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CINCINNATI — The Reds and Pirates wrap up their rain-shortened series, with Alfredo Simon (1-3) facing Pittsburgh’s Juan Nicasio (3-3). By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
HOUSTON — The Houston Astros wrap up a 10-game homestand when Doug Fister opposes Cleveland’s Danny Salazar. By Kristie Rieken. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Starts at 2:10 p.m.
Anthony Davis can’t play. Chris Paul doesn’t want to. Three months before the Olympics, the U.S. men’s basketball team has already been losing players. Not just any players, but some of the best in the sport. By Brian Mahoney. SENT: 790 words, photos.