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MLB roundup: Yankees rough up Royals

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Chase Headley hit a two-run home run while Brian McCann and Brett Gardner hit three-run homers during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees snapped a season-high six-game losing streak with a 14-1 rout of the Kansas City Royals on Monday.

Red Sox promote Cuban OF Castillo

Rusney Castillo, September 2014

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The Boston Red Sox called up Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo from Triple-A Pawtucket and he was expected to start in right field on Friday night against the Los Angeles Angels.

Brewers LHP Smith gets 8-game ban, will appeal

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith ejected

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Milwaukee Brewers left-handed reliever Will Smith was suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for having a foreign substance on his right forearm during Thursday night's game.

Dodgers suspend Cuban SS for season

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The Los Angeles Dodgers suspended Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena on Thursday for the remainder of the season after "repeated failures to comply with his contract."

MLB roundup: Brewers ejection propels Braves

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Aided by the ejection of the opposing pitcher, the Atlanta Braves rallied for seven runs in the seventh inning to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-1 Thursday night at Turner Field.

MLB roundup: Mauer's 13th-inning HR lifts Twins

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Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season in the 13th inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

Dodgers' Ryu will have shoulder surgery

Hyun-Jin Ryu, 2015 spring training

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Los Angeles Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu will have shoulder surgery on Thursday and will not pitch this season, the team said Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Cards' Wacha improves to 6-0

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Michael Wacha remained undefeated by throwing seven strong innings, and Randal Grichuk drove in three runs for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 10-2 rout of the New York Mets on Tuesday.

Cubs ship C Castillo to Mariners

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Catcher Wellington Castillo was traded to the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, relieving a surplus at the position on the Chicago Cubs' roster.

Tigers RHP Verlander sees value in rehab start

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Looks like Justin Verlander has changed his mind about the value of a rehab start prior to his return to the active Detroit Tigers roster.

LHP Bruce Chen retires at 37

Bruce Chen, Cleveland Indians

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Veteran left-handed pitcher Bruce Chen announced his retirement Monday via Twitter.

MLB roundup: Marlins lose in Jennings' debut

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The Arizona Diamondbacks spoiled the debut of Marlins manager Dan Jennings, beating Miami 3-2 in 13 innings Monday night at Marlins Park.

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