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SEATTLE (AP) Even a couple of home runs couldn't derail the roll Cleveland's Corey Kluber is on, getting closer to the form that earned him the AL Cy Young award a season ago.

Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings to win his third straight decision, Jason Kipnis continued his hot May with two hits and two RBIs, and the Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Thursday night.

Kluber improved to 3-0 with 50 strikeouts and two walks in his last four starts as Cleveland won for the eighth time in 10 games, inching closer to .500 after struggling the first six weeks of the season.

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Rodriguez superb in debut, BoSox win 5-1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Eduardo Rodriguez went to bed and dreamed about his major league debut after the Boston Red Sox arrived in Texas.

The real thing Thursday night was even better for the 22-year-old left-hander.

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Bucs beat Padres 11-5, win streak hits 7

SAN DIEGO (AP) An early home run barrage carried A.J. Burnett and the Pittsburgh Pirates to their seventh straight win, 11-5 against the San Diego Padres on Thursday night.

Jung Ho Kang hit a three-run homer and Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco also went deep off Ian Kennedy in support of Burnett (5-1), who won his fifth straight start. Andrew McCutchen, Neil Walker and Francisco Cervelli each had three of the Pirates' 15 hits.

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Sale Ks 12 in win, ChiSox, O's split DH

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles had just earned a split of their doubleheader with the Chicago White Sox, and manager Buck Showalter didn't seem the least bit excited.

That's because there would be plenty of work ahead, most of which would involve resting weary players and shuffling the pitching staff.

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Belt, Heston lead surging Giants in rout

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Brandon Belt worked on going the other way and that hitting approach has been playing big dividends.

Belt's opposite-field, solo home run in the seventh inning broke up a scoreless pitching duel and the San Francisco Giants won their fourth straight, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Thursday night.

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A's erase 3-run deficit, beat Yanks 5-4

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics came out on the right side of a one-run game for a change.

Ben Zobrist drew a bases-loaded walk from David Carpenter in the seventh inning to break a tie and the A's rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night.

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Iannetta's slam helps Angels rout Tigers

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels got back to the .500 mark with one of their most impressive offensive showings of the season. The fact that it came against a pitcher making his third major league start made no difference to them.

Chris Iannetta hit his fourth career grand slam, Albert Pujols and Matt Joyce also homered and C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball over six innings for the Angels in a 12-2 rout over Detroit on Thursday night.

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Montreal mayor wants 3-4 games in 2016

NEW YORK (AP) The mayor of Montreal has asked Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to consider playing three or four regular-season games in the city next year.

Mayor Denis Coderre met with commissioner Manfred in New York on Thursday. Coderre says six or seven teams have expressed an interest in playing there in 2016.

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Brewers give Selig high-tech tribute

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers are giving retired baseball commissioner and former team owner Bud Selig a high-tech tribute.

"The Selig Experience" attraction at Miller Park was unveiled to Selig, current Brewers owner Mark Attanasio and other dignitaries on Thursday night. Selig described the exhibit as an "out-of-body experience."

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Cardinals' Adams may miss rest of season

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams could miss the rest of the season with a strained right quadriceps and will undergo surgery Friday.

After consulting with medical personnel Wednesday, the team said Adams' estimated recovery time was three to four months.

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