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Howard leads Phillies over Diamondbacks 4-2

Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard, left, follows through after hitting a two-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Vidal Nuno during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Philadelphia. Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero, right, looks on. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The new rule designed to protect catchers helped the Philadelphia Phillies gain a victory.

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Fister handcuffs slumping Reds in Nationals’ win

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Doug Fister took advantage of facing the slumping Cincinnati Reds to extend the best season-opening start by any Washington pitcher in a 4-0 Nationals’ win Sunday.

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Joe Torre inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Joe Torre, the managerial mastermind of the resurgence of the New York Yankees, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Thomas inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Frank Thomas, the most accomplished slugger in Chicago White Sox history, has been inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame.

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Tony La Russa inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony La Russa, third all-time in victories as a manager, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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