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Renfroe homers off roof of brick warehouse in Padres' win

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Rookie Hunter Renfroe hit the first home run in Petco Park history to land on the roof of the brick warehouse in the left-field corner and drove in four runs to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-5 victory over the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night....

Diamondbacks beat Nationals in rain-shortened game

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- With Stephen Strasburg not expected to pitch in the National League Division Series and Joe Ross not yet fully stretched out after a two-month layoff, the Washington Nationals are counting on Gio Gonzalez to come through in the playoffs....

Frazier's 40th HR leads Gonzalez, White Sox over Rays 1-0

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Todd Frazier hit his 40th home run, Miguel Gonzalez waited out a rain delay to throw 8 1/3 dominant innings and the Chicago White Sox edged the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on soggy Wednesday night....

Royals win, but officially eliminated from postseason

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The World Series champions have failed to make the postseason for the fourth year in a row....

Kim hits pinch-hit HR, Orioles beat Jays 3-2
TORONTO (AP) -- Hyun Soo Kim said he'd never hit a bigger home run....

Gomez homers in 8th, Rangers rally again to beat Brewers 8-5

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Carlos Gomez hit a towering three-run homer in the eighth inning and the AL-leading Texas Rangers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5 on Wednesday night for their MLB-best 49th come-from-behind victory....

Teixeira hits game-winning slam, Yankees stun Red Sox 5-3

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Teixeira hit a game-winning grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees staved off playoff elimination at the last possible moment with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night....

Jaso hits for cycle as Pirates beat Cubs 8-4

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Coming around second base in the seventh inning of the Pittsburgh Pirates' 8-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night, John Jaso stumbled....

Cabrera's homer gives Tigers rain-shortened win over Indians

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DETROIT (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning. moments before the game was halted for good, and the Detroit Tigers came away with a rain-shortened 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night, keeping pace with Baltimore in the AL wild-card race....

Duvall's single lifts Reds to 2-1 win over Cardinals

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Duvall's two-run single was all Cincinnati needed as the Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Wednesday night....