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Gonzalez exits, Shields struggles as Padres beat Rockies

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado right fielder Carlos Gonzalez left with pain in his surgically-repaired left knee, and new San Diego ace James Shields struggled in the Padres’ 7-5 victory over the Rockies on Friday night.

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Tulowitzki homers, Butler strong in Rockies’ win over Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki hit his third home run of the spring, Eddie Butler threw five effective innings in an audition for a rotation spot, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday.

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Padres show off new power with Kemp, Upton; edge Mariners

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kemp legged out a triple two pitches before Justin Upton hit his third home run of the spring, and the San Diego Padres showed off their new power outfield in a 6-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday.

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Rockies’ Gray seizes chance, impresses in win over Brewers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jon Gray allowed two singles in four scoreless innings, helping his chances of making Colorado’s rotation and leading the Rockies to 5-1 spring win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.

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