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  • Jared Burton agrees to minor league contract with Rangers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Right-hander Jared Burton has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers and will report Tuesday to Triple-A Round Rock. The 33-year-old Burton was 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA…

  • Bettis pitches Rockies past Giants 11-2

    DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado had four hits and four RBIs, leading Chad Bettis and the Colorado Rockies to an 11-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Troy Tulowitzki and Nick Hundley each…

  • Jeter returns to Yankee Stadium as Williams’ No. 51 retired

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher’s mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, all clothed in finely tailored business suits rather than the pinstriped…

  • Rockies 11, Giants 2

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  • Rockies 11, Giants 2

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  • Rockies 11, Giants 2

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  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 26 18 .591 — New York 24 21 .533 2½ Atlanta 22 21 .512 3½ Philadelphia 19 27 .413 8 Miami 18 27 .400 8½ Central Division W…

  • Rockies 11, Giants 2

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  • LEADING OFF: Hamilton back, Navy vet highlights Memorial Day

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues Monday: ___ HAM IT UP Josh Hamilton returns to the majors, set to start in left field for the Rangers in their series opener at…

  • Justin Upton’s slam, 6 RBIs lead Shields, Pads over Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Upton erupted Sunday, in a positive way for the San Diego Padres. Upton hit a grand slam and drove in six runs as the Padres broke loose, backing unbeaten James…

  • Cubs finish road trip at .500 after another 1-run loss

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Chicago Cubs went 3-3 on their trip to the Southwest. Not great, Sunday’s starter Jason Hammel said, but not awful either. “Five hundred on the road and you take care of…

  • Goldschmidt homers, D-Backs beat Cubs 4-3 to take series

    PHOENIX (AP) — Trying to get Paul Goldschmidt to talk about himself is a futile exercise. So let his starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson do it. “Best player in the game,” Hellickson said. Goldschmidt hit his…

  • Hamilton reunites Monday with Rangers in unlikely journey

    Josh Hamilton is getting another shot at redemption in baseball with an unlikely journey that has led back to the Texas Rangers. After leaving for a big free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels,…

  • Slumping Mets strike out 14 times in 9-1 loss to Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Terry Collins had seen enough. After watching the Mets strike out 14 more times in their fifth loss in six games, the manager addressed his team behind closed doors. There was plenty…

  • Wacha improves to 7-0, Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When Michael Wacha is on the mound, Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals like their chances. For good reason, too. Wacha pitched seven sparkling innings for his seventh straight…