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1 hr ago | Minnesota Twins
After a 2-1 walk-off win on Tuesday, the first-place Royals will try to pad their lead in the American League Central on Wednesday, turning to last-minute callup Liam Hendriks to battle his former team at Kauffman Stadium.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
In spite of a painfully familiar 4-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night, the fading Rays remained hopeful that it's not too late to turn things around.
CHICAGO - Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.
Beginning Wednesday, the A's will have six starting pitchers with Drew Pomeranz being called up to start against the Astros.
Josh Hamilton is in the second year of a five-year, $133 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels.
The Angels lost to the Marlins 7-1 while the A's beat the Astros 8-2. Oakland moves into a tie with L.A. for first place in the AL West.
Michael Pineda pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since April and Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-5 with a homer and three runs batted in, as the New York Yankees won their fifth straight with an 8-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday in the makeup of a rainout from June 9. Stephen Drew hit a solo home run and Martin Prado ... (more)
The Baltimore Orioles have a knack for moving forward instead of looking back, a trait that just might be more important than their home-run power and solid pitching.
The Houston Astros haven't had much success against Jeff Samardzija this season, but will get another chance to face the Oakland ace tonight at Minute Maid Park.
Aug 19, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Tommy Hunter reacts with Nick Hundley after the ninth inning at U.S Cellular Field.
Baseball season, at long last, is entering its final lap. Some clubs are struggling at the back of the pack.
As Victor Martinez took his decisive cuts Sunday, twice launching the ball to deep left at Target Field to drive in the biggest runs in the Tigers' 13-4 victory, Paul Molitor watched from the first-base dugout.
Just about everything is going right for the Kansas City Royals these days. They've won 24 of their last 31 games to take over first place in the AL Central.
Hamilton homered and drove in three runs, Mike Trout also went deep and the Angels regained the best record on baseball, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Sunday night.
OAKLAND >> Josh Hamilton is heating up at the right time, and Angels manager Mike Scioscia hopes he can keep going.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:30 am
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