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Astros' Keuchel wins again; Altuve OK after scary collision

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Dallas Keuchel pitched a complete game to extend his promising start to the season and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 even though Jose Altuve and Teoscar Hernandez left following a frightening collision in the eighth inning. More>>

Madison Bumgarner won't need surgery on pitching shoulder

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Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner will not require surgery on his sprained pitching shoulder and is scheduled to begin light rehab activities in four or five days. More>>

Felix Hernandez has 'dead arm,' will be checked by doctors

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Mariners star Felix Hernandez is going back to Seattle to have a stiff right shoulder checked by team doctors after lasting only two innings in his start at Detroit. More>>

MLB: Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy Marlins

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Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the Miami Marlins, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said. More>>

LEADING OFF: Pedroia set to return, Bundy emerging for O's

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LEADING OFF: Pedroia set to return for Boston, Bundy emerging as young ace for O's, bids coming in to buy Marlins, Mets come back from timely day off. More>>

LEADING OFF: Hicks a hit for Tigers, Blach set for Kershaw

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LEADING OFF: Hicks a hit in early test with Tigers, Blach set for another matchup with Kershaw, Keuchel bouncing back well, Yankees and Red Sox resume rivalry. More>>

Madison Bumgarner's rented bike slipped near end of ride

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Madison Bumgarner had nearly finished a ride of more than two hours in the mountains an hour outside Denver when his rented dirt bike slipped on the trail and took the pitcher to the ground. More>>

Just a minute: FIU baseball tops Marshall in a speedy finish

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FIU and Marshall were on the field for only about a minute, before the Panthers closed out a 4-3 victory. More>>

Lithuanian reliever Neverauskas makes debut for Pirates

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Dovydas Neverauskas' long journey from Lithuania to the major leagues finally ended on Monday night when the relief pitcher made his debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates. More>>

Thames hits 9th, 10th HRs as Brewers beat Reds 11-7

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Eric Thames homered twice to raise his major league-leading total to 10, Hernan Perez added a three-run shot, Matt Garza pitched for the first time this season and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-7. More>>

APNewsBreak: Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills

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The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills _ just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season. More>>

Red Sox pitcher Barnes suspended 4 games for buzzing Machado

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Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has been suspended four games and fined for throwing a fastball past the head of Baltimore star Manny Machado. The commissioner's office issued the penalty Monday. More>>

Former All-Star Delabar suspended 80 games for positive test

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Former All-Star pitcher Steve Delabar, a veteran of six major league seasons with Seattle, Toronto and Cincinnati, has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program. More>>

David Ortiz to address grads at Rhode Island tech university

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Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will deliver the commencement address at a private Rhode Island university. More>>

Absences of Marte, Bumgarner could shake up NL

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The Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants will both have to overcome some significant adversity to contend for the postseason after losing two of the National League's top players this past week. More>>

LEADING OFF: MLB sorts out trouble in Baltimore, Minnesota

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LEADING OFF: MLB sorts out trouble at Camden Yards and Target Field, Rizzo tries to extend homer streak, Royals hope Perez heals. More>>

Tim Tebow has his best week in minors with 6 hits

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Tim Tebow showed some consistency at the plate this week with two multi-hit games for the Columbia Fireflies. More>>

Murphy, Scherzer slam Mets as Nats win 7th straight, 6-3

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Daniel Murphy hit an early grand slam against his former team, Max Scherzer pitched eight fiery innings and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-3 for their seventh straight victory. More>>

Machado in center of bad blood as Red Sox beat Orioles 6-2

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A tempestuous three-game series between the Red Sox and Baltimore wound up with Matt Barnes being ejected for throwing a fastball behind the head of Orioles star Manny Machado in Boston's 6-2 victory. More>>

Tigers OF Jones says he's feeling OK after being hit in face

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Detroit Tigers outfielder JaCoby Jones says he is feeling lucky a day after being hit in the face by a pitch that later sparked a benches-clearing tussle between the Tigers and Minnesota Twins. More>>

