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Beth Harris Ap / The Charlotte Observer:
Stripling, Dodgers end 6-game skid with 7-1 win over Brewers  —  Ross Stripling pitched as though he had somewhere else to be.  —  The former All-Star threw 88 pitches in a career-high eight innings to rescue an overworked bullpen, inducing soft contact rather than dazzling with high velocity …
Discussion: Brew Crew Ball
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Mike Digiovanna / Miami Herald:
Dodgers can't get much going against Davies, Brewers  —  LOS ANGELES-The confidence and swagger that a high-powered Los Angeles Dodgers offense generated during a torrid start has disappeared.  In its place is the confusion and mounting frustration of a losing streak that grew to six games Saturday night.
Matthew Moreno / DodgerBlue.com:
Dodgers Recall Josh Sborz From Triple-A Oklahoma City, Option Dennis Santana
Discussion: True Blue LA
J.P. Hoornstra / Daily Breeze:
Dodgers fall to Milwaukee Brewers for sixth straight loss
ABC News:
Gore pinch-runs, speeds home as Royals sweep Indians  —  Pinch-runner extraordinaire Terrance Gore stole a base and then scored on Hunter Dozier's single in the ninth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 9-8 to complete a three-game sweep of the AL Central favorites
Discussion: Let's Go Tribe
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ESPN:
Gonzalez gets called up, to debut for Indians
Discussion: Royals Review
Lynn Worthy / Kansas City Star:   Royals stay with Heath Fillmyer in fifth starters spot in pitching rotation
Todd Zola / ESPN:
Fantasy baseball daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Sunday
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Daimon Eklund / Associated Press:
Cole strikes out 11, Diaz homers, Astros win 3-2 at Seattle  —  Hector Rondon, Ryan Pressly and Roberto Osuna each pitched a perfect inning in relief for Houston, with Osuna working the ninth for his seventh save.  —  SEATTLE — Gerrit Cole struck out 11 in six innings …
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Associated Press:
Darvish to start Monday after Cubs snowed out  —  CHICAGO — Snow and rain led to the postponement of Sunday's finale of a three-game series between the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.  —  A makeup date was not immediately announced.  —  A steady snow fell throughout …
Discussion: ESPN
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Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:   Today's Cubs game vs. the Angels postponed with snow, cold and high winds in the forecast
Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:   3 takeaways from the Angels-Cubs series, including raves for the new visitors clubhouse …
Ian Harrison / seattlepi.com:
Heredia homers as Rays top Jays 8-4, win 5th straight series  —  TORONTO (AP) — Baseball anonymity doesn't bother the Tampa Bay Rays.  —  Pinch-hitter Guillermo Heredia homered to cap a five-run burst in the eighth inning and the Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 Sunday for their fifth straight series victory to begin the season.
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Yahoo Canada / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Blue Jays' Pannone makes fun-fact history with immaculate inning
Discussion: Bluebird Banter
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees edged by White Sox, lose fourth series of season  —  In the bottom of the ninth, with just three outs to make something happen, Luke Voit smoked the ball and the Stadium began to perk up at the sound of the ball off the bat.  The line drive screamed.....right into the glove of White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson.
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David Pinto / baseballmusings.com:
Games of the Day  —  I don't think it's that good a game …
Associated Press:   Baseball roundup: Sabathia is solid in return to Yankees
Associated Press:
Rockies' Marquez gives up 1st hit in 8th vs Giants  —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — German Marquez of the Colorado Rockies has lost his no-hit bid on Evan Longoria's one-out single in the eighth inning at San Francisco.  —  After Gold Glove third baseman Nolan Arenado made a nifty play on a hard …
Richard Morin / Associated Press:
Diamondbacks salvage series against Padres, end four-game losing streak with win  —  Zack Greinke pitched seven strong innings and helped himself with two hits, pinch-hitter David Peralta connected for a three-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 8-4 Sunday to stop a four-game losing streak.
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Associated Press:   Tatis sets HR record as Padres beat D-Backs 5-4
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
James Paxton accidentally tipped pitches in Yankees' loss to Astros  —  James Paxton was tipping his pitches Wednesday.  The Yankees lefty said that Carlos Beltran came up to him Saturday and told him that he was showing what was coming.  —  That allowed the Astros to know what to expect from Paxton …
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley
David Schoenfield / ESPN:
The most important storylines in the loaded NL East race  —  The Bryce Harper era in Philadelphia is off to a rousing start with Harper raking, getting on base almost half the time and the Phillies winning despite some shaky performances from the rotation and bullpen.
Discussion: Phillies Nation
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Daily Record:   Jason Vargas fails to get out of 1st inning as NY Mets fall to Atlanta Braves
Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Mets pull struggling Vargas early and fall to Braves
Discussion: Amazin' Avenue
Pete Caldera / Daily Record:
Recovering from back issue, Yankees' Aaron Hicks hopes to take batting practice soon  —  Yankees manager Aaron Boone talks about Aaron Hicks' progress from back injury and James Paxton tipping pitches in his last start  —  NEW YORK — It's been a month and a half since Aaron Hicks swung a bat in game conditions.
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Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:   Aaron Hicks is back in the Big Apple for now
Bobby Nightengale / Cincinnati.com:
Cincinnati Reds players grateful for Mexico Series experience, crowds  —  MONTERREY, Mexico - Playing in the Mexico Series for two games this weekend, Eugenio Suárez said it was like he was playing winter ball in his native Venezuela again.  —  Suárez loved the fans.
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Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Cardinals are expanding their brand
Discussion: Red Reporter
Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers rally stifled, leave bases loaded in 6-4 loss to Twins  —  MINNEAPOLIS — Jose Berrios pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since opening day, Trevor Hildenberger struck out two with the bases loaded for his first save and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers, 6-4, Sunday to complete a two-game sweep.
Tim Reynolds / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Segura homers in 14th, Phillies top Marlins 3-1  —  Jean Segura's two-run homer to left in the 14th inning put Philadelphia on top, and the  —  Miami Marlins 3-1 on Sunday in the longest game of the young season for either team.  —  Andrew McCutchen tripled to the wall in left-center …
Discussion: The Good Phight
Associated Press:
LEADING OFF: Altuve, Astros, Mariners streaking, Davis hits  —  Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis watches his two-run single in front of Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez during the first inning of a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, April 13, 2019.  —  Minnesota Twins pitcher Blake Parker smiles …
James H. Williams / Orange County Register:
Reaction: Tiger Woods wins his fifth Masters Tournament, first since 2005  —  Tiger Woods broke an 11-year drought to win his 15th Major title and his first green jacket since 2005.  —  Woods, 43, shot a final-round 70 to win by one shot over Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka.
 
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