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Betts lifts Red Sox to 6-5 win over Blue Jays

Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval makes a diving catch on a fly out by Toronto Blue Jays'  Dalton Pompey during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, April 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts has proven he can turn on a fastball in his brief time in the majors. He didn’t miss one for his game-winning hit.

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Kuznetsov’s goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, works the puck with New York Islanders left wing Josh Bailey (12) defending, during the first period of Game 7 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The precocious Russian forward drafted in the first round by the Washington Capitals finally delivered a breathtaking, winning goal in a Game 7. No, not Alex Ovechkin — Evgeny Kuznetsov.

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Johnson’s HR helps Braves beat reeling Nationals, 8-4

Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons, bottom, is safe at third base as the ball gets away from Washington Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar (5) in the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 27, 2015, in Atlanta. Simmons was advancing to third from first base after a wild throw. Escobar was injured on the play and left the game. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs, Eric Stults pitched 6 1-3 strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night to give the Nationals their sixth straight loss.

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Gordon, Moustakas, Royals keep Kluber winless, beat Indians

Kansas City Royals’ Mike Moustakas runs to first base after hitting an RBI-single off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Cleveland. Jarrod Dyson scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and the Kansas City Royals kept AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber winless this season, beating the Cleveland Indians 6-2 Monday night.

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Murphy’s 3-run homer in 9th lifts Mets over Marlins 3-1

New York Mets' Dillon Gee pitches against the Miami Marlins in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

MIAMI (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer with one out in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets snapped the Miami Marlins’ five-game winning streak with a 3-1 comeback victory Monday night.

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