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Homer by Moustakas lifts Royals over Astros 6-4

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas connects for a solo home run against the Houston Astros in the 11th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas has been mired in such a tough start to the season he joked that he tried to do a little something extra to make sure the ball he hit in the 11th inning would carry out of Minute Maid Park.

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Dodgers’ Ramirez leaves after getting hit by pitch

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez has left the game against the San Francisco Giants after getting hit by a pitch on the top of his left hand. The team says X-rays on his hand were negative.

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Mariners falter in 9th, lose 3-2 in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The ace pitchers were out of the game, and the Seattle Mariners had the lead with two outs in the ninth inning.

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Tigers edged by Indians 3-2

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Detroit, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Torii Hunter has done a lot of things and put up some big numbers in his 18-season career. Sacrifice bunts, though, aren’t exactly his specialty.

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Forget cold, Cubs cooled by Tanaka, Pineda

Chicago Cubs' Ryan Kalish flips his bat after striking out during the fifth inning of Game 2 of an interleague baseball doubleheader against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Cubs came up empty again in the Bronx — twice.

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