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  • Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig heads for minor league rehab assignment

    DENVER (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly says Yasiel Puig’s strained left hamstring is “doing good” and the All-Star outfielder will play for Single-A Rancho Cucamonga on Thursday. Should everything go well, Mattingly…

  • Diamondbacks rally for 9-8 win over Braves

    PHOENIX (AP) — A.J. Pollock homered for the second consecutive game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a wild 9-8 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Atlanta jumped to a 6-0 lead in the…

  • Reds LF Marlon Byrd goes on 15-day DL

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cincinnati Reds left fielder Marlon Byrd was placed on the 15-day disabled list before Wednesday night’s game, a day after he fractured his right wrist when he was hit with a pitch.…

  • Tanaka strong in return, Yankees sweep Seattle with 3-1 win

    SEATTLE (AP) — In an effort not to overstress his arm, the goal was to get New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka into the sixth inning in 80 pitches in his return from the disabled…

  • MLB apologizes to Royals for costly glitch in replay system

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Major League Baseball apologized to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday for a breakdown in its replay process during a crucial moment in a 2-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians.…

  • Diamondbacks 9, Braves 8

    Atlanta Arizona ab r h bi ab r h bi J.Peterson 2b 4 1 0 0 Inciarte rf 5 0 0 0 Maybin cf 5 2 3 2 Pollock cf 4 2 2 1 F.Freeman…

  • Diamondbacks 9, Braves 8

    Atlanta AB R H BI BB SO Avg. J.Peterson 2b 4 1 0 0 1 1 .262 Maybin cf 5 2 3 2 0 0 .268 F.Freeman 1b 5 2 2 4 0 2 .299…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 29 23 .558 — New York 29 24 .547 ½ Atlanta 26 27 .491 3½ Miami 21 32 .396 8½ Philadelphia 20 33 .377 9½ Central Division W…

  • Diamondbacks 9, Braves 8

    Atlanta Arizona ab r h bi ab r h bi JPetrsn 2b 4 1 0 0 Inciart rf 5 0 0 0 Maybin cf 5 2 3 2 Pollock cf 4 2 2 1 FFrmn…

  • Liriano outduels Hudson, Mercer homers again as Pirates win

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordy Mercer broke a fifth-inning tie when he homered for the second day in a row, Francisco Liriano struck out six to win his second straight decision and the Pittsburgh Pirates…

  • Cubs RF Jorge Soler goes on DL with left ankle injury

    MIAMI (AP) — Chicago Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler, who leads all NL rookies with 50 hits, was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a left ankle injury. Soler might be ready to…

  • Twins fail to take advantage of chances, lose to Red Sox 6-3

    BOSTON (AP) — The first-place Minnesota Twins didn’t have many opportunities against Boston pitchers. And they failed to capitalize on two they got. That lack of timely hitting contributed to a 6-3 defeat to the…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 29 25 .537 — Tampa Bay 27 26 .509 1½ Boston 24 29 .453 4½ Baltimore 23 28 .451 4½ Toronto 24 30 .444 5 Central Division…

  • Yankees 3, Mariners 1

    New York AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Gardner cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .271 Headley 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .255 A.Rodriguez dh 3 1 0 0 1 0…

  • Yankees 3, Mariners 1

    New York Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi Gardner cf 4 0 0 0 Morrison 1b 4 0 1 0 Headley 3b 4 0 1 0 A.Jackson cf 4 0 0 0…