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Bruins busy on first day of free agency

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins rookie general manager Don Sweeney went into the first day of NHL free agency intent on improving his team’s feeble offense, which ranked 22nd in the league.

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Cubs score 2 in 11th and blank slumping Mets again, 2-0

Chicago Cubs' Starlin Castro hits an hits an RBI single during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Starlin Castro legged out a run-scoring infield single in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the punchless New York Mets 2-0 Wednesday night for their second consecutive shutout at Citi Field.

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Walker homers twice as Pirates pound Tigers 9-3

Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers during the third inning of a  baseball game Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT (AP) — Neil Walker homered twice, including a two-run shot in a five-run third, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 on Wednesday night.

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Jones, Eovaldi salvage Yankees’ trip finale, 3-1 over Angels

New York Yankees starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi pitched scoreless, five-hit ball into the sixth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.

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Lind, Gennett lead Brewers past Phillies 9-5

Milwaukee Brewers' Adam Lind (24) and Scooter Gennett (2) celebrate next to Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz (51) after Lind's two-run home run off starting pitcher Aaron Harang during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Adam Lind homered, Scooter Gennett doubled twice, tripled and drove in three runs and the hot-hitting Milwaukee Brewers won their season-best fourth straight game 9-5 over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

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