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LHP Gonzalez, Brewers agree to $2M deal

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NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that pitcher Gio Gonzalez and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a one-year contract guaranteeing the 33-year-old left-hander $2 million.

The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement had not been announced.

Gonzalez was 10-11 with a 4.21 ERA last season for Washington and Milwaukee, which acquired him on Aug. 31. He was 3-0 in five starts for the Brewers down the stretch.

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Indians' Carrasco fine after hurting leg

CLEVELAND (AP) Carlos Carrasco finally caught a break.

Cleveland's oft-injured starting pitcher is not expected to miss any time with a left leg injury the team initially feared was more serious. Carrasco had an MRI after Tuesday's game, and the results were negative.

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Sabathia, Pujols set to chase milestones

CC Sabathia will look to make history when he pitches for the New York Yankees in the third game of the series Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif.

Sabathia needs six strikeouts to become the 17th pitcher in major league history to reach 3,000. He currently ranks No. 3 all-time in strikeouts among left-handers, trailing Randy Johnson (4,875) and Steve Carlton (4,136).

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Rockies INF Murphy reinstated from IL

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies reinstated infielder Daniel Murphy from the 10-day injured list before their game Wednesday against the Washington Nationals.

Murphy was in the starting lineup at first base and batting third.

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MLB reviewing Harper's clash with umpire

NEW YORK (AP) Major League Baseball is reviewing Bryce Harper's rant at an umpire, trying to determine whether the Philadelphia Phillies star should be disciplined.

"Hope not. We'll see," Harper said after Tuesday night's 9-0 loss to the New York Mets.

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Sale remains winless, Tigers sweep DH

BOSTON (AP) Chris Sale remained winless and frustrated, but at least he saw a slight improvement. That was about the closest thing to good news for the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday.

Sale struck out 10, but it wasn't enough as Detroit beat Boston 7-4 to start the Tigers' first doubleheader sweep at Fenway Park since August 1965. Spencer Turnbull (1-2) pitched five shutout innings for his first major league win, leading the Tigers to a 4-2 victory in the nightcap that left the Red Sox at 9-15.

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Quintana goes 7 to lead Cubs by Dodgers

CHICAGO (AP) Jose Quintana was the star of the show. Even better than Javier Baez's dance around David Freese.

Quintana pitched seven crisp innings in his third straight win, and the Chicago Cubs used a fast start to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 on Tuesday night.

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DeJong's HR lifts Cards over Brewers

ST. LOUIS (AP) Paul DeJong wanted another chance against Milwaukee reliever Alex Wilson. He made the most of it.

DeJong hit a tiebreaking, leadoff homer in the eighth inning, Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night.

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Hedges' HR goes off Smith as Padres win

SAN DIEGO (AP) Austin Hedges' unusual two-run home run came with an assist from Mariners center fielder Mallex Smith.

Hedges' fly ball to deep center field bounced out of Smith's glove and over the fence, Franmil Reyes homered twice and had three RBIs, and the San Diego Padres beat AL West-leading Seattle 6-3 Tuesday night.

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