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Tigers' Cabrera to DL with groin strain

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Detroit Tigers have placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right groin.

Cabrera was injured while diving for a ground ball in the sixth inning of the Tigers' game against the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. The 34-year-old slugger is hitting .268 with three home runs and nine RBIs this season.

To fill his spot on the roster, the Tigers recalled catcher John Hicks from Triple-A Toledo on Saturday. Hicks has hit .424 in 10 games with the Mud Hens.

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Sano sparks benches clearing vs. Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Not long after Detroit outfielder JaCoby Jones got hit in the face by a pitch , the Tigers and Minnesota Twins were nose-to-nose on the field.

Twins slugger Miguel Sano punched Tigers catcher James McCann in the mask during a bench-clearing scrap in the fifth inning of Detroit's 5-4 victory Saturday.

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Jays' Tulowitzki joins Donaldson on DL

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Toronto has placed Troy Tulowitzki on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring, joining star Josh Donaldson and other key Blue Jays on the shelf in a frustrating start to the season.

Tulowitzki removed himself from Friday night's 13-inning, 8-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the eighth inning after taking third base on a wild pitch by Cam Bedrosian.

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Gonzalez beats Mets, Nats' run reaches 6

NEW YORK (AP) Gio Gonzalez mentioned the tasty Latin food served in the visitors' clubhouse. And the airplanes that fly overhead. And the pretty features of the ballpark.

But if there's a real reason why the Washington lefty is so successful at Citi Field, he isn't saying.

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Carrasco dominates, Indians' run now 5

CHICAGO (AP) Carlos Carrasco can't help but wonder what could have been last year.

Healthy and back in the Cleveland Indians rotation, at least he's picking up where he left off.

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Mancini, Schoop HRs lift O's by Red Sox

BALTIMORE (AP) Just when it appeared Steven Wright had finally gained command of his fluttering knuckleball, the Baltimore Orioles found their groove.

The result: Another early exit for the 2016 All-Star in Boston's 4-2 loss Saturday night.

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D-backs blast Dodgers, now 8-1 at home

PHOENIX (AP) David Peralta's base hit to right-center field in the eighth inning, with his team already up by four runs, could have been a routine single. Instead, Peralta decided to go hard for second base.

He made it safely for his fourth double of the game, a Diamondbacks record, and Arizona rolled to an 11-5 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

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Straily Ks 14, Marlins top Padres in 11

SAN DIEGO (AP) While Dee Gordon provided the craziest play of the game, his Miami Marlins still needed big performances from Giancarlo Stanton, Martin Prado and Dan Straily to beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 in 11 innings Saturday night.

Gordon scored on his own swinging bunt in a wild play during the 11th inning, Stanton homered twice, Prado had two defensive gems and a homer and Straily struck out a career-high 14.

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Contreras' slam powers Cubs in 12-8 win

CINCINNATI (AP) After a sputtering start, the Cubs' offense is finally rolling. And it's no surprise that they're breaking out at Great American Ball Park, a place that's just their style.

Wilson Contreras hit his first career grand slam and Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward added three-run shots on Saturday, powering Chicago to a 12-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

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A's beat Mariners for fifth straight win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Adam Rosales got counsel on leading off from Chris Young when they were Oakland teammates in 2013.

"He's like, just keep it the same, if not be more aggressive because it's either the first or second pitch of the ballgame is the best pitch you'll see that day," Rosales said. "Be ready."

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