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Lewis, Rangers lose 8-5 to Angels
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Colby Lewis got a win in his first start of the season against the Los Angeles Angels. His last four outings against the AL West champions have not gone so well....

Twins lose 7-3 to contending Indians
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- While the Minnesota Twins are trying to build for the future, one of their young arms took a step backward on Saturday night....

Cashner brilliant in Padres' 3-2 win vs Giants
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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Andrew Cashner had pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning, yet punched the outside of his glove as he got to the dugout steps after manager Bud Black pulled him....

Marlins eliminated from wild-card contention
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MIAMI (AP) -- The Marlins failed in their late comeback attempt and saw their fleeting playoff hopes come to an end....

Weaver helps Angels to 8-5 win over Rangers
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Jered Weaver earned his AL-leading 18th victory, Albert Pujols reached the 100-RBI mark with a two-run homer and Mike Trout also hit a two-run shot to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 8-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night....

Pirates fall to Brewers 1-0 as race tightens
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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Andrew McCutchen wore a bandage over his aching left forearm, the bruise the result of his latest run-in with an opponent's fastball....

White Sox manage just 3 hits in 3-1 loss to Rays
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Chicago managed just two hits against Chris Archer, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura was impressed by the young right-hander....

Gomes, Indians move up in playoff race, beat Twins
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Yan Gomes homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians advance in the AL wild-card race by beating the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on a rainy Saturday night....

Keuchel, Astros rout Mariners, end 4-game skid
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HOUSTON (AP) -- Dallas Keuchel had plenty to celebrate after the Houston Astros trounced the Seattle Mariners 10-1 Saturday night....

Reds give up 3 HRs in 8-4 loss to Cardinals
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- At this point, the Cincinnati Reds are looking to get through the final week of the season before turning their attention to next year....