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  • Wainwright wins 20th, Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Matheny looked at Adam Wainwright's run over the past five years and summed it up with one word. "Wow," he said. Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors' only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the...

  • Braves end bad day with another loss

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — On a day that began with the firing of general manager Frank Wren, the Atlanta Braves stayed true to their script this month. Inept hitting undermines solid pitching. Again. "Yeah, that's how we feel every day," first baseman Freddie Freeman said. "We always seem to...

  • Bassitt and White Sox slow down Tigers, 2-0

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Brad Ausmus pointed out Monday afternoon that no one is going to roll over and hand his Detroit Tigers the AL Central title. Hours later, rookie Chris Bassitt and the White Sox proved the manager right. Bassitt pitched into the eighth inning for his first major league...

  • Rangers get 9th win in 10 games, 4-3 over Astros

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Guilder Rodriguez played 13 seasons and 1,095 games in the minor leagues before the Texas Rangers called up the 31-year-old switch-hitting infielder earlier this month. Now he has quite a night to remember, one shared with his father from Venezuela who watched...

  • Jeter's 3 RBIs lead Yankees over Orioles 5-0

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter seems to be trying to will the New York Yankees into the playoffs against the mighty odds. Fans holding laudatory signs started showing up at Yankee Stadium when the gates opened at 4 p.m. Monday, an hour early in order to give them a chance to watch the...

  • AP source: Mets, Alderson agree to multiyear deal

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — General manager Sandy Alderson and the New York Mets have agreed to a multiyear contract, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday night because no announcement had been made. Alderson's new deal is expected to...

  • McCutchen homers, Pirates beat Braves 1-0

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have played three straight 1-0 games, but they're pitching so well that maybe it doesn't matter. "We always talk about scoring one more run than the other team," manager Clint Hurdle said, "and the last three games we did it twice." Andrew...

  • Royals beat Indians 2-0, gain on Tigers

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Danny Duffy pushed the Royals a little closer to the top in the AL Central and nearer their first playoff appearance in 29 years. Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as Kansas City moved within one game of first-place Detroit and...

  • Paxton struggles Mariners lose 14-4 to Jays

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    TORONTO (AP) — Seattle rookie James Paxton got emotional about making his first career start in Canada. A little too emotional, as it turned out. Jose Bautista homered and reached base four times, J.A. Happ won for the first time in four starts and the Toronto Blue Jays dealt a blow...

  • Indians lose 2-0, pushed to edge by Royals

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians waited more than three weeks to gain a little ground on the Royals. They gave it right back in a few hours. Cleveland wasted an early chance to get to Kansas City starter Danny Duffy and the Indians failed to move any closer in the AL wild-card race with a...

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