LEADING OFF: Twins-Tigers scrap; Scherzer on Sunday night

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LEADING OFF: Twins-Tigers resume series after scrap, Scherzer gets Mets on Sunday night, Jays feeling very blue, Nova faces Yanks in Pittsburgh. More>>

Jones hit in face by pitch, Tigers and Twins scrap on field

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Twins slugger Miguel Sano punched Tigers catcher James McCann in the chest protector and mask during a bench-clearing scrap in the fifth inning of Detroit's 5-4 victory over Minnesota. More>>

Pedroia still ailing, Farrell complaining over Machado slide

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A day later, Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia and manager John Farrell were still sore about Manny Machado's spikes-up slide. More>>

Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital

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Detroit Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones has been taken to a hospital after getting hit in the face by a pitch. More>>

LEADING OFF: Twins-Tigers scrap; Scherzer on Sunday night

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LEADING OFF: Twins-Tigers resume series after scrap, Scherzer gets Mets on Sunday night, Jays feeling very blue, Nova faces Yanks in Pittsburgh. More>>

Contreras' slam powers Arrieta, Cubs to 12-8 win over Reds

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Wilson Contreras hit his first career grand slam and Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward added three-run shots, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 12-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. More>>

Madison Bumgarner lands on DL after dirt bike accident

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Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner has been put on the disabled list for the first time in his big league career after a dirt bike accident that sent him to a hospital with bruised ribs and a sprained joint in his pitching shoulder. More>>

LEADING OFF: Mets banged up already, Cubs unis a big sell

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LEADING OFF: Mets banged up early in season, Cubs jerseys a big sell year after Series win, Braves' Howard starts at Triple-A, Arrieta going on extra rest. More>>

Diamondbacks score 9 runs in 8th, rout Dodgers 13-5

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Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers. More>>

Bautista homers in 13th, Blue Jays escape jam to beat Angels

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Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning, Joe Biagini escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-7. More>>

Bautista homers in 13th, Jays hang on to beat the Angels 8-7

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Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning, Joe Biagini escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning before the Toronto Blue Jays held off the Los Angeles Angels 8-7. More>>

Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season

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Adam Wainwright homered and drove in four runs while getting his first victory of the season, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3. More>>

Kluber throws 3-hitter, Indians beat White Sox 3-0

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Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter and faced two over the minimum, leading the Cleveland Indians over the Chicago White Sox 3-0. More>>

LEADING OFF: Mets banged up already, Cubs unis a big sell

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LEADING OFF: Mets banged up early in season, Cubs jerseys a big sell year after Series win, Braves' Howard starts at Triple-A, Arrieta going on extra rest. More>>

Rangers release Josh Hamilton after another knee injury

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The Texas Rangers have released Josh Hamilton from his minor league contract after another knee injury, perhaps signaling the end of the 2010 AL MVP's career. More>>

Kris Bryant of Cubs has baseball's most popular jersey

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Kris Bryant has baseball's most popular jersey, leading parade of Cubs after title season. More>>

Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched

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The banged-up New York Mets have scratched pitcher Jacob deGrom from his start and also put first baseman Lucas Duda and infielder Wilmer Flores on the 10-day disabled list. More>>

Mets closer Familia makes season debut after 15-game ban

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Mets closer Jeurys Familia has rejoined the team after serving a 15-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. More>>

LEADING OFF: Hamels looks for 1st decision; Cubs in Cincy

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LEADING OFF: Hamels looks for 1st decision; Cubs back in Cincinnati's friendly confines;. More>>

White Sox rookie has good company in hunt for first hit

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Jacob May is 0 for 24 to start his major league career, but the White Sox center fielder has a close reminder that it could be worse. More>>

LEADING OFF: Familia returns, Valdez back in majors

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LEADING OFF: Familia returns from domestic violence suspension, Correa back from injury and perhaps Kemp, Valdez in major leagues for 1st time since 2010. More>>

AP source: Jeter, Bush join forces in bid to buy Marlins

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A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush have joined forces in their attempt to buy the Miami Marlins. More>>

Harper hits 2 HRs, drives in 5, as Nats slam Braves 14-4

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Bryce Harper had two homers, including a grand slam, among four hits and the Washington Nationals overwhelmed Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 14-4 on Wednesday night. More>>

