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Reddick's big day lifts Astros over Athletics 12-9
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Josh Reddick will take a three-hit game any time. This one meant just a little bit more to the Houston Astros outfielder, though....

Goldschmidt homers as D-Backs rout Rockies, 10-3
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DENVER (AP) -- Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Owings hit three-run homers, Zack Godley threw well into the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Thursday....

Knebel sets strikeout mark as Brewers beat Pirates 4-2
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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Corey Knebel broke Arodlis Chapman's modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at a season's start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers' 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday....

Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Carlos Gomez homered twice to drive in five runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series....

Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa
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MIAMI (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs are hoping a stint in the minors will help Kyle Schwarber find his swing again....

Nola helps Phillies beat Cards 5-1, stop 5-game losing steak
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Aaron Nola pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning, Freddy Galvis and Tommy Joseph homered, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Thursday to stop a five-game losing streak....

LEADING OFF: NL West showdown at Coors, M's Moore debuts
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A look at what's happening all around the majors today:...

Berrios goes 8, Sano hits 18th as Twins beat White Sox 4-2
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins struggled so badly last season that even the elite talents of Jose Berrios and Miguel Sano were swallowed up by a club-record 103 losses....

Carrasco strikes out 10 as Indians beat skidding Orioles 5-1
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BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians and Baltimore Orioles can smash the ball. Both teams play sound defense, and each has a veteran manager in the dugout....

Matt Kemp's 2-run HR in 11th lifts Braves past Giants 5-3
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ATLANTA (AP) -- Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer off Cory Gearrin in the 11th inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night....