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Alvarez to start Marlins’ opener against Atlanta on April 6

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez (37) works in the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Henderson Alvarez has been picked to start the Miami Marlins’ opener against the Atlanta Braves on April 6.

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Left-hander James Russell released by Atlanta Braves

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Left-hander James Russell has been released by the Atlanta Braves.

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Former Yankees pitcher Kuroda wins in Japan comeback

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Former New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda won his first game in his return to Japanese baseball on Sunday.

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Goldschmidt, Pollock hit 1st HRs in D’Backs’ loss to Royals

Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt, right, is congratulated after hitting a home run off Kansas City Royals Danny Duffy in the fourth inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and A.J. Pollock each hit their first homers of spring training in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 10-5 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.

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Zunino homers twice, but Giants rally to edge Mariners 9-8

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Zunino hit two home runs and Kyle Seager added a third for the Seattle Mariners, but the San Francisco Giants rallied from a four-run deficit in the top of the ninth inning with minor leaguers Saturday in a 9-8 split-squad victory.

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