Vargas pitches Royals to 2-0 win over Bumgarner, Giants

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Jason Vargas dazzled for the third straight start, the Royals finally scored off Giants ace Madison Bumgarner and Kansas City beat San Francisco 2-0 on Wednesday night to split their two-game series. More>>

Falcons look to move on after epic Super Bowl collapse

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MVP quarterback Matt Ryan admits he went to a "dark place"' after Atlanta's epic collapse in the Super Bowl. More>>

Trump pick for Commerce's No. 2 withdraws, blames conflicts

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President Donald Trump's pick for deputy commerce secretary has withdrawn from consideration. More>>

Miami has another near-no-hitter, beats Seattle 5-0

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Wei-Yin Chen and two relievers fell two outs shy of Miami's first combined no-hitter and the Marlins one-hit the Seattle Mariners in a 5-0 victory. More>>

LEADING OFF: Keuchel in ace form, M's give Ichiro bobblehead

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LEADING OFF: Keuchel back in ace form for Astros, Mariners give Ichiro bobblehead, Tanaka and Yanks close out big homestand, Reds' Garrett rolling in first season. More>>

The Latest: Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

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The U.S. military says an aircraft carrier participating in curtailed training with Australia before starting its journey north toward the Korean Peninsula. More>>

Pirates CF Starling Marte suspended 80 games for PEDs

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Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. More>>

Haniger doubles to end Marlins' no-hit bid with 1 out in 9th

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Miami Marlins starter Wei-Yin Chen has not allowed a hit through six innings against the Seattle Mariners. More>>

LEADING OFF: Keuchel in ace form, M's give Ichiro bobblehead

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LEADING OFF: Keuchel back in ace form for Astros, Mariners give Ichiro bobblehead, Tanaka and Yanks close out big homestand, Reds' Garrett rolling in first season. More>>

Gonzalez, White Sox win 4-1 to stop Yanks' 8-game win streak

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Miguel Gonzalez pitched shutout ball into the ninth inning to win a road start for the first time in two years, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Yankees 4-1 to stop New York's eight-game winning streak. More>>

AP Exclusive: Umps may soon take to mic to explain replays

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Baseball fans might soon get to hear from umpires why replay decisions are made. More>>

MLB receives overall C+ in racial, gender hiring practices

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As Major League Baseball celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, a diversity report finds that the league could do a better job of identifying and hiring minority and female candidates for top decision-making levels. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yanks go for 9th straight, Thames on homer run

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LEADING OFF: Yankees go for 9th straight win, Thames on homer run for Brewers, Ausmus off to another strong start for Tigers. More>>

Montgomery gets 1st win, Yanks beat White Sox for 8th in row

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Jordan Montgomery took a shutout into the seventh inning for his first major league win, Matt Holliday homered in his return to the lineup and the New York Yankees romped to their eighth consecutive victory by beating the Chicago White Sox 7-4. More>>

Thames, Braun power Brewers past struggling Cubs 6-3

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Eric Thames homered in his club record-tying fifth straight game and the streaking Milwaukee Brewers turned back the Chicago Cubs 6-3. More>>

Suzuki returns to Seattle as member of 3,000-hit club

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Ichiro Suzuki received a rousing ovation for his first at-bat in Safeco Field as a member of the 3,000-hit club. More>>

Former Korean star Thames homers in 5 straight for Brewers

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Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Eric Thames has tied a franchise record by homering in five straight games. More>>

Trump welcomes 21,000 to his first Easter Egg Roll

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Thousands of children are heading to the White House for its biggest social event of the year: the annual Easter Egg Roll. More>>

Familia pitches in minors as domestic violence ban nears end

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Mets closer Jeurys Familia pitched an inning for Double-A Binghamton as he prepares to return from a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. More>>

LEADING OFF: Morning start at Fenway, Ichiro back in Seattle

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LEADING OFF: Morning start at Fenway on Patriots' Day, Ichiro back in Seattle, Betts making contact, Cubs' shaky bullpen. More>>

