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The Tigers offense did their damage on eleven hits and four free passes with Nicholas Castellanos going solo and scoring two while James McCann went 3-5 with a home run, three RBI's and two runs.The Detroit Tigers send Matthew Boyd to the hill for the start in game one of a DH with the Cleveland Indians. All three were serving the first game of suspensions stemming from an August 24 brawl with the New York Yankees.

Ramirez hit a odd solo homer in the first. Rivera, Rizzo, Baez and Heyward finished with two hits apiece.

The combined score for the four games this weekend: 29-5.

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CARDINALS 7, GIANTS 3: Harrison Bader hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the sixth and St. Louis won in San Francisco. The ball landed just under the Pepsi sign in right field.

After recording the first out of the game, Zimmermann's first went like this: Bradley Zimmer tripled to right-centerfield on a ball that was misplayed by rightfielder Alex Presley, Jose Ramirez tripled, Edwin Encarnacion singled, Carlos Santana doubled and after a pop out, back-to-back singles.

Diamondbacks 6, Rockies 2: Patrick Corbin pitched effectively into the sixth inning, and J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run for Arizona. The injury was later diagnosed as a contusion, and X-rays were negative. The ball hit the yellow padding on top of the left-field fence, popped straight in the air and bounced off the padding and back into play. The Brewers fell 41/2 games behind Chicago in the NL Central, the furthest Milwaukee has been out of first place all season.

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Ramirez hit two doubles between the home runs and was removed for pinch-runner Giovanny Urshela after the third. The 28-year-old, who matched a season high with six strikeouts in that August 23 outing, made three appearances against Cleveland in July and allowed a total of seven runs in 5 2/3 innings.

Pirates 5, Reds 0: Jordan Luplow picked up the first two hits of his career, including a three-run homer for Pittsburgh in the eighth inning. Tomlin gave up six hits in 5 2/3 innings, walked one and struck out two in his first start coming off the disabled list. The Angels remained 11/2 games behind Minnesota for the AL's second wild-card berth. Detroit are 3-9 in their last 12 overall and Detroit are 3-9 in their last 12 games on grass while the over is 10-4-1 in Detroit last 15 Friday games.

Note: Outfielder Nori Aoki agreed to a contract with the Mets and was expected to join the team before its game at Houston.

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