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Burnett sharp in Pirates 2-0 loss to Tigers

Detroit Tigers starter Shane Greene watches a pitch to Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett’s “homecoming” was everything he could have hoped for. Except for taking a tough-luck loss.

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Phillies hit 4 homers but lose 6-5 to Matt Harvey and Mets

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz dives while trying to tag New York Mets' Lucas Duda, who returned to the plate after failing to tag it during the fifth inning of a baseball game in New York, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg utilized a manager's challenge on the play, but Duda was ruled safe. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing one of the most talented pitchers in baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies finished the night with four home runs and still lost their third game in a row.

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Greene throws 8 strong innings as Tigers beat Pirates 2-0

Detroit Tigers starter Shane Greene watches a pitch to Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Not only does Shane Greene make pitching sound simple, he is making it look easy.

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Goaltender Fleury steadying force for erratic Penguins

In this Dec. 18, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury warms up before an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalance in Pittsburgh. Two years ago, Fleury briefly lost his starting job in the playoffs. Now the goaltender might be the Penguins' best chance at upsetting the New York Rangers in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury tucked his hair behind his right ear and spent the next five minutes deflecting away praise much in the same way the Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender effortlessly turned aside 1,685 shots during a season unlike any of his 11-year career.

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Carter-Williams scores 30, Bucks beat 76ers 107-97

Milwaukee Bucks' Zaza Pachulia, left, defends as  Philadelphia 76er's Ish Smith (5) drives to the lane during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April. 13, 2015 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr.)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Carter-Williams showed the 76ers what they are missing, and the Milwaukee Bucks displayed in the second half why they are a playoff team.

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