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  • Cubs can't hold off Dodgers' comeback in 8-4 loss

    Yesterday

    CHICAGO (AP) — The also-ran Chicago Cubs learned a valuable lesson from the playoff-hopeful Los Angeles Dodgers: Don't take anything for granted in a pennant race. The Cubs held a three-run lead on Thursday night before they came apart in an 8-4 loss that snapped their three-game...

  • Erlin, Padres bullpen stifle Phillies 7-3

    Yesterday

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Robbie Erlin was certain of two things after going four months between starts. "I was pretty fresh and rested," he said. Erlin pitched six strong innings as the San Diego Padres defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 on Thursday night. "It was a solid, major league...

  • Blue Jays lose to Yanks 3-2 on Lind's error

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — On the morning of June 7, the Toronto Blue Jays were 38-24 and led the AL East by six games. Since then they've sputtered to a 39-51 record and have little chance to end their two-decade-plus postseason drought. The faded Blue Jays tied their longest losing streak of...

  • Jeter homers as Yankees beat Blue Jays 3-2

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter turned on R.A. Dickey's fastball, sent it deep into the left-field seats and circled the bases at Yankee Stadium for the first time in 14 months. With his usual flair, Jeter began his final homestand in dramatic fashion. Jeter's solo homer gave the Yankees...

  • Stanton speaks out for 1st time since injury

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton still needs to have five teeth fixed or replaced, along with a procedure to assess how much blood remains in his sinus cavity, and he will be understandably leery the next time he grabs a bat. He also knows things could be a whole lot worse. The Miami...

  • Gonzalez, Harper lead Nationals past Marlins, 6-2

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — Already the NL East champions, the Washington Nationals are now totally focused on another race. Gio Gonzalez allowed two runs in seven innings, Bryce Harper had three hits, and the Nationals kept up their push for home-field advantage in the NL playoffs by beating the...

  • Hamilton still out of Angels' lineup with new pain

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Josh Hamilton is still out of the Los Angeles Angels with pain in his chest and ribcage. Hamilton sat out for the 13th time in 14 games Thursday night when the AL West champion Angels took on Seattle. Hamilton missed 11 games with an injured shoulder before...

  • Young Rangers make impression in winning September

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tim Bogar is winning his September call-up, right alongside the rookies who are making big impressions on the Texas Rangers in the final month. Bogar is planning to shed the interim tag from his manager title and stay on with this club as it builds back into a...

  • Athletics out of top wild-card spot, Texas sweeps

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are stunned by their September collapse, yet stuck to find a solution. And with the way things are going, manager Bob Melvin can't talk about playoffs, let alone plan for them. Sonny Gray and the A's kept tumbling Thursday, falling out of...

  • Jeter going out his way, to sound of Sinatra

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is going out his way. On the first day of the final regular-season homestand for the New York Yankees' captain, Gatorade began running a 90-second advertisement showing Jeter walking around the Bronx neighborhood outside Yankee Stadium. Shot in black and...

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