Allen's RBI single in 11th leads Indians past Red…

Greg Allen's bases-loaded single with one out in the 11th inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 4-3 win over the Red Sox, denying Boston's bid for a club-record 106th victory for the second straight game

Rockies sweep Diamondbacks, who are eliminated

Kyle Freeland extended his unbeaten streak to 10 starts, and Colorado beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0 for a three-game sweep than kept the Rockies 1½ games behind St. Louis for the NL's second wild card with one week remaining in the regular season

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Astros top Angels 11-3, clinch a postseason berth

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Bad day in the Bronx: Didi hurt, Yankees lose to…

The playoff-bound Yankees blew a three-run lead in a 6-3 loss to the lowly Baltimore Orioles _ and then came the really bad news

LEADING OFF: Happ gets playoff prep; Snell seeks…

LEADING OFF: Happ gets playoff prep for wild card-bound Yanks; Snell seeks 21st win for Rays; Cards continue push

Ryu has 3 of Dodgers' 16 hits in 14-0 rout of Padres

Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched six scoreless innings and tied a career high with three of the Dodgers' 16 hits, and NL West-leading Los Angeles routed the San Diego Padres 14-0

Cubs beat White Sox 8-3, inch closer to NL…

Javier Baez helps Cubs beat White Sox 8-3, inch closer to NL Central title

Braves clinch 1st NL East crown since 2013, top…

The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first NL East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning in a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies

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A's wild card delayed with 5-1 loss to Twins

Kyle Gibson allowed one run over 7 1/3 innings, Jake Cave hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat the Athletics 5-1, preventing Oakland from clinching an AL wild-card berth in its last regular-season home game

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LEADING OFF: Braves try to clinch, Bosox aim for…

LEADING OFF: Braves try to clinch NL East, Red Sox aim for team wins record, Victor Martinez calls it a career

Gurriel homers twice as Astros punch playoff…

Gurriel homers twice, drives in 7 as Astros clinch playoff berth by beating Angels 11-3

Beltre cheered in possible Texas finale, 6-1 win vs Mariners

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

Brewers use home run barrage to gain ground in NL…

Travis Shaw, Mike Moustakas and Erik Kratz homered during a six-run sixth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates and gained ground in the NL Central race

Red Sox tie team record with 105th win; Indians…

Sam Travis and Tzu-Wei Lin hit their first major league home runs and the Boston Red Sox tied a team record more than a century old with their 105th win, beating the Cleveland Indians 7-5

Snell wins 21st, 9th in row, as Rays beat Blue Jays 5-2

Blake Snell won his ninth straight start to increasing his major league-leading victories total to 21, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 to stave off elimination

Helping Cy shot, deGrom drops ERA to 1.77; Mets…

Jacob deGrom turned in a record 23rd consecutive quality start, lowered his ERA to 1.77 and boosted his record to .500 as he bids to earn the NL Cy Young Award, allowing one run in seven innings to help the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 4-2

Cubs' Russell placed on leave after domestic…

Chicago Cubs SS Addison Russell placed on leave after domestic violence claims

Conforto's bases-loaded triple helps Mets beat Nationals 8-6

Michael Conforto hit a go-ahead, bases-loaded triple, Jeff McNeil matched a career high with four hits and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 8-6

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Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive…

The Texas Rangers have fired manager Jeff Banister before the end of what will be the team's first consecutive losing seasons in 10 years

King returns to SoCal roots with ownership stake…

Billie Jean King has gone back to her roots in becoming part of the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group

Cardinals sweep Giants, stay on track for wild card

Miles Mikolas won his fourth straight start, Matt Carpenter hit his NL-leading 36th homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 9-2 to complete a three-game sweep and remain on track for the NL's second wild card