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The Week In Sports

The Twins are surging, thanks to their rookie ace • The woeful Cubs need a newhitting philosophy • The All-Star Game's most notable snub

Motor Sports
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has quietly moved into contention for the Cup championship •The Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth feud heats up


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ROCKSLIDE - Colorado's Jamey Carroll couldn't avoid the tag of Diamondbacks catcherJohnny Estrada in the fourth inning of last Saturday's game at Coors Field.Despite a six-run, ninth-inning rally by the Rockies, Arizona held on for an8-7 win and went on to sweep the three-game series.