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Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1

Kansas City Royals' James Shields delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Shields kept the Houston Astros off-balance all night.

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Price outpitched by Sabathia in Rays’ loss to NY

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers to New York Yankees' Derek Jeter during first inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price was no match for CC Sabathia or the New York Yankees this time.

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Kennedy takes 1-hitter into 7th still loses

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Ian Kennedy works against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 17, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kennedy probably deserved a better outcome. Still, he knows he’s on the right course.

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McCutchen, Alvarez lead Pirates over Brewers

Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison (5) rounds third to greetings from coach Nick Leyva (16) after hitting a two-run home run off Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Rob Wooten during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs, Pedro Alvarez had a three-run shot and pinch-hitter Josh Harrison broke a tie with a long ball in the seventh inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Milwaukee Brewers their first road loss, 11-2 on Thursday night.

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Franklin Morales helps Rockies beat Padres 3-1

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Franklin Morales works against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 17, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies got another unexpected outing from a starting pitcher who had been relegated to the bullpen.

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