In Springfield, Mo., former Georgia standout Justin Bolli rallied for a one-shot win at the 2009 Price Cutter Charity Championship with a 6-under 66 in the final round to finish 21-under for the tournament.

Bolli, whose first shot after a 90-minute weather delay was a 25-foot birdie putt to take the lead on the 16th hole, edged Chad Collins and Derek Lamely .


Magic center hurt playing in Europe

Orlando Magic backup center Marcin Gortat, who suffered a back injury while playing for Poland's national team Friday in London, was not seriously injured, his agent, Guy Zucker , said.

The 25-year-old underwent a chiropractic adjustment and Zucker said the injury was "a muscle strain that should go away within days."


Murray knocks off Del Potro in final

In Montreal, Andy Murray withstood his toughest test of the tournament, prevailing against Juan Martin Del Potro 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3), 6-1 in the final of the $3 million Rogers Cup.

The third-seeded Murray, from Scotland, matched his career best from last season with his fifth tournament win of the year and improved his record to 11-4 against top-10 players this season.

- In Mason, Ohio, Jelena Jankovic , who rose to the top of the rankings last August, knocked off the current No. 1, beating Dinara Safina 6-4, 6-2 to win the $2 million Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open.


Radcliffe wins in return from surgery

Paula Radcliffe of Great Britain won the New York City Half-Marathon, finishing two seconds off the course record in her first race in nine months after being sidelined by foot surgery.

Radcliffe finished in 1 hour, 9 minutes, 45 seconds for her seventh consecutive win in New York City. She pulled away from Mamitu Daska of Ethiopia, who was second in 1:11:04, at the seven-mile mark.

Catherine Ndereba of Kenya, who set the course record in 2006, was third in 1:11:56.

Defending champion Tadese Tola of Ethiopia easily won the men's race in 1:01:06, running solo after a sprint start to distance himself from the pack. Ridouane Harroufi of Morocco was second in 1:02:33, and Ryan Hall of the United States was another two seconds back.


Longhorn gets first title at nationals

In Tallahassee, Fla., Drew Livingston , the 2009 NCAA 1-meter diving champion at Texas, earned his first national title, winning the senior men's platform at the U.S. Summer Diving Championships at the Morcom Aquatic Center.

Kelci Bryant , a 2008 Olympian, won the senior women's 3-meter springboard championship with a score of 347.25. It is her fifth national title and her second in that event.

In the women's synchronized 3-meter springboard, Kassidy Cook and Loren Figueroa won their first national title with a score 308.40, and Andrew Brown and Cole Young won their first national title in the men's synchronized platform with a score of 354.15.



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