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Phillies’ Arrieta faces Diamondbacks’ Greinke

A pair of former Cy Young Award winners will match up Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Philadelphia Phillies’ Jake Arrieta will face Zack Greinke as the Phillies host the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second of a three-game series in Philadelphia. Arrieta (2-0, 2.04 ERA) struck out 10 and

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A’s hope ace Graveman gets in groove vs. Rangers

The Oakland A’s have been on a tear over the past week and a half but have had that success without much contribution from right-hander Kendall Graveman, their opening day starter and erstwhile ace. Graveman (0-4, 10.07 ERA) will head to the mound on Wednesday at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas

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Mariners’ Hernandez to start 20th career game vs. White Sox

On Wednesday, Seattle Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez will face the Chicago White Sox for the 20th time in his 14-season career. The White Sox will become the fifth team to go up against Hernandez at least 20 times, joining the Texas Rangers (55…

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Indians look to get on winning track vs. Cubs

The Chicago Cubs’ first trip back to Progressive Field, where the Cubs won Game 7 of the 2016 World Series, will conclude Wednesday night, with the final game of a brief two-game interleague series with the Cleveland Indians. The Cubs belted four home runs and won the first game 10-3 on Tuesday,

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Pirates, Tigers to play two after rainout

After what amounted to an extra day off, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers will play a doubleheader starting in the late afternoon Wednesday at PNC Park. The teams both had a scheduled day off Monday, and Tuesday’s series opener was postponed after a rain delay of 1:37 at the start. Detroit

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Rockets aim to close out Timberwolves

There was an undeniable inevitability in the Houston Rockets finally unleashing their full potential offensively, with the only legitimate ambiguity being exactly when it would happen. Houston used that eruption to propel it toward a 119-100 victory o…

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Rays, Orioles finally get series going

The Tampa Bay Rays will need to wait one more day to try to extend their four-game winning streak and see an old friend. Tampa Bay’s series opener with the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday was postponed two hours before the planned 7:05 p.m. start time as bad weather was heading for the city. For Wednesday

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Marlins look for better outing vs. Dodgers

A pair of pitchers intent on a rebound will meet head-to-head on Tuesday when the Los Angeles Dodgers play host to the Miami Marlins. Marlins left-hander Dillon Peters will take the mound after not getting out of the fifth inning on Thursday at Milwau…

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Nationals’ Roark looks to continue success vs. Giants

Washington Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark will put an impressive streak on the line Tuesday when he faces hot-hitting Mac Williamson and the San Francisco Giants on the second night of a three-game series. The Giants won the series opener 4-2 on …

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Lefty Lauer to make debut for Padres at Rockies

In dire need of a win at Coors Field, the Colorado Rockies hope starter Kyle Freeland on Tuesday can find a mound groove, heretofore elusive this season. Eric Lauer will make his major league debut for the San Diego Padres in a matchup of left-handers…

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A’s hope to keep momentum going against Rangers

The Achilles’ heel for the Texas Rangers through the first month of the 2018 season has been relief pitching. Texas will try to get some much-needed innings from its starting pitching as ace left-hander Cole Hamels (1-3, 4.76 ERA) opposes Athletics right-hander Andrew Triggs (1-0, 5.82) in the second

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Abreu looks for another big game as White Sox host Mariners

After only 19 games, Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu already is in midseason form. Abreu will look to increase his hitting streak to eight games Tuesday evening when Chicago (5-14) hosts the Seattle Mariners (11-10) in the second game of a …

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Yankees’ Andujar has come far, and may keep going vs. Twins

While Brandon Drury is inching closer to returning, rookie Miguel Andujar is giving first-year manager Aaron Boone something to think about when making up lineup cards and deciding who plays third base for the New York Yankees. Andujar began the seaso…

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Gomez leads Rays against O’s, ex-teammate Cobb

The Tampa Bay Rays come into Baltimore with a four-game winning streak after sweeping the Twins over the weekend and will try to extend that run versus the Orioles on Tuesday at Camden Yards. The Rays (8-13) will send Jake Faria (1-1, 5.82) to the mou…

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Cubs head to Cleveland for 2-game set

The last time the Chicago and Cleveland played at Progressive Field, it was memorable and heartbreaking for the Indians, and memorable and electrifying for the Cubs. The date was Nov. 2, 2016, Game 7 of the World Series, which the Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings. “It’ll be fun,” Cubs manager

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Cain returns with Brewers to face Royals

Lorenzo Cain, one of the Kansas City Royals’ stars from the 2014-15 World Series clubs, will be back at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night, but not wearing Royal blue. Cain broke into the majors with the Brewers, but the Royals acquired him in the blockbuster Zack Greinke trade after the 2010 season

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