Baseball: Suzuki hits inside-the-park homer on return from injury

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Chicago Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki hit a go-ahead, inside-the-park solo home run in the ninth inning Monday before the Milwaukee Brewers sent the game into an extra inning and claimed a 5-2 victory. In his first game back from the injured list, Suzuki hit a drive off Brewers All-Star closer Josh Hader that bounced at an angle off the left-center wall while he sprinted around the bases. The Japanese player's head-first slide into home plate beat catcher Pedro Severino's tag. It broke a tie but David Robertson could not hold the 2-1 lead Suzuki's blast gave him after Milwaukee's Christian Yeli...

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