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Marisnick's homer leads Astros over Seattle 8-3

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HOUSTON (AP) -- Seattle's playoff hopes took another hit, as Jake Marisnick had a three-run homer for the second straight game and Alex Presley drove in two runs to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-3 win over the Mariners on Sunday....

Aoki, Guthrie, Royals avoid sweep, beat Tigers

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nori Aoki hit a two-run triple, helping Jeremy Guthrie and the Kansas City Royals hold their AL wild-card spot by beating the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Sunday....

Kluber strikes out 14; Indians beat Twins 7-2

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 14 hitters for the second straight start and the Cleveland Indians didn't lose any ground in the playoff chase Sunday with a 7-2 win over the Minnesota Twins....

Garcia 2 HRs, leads Danks, White Sox over Rays

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Avisail Garcia hit two home runs and John Danks took a no-hitter into the sixth inning Sunday as the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-5 in the Rays' home finale....

DeGrom strikes out 10, Mets sweep Braves

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ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves were knocked out of the playoff race Sunday after a stunning late-season collapse, losing to Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets 10-2....

Kelly sharp on mound as Red Sox beat Orioles 3-2

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BALTIMORE (AP) -- Joe Kelly pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the Boston Red Sox got home runs from Mookie Betts and David Ross in a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday....

Pirates edge Brewers 1-0, move closer to playoffs

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Vance Worley pitched eight sparkling innings, Russell Martin hit a late RBI single and the Pittsburgh Pirates trapped a runner in the ninth, edging Milwaukee 1-0 Sunday to extend their wild-card lead over the Brewers....

Tanaka, Jeter lead Yankees over Blue Jays 5-2

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Masahiro Tanaka made a triumphant return from an elbow injury that sidelined him for 2 1/2 months and a rejuvenated Derek Jeter got yet another big hit on his final homestand, leading the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Sunday....

Strasburg leads Nats to 4-game sweep of Marlins

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MIAMI (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a four-game sweep....

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....


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