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BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) - David Accam had his first MLS hat trick and added an assist to help the Chicago Fire beat Orlando City for the first time in league play, 4-0 Saturday night. Chicago extended its unbeaten streak to nine and is undefeated in 12 home matches, including a team-record seven home victories in a row this year.

MIAMI (AP) - Jon Lester gave up a three-run homer to J.T. Realmuto in the first inning and then settled down to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 Saturday afternoon. Lester went seven innings, retiring 13 in a row after Realmuto's seventh homer of the year. Cubs starters have an ERA of 2.52 over the past 11 games.

CHICAGO (AP) - Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots and the Oakland Athletics routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2 Saturday. Former White Sox ace Mark Buehrle had his Number 56 jersey retired in a pregame ceremony. After the 30-minute tribute ended, the A's roughed up James Shields.

CHICAGO (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings have selected center Jaret Anderson-Dolan in the second round of the NHL draft. Anderson-Dolan shared the emotional moment with his mothers Fran and Nancy. Anderson-Dolan says being raised by two women provided "a little bit of perspective on how much the world is changing and how it's come a long way and in the last couple of years."

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