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Justin Upton’s slam, 6 RBIs lead Shields, Pads over Dodgers

San Diego Padres' Justin Upton, right, hits a grand slam while Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes, left, and home plate umpire Alan Porter watch during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Upton erupted Sunday, in a positive way for the San Diego Padres.

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Wacha improves to 7-0, Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When Michael Wacha is on the mound, Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals like their chances.

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Ventura, Royals lose 6-1 to Cardinals

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura (30) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yordano Ventura had a shaky first inning and a bad pitch in the sixth.

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Goldschmidt homers, D-Backs beat Cubs 4-3 to take series

Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt hits a two-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the third inning during a baseball game, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit his second home run in three days and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday to win the three-game series.

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Dozier powers Twins past White Sox 8-1

Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier hits a three-run homer against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Dozier thinks the Minnesota Twins bring their aggressive style against all their opponents.

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