The Buies Creek Astros defeated the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 6-1 on Thursday evening as Abraham Toro hit a two-run homer for his 14th of the season. Osvaldo Duarte hit his fifth round tripper, a solo shot. Patrick Sandoval (1-0) struck out nine in five innings. Buies Creek leads first-half winner Winston-Salem by a half-game in the Carolina League Southern Division standings. … Enloe defensive lineman Christian Rorie has committed to Duke. Triton opens the varsity football season at Enloe on Aug. 17. … American John Isner took a five-set win over Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium in a second-round match at Wimbledon that ended Thursday after being delayed by rain. Isner hit 64 aces and saved two match points. … Players championship winner Webb Simpson shot an opening-round 61 at the Greenbrier on the PGA Tour on Thursday to lead Whee Kim by one shot. … On this date in 1933, the first Major League All-Star baseball game was played in Chicago in conjunction with the World’s Fair. Babe Ruth hit a two-run homer in the third inning of a 4-2 American League win.