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Butler’s 3-run homer helps A’s beat Astros 8-1

Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 13, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Billy Butler hit a three-run homer and Marcus Semien and Brett Lawrie connected to back a solid start by Scott Kazmir and give the Oakland Athletics a 8-1 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

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Jack Sock wins US Men’s Clay Court for first title

Jack Sock lifts his U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship trophy Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Houston. Sock beat Sam Querrey 7-6 (9), 7-6 (2). (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Jack Sock won the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships on Sunday for his first ATP World Tour title, beating eighth-seeded Sam Querrey 7-6 (9), 7-6 (2) in an all-American final.

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Astros’ Springer thwarts Texas rally in Houston’s 6-4 win

Texas Rangers' Leonys Martin reacts to a third strike ending the third inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, April 12, 2015. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Prince Fielder knows the Rangers didn’t finish a rally because they stranded 15 runners after Houston pitchers gave them seven walks and hit four batters.

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Hank Conger’s homer in 14th sends Astros past Rangers 6-4

Houston Astros' Hank Conger (16) celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Colby Rasmus (28) during the 14th inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, April 12, 2015. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hank Conger hit a two-run homer in the 14th inning following George Springer’s game-saving catch in the 10th, and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 6-4 Sunday.

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