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  • Yankees eliminated from East race, lose to Rays

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter's final season now has no chance of ending with an AL East title. The New York Yankees were eliminated from division-crown contention when Ben Zobrist hit an RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night to give the...

  • Indians drop 4th straight, 3-1 to Astros

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Indians' wild-card hopes took another hit on Monday night with their fourth straight loss. Jose Altuve had three hits to give him 209 this season and drove in two runs, leading the Houston Astros to the 3-1 victory. The Indians know they have to figure...

  • Nats beat Braves 4-2 to close in on NL East title

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — A strong and healthy Stephen Strasburg has the Washington Nationals feeling optimistic about their postseason chances. Strasburg pitched seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday...

  • Frustrated Braves fall 4-2 to Strasburg, Nationals

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves offense has been broken most of the season, so it was fitting that manager Fredi Gonzalez was thrown out of the game against the Nationals for kicking a splintered bat. The Braves, running out of time to make up ground in their fading wild-card chase,...

  • Blue Jays lose ground in 5-2 loss to Orioles

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays might have a chance to play a part in the clinching of the AL East title, although it isn't exactly the role they had in mind back in April. If the Orioles beat Toronto on Tuesday night, Baltimore will clinch its first division title since 1997....

  • Radisson suspends Minnesota Vikings sponsorship

    Updated: 10 min ago

    MINNETONKA, Minnesota (AP) — The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. In a statement Monday, Minnetonka-based Radisson, part of the family owned hospitality and travel...

  • Orioles beat Blue Jays 5-2, near AL East title

    Updated: 12 min ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — It's time for the Baltimore Orioles to put the champagne on ice. The Orioles moved to the brink of claiming their first AL East title in 17 years, using a resilient pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Monday night. Baltimore can...

  • Pujols leaves game for Angels after 3rd-inning hit

    Updated: 12 min ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols has left the Los Angeles Angels' game against Seattle due to a cramp in his left hamstring while running out a bases-clearing double. Pujols left in the third inning Monday night after his three-run drive down the left-field line. The three-time...

  • Broncos stumbling out of tunnel at halftime

    Updated: 14 min ago

    ENGLEWOOD — Peyton Manning didn't take a single second-half snap in the preseason, and he's barely breaking a sweat after halftime in the regular season. Both the Colts and Chiefs have kept the five-time MVP watching, waiting and warming up for good chunks of the third and fourth...

  • Dodgers increase West lead at Rockies' expense

    Associated Press
    Updated: 18 min ago

    DENVER — Pinch hitter Justin Turner ignited an eight-run sixth inning with a tiebreaking two-run double, and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Monday night. It was the most runs the Dodgers have scored in an inning since Aug. 30, 2011, against San...

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