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After trading Papelbon, Phillies beat Blue Jays 3-2

Philadelphia Phillies Ryan Howard, left, and Darin Ruf, celebrate scoring against the Toronto Blue Jays during the third inning of an interleague baseball game, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Toronto. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies won their first game after trading All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to Washington, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Tuesday night for their ninth victory in 10 games since the All-Star break.

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A’s sending Ben Zobrist to Royals

Oakland Athletics' Ben Zobrist, left, is congratulated by Billy Butler after scoring against the San Francisco Giants during the fourth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, July 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Back in college, Ben Zobrist once kicked Ned Yost out of his apartment.

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Rockies call up 2 relievers, shortstop to round out roster

CHICAGO (AP) — A day after trading shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and right-hander LaTroy Hawkins to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Colorado Rockies called up relievers Aaron Laffey and Justin Miller from Triple-A Albuquerque on Tuesday along with shortstop Cristhian Adames.

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Mets reliever Mejia banned for year for positive drug test

In this Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia tosses the ball to throw out Colorado Rockies' Josh Rutledge at first base to end a baseball game, in New York. Just back from an 80-game drug suspension, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has been banned for an additional 162 games following a positive test for Stanozolol and Boldenone, Tuesday, July 28, 2015.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Just back from an 80-game drug suspension, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia was banned for an additional 162 games Tuesday by Major League Baseball following a second positive test for performance-enhancing substances.

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Mets rookie Syndergaard perfect through 6 innings vs Padres

New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in New York, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard is pitching a perfect game through six innings against the San Diego Padres.

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