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Spangenberg delivers in MLB debut for Padres
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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday....

Dunn homers in 1st at-bat for A's, tops White Sox
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders....

Weeks picked off in 10th, Red Sox lose 4-3 to Rays
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- It was not what Jemile Weeks had in mind for his Boston Red Sox debut - getting picked off as a pinch runner in the top of the 10th inning....

Wheeler struggles as sloppy Mets lose 9-6
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MIAMI (AP) -- Zack Wheeler struggled with his command on the mound early, and reliever Jeurys Familia and the New York Mets struggled in the field late....

Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter
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HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization."...

Giants top Rockies in resumption of May suspension
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DENVER (AP) -- Andrew Susac wasn't even with the San Francisco Giants when their game against the Colorado Rockies was suspended three months ago....

Braves' offense goes quietly in no-hit loss
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ATLANTA (AP) -- With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers....

Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves
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ATLANTA (AP) -- On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter....

Hundley, Cruz hit HRs as Orioles lose to Twins 6-4
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BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles weren't throwing bats or breaking chairs in the clubhouse after failing to complete a sweep of the Minnesota Twins....

Holliday, Wong lead Cardinals past Pirates, 5-4
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday....