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MLB Roundup. Using four pitchers, Atlanta threw a second consecutive shutout, beating the Yankees 4-0. Zack Greinke got his first win in almost a month, pitching eight innings as Kansas City defeated Houston 2-1. Joel Pineiro pitched a two-hit shutout as the Cardinals beat the Mets 3-0. Philadelphia pounded Tampa Bat 10-1 in the first meeting between the teams since the Phillies eliminated the Rays in last season’s World Series. [ Scoreboard]

College World Series. Freshman Taylor Jungmann pitched a five-hit complete game for the Longhorns, as Texas forced a decisive third game by beating LSU 5-1. Game 3 is at 6:00 Eastern today. [Official Site of the College World Series]

NHL: Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull, Luc Robitaille and Brian Leetch have been chosen for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. This is the first year of eligibility for all four players. []

Wimbledon. Venus Williams easily handled Stefanie Voegele 6-3, 6-2 and Ana Ivanovic struggled, dropping the first set 5-7 but held on, winning the final two sets 6-2, 8-6 to beat Lucie Hradecka. On the men’s side, Andy Roddick beat Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 6-3 and Andy Murray handled Robert Kendrick 7-5, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-4. [Official Site of Wimbldeon]

Who Woulda Thunk Placing An Ad On Craiglist Selling Pot Would Be A Terrible Idea? Undercover detectives arrested Christopher Gray after buying a $45 sack of weed from him after they responded to his Craigslist ad which was titled “420 help is here” and read “Give me a ring if you need some help” and provided his phone number. In Craigslist marijuana ad, pot sells you! Down the river, that is. Is it to early for a Yakov Smirnoff joke? Or too late? [Yahoo!/AP]