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Texas Rangers' Colby Lewis, left, gets a visit on the mound from Robinson Chirinos (61) and pitching coach Mike Maddux, right, after the Seattle Mariners loaded the bases in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez )

Texas Rangers' Colby Lewis, left, gets a visit on the mound from Robinson Chirinos (61) and pitching coach Mike Maddux, right, after the Seattle Mariners loaded the bases in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez )

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