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Brewers bats wake up at home to beat Padres 5-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Pineda Ejected In Loss To Red Sox

Travis Ishikawa Elects Free Agency

Cubs lose to Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wrigley's 100th (Yahoo Sports)

New 500-homer club member Pujols far from done hitting HRs

Greinke's 11-K gem derails Philly in LA

Pineda ejected for foreign substance on neck

Yankees' Pineda sorry, says pine tar incident won't happen again

Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1 (Yahoo Sports)

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D-backs spoil Wrigley's 100th with rally in 9th

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Red Sox 5, Yankees 1: Yanks’ Pineda Ejected After Pine Tar Is Spotted

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  Arizona Diamondbacks

Prospect Drury homers twice for Visalia
Trumbo seeking second opinion on left foot
Bolsinger takes hill to close series in hometown Chicago
Gibson focused on team rather than job status
D-backs pull off stunner with ninth-inning comeback
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Always itching to play, Hill accepts night off
Strop denies intent behind pitch near Montero

  Atlanta Braves

Braves, Santana aware of Hamilton's elite speed
Harang, Gattis do it again as Braves take series
Despite blowup, Johnson a fan of Fernandez
Wood, Fernandez to reprise duel Tuesday
Wood's career night not enough vs. Fernandez, Fish
One more rehab start before Minor's return
Heyward expounds on decision to bunt in ninth
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  Baltimore Orioles

Hardy, Wieters return to Orioles lineup
Bundy, Machado continuing to make progress
Norris looks to keep Orioles rolling in finale
Cruz belts two homers as Orioles win slugfest
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Machado set to begin rehab assignment
Lefty McFarland gets call; Pearce DFA'd
Called upon early again, O's bullpen falters

  Boston Red Sox

Doubront, Sabathia set to square off in series finale
Tar Wars: Red Sox top Yanks after ejection
After quick start, Sizemore sputtering at plate
Pineda ejected for having pine tar on neck
Boston Marathon winner tosses out first pitch
Wilson called up to spell taxed bullpen
Needing reliever, struggling Nava sent to Minors
With starters struggling, bullpen help might be needed

  Chicago Cubs

Smokies' Black tosses six no-hit frames
Injured Ruggiano has MRI on left hamstring
Wrigley turnout amazes Cubs fans on 100th birthday
Ricketts celebrates 'incredible day' at Wrigley
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Valbuena another option at top of order

  Chicago White Sox

White Sox seek series win behind Quintana
Beckham to return to White Sox on Thursday
Semien's slam sparks White Sox comeback win
Konerko passes Big Hurt in total bases
Putnam 'calms waters' in White Sox bullpen
Dunn appreciates 500 HRs, Pujols' legacy
Sale doesn't foresee changes coming to arsenal
Leesman endures short outing in first start

  Cincinatti Reds

Cingrani matched up with Pirates prospect in finale
Reds create havoc on bases to sting Pirates
Chapman pleased with execution in BP session
Schumaker set for action at spring complex
Frazier's bat heating up after rough stretch
Batting Votto second sound decision by Reds
Prospect Lively turns in another impressive start
Cueto twirls second straight complete game vs. Bucs

  Cleveland Indians

Tipping pitches isn't issue for Salazar in loss
Francona looking for defense to pick up play
Tribe prospect Aguilar to see action at third
Indians produce up top in knocking off Royals
Kluber, Indians aiming for series win vs. KC
Rzepczynski versatile, reliable lefty option in 'pen
Defensive shifting paying dividends
Indians continue green initiatives

  Colorado Rockies

Rockies undone by grand slam in homer-filled loss
Prospect Gray flirts with perfection vs. Arkansas
Rockies give CarGo a breather vs. Giants
Aggressive approach working well for Brothers
Barnes making most of opportunities with Rockies
Rockies looking for road success in set with Dodgers
Hawkins a closer, and mentor, for Rockies
McMahon hits eighth home run with Class A

