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Twins fall behind by 8 runs early, lose to Reds 11-7

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey walks back to the dugout after giving up three runs in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Minnesota Twins knew all about Billy Hamilton’s speed. Nothing they did could slow him — or the rest of the Reds’ lineup, for that matter.

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Lucroy has 4 hits, 2 RBIs, helps Brewers down Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies' Domonic Brown, center, is tagged out by Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, as umpire Mark Carlson looks on after Brown tried to score on a double by Cody Asche during the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun seem to always have a good time when hitting at Citizens Bank Park. It was no different on Monday night.

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Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

Houston Astros' Lance McCullers delivers a pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s young hitters were disciplined Monday night against a veteran pitcher struggling with command, and it propelled the Astros to a win over the top team in the American League.

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Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger leaves with flu-like symptoms

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mike Bolsinger throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger left his start Monday night after four innings due to flu-like symptoms, the club announced during the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Reds get up by 8 runs, hold on for 11-7 win over Twins

Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton (6) steals second base against Minnesota Twins shortstop Danny Santana in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Cincinnati. The Reds won 11-7. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Billy Hamilton ran the Minnesota Twins into a hole so big they couldn’t get out of it.

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