LEADING OFF: Bucs can sweep Cubs, Chapman deals vs Cards

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LEADING OFF: Bucs can sweep Cubs after '16 struggles, Chapman keeps dealing vs Cards, Ramirez giving Indians their money's worth. More>>

Walker's single ends Marlins' no-hit bid after 7 2/3 innings

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The Miami Marlins' Dan Straily and Jarlin Garcia have combined hold the New York Mets hitless through six innings. More>>

Canada beats US in Singapore sevens final

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Canada scores a try less than two minutes from the end after squandering a 19-0 lead to beat the United States 26-19 in the first all-American final at the World Series Sevens in Singapore on Sunday. More>>

Mariners' Paxton gets scoreless streak to 21 IP, beats Texas

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James Paxton extended his season-opening scoreless streak to 21 innings, Taylor Motter hit a three-run homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 5-0. More>>

LEADING OFF: Bucs can sweep Cubs, Chapman deals vs Cards

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LEADING OFF: Bucs can sweep Cubs after '16 struggles, Chapman keeps dealing vs Cards, Ramirez giving Indians their money's worth. More>>

Astros' Aoki singles in 7th to break up A's no-hit bid

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Sean Manaea and Ryan Dull have combined to pitch six hitless innings for the Oakland Athletics against the Houston Astros. More>>

Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player

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Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew received a new heart and kidney from the late NFL player Konrad Reuland. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers to unveil Jackie Robinson statue

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers to unveil Jackie Robinson statue, former AL Cy Young Award winners Verlander, Kluber to face off in Detroit-Cleveland matchup, Holliday enjoys warm reception from former St. Louis teammates, Sale looks for first Boston win. More>>

Braves beat Padres 5-2 on opening night at new stadium

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Ender Inciarte hit the first home run in baseball's newest stadium, local product Nick Markakis drove in the first two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 in the regular-season debut for SunTrust Park. More>>

Umpire Dale Scott sustains concussion on Trumbo foul tip

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Plate umpire Dale Scott sustained a concussion when he was hit in the mask by a foul tip during a game between Baltimore and Toronto. More>>

Uno, dos, tres, Garcias! White Sox OF filled with Garcias

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The Chicago White Sox are making a quirky bit of history with an outfield filled with Garcias. More>>

Umpire hurt; Orioles hit 4 HRs, beat slumping Blue Jays 6-4

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Home plate umpire Dale Scott was hit in the face mask by a foul tip from Baltimore slugger Mark Trumbo, casting a shadow over the Orioles' 6-4 victory over the struggling Toronto Blue Jays. More>>

Braves greats help celebrate opening of new SunTrust Park

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The Atlanta Braves leaned heavily on their past while celebrating their first home game at their new park. More>>

Clear the Air: Rays bring filter system to road clubhouses

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Aiming for a winning atmosphere in the clubhouse, the Tampa Bay Rays want to clear the air. So starting this weekend, the Rays will take a couple of air filters on the road with them to limit germs. More>>

Sliding home: Jackie Robinson gets statue at Dodger Stadium

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Sliding home once again: Jackie Robinson honored with bronze statue at Dodger Stadium. More>>

Cleveland Indians star looks for shin guard via social media

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A Cleveland Indians player has enlisted the help of social media to help him find a discontinued piece of protective gear. More>>

D'Arnaud homers in 16th, Mets beat Marlins 9-8

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Travis d'Arnaud led off the 16th inning with a homer, giving him a career-high four hits, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 9-8 for their fifth straight win. More>>

LEADING OFF: Braves open new park, Moreland near double mark

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LEADING OFF: Braves open new SunTrust Park, Moreland nears doubles mark, Greinke-Kershaw at Dodger Stadium. More>>

Ramirez gets 1st RBIs of season, Red Sox top Pirates 4-3

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Hanley Ramirez got his first RBIs of the season, hitting a two-run double that helped the Boston Red Sox rally in the eighth inning and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 in a makeup from a rainout in the opening series. More>>

Vargas dazzles as Royals win 3-1 to snap 8-game skid vs A's

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Jason Vargas carried a shutout into the eighth inning, the Royals finally provided some early offense and Kansas City beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 to avoid a three-game sweep. More>>

