The Buies Creek Astros scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to edge Myrtle Beach 4-3 at Jim Perry Stadium on the Fourth. Corey Julks drove in the winning run. … Boston topped Washington 3-0 and New York was a 6-2 winner over Atlanta on Wednesday as the Red Sox maintained a one-game lead over the Yankees in the American League East. … Joey Chestnut consumed 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win Nathan’s Famous competition to win the Mustard Belt for the 11th time. … Quarterfinals in the World Cup start Friday with Uruguay playing France at 10 a.m. and Brazil meeting Belgium at 2 p.m.