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Garcia gets 1st win, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 6-4

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday, left, scores as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Tuffy Gosewisch handles the throw during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaime Garcia knows there’s plenty of room for improvement. He had two mishaps covering first base, one of them contributing to the Arizona Diamondbacks’ two-run first, and bounced a few fastballs, too.

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Russell double gives Cubs 3-2 win over Nationals

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, hugs Addison Russell after Russell's game winning double off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. Jonathan Herrera scored on the play giving the Cubs a 3-2 win. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The moment Kris Bryant made contact, just about everyone in the Cubs’ dugout rose to take a look.

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Nationals lose 3-2 to Cubs

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace walks off the field after giving up the game winning hit to Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell after a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals had just grabbed a one-run lead when Kris Bryant erased it with a mammoth home run.

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Moreland, Fielder lead Rangers to 7th straight win

Texas Rangers' Prince Fielder is greeted at home plate by Lenoys Martin (2) and Shin-Soo Choo, after hitting a  three-run home run off Cleveland Indians' Danny Salazar during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Cleveland, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Indians' Yan Gomes stands at right. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mitch Moreland hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory.

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Cleveland Cavaliers advance to NBA Finals with 118-88 win over Atlanta Hawks to complete sweep

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers advance to NBA Finals with 118-88 win over Atlanta Hawks to complete sweep.

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