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Kemp, Norris lead Padres’ 17-hit attack in win over Rockies

San Diego Padres' Will Middlebrooks, left congratulates Derek Norris after Norris scores a run against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 20, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Matt Kemp had three hits and four RBIs and the San Diego Padres scored nine runs in the first two innings of a 14-3 rout of the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.

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Twins bumble way to 7-1 loss to Royals in series opener

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Edinson Volquez delivers to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, April 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kyle Gibson finally learned what it’s like to lose to Kansas City

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Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Edinson Volquez delivers to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, April 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edinson Volquez is quickly proving his breakthrough season of a year ago was no fluke.

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Bryant’s 3 RBIs lead Cubs over Pirates 5-2

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant (17) gets a base hit off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett to drive in Jorge Soler in the fifth inning of a baseball game on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Bryant turned his tiebreaking two-run double into a Little League homer with some heads-up baserunning, and the star rookie had three hits and three RBIs Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Desclafani pitches Reds past Brewers

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Anthony Desclafani throws to the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 20, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Desclafani pitched eight shutout innings and Zach Cozart and Joey Votto homered as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Monday night.

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