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  • Dodgers' Greinke hurt in brawl

  • SAN DIEGO — Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke broke his left collarbone in a bench-clearing brawl with the San Diego Padres during Los Angeles' 3-2 victory Thursday night.
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  • SAN DIEGO — Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke broke his left collarbone in a bench-clearing brawl with the San Diego Padres during Los Angeles' 3-2 victory Thursday night.
    Juan Uribe's pinch-hit home run in the eighth put the Dodgers ahead, two innings after Greinke hit Carlos Quentin on the left shoulder with a pitch.
    The slugger started walking toward the mound and Greinke appeared to say something. Quentin then charged the 2009 AL Cy Young Award winner. They dropped their shoulders and collided, and Quentin tackled the pitcher to the ground.
    Quentin and Greinke ended up at the bottom of a huge scrum as players from both sides ran onto the field and jumped in.
    When they were finally pulled apart, Greinke was checked by a trainer and manager Don Mattingly before walking off toward the dugout, his uniform top disheveled after it had been pulled over his head by Quentin.
    Greinke lowered his left (non-throwing) shoulder into Quentin and took the brunt of the blow as they collided. The right-hander, who had his wife and in-laws in the stands, joined the Dodgers as a free agent in the offseason, signing a $147 million, six-year contract.
    After the teams started going back to the dugouts and bullpens, Jerry Hairston Jr. came running across the field yelling and pointing at someone in the San Diego dugout and had to be restrained.
    Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp also was livid, perhaps in part because Padres starter Jason Marquis threw a high-and-tight pitch to him in the first inning.
    The benches and bullpens emptied again, leading to pushing and shoving. But it did not appear any punches were thrown.
    Quentin, Kemp and Hairston were ejected. Los Angeles reliever Chris Capuano was given all the time he needed to warm up when play finally resumed after a delay of about 15 minutes.
    Quentin was hit by a pitch above the right wrist by Dodgers reliever Ronald Belisario on Tuesday and had to leave the game. He sat out Wednesday night's game.
    Greinke plunked Quentin once in 2008 and once in 2009 when both were in the American League, according to STATS.
    Uribe homered off Luke Gregerson (1-1) with one out in the eighth to give the Dodgers a 3-2 lead.
    Matt Guerrier (1-0) retired Jesus Guzman with two on and Kenley Jensen pitched the ninth for his first save.
    Former San Diego star Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run homer for the Dodgers.
    Giants 7, Cubs 6
    At Chicago, Angel Pagan had a go-ahead sacrifice fly after pitcher Ryan Vogelsong walked with the bases loaded to tie it in the fifth inning, and San Francisco rallied from an early five-run deficit to beat Chicago.
    Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run double in a four-run fourth that was spurred by Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro's two-out fielding error, helping the World Series champions win their fourth in a row.
    Vogelsong (1-1) yielded eight hits and five runs, four earned, in the first three innings before retiring his final 10 batters on a foggy and damp, 40-degree day.
    Athletics 8, Angels 1
    At Anaheim, Calif., Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth, Yoenis Cespedes also went deep and A.J. Griffin pitched eight solid innings as Oakland beat Los Angeles to extend its winning streak to eight games.
    This was the first time Oakland swept the Angels in the first head-to-head series of a season since 2003, and the first time the Athletics swept their first series at the "Big A" since 1996.
    Seth Smith had four hits for the A's, who swept a road trip of six or more games for only the third time since the franchise relocated from Kansas City to Oakland in 1968. They had a 10-0 trip in August 2002 and an 8-0 excursion in April 1981.
    Rangers 4, Mariners 3
    At Seattle, A.J. Pierzynski homered, David Murphy snapped a 2-all tie with an RBI single in the fifth inning and Texas beat Seattle ace Felix Hernandez.
    Pierzynski hit his second homer of the season in the second. The Rangers added an unearned run later in the inning and scored twice in the fifth to deny Hernandez (1-2) his 100th career win.
    It was Hernandez's first home start since he signed a $175 million contract in the offseason that will keep him under contract with the Mariners through the 2019 season. The occasion was celebrated with all 22,000-plus fans in attendance receiving giant yellow K-cards and a yellow T-shirt with "King Felix" printed on the front.
    Orioles 3, Red Sox 2
    At Boston, Chris Davis hit his sixth homer and Adam Jones drove in two runs, including a tiebreaking double, to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the Boston Red Sox.
    Davis and Jones extended their torrid starts for the Orioles, who took two of three in Boston. The pair has combined for 30 of Baltimore's 85 hits, and Jones is batting .462 this season (18 for 39).
    Tigers 11, Blue Jays 1
    At Detroit, Miguel Cabrera tripled, scored twice and even stole a base, and Detroit knocked Josh Johnson out of the game with a five-run second inning against Toronto.
    Doug Fister (2-0) allowed a run and eight hits in eight innings for the win. Johnson (0-1) gave up six runs and seven hits in 11/3 innings — the shortest start of his career.
    Nationals 7, White Sox 4
    At Washington, Ryan Zimmerman delivered a two-run double after Bryce Harper was intentionally walked, and Washington beat Chicago on a windy night to cap a three-game sweep.
    Dan Haren (1-1) got his first win for the Nationals despite allowing 10 hits in five innings.
    With the score tied at 3 in the fourth, Haren helped himself by doubling off Dylan Axelrod (0-1) and eventually scoring on a wild pitch with two outs. Chicago then put Harper on base on purpose, but the move didn't work: Cleanup hitter Zimmerman lined a double to right on Axelrod's 103rd — and final — pitch of the evening.
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