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SANDY, Utah - In the waning moments of the U. Discount Sports Jerseys .S. womens rout of Mexico, the crowd behind Hope Solos goal began chanting her name. They knew she was on the verge of making history. With the 8-0 U.S. victory, Solo collected her record 72nd shutout with the national team. "The best part about it is the best is yet to come," she told cheering fans when the milestone was announced at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday night. She passed Briana Scurry (1994-2008) on the career list. Solo has played in 154 international matches. "Its been a long journey. A lot of tears, a lot of blood, a lot of sweat. Some heartaches, Some incredible moments," she said. "Its crazy to think its been close to 15 years." Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach each scored twice for the United States, which improved to 28-1-1 against Mexico and extended the womens winning streak to 86 straight games on American soil. Sydney Leroux, Heather OReilly and Whitney Engen also scored. The U.S. will host Mexico again on Thursday night in Rochester, New York. Both teams are training for Octobers championship of soccers North and Central American and Caribbean region, which serves as qualifying for the Womens World Cup next year in Canada. The United States and Mexico are in opposite groups for the championships, which will be played in four U.S. cities with the final scheduled for Oct. 26 at PPL Park in Pennsylvania. The United States went up 1-0 in the 12th minute on Mexico captain Alina Garciamendezs own goal. Garciamendez was trying to slow the hard-charging Wambach and stumbled, knocking the ball over goalkeeper Cecilia Santiagos head. Wambach made it 2-0 in the 23rd minute, and Morgan scored in the 36th minute, dribbling the ball off her chest and over Santiago into the goal. Santiago threw her hands up in frustration following the play. Wambach added her second goal in the 41st minute off a feed from Morgan. Morgans second goal came in the 56th minute. Less than two minutes later, Engen scored on a header to put the United States up 6-0. Morgan needs just two more goals to become the 10th player in the teams history to reach 50. "I thought we had a lot of opportunities and I thought we put away a lot. Obviously there were a couple that were close, a couple unlucky shots, but overall I think everyone was really happy with the result tonight," Morgan said. "And just the fact that we didnt really drop our level too much, obviously there was waves her and there, but I thought overall we set the tempo." Morgan made her international debut at Rio Tinto, the home of Major League Soccers Real Salt Lake, back in 2010 a game that was dubbed the Snow Clasico because it was played in a frigid snowstorm. The United States won that one 1-0 and players made snow angels on the sidelines. Mexicos lone victory over the United States came during qualifying for the 2010 World Cup. Mexico won the semifinal 2-1, forcing the U.S. into the third-place match and then a two-game playoff against Italy for a World Cup spot. The last time the two teams met was in Washington D.C. last September. Leroux had four goals in a 7-0 shutout. Ranked No. 1 for the past five years, the U.S. has been in Salt Lake this past week for its first extended training camp under coach Jill Ellis, who took over on an interim basis when Tom Sermanni was fired in April, and then got the job going forward in May. Ellis is charged with cutting her roster to 20 players for the CONCACAF championship. Ellis praised Solo for her accomplishment. "I tip my hat. Im phenomenally proud of her," Ellis said. "Her teammates worked hard for her to make sure Mexico had lots to do on the other end. Really proud of her. Very deserving." Solo was already thinking ahead. "I still feel young, I still feel good, I still feel healthy," she said. "And hopefully the best part of the journey is yet to come. Hopefully next summer in Canada." Mexico is ranked No. 25 in the world. Authentic Sports Jerseys . They say things like "stress is when you dont know what youre doing" and "I wasnt hired to motivate players, I was hired to coach motivated players." They ring as true now as they did when Mularkey heard them the first time playing tight end for the Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame coach 25 years ago. Fake Sports Jerseys . -- Hal Steinbrenner says Alex Rodriguez is "a great player" and "obviously an asset," but the New York Yankees managing general partner wouldnt discuss the third basemans possible return to the team following a season-long suspension. . Appearing on TSN 690 Monday afternoon, Mike Babcock said he had conversations with both P.K. Subban and Carey Price about those on-ice traits during Hockey Canadas summer orientation camp. Mike Babcock: McGill experience, P.CHICAGO -- This time, Chris Sale had to rely on Chicagos lineup to get the win. Conor Gillaspie had a career-high four RBIs, leading Sale and the White Sox to a 9-6 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday. Sale (3-0) pitched five innings in his first win against Cleveland since May 1, 2012. The All-Star left-hander allowed three runs and six hits while throwing 105 pitches. Sale went 11-14 last year despite a 3.07 ERA. He also had four complete games, tying Tampa Bay star David Price for the AL lead. But he got a boost from his offence in his third start of this season. Leadoff hitter Adam Eaton had two hits and scored three times as the White Sox picked up their ace on a sluggish night. Chicago has scored 37 runs in its five home games this year. "I think if we keep doing what weve been doing and making strides in the right direction we can be a force, be a great team," Sale said. "Its fun to watch, I got to watch a lot of it tonight unfortunately." The White Sox have captured the first two games of their first series of the year against the Indians, who had a 17-2 record against Chicago last season. They play again on Saturday and Sunday. Indians starter Carlos Carrasco (0-2) was tagged for five runs and six hits in 4 2-3 innings. It was another shaky start for the right-hander, who allowed five runs in 5 2-3 innings of a 7-3 loss to Minnesota in his season debut. Cleveland pitching issued nine walks, including walking in two runs. Gillaspie hit a sacrifice fly in Chicagos two-run third inning, helping the White Sox build a 3-0 lead. Adam Dunn, who had two hits and walked twice, singled and scored on Alejandro De Azas base hit in the fourth. Sale, who went 0-4 with an 8.61 ERA in four starts against Cleveland in 2013, was unable to protect the lead. Asdrubal Cabrera had a two-run double in the fifth, and then scored the tying run on Nick Swishers single. But Clevelands pitching struggled throughout the game. "When you score and tie it up, yyou gotta go back out and take charge of the game," Indians manager Terry Francona said. Stitched Sports Jerseys. "They just kept scoring every inning." The White Sox averaged 3.19 runs a game in Sales starts last season. "These guys are always tough on him," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said. "They were tough on him last (year) and for whatever reason they can foul off a lot of pitches. They probably see something off of him. I dont know what it is. You dont see that many teams foul that much off. He got up there with a high pitch count." The White Sox grabbed the lead for good in the fifth. Gillaspie singled in Eaton, and Carrasco was lifted for Marc Rzepczynski after striking out Jose Abreu for the second out of the inning. Rzepczynski walked Dunn to load the bases and then walked in a run as Dayan Viciedo came back from an 0-2 count to give the White Sox a 5-3 lead. "I thought Carlos in the fifth kind of slowed down his tempo, you could tell he was fighting some of his mechanics," Francona said. "Thats when we went to Zep and tried to snuff that out. Nothing, we couldnt put up a zero the rest of the way." Gillaspie committed an error in the sixth, allowing Michael Brantley to score, but he responded with a two-out, two-run double in the bottom half, making it 7-4. Alexei Ramirez added an RBI single for Chicago in the seventh. NOTES: OF Michael Bourn went 1 for 5 with a stolen base in his second rehab start for Double-A Akron. Francona said Bourn, who has yet to play this season with a left hamstring strain, would be examined after the game and though Bourn would prefer to return to the big leagues Sunday, Francona said the team may hold off due to the wet conditions expected that day. ... Indians DH Jason Giambi (broken rib) made his first rehab start for Akron. He was 0 for 2 with two strikeouts. ... The White Sox acquired OF Gorkys Hernandez from Kansas City for cash considerations and assigned him to Triple-A Charlotte. ' ' '

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