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  • Marlins get no-hit, give Redmond extension to 2017

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — On the same day the Marlins ended their 2014 season by getting no-hit by Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals, Miami began looking ahead by giving manager Mike Redmond a two-year contract extension. Redmond's deal, which runs through 2017, was announced...

  • Giants beat Padres 9-3, gear up for wild-card game

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At the end of a long and sporadic regular season for the San Francisco Giants, Hunter Pence held the microphone to his mouth and gave fans at AT&T Park a pep talk. The right fielder, whose profanity-filled speech in a celebratory clubhouse a few days earlier made...

  • Hamels' fine finale doesn't produce Phillies win

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In another fine pitching performance for Cole Hamels, there was another opportunity lost for the Philadelphia Phillies. In what was a microcosm of their disappointing season, Hamels (9-9) tossed a gem, but the Phillies' offense was punchless in a 2-1 loss to the...

  • Rangers end season with 4-0 loss to clinching A's

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers got to finish the season with a meaningful game — for the Oakland Athletics. After the Rangers gave them fits over the last two weeks, the A's finally clinched their third consecutive postseason berth with a 4-0 victory Sunday in their...

  • Astros change course; Altuve wins batting crown

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — What began as a puzzling day for Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros ended with a champagne toast. In a bizarre twist before the season finale, Altuve talked his way into the lineup and wrapped up the American League batting title with two more hits in an 8-3 loss to...

  • White Sox lose to Royals in Konerko's final game

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Paul Konerko waved his cap to one more adoring crowd. The reserved slugger popped out for a curtain call when the standing ovation just kept going. He lingered on the field after the game, exchanging high-fives with the fans who lined the field to grab one more moment...

  • A's clinch AL wild card with 4-0 win at Texas

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics waited until the last day of the regular season to finally clinch their third consecutive playoff berth. Adam Dunn's wait to make the postseason for the first time lasted much longer: 2,001 games over 14 seasons. "It's what you work for...

  • Cardinals beat D-backs 1-0 after title decided

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals never made it easy on themselves, laboring through injuries and inconsistency, unable to get into the NL Central race until around the All-Star break. Even after they surged into the lead, the Cardinals had a hard time finishing it off, limping...

  • Zimmermann's no-hitter for Nats ends on great grab

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One out away from pitching the Washington Nationals' first no-hitter, Jordan Zimmermann watched his 104th pitch on a crisp, clear Sunday afternoon get smacked toward deep left-center. Zimmermann leaned his head back and winced. His first thought: "Double. No-doubt...

  • Twins fall 3-0 to division champion Tigers

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Another 90-loss season for the Minnesota Twins has left the status of manager Ron Gardenhire and his coaching staff in question. The Twins finished Sunday with a 3-0 defeat at Detroit and fell to 70-92 as the Tigers clinched their fourth straight American League Central...

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