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BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles' home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, at the stadium for a previously planned visit, said Tuesday night's game between the Orioles and White Sox could be moved - possibly to Nationals Park in Washington - if safety continued to be an issue.

Rioters looted stores and threw rocks and bricks at Baltimore police about three miles from the stadium in the wake of the mysterious death of Gray. He died April 19 after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody.

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Cardinals ace Wainwright out for season

ST. LOUIS (AP) The tests results were no surprise. Before Adam Wainwright left the field in Milwaukee, the St. Louis Cardinals anticipated they'd be losing their staff ace for the season.

The 33-year-old pitcher will have surgery this week, likely Thursday, because of a completely torn left Achilles tendon. Recovery time is generally 9-to-12 months, and general manager John Mozeliak was "optimistic" the 6-foot-7 right-hander will be ready for spring training.

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Angels deal troubled Hamilton to Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers after two troubled seasons with the Los Angeles Angels filled with poor performance, injuries and an alcohol and drug relapse.

Less than halfway through a $125 million, five-year contract, Hamilton was traded Monday by the Angels to their AL West rival for a player to be named or cash. The Angels and owner Arte Moreno, wanting to rid himself of Hamilton, agreed to pay most of the remaining $80 million Hamilton was owed under the contract, which runs through 2017.

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Dodgers P McCarthy out for season

LOS ANGELES (AP) Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season with a torn elbow ligament, creating a hole in the middle of the rotation for a Los Angeles team with World Series aspirations.

"This is kind of abrupt. But that's where your depth is tested, and we have a lot of viable options for that spot," manager Don Mattingly said Monday.

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Braves hand Nats sixth straight loss

ATLANTA (AP) Based on the intensity shown in the season's first game between NL East rivals Washington and Atlanta, the remaining 18 games in the season series could be interesting.

Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs, Eric Stults pitched 6 1-3 strong innings and the Braves beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night to give the Nationals their sixth straight loss.

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Murphy's 3-run homer in 9th lifts Mets

MIAMI (AP) Mets manager Terry Collins came up with a headline for the New York tabloids to describe second baseman Daniel Murphy's role in a comeback win Monday night.

"Murf-a-licious," Collins said.

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Bryant stays hot as Cubs blank Bucs 4-0

CHICAGO (AP) Kris Bryant drove in two runs, Jason Hammel threw eight scoreless innings and the Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh 4-0 Monday night, ending the Pirates' five-game winning streak.

Bryant got two hits, including a two-run single, as the Cubs won their third in a row. The prized rookie has nine RBIs in 10 games since being called up from the minors.

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Royals keep Kluber winless, beat Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) Mike Moustakas has done well throughout his career against Corey Kluber. Even so, beating the AL Cy Young Award winner was quite an accomplishment.

Moustakas got four hits, Alex Gordon drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals kept Kluber winless this season, topping the Cleveland Indians 6-2.

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Hamels gets first win as Phils top Cards

ST. LOUIS (AP) Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere's two-run double in the seventh inning was the go-ahead hit for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.

Hamels (1-2) and John Lackey (1-1) both went seven innings. Hamels had a season-best nine strikeouts and allowed just four hits, while the Phillies put just two runners in scoring position before their three-run seventh.

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Betts lifts Red Sox, Sandoval hurts neck

BOSTON (AP) Mookie Betts has proven he can turn on a fastball in his brief time in the majors. He didn't miss one for his game-winning hit.

Betts hit a game-ending RBI single to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.

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