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Dodgers spoil Jon Lester''s return, beat Cubs 2-1
CHICAGO (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers spoiled Jon Lester''s return to the Cubs'' rotation by scoring on an error and a sacrifice fly, beating Chicago 2-1 on Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
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LEADING OFF: Vladdy Jr. debuts, La Tortuga gets his night
A look at what''s happening around the majors today:
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Twins backup Astudillo''s cult hero status keeps growing
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The most popular player on the Minnesota Twins is the third-string catcher and play-him-almost-anywhere everyman Willians Astudillo, whose all-in, all-out style has endeared him to players and fans alike since he made his major league debut last season.
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Mets'' Rhame suspended 2 games for pitches near Hoskins'' head
NEW YORK (AP) New York Mets right-hander Jacob Rhame has been suspended for two games for sailing two fastballs over the head of Rhys Hoskins during a tense series with the Phillies.
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Cubs'' Strop earned save after his car was stolen
CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop made a quick decision to help his team secure a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers before completing the paperwork about his stolen car.
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Clint Frazier becomes 15th Yankee to go on injured list
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Clint Frazier became the Yankees'' 15th player to go on the injured list, sidelined because of a sprained left ankle, and New York acquired Cameron Maybin from the Cleveland Indians for $25,000 to gain outfield depth.
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Wainwright gets 150th win as Cards sweep Brewers
ST. LOUIS (AP) Adam Wainwright was warm enough on a cool day, allowing one run in six innings for his 150th career victory, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
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LEADING OFF: Guerrero to majors; Gonzalez back to Brewers
A look at what''s happening around the majors today.
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Angels'' Shohei Ohtani faces live pitching, nears return
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Shohei Ohtani has faced live pitching to begin the probable final step in the Los Angeles Angels slugger''s return from Tommy John surgery.
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Blue Jays to promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays will promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. before Friday''s game against the Oakland Athletics.
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Injury-Decimated New York Yankees Have Value against Los Angeles Angels
The New York Yankees open a nine-game road trip with a visit to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
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Dodgers Host Reds in Clayton Kershaw's Season Debut
Clayton Kershaw makes his first start of the season when the Los Angeles Dodgers host the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
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Dodgers Roster & Starting Lineup vs. Cardinals; Cody Bellinger Gets Day Off
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday afternoon, trying to avoid a four-game sweep.
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Los Angeles Dodgers & Colorado Rockies Will Go Under High Total on Sunday Night Baseball
The Los Angeles Dodgers will try to sweep their three-game series against the Colorado Rockies on Sunday Night Baseball.
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Pitching Won't Dominate When Rangers Visit Angels
The Texas Rangers continue their four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
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Struggling Darvish Can't Be Trusted against Braves
The reeling Chicago Cubs try to avoid a sweep when they finish their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
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New York Yankees Turn to Loaisiga against Detroit Tigers
The banged up New York Yankees look to bounce back from a tough loss yesterday when they host the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday afternoon.
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Runs Will Be Scarce When Dodgers Host Giants
The San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers renew their heated rivalry on Monday night.
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DJ LeMahieu Makes Yankees Debut against Orioles
DJ LeMahieu makes his Yankees debut playing third base and batting ninth against the Orioles.
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San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres Free MLB Pick
Tonight the San Diego Padres host the San Francisco Giants in the second game of a four-game, season-opening series at Petco Park.