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Pelfrey helps Twins keep winning, 2-1 over Red Sox

Minnesota Twins’ Trevor Plouffe, left, is greeted by manager Paul Molitor after he scored on a hit by Kurt Suzuki off Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night.

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Garcia gets 1st win, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 6-4

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday, left, scores as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Tuffy Gosewisch handles the throw during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaime Garcia knows there’s plenty of room for improvement. He had two mishaps covering first base, one of them contributing to the Arizona Diamondbacks’ two-run first, and bounced a few fastballs, too.

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Russell double gives Cubs 3-2 win over Nationals

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, hugs Addison Russell after Russell's game winning double off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. Jonathan Herrera scored on the play giving the Cubs a 3-2 win. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The moment Kris Bryant made contact, just about everyone in the Cubs’ dugout rose to take a look.

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Nationals lose 3-2 to Cubs

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace walks off the field after giving up the game winning hit to Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell after a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals had just grabbed a one-run lead when Kris Bryant erased it with a mammoth home run.

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Flores delivers again, Mets beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 innings

New York Mets' Wilmer Flores (4) runs to first base after hitting  an RBI single to during the tenth inning to win  a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in New York. The Mets won 5-4. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Wilmer Flores singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning for his second huge hit in two days, giving the New York Mets a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

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