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Long road back: Rangers' Josh Hamilton makes season debut

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- For the first time in three years, Josh Hamilton's name is in the Texas Rangers' lineup....

Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz suspended 8 games, appeals

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BALTIMORE (AP) -- Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz was suspended for eight games by Major League Baseball on Monday for having a foreign substance on his arm during a game in Miami....

LEADING OFF: Hamilton back, Navy vet highlights Memorial Day

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A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:...

The Astros, the Royals and different ways to win

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During a 20-batter stretch in Sunday's victory at Detroit, every hitter for the Houston Astros either reached base or struck out....

Rangers beat Yanks 5-2 for New York's 10th loss in 11 games

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Even before meeting up with Josh Hamilton, the Texas Rangers are streaking....

Astros rally for 10-8 win over Tigers, split 4-game series

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DETROIT (AP) -- Preston Tucker's major league career is just over two weeks old, and already he's hit a pair of big home runs....

With 10th loss in 11 games, Yankees back at .500

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Brett Gardner can't keep track of all the losses for the plunging New York Yankees....

Hudson struggles as Giants lose 11-2 to Colorado

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DENVER (AP) -- Tim Hudson has a fine home record against the Colorado Rockies. It is a completely different history when he travels to Coors Field....

Bettis pitches Rockies past Giants 11-2

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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....

Frias gives up 10 runs in Dodgers' 11-3 loss to Padres

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rookie Carlos Frias found himself in a bases-loaded, no-out jam after his first 13 pitches before giving up a grand slam to the next batter, Justin Upton....