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Braves’ Shane Carle: Records first save of season

Carle worked around a pair of walks in a scoreless inning of work to earn his first save of the season Sunday against the Phillies. Carle entered with a one-run lead in the ninth and made things interesting before closing out the game. He walked two ba…

Emotional weekend in Texas, Detroit

It was a weekend to honor a couple of baseball’s distinguished sluggers. Adrian Beltre received a standing ovation in the Texas Rangers’ home finale Sunday. The star third baseman’s future is uncertain, but the fans showed their appreciation in case this turns out to be his final season.

Mariners vs. Rangers – Game Recap

ARLINGTON, Texas — Adrian Beltre was given a standing ovation when he was removed from what could be his last home game for Texas, just before the Rangers rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1 on Sunday. The 39-yea…

Beltre cheered in possible Texas finale, win vs Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre was given a standing ovation when he was removed from what could be his last home game for Texas, just before the Rangers rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1 on Sunday. The 39…

MLB roundup: Astros sweep Angels

Yuli Gurriel and Evan Gattis recorded multi-hit, multi-RBI games while rookie Framber Valdez delivered a strong pitching performance in a pinch as the Houston Astros capped a three-game series sweep of the visiting Los Angeles Angels with a 6-2 win on …

Diamondbacks motivated to dent Dodgers postseason run

The Los Angeles Dodgers ruined Arizona’s season. The Diamondbacks could do a little something about it this week. The Dodgers knocked Arizona out of first place in the NL West with three consecutive comeback victories on the first weekend of September, winning all three on their final at-bat by

Allen’s RBI single in 11th leads Indians past Red Sox, 4-3

CLEVELAND — The Boston Red Sox are trying to make history. The Cleveland Indians keep getting in the way. And after a highly competitive three-game series, the teams could see each other again next month with even more at stake. Greg Allen singled with…

Pride on line when Padres, Giants meet

Two teams playing out the string of losing seasons will open a three-game series Monday night when the San Diego Padres visit the San Francisco Giants. Padres right-hander Bryan Mitchell (1-4, 6.16) and Giants lefty Derek Holland (7-8, 3.57) each will…

Cardinals, Brewers meet in crucial series

Minutes after the St. Louis Cardinals coughed up a lead and lost on July 14 to the Cincinnati Reds to drop to 47-46, manager Mike Matheny said they had a good run in them. Turns out Matheny was right. Management fired Matheny just a few minutes follo…

A’s 1 win from popping corks on wild-card berth

The Oakland Athletics will travel to Seattle with a little extra luggage. The A’s were prevented from clinching an American League wild-card berth at home Sunday, suffering a 5-1 defeat to the Minnesota Twins. “I think it was a little disappointing,” A’s manager Bob Melvin said.

Rockies have fighter’s chance, but need help

The Colorado Rockies have a short, simple agenda as they begin a four-game series Monday with the slumping Philadelphia Phillies. The Rockies have to keep winning and hope for help. Sweeping three games over the weekend at Arizona enabled the Rockies…

Kluber gunning for career-high 20th win vs. WhiteSox

Corey Kluber has piled up accolades during his eight seasons in the majors. Kluber (19-7, 2.93 ERA) can change that Monday night when the Indians visit the Chicago White Sox to open a three-game series at Guaranteed Rate Field. The last pitcher befor…

Gregorius injury overshadows Yankees’ wild-card battle

The New York Yankees suffered a double loss on Sunday. The Yankees, heading for the American League wild card and fighting to maintain home-field advantage for that game against the Oakland A’s, failed to finish off a sweep of the Baltimore Orioles, blowing a 3-0 lead and losing, 6-3. Then, after