3:21 AM EDT, Tue May 30, 2017
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Monday's Sports in Brief

TIGER WOODS Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail for nearly four hours. Woods, the 14-time major champion who had back surgery five weeks ago, was arrested on suspicion of DUI at about 3 ...
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Braves beat Angels; Trout headed for surgery on thumb

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Matt Adams and Danny Santana had two-run doubles during a six-run third inning to help the Atlanta Braves overcome Albert Pujols' 598th career homer and beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Monday night. The Angels placed two-time AL MVP Mike Trout on the disabled list ...
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Rasmus, Beckman big swings for Rays in 10-8 win over Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Tim Beckman hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh as the Tampa Bay Rays scored five runs in a span of three pitches to beat Texas 10-8 on Monday night, ending the Rangers' eight-game home winning streak. Steven Souza Jr. had four hits with four ...
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Posey avoids "big guys tumbling" in Nats-Giants brawl

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As an irate Bryce Harper charged toward the mound , Buster Posey just stood and watched from behind home plate. And when the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants cleared their benches Monday and punches flew both ways, the All-Star catcher did his best to remain ...
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Tigers rally to beat Royals 10-7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez each drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers came from behind to beat the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Monday night. The Tigers scored four runs in the eighth, highlighted by Cabrera's two-run single. Cabrera, who reached base four ...
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Tulowitzki hits grand slam, Jays rout Reds 17-2

TORONTO (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki hit his fourth career grand slam, Marcus Stroman won his fifth straight decision to help the Toronto Blue Jays rout the Cincinnati Reds 17-2 on Monday night. Justin Smoak hit a three-run homer and Russell Martin added a two-run shot for the Blue Jays, who ...
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LEADING OFF: Discipline on deck for Harper-Strickland brawl

A look at what's happening all around the majors Tuesday: ___ BASEBRAWL Nationals slugger Bryce Harper and Giants reliever Hunter Strickland are certain to soon get penalized by Major League Baseball after their fight in San Francisco. Hit in the hip by a 98 mph heater, Harper charged the mound, ...
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Volquez earns 1st win as Marlins beat Phillies 4-1

MIAMI (AP) - Edinson Volquez pitched six innings to earn his first win of the year after seven losses, and the Miami Marlins forged their first two-game winning streak since April 23 by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Monday night. Volquez (1-7), who leads the majors in defeats, allowed ...
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Rays' Ramirez 1st pitcher since '84 to start day after save

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Tampa Bay right-hander Erasmo Ramirez became the first pitcher since 1984 to start a major league game the day after recording a save, then didn't make it out of the third inning Monday night. A day after pitching a perfect 15th inning on 12 pitches in ...
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Mike Trout, Angels star, has torn thumb ligament, surgery possible

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has a torn ligament in his left thumb and might need surgery that could sideline him for eight weeks. The Angels put the reigning AL MVP on the disabled list for the first time Monday for the first time in his ...
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Kirk Cousins to Terrelle Pryor Sr. will take adjusting, but both speak same language

ASHBURN — Through just one week of Washington Redskins' organized team activities, it seems as though Kirk Cousins-to-Terrelle Pryor Sr. is going to be a living highlight reel through training camp and beyond. Pryor, 6-4 and 223 pounds, is Hercules in shorts and, so far, Jay Gruden has been eager for ...
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Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland trade punches as Nationals beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — An enraged Bryce Harper charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland after getting hit by a fastball, setting off a wild brawl Monday during the Washington Nationals' 3-0 win over the Giants. Drilled in the right hip ...
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Renfroe's grand slam lifts Padres over slumping Cubs 5-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Rookie Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam off Kyle Hendricks and the San Diego Padres won 5-2 on Monday to hand the Chicago Cubs their fourth straight loss. The defending World Series champion Cubs have lost six straight road games. They were coming off a three-game ...
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McCutchen's homer give Pirates 4-3 walkoff win over Arizona

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Andrew McCutchen hit a leadoff homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 in a wild ending Monday. McCutchen sent a 1-1 pitch from Archie Bradley (1-1) over the right field wall to cap off a back-and-forth ninth. It was the ...
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Hinch not surprised by Astros success, but looking for more

HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros have the best record in baseball and their best start in franchise history. Surprising? Not for the manager A.J. Hinch and these unflappable Astros. "I didn't put any limitations on this team," Hinch said. "So I don't really have a baseline of how many ...