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Curtis Granderson lifts Mets over Braves 4-3 in 14

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis, left, looks after New York Met's Curtis Granderson's sacrifice fly during the fourteenth inning of the baseball game at Citi Field, Sunday, April 20, 2014 in New York. The Mets defeated the Braves in extra innings 4-3. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — It took all afternoon before Curtis Granderson finally generated some goodwill at Citi Field.

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Down 2-0 to Avs, Wild hope to redirect momentum

Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92), from Sweden, celebrates his goal against the Minnesota Wild with teammates Paul Stastny (26) and Nathan MacKinnon (29) in the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and his equally skilled Colorado linemates Gabe Landeskog and Paul Stastny were too fast for Minnesota in the first two games.

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Hughes picks up win as Twins top Royals, 8-3

CORRECTS TO PITCHER PHIL HUGHES NOT SCOTT ULLGER - Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It is customary in baseball for a pitcher to be awarded a commemorative baseball after his first big league win, a nice keepsake to reflect upon years down the road.

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Anna, Beltran key Yankees’ 5-1, 12-inning win

New York Yankees' Brett Gardner, right, follows through on a fly ball to Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers in front of  Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Originally called a catch, the play was overturned on appeal and Garner was awarded a double with Alfonso Soriano scoring on the play. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Dean Anna drew a bases-loaded walk on a full-count pitch with two outs in the 12th inning and Carlos Beltran followed with a two-run single as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Sunday.

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Brewers put OF Schafer on DL, reinstate Overbay

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have put outfielder Logan Schafer on the 15-day disabled list and reinstated first baseman Lyle Overbay from the paternity list.

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