Sporting Digest: Baseball

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DEION SANDERS, the two-sport star who plays as an outfielder for the Atlanta Braves and a cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons, has agreed a three- year dollars 11m ( pounds 7.1m) deal with the Braves to become a full-time baseball player and part-time American footballer. He will join the Falcons only once the Braves season finishes in October.

AMERICAN LEAGUE: (Friday) Cleveland 10 Detroit 5; Milwaukee 9 Baltimore 3; Boston 7 NY Yankees 2; Toronto 11 Minnesota 2; Oakland 12 Chicago Cubs 11; Kansas City 2 Seattle 1; Texas 6 California 4 (10). (Saturday) NY Yankees 7 Boston 3; Oakland 6 Chicago White Sox 4; Texas 4 California 2; Detroit 5 Cleveland 1; Toronto 7 Minnesota 0; Baltimore 5 Milwaukee 4 (14); Kansas City 4 Seattle 1.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: (Friday) Florida 5 Chicago Cubs 3; Montreal 6 Philadelphia 2; Atlanta 4 NY Mets 2; St Louis 10 Pittsburgh 8 (11); Los Angeles 8 Colorado 0; San Francisco 3 Cincinnati 0; San Diego 3 Houston 2 (10). (Saturday) NY Mets 6 Atlanta 1; Cincinnati 6 San Francisco 2; Montreal 6 Philadelphia 5; Pittsburgh 4 St Louis 2; Chicago Cubs 2 Florida 1; Los Angeles 4 Colorado 3; San Diego 9 Houston 4.

NATIONAL PREMIER LEAGUE North: Leeds City Royals 7 Nottingham Hornets 5. South: Milton Keynes Truckers 6 Brighton Buccaneers 14; Milton Keynes Truckers 12 Brighton Buccaneers 1; Hounslow Rangers 7 Crawley Comets 2.

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