  Detroit Tigers

Scherzer looks to end homestand on high note
Ray tosses 8 1/3 shutout innings at Triple-A
Tigers bullpen unable to protect Smyly's lead
Avila looking for ways to beat defensive shifts
Ausmus recalls Wrigley Field experiences
Coke's slider remains a work in progress
Tigers break out the bats in support of Verlander
Tigers continue eco-friendly initiatives

  Houston Astros

Oberholtzer gets call as Astros head home
Two outs away from sweep, Astros fall on homer
Lefties haven't been getting job done in bullpen
Astros want more versatility from offense
Astros give Presley third straight start in left
Day after gem, McHugh gets back to work
Porter's advice working wonders for Fields
Harrell outrighted to Triple-A after clearing waivers

  Kansas City Royals

Reliever Wade released by Triple-A Omaha
Dyson shows what speed can do with bunt
Kuntz undergoes surgery on broken left arm
Royals fizzle after early power surge vs. Tribe
Chen, Royals look to bounce back vs. Tribe
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Pipeline Perspectives: Ventura best 'true' rookie so far
Missouri wins College HOF Classic in Kansas City

  Los Angeles Angels

Pujols: 500 milestone hasn't quite sunk in yet
Ibanez working on bunting against shift
Santiago has been dealing with back issue
Wilson to lead Halos into weekend set vs. Yankees
Frieri can't seal Weaver's win as Angels fall to Nats
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  Los Angeles Dodgers

Haren looks to secure series split with Phillies
Greinke's 11-K gem derails Philly in LA
Kershaw to start rehab assignment Friday
Miscue looms large as Dodgers fall in extras
Shaken-up Gordon passes concussion test
Guerrero's Triple-A tear creates buzz
Kershaw teed up for rehab after 'pen session
Kershaws lead Dream Center event

  Miami Marlins

Tight-knit duo leads Marlins vs. Mets, Wheeler
Marmol day to day after injuring hamstring
Marlins can't break through in rubber game
Rehab start the next step for Turner
Inching closer, Furcal gets day off
Marlins promote righty reliever Capps from Triple-A
Caminero optioned a night after allowing walk-off
No four-man rotation: Slowey to start

  Milwaukee Brewers

Garza to face former team as Cubs come to town
Crew brings magic home, maintains MLB's best record
As average climbs, Gennett climbs in order
Kintzler to come off DL for Cubs series
Brewers' four-game win streak snapped in extras
Pitching prospect Hellweg has torn elbow ligament
Top prospect Nelson throws seven scoreless
K-Rod, bullpen fuel win, recent Brewers' run

  Minnesota Twins

Meyer duels Red Sox prospect into seventh
Fuld resumes action in return to Tropicana
Arcia outpaces Willingham as duo progresses
Guerrier takes another step in comeback bid
Twins seek length from Nolasco in finale vs. Rays
Colabello adds four RBIs, lifts Twins in 12th
Umpires review count, but pitches don't add up
Fuld joins Twins in familiar setting

  New York Mets

Mets turn to Colon in series finale vs. Cardinals
Matheny's first challenge of season goes Mets' way
Mets take advantage of walks to best Cardinals
To spark offense, Collins shuffles outfield, lineup
Farnsworth not the only ninth-inning option
Blanked by Cards, Mets still searching for offense
Photo prompts Harvey to delete Twitter account
Slumping Granderson remains in two-hole

  New York Yankees

Sabathia, Doubront set to square off in series finale
Foreign affairs: Substance leads to ejection, loss
Pineda ejected for having pine tar on neck
Gardner makes first career start in right field
After 'nightmare' 2013, Jeter feeling refreshed
Mired in slump, Solarte held out of starting lineup
Nova asks to get second opinion on right elbow
Girardi takes Pineda under his wing

