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Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg leaves after only 16 pitches

CINCINNATI (AP) — Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals left Friday night’s game after throwing only 16 pitches to the Cincinnati Reds. There was no immediate indication of his problem.

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MGM Park will open for first baseball game June 6

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — City officials now say the Biloxi Shuckers’ stadium will be ready for the first home game on June 6 against the Mobile Bay Bears.

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Iannetta’s slam helps Wilson, Angels rout Tigers 12-2

Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta (17) celebrates his grand slam against the Detroit Tigers during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels got back to the .500 mark with one of their most impressive offensive showings of the season. The fact that it came against a pitcher making his third major league start made no difference to them.

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Kennedy loses 4th straight start for Padres, 11-5 to Pirates

San Diego Padres' Matt Kemp tosses his bat into the air after striking out against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fourth inning in a baseball game Thursday, May 28, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — May hasn’t been kind to Ian Kennedy.

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Kang, Marte, Polanco homer in Pirates’ 11-5 win vs Padres

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen, left, celebrates with Starling Marte after Marte's two-run home run against San Diego Padres during the third inning in a baseball game Thursday, May 28, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An early home run barrage carried A.J. Burnett and the Pittsburgh Pirates to their seventh straight win, 11-5 against the San Diego Padres on Thursday night.

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