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Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during seventh inning interleague baseball action in Toronto, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 7:24 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, Freddie Freeman also had a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday, sweeping their two-game series. Swanson snapped a 5-all tie with a leadoff drive to center off Danny Barnes (0-1...
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Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during seventh inning interleague baseball action in Toronto, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 7:21 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, Freddie Freeman also had a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday, sweeping their two-game series. Swanson snapped a 5-all tie with a leadoff drive to center off Danny Barnes (0-1...
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Seattle Mariners closing pitcher Tony Zych and catcher Tuffy Gosewisch share congratulations with teammates after the Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics in a baseball game Monday, May 15, 2017, in Seattle. The Mariners won 6-5. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 16, 2017 - 3:10 am
SEATTLE (AP) — After expecting the night off, Tony Zych made the most of a surprise call in the ninth inning. Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager each hit a two-run homer, and Zych bailed out struggling closer Edwin Diaz with a game-ending strikeout with the bases loaded to preserve Seattle's 6-5 victory...
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San Diego Padres' Erick Aybar is greeted by teammates after scoring on a two-RBI double by Hunter Renfroe during the second inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Monday, May 15, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 16, 2017 - 2:43 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Hunter Renfroe gave the San Diego Padres a huge boost a day after they took an embarrassing loss. Renfroe hit a two-run homer with no outs in the 10th inning to lift the Padres to a 6-5 win against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night. "That was my very first walk-off home...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, right, hits a solo home run as Chicago White Sox catcher Kevan Smith watches during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 15, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 16, 2017 - 2:37 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After a brief absence with a hamstring issue, Mike Trout undoubtedly has his legs under him. Trout homered for the fourth consecutive game, helping the Los Angeles Angels top the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Monday night. The Angels scored each of their runs via the long ball...
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San Francisco Giants' Eduardo Nunez breaks his bat while hitting a two run single off Los Angeles Dodgers' Brandon McCarthy in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 15, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 16, 2017 - 2:27 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After a 12-24 start to the season when nearly everything went wrong, the breaks are finally starting to go in favor of the San Francisco Giants. Eduardo Nunez was credited with a two-run infield single when Los Angeles pitcher Brandon McCarthy lost track of a baserunner and the...
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Arizona Diamondbacks Yasmany Tomas (24) celebrates after hitting a two RBI home run against the New York Mets during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 15, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
May 16, 2017 - 2:16 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks became the latest team to tee off against the New York Mets' beleaguered bullpen. Yasmany Tomas, Jeff Mathis and Daniel Descalso homered in a six-run eighth inning and the Diamondbacks handed the struggling Mets their fifth straight loss, 7-3 on Monday night...
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Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, of Japan, tosses a ball around in the outfield during batting practice before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 16, 2017 - 2:14 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ HOUSTON, PROBLEM SOLVED After taking a step back last season, Dallas Keuchel has regained the form that earned him an AL Cy Young Award in 2015, and he can become the majors' first seven-game winner when the Astros play at Miami. At a time...
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San Diego Padres' Erick Aybar is greeted by teammates after scoring on a two-RBI double by Hunter Renfroe during the second inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Monday, May 15, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 16, 2017 - 1:57 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run homer with no outs in the 10th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 6-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night. Renfroe's homer to left, his seventh, came off Oliver Drake (2-1) with Erick Aybar aboard on a leadoff single. The Brewers took a 5-...
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Seattle Mariners center fielder Jarrod Dyson tumbles after snagging a fly ball from Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis in the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 15, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 16, 2017 - 1:43 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager each hit a two-run homer, and Yovani Gallardo pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Seattle Mariners made the most of four hits to hold off the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Monday night. Oakland scored twice in the ninth when Mariners closer Edwin...
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