  Oakland Athletics

A's turn to Kazmir vs. Astros after sweep
Gray's solid effort goes unrewarded as A's blanked
Melvin sticking with closer-by-committee
Melvin wins challenge on close play at plate
Abad off to strong start in Oakland bullpen
Athletics decline lease offer from Coliseum Authority
A's lineup back to full strength with Crisp, Cespedes
A's catchers struggling to throw out baserunners

  Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies seek series victory at Dodger Stadium
Phillies fall short in Hamels' return
Phils' top lefty prospect Biddle stays hot in Double-A
Phils send Rosenberg to Triple-A to regroup
Adams' presence is felt early on
Asche loses more time to Galvis
Campaign to get Allen on Hall ballot in full swing
Phillies cash in on Dodgers' error in 10th inning

  Pittsburg Pirates

Cumpton to make start in Wandy's spot
Pirates calling on Cumpton for finale with Reds
McCutchen's continued HR streak not enough
McCutchen could move in lineup to boost RBIs
Cole not suspended, 'surprised' by skirmish
Prospect Polanco keeps up strong start at plate
Volquez impresses in pitchers' duel, but Bucs fall short
Pirates successfully challenge safe call at second

  San Diego Padres

Ross gives up two homers as Padres fall to Brewers
Roach adapting to life as a reliever
Denorfia making things happen with two strikes
Johnson to have Tommy John surgery
Stults set to lead Padres into four-game set vs. Nats
Headley hits 12th-inning homer off weary bullpen
Vincent getting noticed as he expands repertoire
Infielder Green acquired from Braves

  Seattle Mariners

Seager snaps Seattle's skid with walk-off HR
Mariners slide Ackley back to No. 8 spot
Paxton, Walker get good news from doctor
Mariners option Franklin back to Triple-A Tacoma
Mariners, Rangers set to renew acquaintances
McClendon preaching patience with scuffling bats
Mariners take pride in 'green' efforts
Iwakuma 'nasty' in sim game, could return on road trip

  San Francisco Giants

Giants hope to find firepower back home
Grand slam gives slugging Giants 11-inning win
Bochy gets tossed for arguing strike-three call
Belt bats third as Posey, Pagan get rest
Pagan to get off-day treatment on sore knee
Pence doesn't pay attention to numbers
Bumgarner's complete effort goes unrewarded
Giants leading way in Earth-friendly efforts

  St. Louis Cardinals

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  Tampa Bay Rays

Myers' throws reflect new strength program
Fuld's return to Trop evokes memory of '11 catch
In going distance, Price paces rest of MLB
2013 Thanksmas efforts continue to pay off
Rays seek length from Bedard in finale vs. Twins
Bullpen can't overcome Odorizzi's early exit
Umpires review count, but pitches don't add up
Moore has successful Tommy John surgery

  Texas Rangers

Perez continues to dazzle as Rangers sweep A's
Rangers acquire outfielder Robertson from Padres
Harrison's debut pushed back to Sunday
Feliz shut down after experiencing fatigue
Rangers could move Martinez to bullpen
Rangers, Mariners set to renew acquaintances
Washington is key to Rangers' synergy -- and success
Kouzmanoff, Figueroa exit Tuesday's game with injuries

  Toronto Blue Jays

Short bench stings Blue Jays late in game
Encarnacion confident bat will start to heat up
Francisco making strong first impression with Jays
Hutchison eyes series victory in finale vs. O's
Big offensive effort not enough to lift McGowan
Blue Jays starters not providing length
Navarro gets another day off
Injured Janssen with team in Toronto

  Washington Nationals

Williams: No problem with Harper's two-strike bunting
Gio: Shoulder is fine, nothing to worry about
Nats put in extra work to get better in field
Clippard not pleased, but not concerned by start
Zimmermann tasked with taking on visiting Friars
Nats have yet to hit stride, but Williams confident
Werth, LaRoche rally Nats for walk-off win vs. Halos
Williams issues unsuccessful challenge vs. Angels