Kershaw wins 11th as Dodgers' run hits 9

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LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers are showing some interesting versatility during their nine-game winning streak. They can either power past a team or walk over them.

On Saturday night, the surging Dodgers hit a home run for the 16th consecutive game, while also walking 10 times on the way to a 4-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies.

Clayton Kershaw (11-2) overcame a challenging first inning to hold the Rockies without a run for his six innings and Joc Pederson provided a solo home run as the Dodgers won for the 15th time in 16 games.

Jays closer Osuna reveals anxiety issue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna says he is out of sorts mentally, feeling "anxious" and "weird." And that is why he was unavailable to pitch Friday.

"I really don't know how to explain it. ... I feel like I'm lost a little bit right now," he said before Saturday's game against Kansas City. (MORE)

Royals' Vargas bests Jays for 11th win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Jason Vargas missed most of last season after having elbow surgery in 2015. This year he is a candidate to be the AL All-Star Game starter.

Vargas earned his major league-leading 11th victory, pitching seven efficient innings to lead the surging Kansas City Royals over the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Saturday. (MORE)

Spieth birdies 18 to keep Travelers lead

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship.

The 23-year-old Texan closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 4-under 66 on Saturday, giving him a one-stroke lead for the third straight round at TPC River Highlands. (MORE)

LSU beats Oregon St. to reach CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Nothing LSU encounters in the College World Series championship series will be any more daunting than the task the Tigers had to complete to get there.

The Tigers had to beat an Oregon State team that owned the most formidable record of any team in four decades, and they had to do it twice. (MORE)

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