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Reddick, Davis, Butler homer for A’s in 7-1 win over Rockies

Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick, center, is greeted by teammate Stephen Vogt, right, after hitting a two run home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher David Hale in the first inning of their baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. At left is Colorado Rockies catcher Nick Hundley. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Reddick and Ike Davis hit two-run homers in the first inning to back seven scoreless innings from Kendall Graveman, and the Oakland Athletics snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-1 on Monday night.

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Twins fall behind by 8 runs early, lose to Reds 11-7

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey walks back to the dugout after giving up three runs in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Minnesota Twins knew all about Billy Hamilton’s speed. Nothing they did could slow him — or the rest of the Reds’ lineup, for that matter.

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Lucroy has 4 hits, 2 RBIs, helps Brewers down Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies' Domonic Brown, center, is tagged out by Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, as umpire Mark Carlson looks on after Brown tried to score on a double by Cody Asche during the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun seem to always have a good time when hitting at Citizens Bank Park. It was no different on Monday night.

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Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

Houston Astros' Lance McCullers delivers a pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s young hitters were disciplined Monday night against a veteran pitcher struggling with command, and it propelled the Astros to a win over the top team in the American League.

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Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger leaves with flu-like symptoms

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mike Bolsinger throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger left his start Monday night after four innings due to flu-like symptoms, the club announced during the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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