Scoreboard Roundup - 8/30/13

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_e6994f7a73.jpgGetty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) --  MLB:  Philadelphia Phillies 6 (62-73) - Chicago Cubs 5 (56-78)

Toronto Blue Jays 3 (61-74) - Kansas City Royals 2 (69-65)

New York Mets 3 (61-72) - Washington Nationals 2 (68-66)

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Cardinals Acquire John Axford from Brewers

Getty_S_083013_John Axford.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1377898199600Jason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images (ST. LOUIS) --  The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired relief pitcher John Axford from the Milwaukee Brewers Friday in exchange for a player to be named later. The 30-year-old Axford is expected to add bullpen depth to the Cardinals, who enter the weekend just one game ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates for the NL Central lead.

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Giants' Andre Brown Injured Again

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_ec01257a37.jpgFootball Texture/iStockphoto (FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) -- It's tough luck for Giants running back Andre Brown, who suffered a break in his left leg for the second straight year in Thursday night's 28-20 loss to the Patriots. Brown limped off the field to the locker room before the end of the first half and was evaluated.

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Tim Tebow on Final Cut

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_eebf1807ca.jpgJared Wickerham/Getty Images (FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) -- Patriots backup quarterback Tim Tebow made his case to survive the final roster cut on Saturday. Tebow threw two touchdown passes and finished 6-of-11 for 91 yards with an interception on Thursday night in the Patriots 28-20 win over the Giants. All 32 NFL teams will have to trim their roster down to 53 by Saturday.

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Robert Griffin III Medically Cleared

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_acc4c5d896.jpgAl Messerschmidt/Getty Images (TAMPA) -- Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has been medically cleared to play by Dr. James Andrews. Andrews examined Griffin prior to last night's game against the Buccaneers and did not see anything wrong with his knee. "Operation Patience. ...Complete. Cleared. To God Be The Glory," Griffin tweeted after the game.

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