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Nats put RHP Strasburg on disabled list with oblique strain

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) walks with pitching coach Steve McCatty, right, to the clubhouse after he was relieved during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have put pitcher Stephen Strasburg back on the 15-day disabled list, this time with a strained left oblique.

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Ramirez stifles sloppy Yanks as Rays stop 7-game slide, 8-1

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez winds up in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — After a week without a win, the Tampa Bay Rays were hardly shy about describing their celebration Sunday.

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Santana returns from suspension as Twins fall to Royals 3-2

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon makes a diving catch for the out against Minnesota Twins' Trevor Plouffe during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Maybe it was the joy in being back on the mound after serving an 80-game suspension. Maybe it was the fact that Ervin Santana was facing his former team. Maybe it was simply that he was making them foolish.

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Leake, Reds swept by Brewers

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake throws against the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of their baseball game Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Leake improved from his last start. Against the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend, that wasn’t enough.

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Coghlan, Hendricks lead Cubs to 2-0 win over Marlins

Chicago Cubs' Chris Coghlan, right, celebrates with relief Jason Motte after the Chicago Cubs defeated the Miami Marlins 2-0 in a baseball game Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs won 2-0. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks threw 7 1-3 strong innings, Chris Coghlan added an RBI single and the Chicago Cubs earned a 2-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday.

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