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  • Yankees claim OF Perez off waivers from Nationals

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Eury Perez has been claimed off waivers by the New York Yankees from the Washington Nationals. Perez hit a combined .310 (75 for 242) with three minor league teams this year with 14 doubles, two homers and 15 RBIs. He had a .154 average in 22 games with the...

  • Reds hit 4 homers in 7-2 win at St. Louis

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds finished the last road trip of a disappointing season with a powerful show. Bruce hit two of Cincinnati's four homers, and the Reds snapped a six-game losing streak with a 7-2 victory at the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night. Devin...

  • Cards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are trying to secure the NL Central title while battling a flu bug that has spread throughout the roster. At least they know they are headed back to the postseason. The Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce...

  • Twins fan 14 times vs Kluber, beaten by Indians

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Dozier and the Minnesota Twins never caught up with Corey Kluber. Kluber matched a career high by striking out 14 for the second straight start, pitching the playoff-contending Cleveland Indians past the Twins 7-2 Sunday. "He commands all three of his pitches...

  • Braves GM Wren heads toward uncertain winter

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Braves general manager Frank Wren doesn't know what the immediate future holds for him and his struggling team. Atlanta was eliminated from the playoff race on Sunday. Trailing Washington by just a half-game on July 29, the Braves are now 15 games behind the NL East...

  • Kennedy reaches 200 Ks, leads Padres to 8-2 win

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kennedy reached the 200-strikeout plateau for the first time, joining three other pitchers who did it while pitching for the San Diego Padres. Kennedy and three relievers combined on a six-hitter to win 8-2 Sunday against the reeling San Francisco Giants, who fell...

  • Rua's HR lifts streaking Rangers past Angels 2-1

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Texas Rangers are determined to put a strong finish on a mostly miserable season. Ryan Rua hit his first major league homer, connecting off Huston Street in the ninth inning as the Rangers beat the playoff-bound Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Sunday for their eighth...

  • Giants swept by Padres; fall 4 ½ behind Dodgers

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are reeling, having lost six of eight games, a streak in which they've scored only 14 runs. And yet they're still inching toward a playoff berth, thanks to the fact there are two wild-card spots. The Giants managed just six hits off Ian...

  • Cuddyer homers as Rockies sweep D-backs, 8-3

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies returned to Coors Field a week ago scuffling on offense. They finished their final homestand with a dominant performance at the plate. Michael Cuddyer homered, Rafael Ynoa drove in three runs and the Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on...

  • Cardinals clinch playoff spot for 4th year in row

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have clinched a playoff spot for the fourth straight season. The Cardinals were assured of at least an NL wild-card spot when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh on Sunday. St. Louis led the NL Central by three games over the Pirates going into its...

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