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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday....

Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

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DETROIT (AP) -- The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in the third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night....

Grady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep....

Royals score 6 runs in 8th to beat Twins 6-1

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins....

Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak....

Valencia homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 5-2

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TORONTO (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Danny Valencia had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 5-2 Wednesday night....

Smyly leads Rays over Orioles 3-1

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BALTIMORE (AP) -- Drew Smyly allowed two hits over seven innings in his second straight overpowering performance, and the Tampa Bay Rays jumped to an early lead against rookie Kevin Gausman in a 3-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night....

Ramirez career worst in Seattle 12-4 Rangers loss

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SEATTLE (AP) -- Back in the majors from Triple-A yet again, Erasmo Ramirez gave little reason for the Mariners to extend his stay in Seattle....

Wainwright struggles in Cards 3-1 loss to Pirates

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright won't be sad to see September arrive. A loss Wednesday to Pittsburgh was his second straight and fourth in August - a month he started by giving up seven runs to Milwaukee....

Odor slam leads Rangers over Mariners 12-4

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SEATTLE (AP) -- Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam to back Colby Lewis, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Seattle 12-4 Wednesday to take two of three from the Mariners....


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