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AP source: Phillies agree to trade Papelbon to Nationals

Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon reacts after getting the final out against the Chicago Cubs in a baseball game, Friday, July 24, 2015, in Chicago. The Phillies won 5-3 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/David Banks)

MIAMI (AP) — The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies.

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White Sox beat Red Sox 9-4

Chicago White Sox's Geovany Soto is congratulated by coach Daryl Boston as he rounds first base on a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece and Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings for the Chicago White Sox in a 9-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.

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Betts hurt attempting to catch Abreu home-run drive

Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts flips over the bullpen wall while trying to field a drive by Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Umpires ruled the play a home run after video replay review. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts was injured in the sixth inning when he tumbled into Boston’s bullpen while attempting to catch a drive by Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox that went for a home run.

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After trading Papelbon, Phillies beat Blue Jays 3-2

Philadelphia Phillies Ryan Howard, left, and Darin Ruf, celebrate scoring against the Toronto Blue Jays during the third inning of an interleague baseball game, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Toronto. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies won their first game after trading All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to Washington, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Tuesday night for their ninth victory in 10 games since the All-Star break.

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A’s sending Ben Zobrist to Royals

Oakland Athletics' Ben Zobrist, left, is congratulated by Billy Butler after scoring against the San Francisco Giants during the fourth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, July 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Back in college, Ben Zobrist once kicked Ned Yost out of his apartment.

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