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Pelfrey helps Twins keep winning, 2-1 over Red Sox

Minnesota Twins’ Trevor Plouffe, left, is greeted by manager Paul Molitor after he scored on a hit by Kurt Suzuki off Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night.

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Phillies GM apologizes to fans for disparaging comments

In this July 31, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. pauses while speaking to reporters before the Phillies'baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Washington. Amaro has apologized to Phillies fans for saying they "don't understand the game" and the "process" that goes into constructing a team. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Embattled general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. apologized Tuesday to Philadelphia Phillies fans for saying they “don’t understand the game” and the “process” that goes into constructing a team.

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Garcia gets 1st win, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 6-4

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday, left, scores as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Tuffy Gosewisch handles the throw during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaime Garcia knows there’s plenty of room for improvement. He had two mishaps covering first base, one of them contributing to the Arizona Diamondbacks’ two-run first, and bounced a few fastballs, too.

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Russell double gives Cubs 3-2 win over Nationals

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, hugs Addison Russell after Russell's game winning double off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. Jonathan Herrera scored on the play giving the Cubs a 3-2 win. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The moment Kris Bryant made contact, just about everyone in the Cubs’ dugout rose to take a look.

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Nationals lose 3-2 to Cubs

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace walks off the field after giving up the game winning hit to Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell after a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals had just grabbed a one-run lead when Kris Bryant erased it with a mammoth home run.

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