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Jays closer Osuna suspended 75 games

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NEW YORK (AP) Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under baseball's domestic violence policy, discipline that will cause him to miss about half of the season.

Osuna has not pitched since May 6, two days before he was put on administrative leave when he was charged with one count of assault in Toronto.

Major League Baseball said Friday the suspension is retroactive to May 8 and covers 75 games. Osuna will wind up missing 89 days, which would cost him about $2.54 million of his $5.3 million salary.

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Kershaw to make surprise return from DL

NEW YORK (AP) Clayton Kershaw is set to make a surprise return from the disabled list Saturday night, starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a marquee matchup against New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom.

Kershaw has been sidelined since June 1 with a lower back strain. The three-time Cy Young Award winner and 2014 NL MVP originally was scheduled to make a rehab start Saturday with Triple-A Oklahoma City at Omaha, but heavy rain in the forecast caused the Dodgers to change plans.

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BoSox survive Cruz's 7 RBI, rally by M's

BOSTON (AP) In a showdown of All-Star sluggers, Nelson Cruz had more RBIs, but J.D. Martinez had more help.

Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 14-10 on Friday despite a monster night from Cruz.

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Herrera pushes HR streak to 5, Phils win

WASHINGTON (AP) The way Odubel Herrera is going, he might have to make an extra trip to Washington next month.

Herrera homered for the fifth straight game and finished with four hits, helping the Philadelphia Phillies rout the Nationals 12-2 on Friday night.

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Aguilar hits 2nd HR in 9th, Brewers win

MILWAUKEE (AP) Neither Jesus Aguilar nor Bud Norris wanted to let their team down.

Aguilar succeeded twice.

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Alonso hits slam, Indians push run to 5

CLEVELAND (AP) Shane Bieber has made believers out of the Cleveland Indians. In return, they plan on making him a fan of the Grammy-winning singer with his surname.

The rookie right-hander walked onto the field with "Baby" by Justin Bieber blaring on the sound system, and then struck out nine in a career-high seven innings as Cleveland rolled to a 10-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

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Gray Ks 12, Rockies roll past Marlins

DENVER (AP) No sooner did Jon Gray get into trouble in the first inning than he got out of it. It was a pattern he would emulate throughout the night.

Combining power pitching with sleight of hand, Gray struck out 12 in seven dominant innings, Nolan Arenado homered in Colorado's six-run fourth, and the Rockies won their fourth in a row by beating the Miami Marlins 11-3 on Friday night.

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Minor pitches Rangers to 6th win in row

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Mike Minor apparently isn't superstitious. Rolling along in June after a rough May, Minor didn't flinch when asked how he's feeling about his new mustache.

"I think I might take it off," the veteran left-hander said, adding that he's getting tired of the new look.

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Bellinger's slam helps Dodgers down Mets

NEW YORK (AP) One timely swing by slumping Cody Bellinger turned a nip-and-tuck game in favor of the Dodgers.

Bellinger hit a grand slam to break a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and Los Angeles beat the sinking New York Mets 5-2 on Friday night behind Alex Wood's effective pitching.

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