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Can Dodgers silence Braves' bats?

Dodgers pitching took a big hit on Sunday against the Padres, underscoring their need for starting pitching help. Will Brett Anderson provide some of that tonight?

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Five key things to watch this week

The Yankees are sliding, Josh Hamilton is returning, and Michael Wacha is in some elite company.

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Kernels: Aces Wild

Highlighting the most notable pitching performances in MLB over the past week.

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Braves recover from rocky start

Atlanta starter Williams Perez has settled down since walking in the game's first run in the first inning. The Braves bats have supported the right-hander with RBI singles in back-to-back innings to take a 2-1 lead in L.A. Follow live

Final: Pirates 4, Marlins 2

Pirates starter Charlie Morton had plenty to thank C Francisco Cervelli for after he limited the Marlins to two runs on 8 hits over 7 innings. Cervelli hit one of the Pirates' two homers in their fourth straight win. Box score

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Final: Blue Jays 6, White Sox 0

The Jays' bats spotted starter Drew Hutchison four runs in the first inning, and the right-hander took care of the rest with a shutout to earn the team's second straight win. Box score

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Forsythe rakes HR for Rays' first score

Logan Forsythe homered in the sixth inning to get the Rays on the board and cut the Mariners' lead in half. Forsythe now has five HR on the season. Tampa Bay trails 2-1 in the bottom of the 7th. Follow live

Miami's David Phelps surrenders 2nd HR

Pedro Alvarez hit a screamer to left field in the 6th inning to push the Pirates' lead to 4-2 over the Marlins in Pittsbugh. Miami's bullpen is busy as Phelps has allowed 4 ER on 2 HR over 6 IP.

Williams Perez starts in an L.A. jam

The Braves SP hit Justin Turner to load the bases and walked Andre Ethier in the next at-bat for the game's first run to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Follow live

Garcia (sore knee) out of White Sox lineup

White Sox RF Avisail Garcia left tonight's game in Toronto with a recurrence of right-knee soreness. He is listed as day-to-day after he returned to the lineup Sunday from a two-game absence with knee inflammation.

Peralta, Cardinals walk off in 10th

Jhonny Peralta homered to left for his 4th career walk-off HR to give St. Louis a 3-2 win over the Diamondbacks. The Cardinals improved to 16-5 at home with the win. Box score

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Hamilton hitless in return to Texas

Josh Hamilton (0-for-3) worked off the rust in his first game back with the Rangers, but Prince Fielder helped power Texas past the Indians, 10-8, for its sixth straight win.

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Stanton bashes 13th HR

After making an acrobatic catch to save a run and end the second inning, Marlins RF Giancarlo Stanton homered to right field to cut into the Pirates' lead. Stanton is 2-for-2 with 2 RBIs. Follow live

Rangers edge Indians 10-8 in slugfest

Josh Hamilton went 0-for-3 in his first action of the season, but Texas had plenty of offense, with Prince Fielder and Elvis Andrus each homering and driving in 3 runs. Texas won its 6th straight, while Cleveland’s 6-game win streak was snapped. Box score

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Pirates grab 3-1 lead on Cervelli smash

Marlins SP David Phelps gave up his first home run this season on a three-run shot to Pirates C Francisco Cervelli in the second inning, surrendering Miami's 1-0 lead. Follow live

Oakland's Hahn tosses 4-hit shutout

Jesse Hahn struck out 5 and issued 1 walk in his first career complete game to lead the Athletics to a 4-0 win over the Tigers. Oakland tallied all of its runs in the 6th inning. Box score

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