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  • Dodgers' Ramirez leaves after getting hit by pitch

    April 16, 2014

    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.Ramirez was hit on a pitch clocked at 90 mph from Ryan Vogelsong to open the seventh inning Wednesday night. Ramirez slammed his helmet to the ground and hopped around in pain after the ball bounced off his hand.

  • Harper scratched from Nats' lineup against Marlins

    April 16, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - Outfielder Bryce Harper was scratched from the Washington Nationals' game at Miami because of tightness in his left quadriceps, but he's expected to return to the lineup Thursday.Harper was replaced Wednesday by Tyler Moore after his thigh bothered him during batting practice.

  • NL Capsules

    April 17, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Johnny Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the playoffs, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday for their first winning series this season.

  • AL Capsules

    April 17, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda pitched the New York Yankees to a 3-0, 2-0 sweep of the Chicago Cubs in a chilly day-night-doubleheader Monday.In the Cubs' first regular-season game at new Yankee Stadium, Tanaka (2-0) allowed two bunt hits in eight dominant innings and struck out 10 for his second straight start. Carlos Beltran homered in the first off Jason Hammel (2-1).

  • Padres 3B Headley sidelined with strained biceps

    April 16, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley was out of Wednesday night's starting lineup against Colorado because of a strained right biceps.Headley was injured in the batting cage before Tuesday night's game against the Rockies, according to Padres manager Bud Black. Headley went 0 for 4, dropping his average to .160 with one homer and four RBIs.

  • Boesch called up by Angels, Calhoun on DL

    April 16, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels have placed outfielder Kole Calhoun on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of a sprained ligament in his right ankle and selected outfielder Brennan Boesch to the major league roster.Calhoun is batting .250 with three homers and six RBIs in 14 games. He had been playing right field in place of injured slugger Josh Hamilton. Calhoun is expected to miss 4-6 weeks after rolling in his ankle in the 11th inning of the Angels' 10-9 loss to Oakland on Tuesday night.

  • Napoli sits as Pedroia returns to Red Sox lineup

    April 16, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - While Dustin Pedroia returned to Boston's starting lineup, Mike Napoli dropped out.The first baseman didn't start Wednesday night's game against the Chicago White Sox because of a dislocated ring finger on his left hand.Napoli was injured during a headfirst slide on Tuesday.