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LEADING OFF: White Sox host Cubs, Arrieta; Giants head home

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

Gonzalez, Kendrick homer in Dodgers' 9-6 win over Cardinals

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers gave St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Mike Mayers one of the worst major league debuts ever....

Chatwood, Story help Rockies sweep Braves with 7-2 win

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DENVER (AP) -- Starting pitchers aren't supposed to have stat lines quite like this - winning ones, anyway. Rookie shortstops aren't supposed to make it look this easy for an entire series....

Butler home run in 8th helps A's beat Rays 3-2

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- With a little more playing time these past few days, Athletics slugger Billy Butler is finally getting comfortable at the plate - even in a rare appearance against a right-hander....

White Sox suspend top pitcher Chris Sale for 5 days

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CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox were set to wear throwback uniforms. Chris Sale had other ideas....

Padres score 4 in 9th to take series from Nationals

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The San Diego Padres' three-city road trip didn't begin well. Earning their first series victory against the Washington Nationals since 2011 is helping to turn it around....

Frazier's pinch-hit homer leads Bucs to 5-4 win over Phils

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Adam Frazier is an unlikely source of power. The Pittsburgh Pirates' 5-foot-10 utilityman had hit just three home runs in his first four years of professional baseball coming into Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies....

Nathan gets win in return to majors; Cubs beat Brewers 6-5

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Entering his first big league game in 16 months, Joe Nathan felt his heart racing while doing a full sprint to the mound....

Cabrera singles in 9th, White Sox beat Tigers 5-4

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CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox suspended their ace and picked up a pair of wins in their final at-bat....

Yanks leave with win over Giants, unsure who will return

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Aroldis Chapman and the rest of the New York Yankees dressed in their Sunday best for a flight to Houston following a 5-2 win over the San Francisco Giants that completed a 6-4 homestand....