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Arizona loses 4-1 to San Francisco Giants

San Francisco Giants' Chris Heston pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 18, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rubby De La Rosa keeps getting better every time he takes the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Texas shut down by Hernandez in 3-1 loss to Seattle

Fans sitting along the outfield rail in the seventh inning display 11 of the 12 strikeouts earned by Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez in a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) — For all the effort Colby Lewis exerted trying to work out of trouble, there were only two pitches that he really wanted back.

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Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall class

CORRECTS SPELLING OF RINGO STARR - Ringo Starr speaks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends.

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Hernandez strikes out 12 as Seattle beats Texas 3-1

Fans sitting along the outfield rail in the seventh inning display 11 of the 12 strikeouts earned by Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez in a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) — Knowing his ace had a sore quadriceps muscle and was nearing 100 pitches, six innings from Felix Hernandez was plenty for Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon.

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Crawford, Heston lead Giants to win

San Francisco Giants' Chris Heston pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 18, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chris Heston kept it simple and used the energy from the pregame ring ceremony to produce another quality start.

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