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Braves Top Rockies In Cold Game

DENVER (AP) — On the coldest day at Coors Field, the Atlanta Braves won a game between the hottest teams in the major leagues. Starting a day-night doubleheader that opened with a 23-degree temperature, Justin Upton hit his major

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Jose Valverde Regains Closer Role With Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year contract with reliever Jose Valverde, who is expected back with the team Wednesday. And manager Jim Leyland says Valverde will be Detroit’s closer immediately. Valverde was the Tigers’

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Mets Niese Hit In Leg By Grounder, Limps Off

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese has been hit in the lower right leg by a hard grounder and limped off the field against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The New York left-hander was struck by Mark Ellis’

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Quentin Returns After 8-Game Ban For Fight

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin returned to San Diego’s lineup Tuesday night and said he has spoken with Dodgers right-hander Zach Greinke following a scuffle that left the pitcher with a broken left collarbone and Quentin

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Orioles Use Early Outburst To Beat Blue Jays

BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado had two hits and two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles used a four-run second inning to beat R.A. Dickey and the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday night. Miguel Gonzalez (2-1) allowed three runs in

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Wainwright Leads Cards Past Nats 2-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Wainwright extended his sterling start to the season — and Washington’s mediocre one — by coming within two outs of his second shutout, leading the St. Louis Cardinals past the Nationals 2-0 Tuesday night. The

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Kratz Goes Deep, Leads Phillies Past Cardinals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Erik Kratz hit a three-run home run to break the game open in the eighth inning and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night. Mike Adams (1-1)

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A’s Acquire OF Casper Wells From Blue Jays

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have bought outfielder Casper Wells from the Toronto Blue Jays. The A’s transferred infielder Scott Sizemore to the 60-day disabled list Monday to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Oakland will

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Indians Myers To Stop Throwing For 2 weeks

CHICAGO (AP) — Cleveland Indians right-hander Brett Myers has been shut down due to tendinitis and a mild ligament sprain in his right elbow. Myers is 0-3 with an 8.02 ERA in three starts and one relief appearances this

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Reds Cozart Back In Lineup After Finger Injury

CINCINNATI (AP) — Shortstop Zack Cozart was back in the Reds’ starting lineup against the Chicago Cubs on Monday night, two days after he suffered a frightening finger injury while trying to bunt. Cozart thought he’d broken his right