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Cards seek 6th win in row over Brewers

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The St. Louis Cardinals will try to maintain their upper hand on the visiting Milwaukee Brewers as their three-game series continues Tuesday night at Busch Stadium.

The Cardinals won their fifth consecutive game against the Brewers on Monday night to remain atop the National League Central. They moved a half-game ahead of the idle Chicago Cubs and three games up on Milwaukee.

Dakota Hudson, Giovanny Gallegos and Andrew Miller combined on a one-hitter in St. Louis' 3-0 victory. The Cardinals worked around reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich, walking him three times.

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Kluber shut down for two more weeks

CLEVELAND (AP) Corey Kluber's comeback has been sidetracked.

The Cleveland Indians ace will be shut down for two weeks with an abdominal strain, an injury he sustained as he was rehabbing from a broken arm.

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Dotel and Castillo involved in drug ring

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested former MLB pitcher Octavio Dotel and cited ex-infielder Luis Castillo for their alleged links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring, officials said Tuesday.

Dominican Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez said police are also actively pursuing the alleged leader of the ring, Cesar Emilio Peralta, also known as "Cesar the Abuser." Castillo - not the current Cincinnati Reds' pitcher - has not yet been arrested.

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Hernández to rejoin Mariners' rotation

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Pitcher Felix Hernandez will rejoin the Seattle Mariners' starting rotation this weekend.

Manager Scott Servais made the announcement Tuesday.

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Trout hits career-best 42nd HR in win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Andrew Heaney was focused on going as deep as he could for the Los Angeles Angels in the opener of a hot day-night doubleheader.

After the Angels used eight pitchers in an 11-inning series-opening loss, and then flipped their scheduled starters Tuesday because of Jaime Barria's fever, Heaney got an earlier start than expected. The lefty had a career-high 14 strikeouts without a walk over eight innings in a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers in the doubleheader opener.

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Yanks' German goes for 17th win vs. A's

The Oakland Athletics get a rematch with the team that ended their season a year ago when they open a three-game series against the visiting New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

Yankees right-hander Domingo German (16-2, 3.96) will seek his eighth consecutive win and attempt to get his team started on a winning note as it embarks on a nine-game Western swing that also features a showdown with the Los Angeles Dodgers later in the week.

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Mets RP Gsellman has partially torn lat

NEW YORK (AP) Mets reliever Robert Gsellman has a partially torn lat muscle that puts the rest of his season in jeopardy, a significant blow to New York's improved bullpen as the team chases a playoff spot.

Gsellman was placed on the 10-day injured list last weekend, retroactive to Aug. 14, with tightness in his right triceps. But the Mets say an MRI showed a partial tear of his right lat, a similar injury to the one that sidelined teammate Noah Syndergaard for more than 4+ months in 2017.

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Indians' Bieber faces Mets, Alonso

The New York Mets have taken advantage of a presumably soft schedule to win 18 of their last 23 games to improve their position in pursuit of a wild-card spot in the National League.

The Mets, however, begin a stretch of six straight series against teams currently above .500 on Tuesday when they open a three-game set against the visiting Cleveland Indians.

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Rangers' Mazara out with oblique strain

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers right fielder Nomar Mazara has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain.

The Rangers made the move Tuesday before the first game of their doubleheader against the Los Angeles Angels. Mazara left in the third inning of Monday night's victory with left oblique tightness.

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