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Moustakas homers, Brewers rally to beat Diamondbacks 8-3

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PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs after Zack Greinke left to beat the Diamondbacks 8-3 Saturday night.
'PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs after Zack Greinke left to beat the Diamondbacks 8-3 Saturday night.Greinke allowed two runs and struck out nine in seven innings to move into 29th on baseball’s all-time strikeouts list, leaving with a 3-2 lead.He was replaced by Andrew Chafin (0-2), who allowed an infield single and a walk to set the table for Moustakas’ 26th homer.Keston Hiura blooped a two-run single in the ninth and Christian Yelich had a run-scoring double in the inning for his third hit.Adrian Houser (3-4) allowed a hit in 1 1/3 innings and Eric Thames hit a solo homer for the Brewers, who have won four of five.Greinke was good early against the Brewers before running into trouble in the fourth inning.Ryan Braun hit a run-scoring single and Milwaukee loaded the bases with one out after Thames was intentionally walked, but Greinke ended the threat with two strikeouts.Greinke (2,548) passed No. 31 Tim Keefe (2,555) and No. 30 Jerry Koosman (2,556) on baseball’s all-time strikeouts list.Greinke also had a run-scoring double to chase Gio Gonzalez in the fifth inning.The Brewers reinstated Gonzalez from the 10-day injured list to start against the Diamondbacks, optioning right-hander Burch Smith to Triple-A San Antonio to make room on the roster.Gonzalez had been out since May 29 with arm fatigue and made two rehab starts before returning to the rotation.The Diamondbacks wore him out by the fifth inning.Christian Walker hit a run-scoring single off Gonzalez in the first inning and the Diamondbacks chased him with three straight doubles to open the fifth.Carson Kelly and Greinke put Arizona up 3-1 with their run-scoring doubles.Gonzalez allowed five runs on five hits in four innings.TRAINER’S ROOM Diamondbacks: RHP Matt Andriese (left foot contusion) was placed on the 10-day injured list after taking a liner off the foot against the Brewers on Friday night.Arizona recalled RHP Stefan Crichton from Triple-A Reno to take his roster spot. … OF David Peralta took batting practice and ran the bases before the game in his return from an inflamed right shoulder.He could go on a rehab assignment soon.UP NEXT Brewers: RHP Brandon Woodruff has four straight quality starts heading into Sunday’s series finale.The first-time NL All-Star allowed a run on five hits in 6 2/3 innings against Atlanta on Tuesday.Diamondbacks: LHP Alex Young has made a strong case to remain in the rotation, going 3-0 with a 0.96 ERA in four starts to open his rookie season. ___ More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports . The post Moustakas homers, Brewers rally to beat Diamondbacks 8-3 appeared first on WREX .'

Ocasio-Cortez: Trump enjoyed crowd saying, “Send her back!”

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S.Rep.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has told constituents that President Donald Trump enjoyed hearing a crowd at his rally earlier this week calling for a Somali-born congresswoman to go back home.
'NEW YORK (AP) — U.S.Rep.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has told constituents that President Donald Trump enjoyed hearing a crowd at his rally earlier this week calling for a Somali-born congresswoman to go back home.The Democratic legislator spoke Saturday in New York for the first time since Trump again criticized her and three other minority congresswomen Friday for saying what he called “horrible things” about the U.S.He suggested they leave, though all are U.S. citizens.Ocasio-Cortez told constituents at a Queens school, “We’re going to stay right here. … We’re not going anywhere.” At Trump’s North Carolina rally, the crowd chanted “Send her back!” about U.S.Rep.Ilhan Omar, of Minnesota.Ocasio-Cortez rejected the president’s claim he had tried to quiet them.Instead, she said he encouraged them, later calling them “incredible patriots.” . The post Ocasio-Cortez: Trump enjoyed crowd saying, “Send her back!” appeared first on WREX .'

‘Liftoff!’: Colorado Students Launch Massive Sport Rocket

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Dozens of students and their mentors launched a 35-foot-tall rocket Saturday morning, just south of Colorado Springs.
'FORT CARSON, Colo. (CBS4) — Dozens of students and their mentors launched a 35-foot-tall rocket Saturday morning, just south of Colorado Springs. Students from around Colorado and across the country launched the sport rocket from the Fort Carson Army installation in El Paso County. Liftoff! Of the Future Heavy Super Sport with @BallAerospace and K-12 payloads!! Celebrating the future of the space industry on the #Apollo50th anniversary! pic.twitter.com/EefjTcFSU2 — ULA (@ulalaunch) July 20, 2019 The students included about 32 interns from United Launch Alliance, 34 interns from Ball Aerospace and K-12 students from across the state. Young Colorado Scientists Help Celebrate Apollo Mission’s 50th Anniversary ULA interns designed, built and refurbished the high-power sport rocket dubbed “Future Heavy Super Sport,” while interns from Ball Aerospace and mentors worked with K-12 students to build payloads that launch on the rocket. Each team created a unique payload with a specific goal . (credit: United Launch Alliance) The July 20 launch date was chosen in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing . (credit: United Launch Alliance) According to information provided by ULA and Ball, the students spend eight weeks — working on their own time — to design, build and test the rockets and payloads (onboard instruments/experiments that are deployed after launch) with the guidance of mentors from both companies. GALLERY: Apollo 11: ‘The Eagle Has Landed’'