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Mets cut down tying run, hold off Cardinals 3-2

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter (13) races to beat the throw to home plate as New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, left, waits for the ball during the ninth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in New York. The Mets won the game 3-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — With a 360-foot relay in the ninth inning, the New York Mets prevented a hard-fought victory from vanishing in the wind.

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Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis ejects New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda after a foreign substance was discovered on his neck in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.

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This Date In Baseball

1901 — Chicago defeated Cleveland 8-2 in the first American League game. Three other scheduled games were rained out. The game lasted 1 hour, 30 minutes in front of a reported crowd of 14,000 at the Chicago Cricket Club.

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Astros fail to sweep Seattle, fall 5-3 in 9th

Seattle Mariners fans cheer as Houston Astros closing pitcher Josh Fields heads off the field after giving up a walk-off home run to Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Seattle. The Mariners won 5-3. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

SEATTLE (AP) — Josh Fields knew he wasn’t as sharp as the previous two nights, when he saved games against the Mariners.

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Indians don’t think Salazar is tipping pitches

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar delivers against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians believe the only tipping Danny Salazar is doing is to cab drivers and waitresses.

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