Angels Over Mariners 5-3

mariners whiteSEATTLE (AP) - Albert Pujols hit his 521st home run to move into 18th place on baseball's career list and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners Wednesday.

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Giants Beat Arizona 5-2

PHOENIX (AP) - Chris Heston pitched six effective innings in a combined five-hitter for his first big league win, Casey McGehee hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 Wednesday night. Heston (1-0) had a wild pitch and a throwing error that led to Arizona's runs, but shook off both to win in his second big league start. Nori Aoki had three of San Francisco's 14 hits, including a run-scoring double off Jeremy Hellickson (0-1) in the right-hander's Arizona debut.

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Aldridge Has 24 And Blazers Rout TWolves 116-91

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and 13 rebounds before sitting out the fourth quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-91 on Wednesday night. Robin Lopez added 18 points for the Blazers, who have already captured the Northwest Division title but continue to battle for home-court advantage in the playoffs with four games left. Andrew Wiggins had 29 points for the injury-depleted Timberwolves, who have lost eight straight and remain in the basement of the Western Conference.

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Louisville Freshman Shaqquan Aaron To Transfer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville coach Rick Pitino has announced that freshman forward Shaqquan Aaron will transfer. Aaron averaged 1.3 points in 23 games for the Cardinals, highlighted by an 11-point, five-rebound effort at Wake Forest in January. The 6-foot-7 Seattle native missed the season's first nine games while the NCAA determined his amateur status. Pitino said in a release that "we are in total agreement with Shaqquan transferring and we wish him the best."

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Angels Over Mariners 2-0

paxton040715SEATTLE - James Paxton made two bad pitches on Tuesday, and the result was a 2-0 loss to the Angels on a tough night for the Mariners'. Paxton, a 26-year-old lefty who opened the season as Seattle's No. 2 starter, gave up just four hits in his six-inning season debut. But a fourth-inning double by Albert Pujols, followed by a two-run opposite-field home run by David Freese,

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