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Cubs' Bryant out after being hit in head

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CLEVELAND (AP) Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is out of the lineup against the Cleveland Indians two days after being hit on the head by a pitch.

Cubs manager Joe Maddon said before Tuesday night's game that the 2016 National League MVP has a cut above his left eye but no concussion after being hit Sunday by Colorado's German Marquez.

The pitch hit the underside of the flap on Bryant's helmet, and he was helped off the field. Bryant is batting .319 with two homers and 11 RBIs this season.

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Royals take C Perez, OF Gordon off DL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals activated All-Star catcher Salvador Perez and outfielder Alex Gordon from the disabled list and put them in the lineup for Tuesday night's series opener against the Brewers.

Perez has been out all season after straining a ligament in his left knee while carrying bags up a flight of stairs in his home. He was behind the plate and batting cleanup against Milwaukee.

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White Sox put OF Garcia on 10-day DL

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have placed outfielder Avisail Garcia on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring.

Garcia was hurt Monday night while running out a grounder in the second inning of a 10-4 victory over Seattle. He attempted to pull up a few steps short of first base then fell. He was assisted off the field and left the game.

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Rockies select contract of RHP Pounders

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies selected the contract of right-hander Brooks Pounders from Triple-A Albuquerque.

The 27-year-old Pounders will be available Tuesday night when the Rockies host the San Diego Padres. Pounders made seven relief appearances for Albuquerque this season with four walks, nine strikeouts and a 3.60 ERA. He signed a minor league contract with the Rockies last December.

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Orioles claim INF Peterson off waivers

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have claimed utility infielder Jace Peterson after he was placed on waivers by the New York Yankees.

Peterson, a left-handed hitter, is expected to report Wednesday.

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Red-hot Andujar helps Yanks pound Twins

NEW YORK (AP) For rookies Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres and most everyone else swinging a bat for the New York Yankees, this was an extra special evening.

Andujar homered and doubled to extend his barrage of extra-base blows, Torres got his first major league hit and the Yankees hammered the Minnesota Twins 14-1 Monday night.

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Overturned call helps Angels cool Astros

HOUSTON (AP) Los Angeles manager Mike Scioscia called Martin Maldonado the star of the game on the defensive side.

Maldonado threw out Yuli Gurriel at third base to end the game after an original safe call was reversed on replay, giving the Angels a big 2-0 win Monday night over a division rival that ended the Houston Astros' six-game winning streak.

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Buehler goes 5 scoreless as Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES (AP) Walker Buehler asked a reporter if he had anything in his teeth before the TV lights turned on.

The Dodgers' prized prospect was equally cool on the mound, tossing five scoreless innings in his first major league start, and Los Angeles defeated the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Monday night.

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Carrasco outduels Gausman, Tribe win 2-1

BALTIMORE (AP) An outstanding pitchers' duel between Carlos Carrasco and Kevin Gausman was ultimately decided by one mighty swing and two nifty defensive plays.

Carrasco outpitched Gausman to win his 10th straight decision, and Yonder Alonso's two-run homer carried the Cleveland Indians past the struggling Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on Monday night.

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