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Dodgers’ offense sputters in 3-2 loss to Braves

Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons, left, scores on a wild pitch as Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Adam Liberatore misses the throw to the plate during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke did his part for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. The same can’t be said for the Dodgers offense or bullpen.

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Simmons and Maybin help Braves beat Dodgers 3-2

Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons, left, scores on a wild pitch as Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Adam Liberatore misses the throw to the plate during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Atlanta Braves were eager to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Cashner pitches Padres to 5-4 win over Angels

San Diego Padres' Matt Kemp watches his RBI single against the Los Angeles Angels during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The five runs the San Diego Padres scored against the Los Angeles Angels must have seemed like five dozen to Andrew Cashner, who has been waiting quite a while for his teammates to reward him for his consistent pitching.

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Harper, Scherzer power Nationals past Cubs

Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run, Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 13 to outduel Jon Lester and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Wednesday night.

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Syndergaard dazzles with bat and glove, Mets sweep Phillies

New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) follows through with a pitch in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in New York, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard took care of birthday gifts for his dad and manager with one scintillating start.

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