Braves' new park finally set for real test in home opener

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The Atlanta Braves' new stadium is ready for its first real unveiling. More>>

Cubs get World Series rings to go with historic championship

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The Chicago Cubs have their rings to go with that historic championship. More>>

LEADING OFF: Stars slumping at plate; Gray's fresh haircut

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LEADING OFF: Stars slumping at plate; Jon Gray on mound for Rockies with fresh haircut. More>>

McCarthy dominates, Toles homers as Dodgers beat Cubs 2-0

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Brandon McCarthy pitched four-hit ball over six innings, Andrew Toles hit his first leadoff homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago 2-0 after the Cubs received their championship rings. More>>

Leake, Piscotty lead Cardinals past Nationals, 6-1

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Mike Leake outpitched 2016 NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, Stephen Piscotty homered and had five RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 6-1 to avoid a three-game sweep. More>>

MLB commissioner urging Indians to scrap Wahoo logo

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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is urging the Cleveland Indians to stop using their controversial Chief Wahoo logo. More>>

Montgomery impresses in debut as Yanks rally past Rays 8-4

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Jordan Montgomery showed power and poise in his major league debut after allowing Rickie Weeks' two-run homer in the first inning, and the New York Yankees rallied past the sloppy Tampa Bay 8-4 to get back to .500. More>>

Cespedes hits 3 HRs, Harvey leaves with cramp in Mets win

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Yoenis Cespedes hit three of New York's seven homers to back Matt Harvey, and the Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 14-4 Tuesday night. More>>

LEADING OFF: Healthy Scherzer up in DC, Posey to DL

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LEADING OFF: Healthy Scherzer to pitch in DC, Giants put Posey on DL, Montgomery makes debut for Yankees, Buxton struggling again for Minnesota. More>>

Cat takes cover as Ozuna's 2 HRs help Miami beat Braves, 8-4

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A gray cat went scrambling for cover in the Marlins Park outfield midway through Miami's home opener, and no wonder, given the barrage off Marcell Ozuna's bat. More>>

Rockies' Senzatela gets 1st win, to take ball to mom's grave

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Antonio Senzatela threw seven sharp innings for his first major league win and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 3-2. More>>

Murphy has 5 RBIs in Nats' 8-3 win over Cards

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Daniel Murphy homered, doubled twice and tied career highs with five RBIs and four hits and the Washington Nationals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 8-3. More>>

Comeback: Brantley's double lifts Indians past White Sox 2-1

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Michael Brantley delivered a two-run RBI double in the 10th inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox in their first home game since last year's dramatic Game 7 of the World Series. More>>

Buster Posey placed on seven-day concussion disabled list

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Catcher Buster Posey was placed on the seven-day disabled list with concussion symptoms, a day after he was struck in the helmet by a 94 mph fastball from Arizona's Taijuan Walker. More>>

LEADING OFF: Healthy Scherzer up in DC, Posey to DL

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LEADING OFF: Healthy Scherzer to pitch in DC, Giants put Posey on DL, Montgomery makes debut for Yankees, Buxton struggling again for Minnesota. More>>

Cespedes hits 3 homers in first 5 innings vs Phillies

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Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes has three homers in five innings against the Philadelphia Phillies. More>>

Forbes: Yankees worth big league-high $3.7 billion

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Forbes ranks the New York Yankees as baseball's most valuable team for the 20th straight year and lists the Tampa Bay Rays with the lowest valuation. More>>

Rizzo, Cubs raise banner, beat Dodgers 3-2 in home opener

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Anthony Rizzo hit a game-winning single off Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 after raising a World Series championship banner for the first time at Wrigley Field. More>>

Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag

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The Chicago Cubs finally got their banner moment at Wrigley Field. More>>

LEADING OFF: Indians play home opener, Red Sox fight flu

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LEADING OFF: Indians play home opener, Posey to get checked again, Red Sox fight flu, Twins try to maintain momentum. More>>

Wil Myers hits for cycle as Padres beat Rockies 5-3

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Wil Myers hit a leadoff triple in the eighth inning to complete the first cycle of his career, and the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3. More>>

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