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CHICAGO (AP) Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has been cleared to throw batting practice for the first time since he was hit in the face by a line drive during an exhibition game on March 19.

Chapman sustained fractures of his nose and and a bone above his left eye when hit by the drive off the bat of Kansas City's Salvador Perez.

Reds manager Bryan Price said Friday he wasn't sure exactly when Chapman will throw but said it likely will be during the team's 10-game trip that ends April 27.

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Ortiz eyes visit to marathon finish line

BOSTON (AP) David Ortiz wants to visit the Boston Marathon finish line Monday after the Red Sox are done with their Patriots' Day game against Baltimore.

Just more than a year ago, two bombs went off near the finish line, less than a mile from Fenway Park, about an hour after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured.

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Reds' Simon drops ERA to 0.86, tops Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) For the Cincinnati Reds, there was no better place to open a 10-game trip than Wrigley Field.

Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at the Friendly Confines.

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A's reliever Doolittle gets 5-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) In three short years, Sean Doolittle transformed himself from a top first base prospect into a shut-down reliever.

The Oakland Athletics are rewarding him for it, giving the left-hander a five-year contract Friday for making the improbable switch. The deal contains a pair of club options that could extend the agreement through the 2020 season.

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Beltran out with sore shoulder, wrist

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) New York Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran was out of Friday night's starting lineup against Tampa Bay due to left shoulder and right wrist soreness.

Beltran flipped over the short wall down the right field line while chasing Desmond Jennings' foul ball in Thursday night's 10-2 win over the Rays. Beltran finished the game and had an MRI of the shoulder and wrist.

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Mets trade 1B Davis to Pirates

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night, parting ways with a power hitter who proved to be too inconsistent at the plate.

Pittsburgh sent minor league right-hander Zack Thornton and a player to be named to New York for the 27-year-old Davis.

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Jays SS Reyes to return from DL Saturday

CLEVELAND (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays plan to activate shortstop Jose Reyes from the disabled list on Saturday.

Reyes hasn't played since straining his left hamstring during his first at-bat of the season on March 31 against Tampa Bay. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Reyes will come off the DL before Saturday's game against the Indians and will play every day once he returns.

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Indians DH Giambi to come off DL Monday

CLEVELAND (AP) On his way out to the field for pregame batting practice, Jason Kipnis hung a hard right in the Indians' clubhouse to give Jason Giambi a big hug.

"Great to see you," Kipnis told Cleveland's respected designated hitter.

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Teixeira plays in second rehab game

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira singled in five at-bats Friday during his second extended spring training game since injuring his right leg.

Teixeira played five innings of defense in an intrasquad game at the Yankees' minor league complex. He said he is ready return Sunday, the first day he is eligible to be activated from the 15-day disabled list.

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M's P Maurer recalled, starting Sunday

MIAMI (AP) Right-hander Brandon Maurer will be recalled from Triple-A Tacoma to start for the injury-plagued Seattle Mariners on Sunday at Miami.

Maurer began last season in the Mariners' rotation and went 5-8 with a 6.30 ERA in 22 games. He'll replace Blake Beaven, who went on disabled list this week with a sore right shoulder. Beavan had been filling in for James Paxton, who is also on the DL.

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