LEADING OFF: Wild-card chases in AL and NL, rainy forecasts

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A look at what's happening around the majors Friday:...

David Ortiz given standing ovation in Yankee Stadium finale

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was given a 30-second standing ovation by fans at Yankee Stadium when he walked to home plate for the first at-bat of his final game in the Bronx....

Tigers, Indians postponed after delay of over 4 hours

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DETROIT (AP) -- For a brief moment, it appeared there might be baseball at Comerica Park - when the tarp came off, and both managers walked around the field with umpires....

Marlins' Fernandez remembered as larger than life at funeral

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MIAMI (AP) -- Despite all his accomplishments, Jose Fernandez never pitched a complete game, and on Thursday he was carried out of church in a casket with too much unfinished business....

Ross throws 90 pitches in 4 innings; Nats top Arizona 5-3

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sure, the Washington Nationals would love to lock up home-field advantage in the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. What Dusty Baker is more concerned about is getting ready for the playoffs, and that includes having pitcher Joe Ross ready to go, whether that's as a starter or reliever....

The Latest: Fernandez remembered as larger than life

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MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on the death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez (all times local):...

Calhoun homers to help Angels complete sweep of A's

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels saw one of their future stars make strides but may have lost their biggest star for the last days of the season, as Mike Trout exited the game after taking a fastball to the shoulder....

Giants can't score behind Samardzija, lose 2-0 to Rockies

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jeff Samardzija gave San Francisco a chance to grab momentum after a big offensive outburst a night earlier, but the playoff-hopeful Giants wasted it with a costly dud in a 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night....

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....

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....


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