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>American League

L.A. Angels 4, Kansas City 2: Torii Hunter and Jeff Mathis homered, helping Jered Weaver and the Angels win their season opener for the seventh time in eight years.


>National League

Atlanta 2, Washington 0: Returning from knee surgery, Chipper Jones doubled before scoring the 2011 season's first run. Derek Lowe allowed three singles in 5 2/3 innings, helping the Braves make Fredi Gonzalez a winner in his debut as Atlanta's manager.

San Diego 5, St. Louis 3 (11): Cameron Maybin tied it with a two-out homer in the ninth inning and grounded a single that led to the go-ahead run in the 11th for the Padres. The Cardinals' Albert Pujols went 0 for 5.

L.A. Dodgers 2, San Francisco 1: Former Yankees star Don Mattingly won the first game of his managerial career and Clayton Kershaw struck out nine in seven dominant innings, outpitching Giants ace Tim Lincecum.


Around the horn

"Personal shopper" testifies: Tears streaming from her eyes, Barry Bonds' former personal shopper, Kathy Hoskins, became the first and only one of the government's 23 witnesses at his federal trial to say she saw the all-time home run leader getting an injection from triner Greg Anderson.

Feller honored: Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller was remembered during a 75-minute ceremony at a Cleveland church Thursday, a day before the Indians were scheduled to open the season. Feller, who died Dec. 15, spent his entire 18-year career with the Tribe.

From News and wire service reports.

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