Eyeing first playoffs since 1985, Royals proof that patience _ and smart moves _ pays off
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The recipe for small-market success in baseball generally goes something like this: Develop talent through your farm system, strike on a couple reclamation projects, uncover a few diamonds in the rough and then make one or two big trades to put you over the top....

A's finish rivalry game under protest, and Angels rally in 10th inning for 4-3 win

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Even after an obstruction call compelled the Oakland Athletics to finish the game under protest, they still escaped the ninth inning with remarkable poise....

Howie Kendrick caps Angels' rally in 10th for 4-3 win over A's, who finish game under protest

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Angels and Athletics realize their paths to the World Series are likely to cross repeatedly this fall. Both AL West powers are prepared to grind out wins similar to the one Howie Kendrick delivered in their series opener....

Alex Gordon homers in Kansas City Royals' 11-5 loss to Minnesota Twins

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alex Gordon and the Kansas City Royals appeared to be headed for another dramatic victory. Then Bruce Chen got into trouble in the 10th inning....

Danks remains winless since July 25 as White Sox fall short against Indians, 3-2

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CHICAGO (AP) -- The White Sox are starting to look for small victories anywhere they can get them....

Nick Tepesch knocked out in 5th as Texas Rangers lose 4-2 to Houston Astros

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HOUSTON (AP) -- Nick Tepesch put the Texas Rangers in a tough spot again....

Niese keeps Mets close into 8th inning, but Braves win 6-1

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Jonathon Niese extended his run of fine starts in August by pitching into the eighth inning Thursday night. Too bad for the Mets' left-hander that Mike Minor did the same for Atlanta....

Schafer drives in 4 runs, Twins beat Royals 11-5 in 10 innings

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jordan Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs, including a two-run single in the 10th inning Thursday night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5....

Erring Tampa Bay Rays fall to Baltimore Orioles 5-4 to drop 2nd road series in last 11

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BALTIMORE (AP) -- A potential double-play grounder turned into two runs for the Baltimore Orioles, causing Tampa Bay's lead to disappear....

Carlos Carrasco pitches into 7th as Cleveland Indians beat Chicago White Sox 3-2

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Carrasco pitched into the seventh inning and Michael Bourn had two triples among his three hits, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night....






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