Rizzo drives in 6, Cubs rally late to beat D-Backs 9-6

Chicago Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler makes the leaping catch for the out on a ball hit by Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt in the seventh inning during a baseball game, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Rizzo matched his career high with six RBIs and the Chicago Cubs snapped the Arizona Diamondbacks’ five-game winning streak with a 9-6 victory Saturday night.

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Curry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 lead

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) fouls Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry’s performance Saturday night simply.

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Bolsinger shuts down Padres, Pederson hits HR as Dodgers win

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Mike Bolsinger throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and Joc Pederson homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the punchless San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

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Orioles reliever leaves game after umps inspect his forearm

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Brian Matusz (17) speaks with umpires Paul Emmel, right, and Jordan Baker, left, as catcher Caleb Joseph listens during the 12th inning a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Matusz left the game after his forearm was inspected. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

MIAMI (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles’ bullpen was already stretched thin in the 12th inning when left-hander Brian Matusz was ejected for using a sticky substance that was on his right arm.

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Sounders and Sporting Kansas City play to 0-0 tie

Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Tim Melia, second from right, leaps above teammate Kevin Ellis (4) to punch the ball away from Seattle Sounders' Chad Barrett, right, and Lamar Neagle, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) — Tim Melia needed to make just one save, but it came late in the game as Sporting Kansas City played to a 0-0 tie with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night.

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