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  • Altuve breaks Biggio's record in Astros' loss

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve enjoyed a record-breaking moment in his amazing season. The Houston Astros' second baseman broke Craig Biggio's club record for hits in a season with his 211th of the year, a single up the middle in the seventh inning Tuesday night during a 4-2 loss to the...

  • Hendriks hit hard, pulled early as Royals lose 7-5

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Liam Hendriks' abbreviated start forced Royals relievers to work six innings, and that didn't work out very well. Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as Kansas City's dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday...

  • Angels' magic number drops to 2 despite loss

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels inched closer to the AL West title despite one of their most lopsided losses of the season. It wasn't Cory Rasmus' fault. He allowed one hit over four scoreless innings Tuesday night as manager Mike Scioscia used the bullpen-by-committee...

  • Mariners rout Angels, gain ground in playoff race

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Seattle's moribund offense finally broke through against the Los Angeles Angels' vaunted bullpen, which gave up 10 runs in two innings midway through the game. Mike Zunino's two-run double keyed a four-run fifth, and the Mariners climbed within a game of the...

  • Kluber strikes out 14, Indians top Astros 4-2

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) — Corey Kluber keeps giving the Indians strong starts when they need them. The right-hander struck out a career-high 14 in seven innings and Cleveland halted its four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Kluber (16-9) allowed one...

  • Cardinals lose to Brewers 3-2 in 12 innings

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn held the Milwaukee Brewers in check for seven innings. The St. Louis Cardinals' lineup was stopped cold after the first three hitters. Manager Mike Matheny agreed that lack of offense was "part of the story" after a 3-2, 12-inning loss Tuesday night that...

  • Collmenter good again but D-backs lose 2-1 to SF

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — Josh Collmenter was very good again, just not quite good enough to beat Jake Peavy and the San Francisco Giants. Collmenter pitched eight strong innings but the Arizona Diamondbacks lost to the Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night. Collmenter (10-8) allowed two runs and seven...

  • Smolinski's 1st homer leads Rangers past A's 6-3

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jake Smolinski needed little time to get back into the swing of things after missing nearly two months with a broken left foot. Smolinski hit his first career homer, and the Texas Rangers took advantage of sloppy play from Oakland to beat the Athletics 6-3...

  • Rare flop for Royals bullpen in 7-5 loss to WSox

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One swing by Conor Gillaspie ended long shutout streaks for Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis. Both relievers gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals' dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the...

  • Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose 6-3 to Rangers

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year. Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and shortstop Jed Lowrie made an...

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