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Hernandez gets 8th win, Mariners beat Rays 3-0

Tampa Bay Rays left fielder David DeJesus prepares to make a sliding catch on a fly ball by Seattle Mariners' Seth Smith during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Felix Hernandez pitched a four-hitter to become the major’s first eight-game winner, Nelson Cruz hit his AL-best 18th homer to snap a scoreless tie in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners completed a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Wednesday.

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Angels acquire OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Mets for cash

NEW YORK (AP) — The Angels have acquired outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the New York Mets for cash considerations.

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Indians players shave heads to support Aviles, daughter

Cleveland Indians' Mike Aviles is greeted Yan Gomes after Aviles scoring against the Cincinnati Reds during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, in Cleveland, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians infielder Mike Aviles is touched by the show of support he’s getting from teammates for his 4-year-old daughter, who was diagnosed with leukemia this month.

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Angels go extra inning, still get blanked in 4-0 loss to SD

Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta, center, consoles relief pitcher Joe Smith after Smith gave up a three-run double to San Diego Padres' Matt Kemp, as manager Mike Scioscia comes out to remove Smith from the baseball game in the 10th inning Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Manager Mike Scioscia remains confident his Los Angeles Angels will start scoring again, even after a 10-inning shutout loss that provided little evidence for his faith.

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Matt Kemp keys Padres’ 10th-inning rally past Angels, 4-0

San Diego Padres center fielder Will Venable catches a fly ball hit by Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout during the third inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Kemp hit a three-run double down the left-field line with two outs in the 10th inning, and the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 on Tuesday night.

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