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Cano hits 2 homers, Mariners tighten wild-card race, top A's
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SEATTLE (AP) -- Robinson Cano made sure the Seattle Mariners upheld their end of the wild-card equation....

Bumgarner pitches, hits as Giants win; Pagan body-slams fan
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner wants another even-year World Series championship. That's what drives him, not the milestones and accolades he piles up along the way....

Marte homers to lead Angels over Astros
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Daniel Wright didn't think getting his first major league win would take quite as long as it did, but it was worth the wait....

Rodon's record-tying 7 straight strikeouts fuels White Sox
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CHICAGO (AP) -- As the Chicago White Sox conclude a fourth straight losing season, a couple of 23-year-olds provided some optimism for the future Friday night....

Marlins tame Harper, Nationals for 7-4 win
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bryce Harper returned to the lineup, but neither his bat nor spot starter A.J. Cole helped the Washington Nationals in their pursuit of home-field advantage opening the playoffs....

Martinez, Holliday, Cards stay close in race, blank Pirates
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Martinez pitched seven sharp innings, Jedd Gyorko hit his 29th homer, Brandon Moss homered to break out of a big slump and the St. Louis Cardinals stayed in the middle of the NL wild-card race....

The view at Fenway Park from David Ortiz's final weekend
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BOSTON (AP) -- David Ortiz stole the show from himself....

Darvish, pen help Rangers beat Rays 3-1 to gain home field
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Seven days after the Texas Rangers clinched their second straight American League West title, they took another significant step toward their ultimate goal....

Goldschmidt, Owings homer, D-Backs beat Padres 5-3
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PHOENIX (AP) -- Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Owings each hit a two-run home run and the Arizona Diamondbacks opened their final series of a disappointing season with a 5-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night....

Ortiz delivers another HR, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 5-3
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BOSTON (AP) -- Opening his final weekend with yet another game-winning homer, David Ortiz lined a two-run shot into the right-field stands to break a seventh-inning tie and help the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Friday night....