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Dodgers closer Jansen comes off DL

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LOS ANGELES (AP) All-Star closer Kenley Jansen has been activated off the disabled list for the Los Angeles Dodgers earlier than expected after being cleared by a cardiologist.

Manager Dave Roberts says Jansen is available for Monday night's series opener against St. Louis.

Jansen hasn't pitched since Aug. 7 and was on the 10-day DL after being hospitalized for an irregular heartbeat on Aug. 9 when the team was in Denver to play the Rockies.

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Kluber tops Porcello, BoSox for 16th win

BOSTON (AP) Boston pitcher Rick Porcello had the wind knocked out of him after taking a hard liner to the stomach. Two pitches later, Cleveland's Greg Allen knocked the energy right out of Fenway Park.

Allen hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning right after Porcello was struck, Corey Kluber tied for the major league lead with his 16th win and the Indians beat the Red Sox 5-4 Monday night.

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White Sox manager Renteria hospitalized

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Lucas Giolito and the Chicago White Sox were thinking about Rick Renteria all night long.

They banded together to get their hospitalized manager one of his favorite presents: another win.

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Rookie Wilson helps Braves down Bucs 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) Bryse Wilson was pitching for his high school team in Hillsborough, North Carolina, barely two years ago. Now, he's 1-0 in the major leagues.

Wilson worked five solid innings, becoming the third 20-year-old pitcher to start in his big league debut for Atlanta this season in the Braves' 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.

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Davis' HR highlights A's rout of Rangers

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Khris Davis hit a long home run after letting a young fan from the Make-A-Wish Foundation sign his jersey, Ramon Laureano hit the first two homers of his career, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-0 on Monday night.

Davis' shot for his 37th homer of the year was estimated at 438 feet and clanked off a window in the suite-level in left-center field. He did it wearing a uniform signed by 10-year-old Anthony Slocumb. The Oakland sixth-grader attended the game with a group from the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Davis asked him to sign his jersey before the game.

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Rays blank Royals, extend shutout streak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays and their parade of relievers are closing in on some franchise history.

Ryan Yarbrough helped extend Tampa Bay's shutout streak to 23 innings, and the Rays got their only run via video replay in a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

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Giants beat Mets on dropped ball in 13th

NEW YORK (AP) Mets left fielder Dominic Smith readily took the blame for plowing into shortstop Amed Rosario on the potential inning-ending play in the 13th inning that ended up costing his team the game.

Smith, a highly touted prospect who has been envisioned as the Mets' first-baseman of the future, was positioned in deep left field after a double-switch an inning earlier when San Francisco's Brandon Crawford lifted a lazy popup with runners on first and third and two outs.

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Morales homers twice as Jays top Orioles

TORONTO (AP) Two bigs swings from Kendrys Morales made sure the Toronto Blue Jays stayed perfect at home against Baltimore.

Morales homered twice, Marco Estrada pitched 5 1/3 innings to win his second straight start and the Blue Jays beat Baltimore 5-3 on Monday night, improving to 8-0 at home against the Orioles.

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Ex-Indians manager Edwards dies at 81

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) Doc Edwards, a major league catcher who went on to manage the Cleveland Indians for three seasons in the 1980s, has died. He was 81.

His death in San Angelo was announced by his family through longtime friends. Other details were not disclosed.

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