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RHP Julio Teheran gets the start Wednesday against the Philadelphia Phillies' Cliff Lee. Teheran, who has posted three straight quality starts, is 1-2 with a 5.79 ERA in four appearances (three starts) vs. the Phillies. RHP David Hale was scheduled to start Tuesday against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park, but was pushed back because of a rainout. Hale will be available out of the bullpen Wednesday and Thursday and should to make his next scheduled start Sunday.

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SS Andrelton Simmons went 3-for-5 on Monday with a homer and a triple. Simmons has yet to strike out this season in 45 plate appearances. RHP David Hale is scheduled to start Tuesday against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The 26-year-old is coming off a no-decision against the Mets in which he struggled with command, walking five and going just 4 1/3 innings. Hale made his second-ever major-league start last season versus the Phillies, throwing six innings of one-run ball for his first career win.

Golf: Watson wins second Masters title

Bubba Watson won his second Masters title in three years on Sunday with a commanding display at Augusta National. The 35-year-old American got the better of countryman Jordan Spieth, 15 years his junior and aiming to become the youngest winner of the Masters in what was the 78th edition of the tournament. Watson won by three strokes after a 69 gave him an eight under par total of 280, with Spieth and Swede Jonas Blixt tied for second.

Golf: Bubba Watson wins Masters

Bubba Watson won his second Masters title in three years with a commanding display at Augusta National on Sunday. Watson won by three strokes after a 69 gave him an eight under par total of 280, with fellow American Jordan Spieth (72) and Swede Jonas Blixt (71) tied for second. A further stroke back and alone in fourth was 50-year-old Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez, who had a 71. Americans Rickie Fowler (73) and Matt Kuchar (74) were next tied for fifth on 286. ak/js

Tennis: Verdasco powers into Houston semi-finals

Fernando Verdasco booked his first ATP semi-final of 2014 on Friday, powering home to beat Donald Young 7-6 (7/1), 6-1 in the US Men's Clay Court Championship. The fourth-seeded Spanish veteran admitted Young's solid play had him feeling "uncomfortable" in the opening set, but once he'd pocketed the tiebreaker he was on his way.

Tennis: US Clay Court Championship results

Results from the ATP Tour's US Clay Court Championship on Wednesday (x denotes seeding) 2d rd Sam Querrey (USA) bt Lleyton Hewitt (AUS x7) 6-3, 6-4 Dustin Brown (GER) bt John Isner (USA x1) 6-4, 6-7 (7/9), 7-6 (7/4) 1st rd Juan Monaco (ARG x6) bt Somdev Devvarman (IND) 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 Santiago Giraldo (COL) bt Matthew Ebden (AUS) 6-1, 6-2 afp

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WR Josh Bellamy was waived by the Redskins Monday. RB Chris Johnson officially had his contract terminated by the Titans Monday. CB Ryan Mouton had his contract terminated by the Redskins Monday. DE Adewale Ojom was waived by the Titans Monday. LB Josh Hull had his contract terminated by the Redskins Monday. LB marvin Booker was waived by the Buccaneers Monday.

Basketball: Huskies claim fourth NCAA crown

The University of Connecticut kept their perfect championship game record intact by claiming their fourth NCAA national title on Monday with a 60-54 victory over the University of Kentucky. Shabazz Napier scored 22 points for the Huskies who have won all four national championship games they have competed in. Their four titles have all come in the last 15 years, comprising 1999, 2004, 2011 and 2014. The Huskies never trailed and survived a 19-5 Kentucky Wildcats run spanning the first and second half at the AT&T Center.

Raptors 102, Pacers 94

Raptors 102, Pacers 94: Terrence Ross hit five 3-pointers en route to a 24-point performance as shorthanded Toronto strengthened its division title hopes with a pivotal win over visiting Indiana.

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C Tuffy Gosewisch won the backup catcher position over non-roster invitee Henry Blanco. Gosewisch, 31, spent 7-plus years in the minor leagues before making his major league debut with the D-backs on Aug. 1, 2103. "I don't know if I can express how happy I am," Gosewisch said. "I felt I was always ready to accept this role. I felt this spring was my first opportunity to win this job, realistically. I always stayed ready. I always thought I could play at this level. I feel I've definitely earned it."
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