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LEADING OFF: Dodgers can clinch NL West; Cubs on…

LEADING OFF: Dodgers can clinch NL West; Cubs on a roll; Yankees try to gain on Red Sox; Sale chasing 300 Ks; Oakland rookie enjoying home run tear

Indians roll on, beat Angels 6-3 for 25th win in…

Jay Bruce had a triple and a double among his three hits, Austin Jackson singled four times and the incredible Cleveland Indians rolled on by beating the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 for their 25th victory in 26 games

Mike Clevinger commanded bottom of zone…

Clev after the 6-3 win.

Tito praises Indians all-around after series…

Francona after the 6-3 win.

Hoskins' 4 RBIs lead Phillies over Dodgers 6-2

Rhys Hoskins had four RBIs, including a tiebreaking, three-run double off Pedro Baez in seventh inning that led the Philadelphia Phillies over the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2

Stanton needs one last surge to match Maris' 61…

With 55 homers, Giancarlo Stanton needs six in the final 12 games to match Roger Maris' hallowed 1961 total of 61

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Suter, Braun help Brewers beat Bucs to gain in…

Brent Suter pitched five efficient innings, Ryan Braun homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 to gain ground in the NL playoff chase

Lefties Blake Snell, Jon Lester square off in…

Blake Snell and the Tampa Bay Rays go up against the Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs in the finale of their two-game series Wednesday night.

Jose Urena aims to continue strong September in…

The Miami Marlins send right-hander Jose Urena to the mound Wednesday afternoon looking for a sweep of the visiting Mets.

Sabathia, Gardner help Yankees top Twins 5-2

CC Sabathia recovered from a shaky start to pitch six innings, Brett Gardner had a pair of tying hits and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 to ensure their sixth straight series win

Judge hits No. 44, Chapman saves Yankees' 2-1 win…

Aaron Judge hit his 44th home run, Aroldis Chapman pitched out of big trouble in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins 2-1 to increase their AL wild-card lead

Altherr's grand slam lifts Phillies past Dodgers…

Aaron Altherr hit a grand slam off Clayton Kershaw to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3

Don Mattingly breaks down 9th-inning rally…

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly breaks down Tuesday night's win over the New York Mets, discussing the 9th inning rally and J.T. Realmuto's game winning homer

J.T. Realmuto on walk-off HR: That one definitely…

Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto talks to Jessica Blaylock about his game-winning homer at Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets.

Altuve homers, Astros top White Sox 3-1 for 5th straight

Jose Altuve homered, Alex Bregman hit an RBI double and the AL West champion Houston Astros extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox

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LEADING OFF: Will Romine play 9? Plus Marlins…

LEADING OFF: Will Romine play 9? Plus Marlins return home

Strasburg ends scoreless streak, but Nats beat…

Stephen Strasburg ended his club-record scoreless streak at 35 innings, but two home runs from Ryan Zimmerman helped the All-Star win his fourth consecutive start as the Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1

Price breaks down Stephens' struggles second time…

Jackson Stephens rolled his first time through the order. Cincinnati Reds skipper Bryan Price explained what went wrong the second time through.

Steven Souza Jr.: We're running out of time here

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza Jr. talks about Tuesday's loss to the Cubs, saying the team knows what they need to do but they're running out of time.

Scherzer bounces back from rough start, Nats beat Braves 4-2

Max Scherzer allowed five hits in seven innings, and the Washington Nationals tuned up for the playoffs with a 4-2 victory over Atlanta Braves.

Indians overcome injuries to win Central, eye…

Indians not satisfied with division crown, AL champs eyeing Series title

Heyward gets big hit as Cubs sweep Cardinals with…

Heyward hits tiebreaking RBI single as surging Cubs sweep Cardinals with 4-3 win

Kevin Cash: That was a very well-pitched game

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash breaks down Tuesday's close loss to the Cubs, saying it was a well-pitched game from both teams.

Chris Archer says he didn't do enough to get the…

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer discusses his start Tuesday night, saying he felt strong on the mound for the first time in a while.

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Santana homers, Brewers keep pace in NL Central with 1-0 win

Domingo Santana homers, Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in NL Central by shutting out the Pittsburgh Pirates again, 1-0

Astros clinch AL West with 7-1 win over Mariners

Justin Verlander struck out 10 over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and the Astros clinched the American League West with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners

Anderson breaks up Boyd no-hit bid with 2 outs in…

Tim Anderson doubled with two outs in the ninth inning, the first hit for the Chicago White Sox against Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Boyd