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2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

In this july 20, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter watches his team during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, American League West

6 hrs ago | KCTV5

Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Jason Kipnis, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Expanded rosters give managers more flexibility

The Cleveland Indians have played their way back into the thick of the playoff race, but the grind is only beginning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Clayton Kershaw, American League West, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, National League, National League Central

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Dunn dealt to A's, could be his last shot playoffs

Authorities say three people were killed and two others were injured when their small plane crashed near an airport north of Denver.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball

Daily Reporter

Angels trounce A's 8-1 to complete 4-game sweep

Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a masterful four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Matt Shoemaker, Oakland Athletics, Scott Kazmir, Mike Morin

Red Bluff Daily News

Angels trounce A's 8-1 to complete 4-game sweep

Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a masterful four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Matt Shoemaker, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics, Derek Norris

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Angels complete four-game sweep of Aa s behind Matt Shoemaker gem

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker throws to the plate during the second inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Matt Shoemaker, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout, Oakland Athletics, Erick Aybar

Daily Journal

Bautista homers again, Jays rally past Yankees 4-3

Jose Bautista homered for the fifth straight game and the Toronto Blue Jays erased a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays, Derek Jeter, New York Yankees

Contra Costa Times

A's acquire Adam Dunn from White Sox

After falling four games behind the Angels in the American League West, the A's made a move to add some offense by acquiring DH/first baseman Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Adam Dunn, Baseball Players, Chicago White Sox, Yoenis Cespedes

Detroit Free Press

Detroit 8, Chicago 4: Kyle Ryan dazzles, Miguel Cabrera hobbled; Tigers back in first place

Miguel Cabrera was removed in the bottom of the fourth inning of Game 2 on Saturday after driving in a run to put the Tigers ahead, 5-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Ezequiel Carrera, Avisail Garcia, Alexei Ramirez

The Wichita Eagle

Baseball Capsules

The Los Angeles Angels used eight pitchers - a franchise record for a nine-inning game - in a 2-0 victory over Oakland on Saturday night that increased their AL West lead over the Athletics to four games.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Alexi Amarista, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Josh Donaldson, Cory Rasmus, Entertainment

Recordpub.com

Tribe's surge goes next level with 3-2 win in 11

Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Michael Brantley, Baseball Players, Carlos Santana, Josh Tomlin, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer

The Washington Post

Orioles acquire OF De Aza, INF Johnson in trades

The AL East-leading Orioles acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza and infielder Kelly Johnson in a pair of trades Saturday night, bolstering their bench following injuries to key players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Alejandro De Aza, Baseball Players, Michael Almanzar, Manny Machado

Naples Daily News

Challenged sluggers could decidea

Two sluggers with lingering questions. A catcher returning from injury. A pitcher headed for a big payday, and baseball's most famous panda.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, National League, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, National League Central, Yadier Molina, American League Central

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Getting help from old and new sources, Orioles hold on for 3-2 win over Minnesota

During this first-place run, Orioles manager Buck Showalter is continually asked about the resiliency of his club, primarily the way it has been able to bounce back after absorbing injuries to key players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Chris Tillman, Minnesota Twins, Adam Jones, Chris Davis

Chicago Sun-Times

Baseball by the numbers

' Soler was the 114th player in MLB history to homer in his first at-bat - 47 in the American League and 67 in the National League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jorge Soler, National League, National League Central, Arismendy Alcantara, Mike Olt

Boston Red Sox

Red Sox making the most of a down year

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Mookie Betts, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jon Lester, John Lackey

The Wichita Eagle

Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers hope to have some runs left in them when they resume a four-game series against the Houston Astros Saturday from Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Rougned Odor, Michael Choice, Robbie Ross

Bless You Boys

Tigers 7, White Sox 1: Justin Verlander cruises to victory

Justin Verlander pitched out of early trouble against the White Sox, ultimately settling in to toss one of his best outings of 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, Al Alburquerque, Detroit Tigers, Scott Carroll, Jose Abreu

The Baltimore Sun

Royals designate ex-Oriole Chen for assignment

The Kansas City Royals began to steel themselves for the AL Central pennant race Friday, designating journeyman hurler Bruce Chen for assignment.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players, Kansas City Royals, Bruce Chen

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