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Fiers and Brewers dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 win

Milwaukee Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy slides safely past Toronto Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro, center, during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Milwaukee. Lucroy scored from second on a hit by Aramis Ramirez. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Fresh off another stellar outing, Mike Fiers first wanted to talk about a rough patch early in the game and offer credit to his defense.

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Diamondbacks drop 4th straight, fall 8-1 to Nats

Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chase Anderson has been one of the few consistent bright spots for the Arizona Diamondbacks this season. The rookie right-hander had only one bad outing in his first 15 major league starts.

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Nationals win 8th straight, beat Diamondbacks 8-1

Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead.

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Iwakuma fans season-high 11, Mariners top Phillies

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma throws a pitch in the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Mariners gave Hisashi Iwakuma an early lead and the pitcher took it from there.

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Braves jump on Liriano in 11-3 win over Pirates

Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton holds the bat after breaking it hitting a single to drive in two runs in the fifth inning of the baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fredi Gonzalez has seen this before. Every summer it seems.

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