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Mets can’t challenge, rally falls short vs. Braves

New York Mets manager Terry Collins argues a call with home plate umpire Eric Cooper during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — After further review, there was nothing the New York Mets could do about the costly call that went against them.

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Martins’ goal lifts Seattle over Chivas 2-1

Chivas USA goalkeeper Dan Kennedy, middle, reacts with Carlos Bocanegra (3) as Seattle Sounders FC forward Obafemi Martins, right, celebrates Lamar Neagle's goal during first half a MLS soccer match Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Obafemi Martins scored in the 81st minute to lift the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over Chivas USA on Saturday night.

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Ethier’s HR propels Dodgers over Diamondbacks

Los Angeles Dodgers' Andre Ethier, right, and Matt Kemp, left, celebrate a three-run home run hit by Ethier in front of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Haren didn’t let a little thing like a four-run inning discourage him. He had plenty of confidence in his teammates’ ability to get him some runs, and they didn’t disappoint him against a pitcher they’d never seen before.

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Lyles’ pitching, Morneau’s HR key Rockies’ win

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jordan Lyles works against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Initially inserted into the Colorado Rockies’ rotation as a stop-gap injury replacement, Jordan Lyles has rapidly become a fixture.

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Braves pull shaky Kimbrel, hold off Mets 7-5

Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton, right celebrates with teammate Jordan Schafer (17) after hitting a three-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Kimbrel hardly ever needs help with the ninth inning. He got some Saturday night.

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