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Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1

Houston Astros' Scott Feldman delivers a pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Bo Porter knows there will be some growing pains in managing the youngest team in the majors.

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Lester leads Red Sox past White Sox 3-1

Boston Red Sox starter Jon Lester delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago, Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — David Ross said a 5-year-old could have caught Jon Lester on Thursday night. That big hit in the ninth? Well, that was a nice swing by the veteran catcher.

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Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1

Kansas City Royals' James Shields delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Shields kept the Houston Astros off-balance all night.

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Price outpitched by Sabathia in Rays’ loss to NY

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers to New York Yankees' Derek Jeter during first inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price was no match for CC Sabathia or the New York Yankees this time.

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Kennedy takes 1-hitter into 7th still loses

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Ian Kennedy works against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 17, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kennedy probably deserved a better outcome. Still, he knows he’s on the right course.

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