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  • Jeter ends long skid, Yankees beat Rays 3-2

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter managed to get a hit that had been most elusive. Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night. The retiring Yankees captain lined a single off Alex...

  • Cobb beaten by Yanks in Jeter's last visit to Rays

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Cobb's worst inning in a long time started with Derek Jeter's first hit in a long time. Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump, the second-longest hitless streak of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night in his last...

  • Blue Jays thumped by Orioles again, 6-1

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays staggered out of Camden Yards, their playoff chances whittled down to a mere mathematical possibility after a spirit-crushing sweep at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles. Steve Pearce hit two homers and had four RBIs as the Orioles beat J.A. Happ...

  • Pearce hits 2 HRs as champion Orioles beat Toronto

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles had every right to experience a letdown just one night after clinching their first AL East title in 17 years. It would have made perfect sense, except that the players — and Steve Pearce, in particular — are simply having too much fun. Pearce...

  • Braves beat Nationals 3-1 to snap 5-game skid

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves ended their five-game losing streak but gained no ground in their longshot chase for the playoffs. Three runs scored when Christian Bethancourt's sixth-inning single bounced off first baseman Tyler Moore's glove and into right field, lifting Atlanta to a 3-1...

  • Giants snap tie in 9th, beat Arizona to narrow gap

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — Someone had been to the costume shop, and Matt Duffy was about to put on faux leather boots, chaps and a pink cowboy hat to complete his travel ensemble. The annual ritual of making rookies wear unflattering outfits on one of the last road trips of the season was...

  • Jeter ends 0-for-28 slump, close to career worst

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter has snapped his 0-for-28 slump. Jeter lined a single to center field off Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb in the sixth inning Wednesday night. The slide was the second-longest of Jeter's career. He went 0 for 32 in...

  • Diamondbacks beaten by Giants in 9th

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are down to one more series left to possibly play the role of spoiler. They lost a chance to affect the San Francisco Giants' place in the NL West standings on Wednesday, losing 4-2 on a tiebreaking, pinch-hit single from rookie Matt Duffy in...

  • Headley miffed by Maddon comment on HBP

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley says he "wasn't thrilled" by Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon's word choice. Maddon talked about a pitch by Rays reliever Jake McGee that bloodied Headley's jaw last week and said it "grazed" him. Maddon made the...

  • Fan heckling Harper in Atlanta ejected by umpire

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go. Welke took off his mask, pointed to the fan and ejected him from Turner Field in Atlanta during Tuesday night's game between the Washington Nationals and Braves. "There's no...

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