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Wood takes tough loss as Marlins blank Braves 1-0

Atlanta Braves pitcher Alex Wood (40) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Another strong eight innings, another loss for Alex Wood.

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Ellsbury returns, helps Yanks beat Red Sox 9-3

New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury receives a fist-bump after scoring on a single by Derek Jeter during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday night.

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Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career

Los Angeles Angels Albert Pujols connects for a two-run homer against Washington Nationals Taylor Jordan in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. This was Pujols 500th career home run. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.

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Jose Fernandez Ks 14, Marlins shut out Braves 1-0

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez (16) works in the sixth inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as the Miami Marlins shut out the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night.

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Martinez recalled to make start

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Texas Rangers activated right-hander Nick Martinez to make a start against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

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