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  • 29 Jul
    Michael van Gerwen stormed to the top of Premier League Darts after a 7-1 mauling of James Wade in Birmingham. Taking advantage of previous table-topper Phil Taylors loss to Peter Wright, Van Gerwen made the most of his opportunity and thundered his way through with a typically dominant display.The sensational Dutchman is level on points with second-placed Taylor but has a three-leg advantage after refusing to let Wade off the hook. Michael van Gerwen hits a bulleye checkout to go 4-0 up against James Wade An 11-darter against the throw in the first leg was a worrying message for Wade, who never recovered. Van Gerwen made it consecutive breaks with a 99 finish before taking out 124 on the bullseye.Wade managed to avoid a whitewash but checkouts of 56 and 36 from Van Gerwen restored order, who finished with a 108 average and officially booked his play-off place. Michael van Gerwen reacts to going top of the league Earlier, Wright handed Taylor just his second defeat of the Premier League season in the nights opener.Snakebite was at his focused best as he ran out 7-4 winner against Taylor to boost his own play-off pursuit.Taylor earned the first break of the game but Wright responded with back-to-back ton-plus finishes, taking out 121 then 104. Taylor later finished a leg inside 10 darts but Wright bit back with the crucial break for 5-3, finding his double at the only opportunity afforded to him. He was able to glide towards the finishing line with the 16-time world champion at an arms length.Wright then had to settle for a hard-earned draw in his second match of the evening against third-placed Gary Anderson.Eight breaks of throw meant the points went back-and-forth between both players, but Anderson appeared like he had secured the win after throwing at 6-5 up. But Snakebite bravely fought back and secured one more break to ensure a point - meaning he finished the night in sixth place, three points of the top four.In Andersons earlier match, he didnt need to be at his best to dispose of Raymond van Barnevelds challenge. Raymond van Barneveld hits a bullseye check out against Gary Anderson The Flying Scotsman came out on top 7-5 after a thrilling penultimate leg which eventually swung his way.Barney missed double eight for the leg before Anderson went bust with his visit - the Dutchman missed a further three leg-winning efforts before the Scot sealed a break lead. He held his throw to secure the points and end Van Barnevelds faint play-off hopes. Gary Anderson reacts to beating Barney Adrian Lewis breezed past Robert Thornton to register a 7-2 win that keeps him in the drivers seat for a play-off spot.Thornton was broken at the first attempt despite hitting two 180s and it was downhill from there. 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A look at whats happening all around the majors Thursday:---STRAS STRESSThe Nationals might find out more about ace Stephen Strasburg, a day after he exited in the third inning against Atlanta. He winced on the mound, then left early in his first start since Aug. 17 after being on the disabled list because of soreness in his right elbow.BUGGYThe grounds crew in Cleveland will do its best to keep those irritating insects -- the midges -- from again descending on Progressive Field. The bugs, which notably interrupted a 2007 playoff game when Joba Chamberlain was pitching for the Yankees, were back in the ballpark Wednesday night when the Indians hosted Houston. The same teams finish their series in an afternoon start.CHECK HIMAstros shortstop Carlos Correa is back in Houston for tests on the inflammation in his left shoulder. He felt sore earlier this week and was sent home. Manager A.J. 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