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Byrd drives in 4, Reds top Pirates 7-1

Cincinnati Reds' Marlon Byrd (9) rounds third after hitting a two-run-home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Locke in the second inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marlon Byrd spent April swinging and missing, then swinging and missing some more.

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Kane scores for Blackhawks in 1-0 win vs. Wild, for 3-0 lead

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) scores on Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) during the first period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstar’s goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.

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Teixeira homers, Pineda pitches Yankees past Blue Jays 6-3

New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira, right, celebrates his two-run homer with teammate Jacoby Ellsbury off Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marco Estrada during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

TORONTO (AP) — Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer, Michael Pineda matched his career high with eight shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Tuesday night.

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NHL commissioner Bettman can be deposed in lawsuit

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman can be deposed to give testimony in a concussion lawsuit, a U.S. District Court ruled Tuesday.

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White Sox frustrated by slow start

Chicago White Sox left fielder Melky Cabrera is unable to catch Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila's home run during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox general manager Rick Hahn pointed to the players, coaching staff, front office and himself. Everyone, he said, is to blame for the team’s poor start.

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