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PITTSBURGH (AP) Ryan Braun homered in the ninth inning to tie it, then Khris Davis hit a home run in the 14th that put Milwaukee ahead for good.

Yet those were hardly the big blows that attracted all the attention Sunday in the Brewers' 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez, Pirates outfielder Travis Snider and Milwaukee bench coach Jerry Narron were ejected after a shouting match quickly escalated into a punch-filled brawl in the third.

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Yanks' Nova may need Tommy John surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, an injury that often requires Tommy John surgery.

Nova left Saturday night's game against Tampa Bay in the fifth inning. An MRI after the game revealed the injury and he was placed on the 15-day disabled list.

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Red Sox honor Boston Marathon victims

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox held an emotional 20-minute pregame ceremony honoring victims of the Boston Marathon bombings along with law enforcement officials, medical personnel, runners and race volunteers before Sunday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles.

With canvasses of handwritten notes from each of the 50 states being held on the outfield warning track from the left field corner in front of the Green Monster around to the Pesky Pole, a number of victims came walking in from the left-field corner to a loud ovation.

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Kershaw pain-free after simulated game

LOS ANGELES (AP) Clayton Kershaw was back on the Dodger Stadium mound Sunday - in a simulated game that was the next step in his recovery from a strained muscle in his upper back.

"Everything felt good, so that's a good step," The two-time Cy Young Award winner said following a 30-minute workout that was preceded by a brief bullpen session. "Hitters were kind of the next progression, so it was good to get some hitters in there and get some reactions. You get that little extra adrenaline with hitters in there."

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Red Sox rally from 5 down, beat Orioles

BOSTON (AP) Dustin Pedroia started fast, stopped and then raced home with the winning run. It certainly was an adventurous way to end a game.

Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough's throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night.

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Puig's 3-run HR lifts Dodgers by Arizona

LOS ANGELES (AP) Yasiel Puig made it a very enjoyable 53rd birthday for Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly.

Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading Los Angeles over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.

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Rockies' Gonzalez day to day due to knee

DENVER (AP) Forced to leave Sunday's game early because of pain in his left knee, Rockies star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez said he plans to be back in the lineup for Colorado's next game Monday against San Francisco.

Gonzalez scored twice and doubled before being forced to the dugout at the end of the sixth inning in Sunday's 10-9 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. After hitting a high infield chopper, he said he took a bad step running down the line to first, causing a flare up in the left knee tendinitis that he said has been bothering him off and on for more than year.

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White Sox 2-hit Rangers in 16-2 win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura succinctly and aptly described the series finale at Texas.

"It's an odd game," Ventura said after the 16-2 victory Sunday that ended Chicago's four-game losing streak.

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Harper back in lineup, Nats beat Cards

WASHINGTON (AP) Denard Span's approach with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning proves math pays off.

Facing a five-man infield, Span hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth and the Washington Nationals, with Bryce Harper back in the lineup and stealing his first base of the season, rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday.

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A's sweep Astros, pad AL's best record

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) On a day when his fastball didn't have much bite and his breaking pitches were flat, Jesse Chavez finally got the victory that had eluded him through the first two weeks of the season.

The 30-year-old starter also managed to carve a spot in the Athletics' history books along the way.

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