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Pitching fails D-backs again in 9-0 loss to Mets

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo, right, wipes his face as he talks with catcher Miguel Montero during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — A shoddy bullpen held back the Arizona Diamondbacks last season.

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Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

HOUSTON (AP) — Prized prospect George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

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Mets jump on struggling D-backs early in 9-0 win

Arizona Diamondbacks Matin Pardo, right, looks away as New York Mets' Kirk Nieuwenhuis rounds the bases after hitting a two run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — A group of Mets players gathered around the television in the clubhouse to watch a replay of Kirk Nieuwenhuis’ homer a couple of hours earlier.

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Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, goes up for a dunk as Denver Nuggets forward Jan Vesely, of the Czech Republic, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.

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White Sox slip past Red Sox 2-1 on error in 9th

Chicago White Sox's Alexei Ramirez celebrates after scoring the game-winning run off a throwing error by Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Chicago. Chicago won 2-1. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Alexei Ramirez is finding different ways of helping the White Sox earn dramatic victories.

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