White Sox's Rodon strikes out first 7 hitters to tie AL mark

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon tied an AL record by striking out the first seven Minnesota Twins batters Friday night....

A-Rod starts new role as minor league instructor in Tampa

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez is back on the field for the New York Yankees in his new role as an instructor....

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

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

Rookies infuse life into rebuilding Padres on last homestand

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The rebuilding San Diego Padres went 6-4 on their final homestand, including splitting a four-game series with the San Francisco Giants and taking two of three from the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers....

Pederson leads Dodgers to 9-4 victory over Padres

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Rookie left-hander Julio Urias got a final tuneup for what he hopes will be a spot on the Los Angeles Dodgers' postseason roster....

Cueto wins 18th to keep Giants in thick of wild card race

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Johnny Cueto pitched seven uneven innings for his 18th win and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Thursday night, setting up a wild race to the finish for the NL wild card....

Cardinals top Reds on Molina's disputed double in 9th inning

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- There was no dispute the St. Louis Cardinals shouldn't have won on Yadier Molina's double....

Zunino's HR spurs Seattle past A's 3-2

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SEATTLE (AP) -- Struggling Mike Zunino delivered the go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and Seattle held on for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday night, keeping the Mariners on the edge of the AL wild card chase....

Archer avoids 20th loss, helps Rays top White Sox 5-3

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Archer prides himself on his durability. That's why he didn't back out of his last start of the season, despite the prospect of becoming the majors' first 20-game loser since 2003....

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....