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Bruins fire GM Chiarelli after missing playoffs

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have fired general manager Peter Chiarelli just days after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in eight seasons.

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Burnett sharp in Pirates 2-0 loss to Tigers

Detroit Tigers starter Shane Greene watches a pitch to Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett’s “homecoming” was everything he could have hoped for. Except for taking a tough-luck loss.

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Kendrick’s 2-run single in 9th helps Dodgers beat Mariners

Los Angeles Dodgers' Alex Guerrero, right, is congratulated by Joc Pederson, center, after hitting a two-run home run, as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino watches during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Howie Kendrick’s first game-ending hit for the Los Angeles Dodgers was extra sweet because it came off a former teammate and one of the best closers in the game.

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Maddon upbeat despite Cubs’ 3-2 loss to Reds

Chicago Cubs left fielder Chris Coghlan misses a double hit by Cincinnati Reds' Zach Cozart during the seventh inning of an MLB baseball game Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Despite a tough 3-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon remained upbeat.

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Greene throws 8 strong innings as Tigers beat Pirates 2-0

Detroit Tigers starter Shane Greene watches a pitch to Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Not only does Shane Greene make pitching sound simple, he is making it look easy.

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