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Peralta sharp, Brewers beat sloppy Reds 5-2

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura leaps over Cincinnati Reds' Skip Schumaker to turn a double play on a ball hit by Todd Frazier during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 21, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jean Segura smiled in his first game at Miller Park since returning to the Milwaukee Brewers following the death of his 9-month-old son.

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Teheran shines as Braves fall 3-1 to Marlins in 10

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons (19) forces Miami Marlins' Christian Yelich (21) out at second base on a Jordany Valdespin (1) ground ball in the fourth inning of a baseball game  in Atlanta, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Bolstered by extra rest following the All-Star break, Julio Teheran was strong in what he said was his best start of the season.

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Volquez rusty, Pirates lose to Dodgers 5-2

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez (36) collects himself on the mound during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Pittsburgh Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ten days of rest was the last thing Edinson Volquez needed before trying to extend his winning streak.

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Willingham’s homer powers Twins past Indians 4-3

Minnesota Twins' Kurt Suzuki,right, is tagged out by Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis as he tried to stretch a single into a double in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 21, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Willingham’s tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.

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Mikolas pitches Yankees past sloppy Yankees 4-2

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Miles Mikolas delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, July 21, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Mikolas earned his first win as a starter, pitching into the eighth inning Monday night and leading the Texas Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the sloppy New York Yankees.

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