Gausman throws 6 shutout innings as Orioles beat Nats 8-1

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BALTIMORE (AP) -- Kevin Gausman scattered six hits over six shutout innings, Adam Jones went 4 for 5 and the Baltimore Orioles breezed past the Washington Nationals 8-1 on Tuesday night....

Buchholz, Ortiz help Red Sox beat Rays 2-1

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Clay Buchholz pitched into the seventh inning, David Ortiz had a run-scoring single and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Tuesday night to remain tied atop the AL East....

Martin has 3 hits, Blue Jays beat slumping Angels 7-2
TORONTO (AP) -- Russell Martin had three hits and two RBIs, R.A. Dickey pitched 6 2/3 innings for his first home win since July 10 and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Tuesday night....

Dodgers lose Anderson, Kazmir; tie record with 27 on DL

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers have placed left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir on the disabled list, tying the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the major league record with 27 players on the DL this season....

Royals extend win streak to 9 by beating Marlins 1-0

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MIAMI (AP) -- Yordano Ventura escaped two threats while pitching six innings, and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to nine games by beating the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Tuesday night....

Dan Straily goes 6 innings as Reds beat Rangers 3-0

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CINCINNATI (AP) -- Dan Straily extended his surge since the All-Star break by pitching six innings and Joey Votto drove in a pair of runs to lead the Cincinnati Reds over the Texas Rangers 3-0 on Tuesday night....

Nova, Polanco lead Pirates to 7-1 victory over Astros

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ivan Nova took a shutout into the ninth inning and finished with a six-hitter while Gregory Polanco hit two home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night....

Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers

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CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Texas Rangers placed Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers Tuesday, though they hope his surgically rebuilt left knee is healthy enough to allow him to try for a spot with the team next season....

Zunino, Seager power Mariners to 7-5 win over Yankees

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SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners hit fewer home runs than the New York Yankees, but got more scoring out of them....

Cubs hit 3 HRs to back Lester in 5-1 win over Padres

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Jon Lester had another strong outing and his teammates powered their way to another win....