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Forget cold, Cubs cooled by Tanaka, Pineda

Chicago Cubs' Ryan Kalish flips his bat after striking out during the fifth inning of Game 2 of an interleague baseball doubleheader against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Cubs came up empty again in the Bronx — twice.

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Rangers rally for 2 in 9th to beat Mariners 3-2

Texas Rangers' Leonys Martin makes contact for an RBI-single to the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Texas won 3-2. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas center fielder Leonys Martin wound up being the star of a battle of top pitchers.

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White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2-0

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers in the third  inning of Game 1 of an interleague baseball doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda’s performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka’s dominant outing was pretty straight forward, too.

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Knicks beat Raptors, who get No. 3 seed anyway

Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas (17) and Amir Johnson (15) defend New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Knicks lingered on the court, soaking in the cheers from the fans wearing those giveaway orange shirts that were probably meant for the playoffs.

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Werth HR helps Nats rally past Marlins, 6-3

Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth (28) is met by Jose Lobaton (59) at the plate after they scored on a three-run home run by Werth during the sixth inning of the MLB National League baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — The Washington Nationals’ comeback victory against Jose Fernandez felt well-deserved, even if the pivotal runs were unearned.

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