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Justin Verlander pitched out of early trouble against the White Sox, ultimately settling in to toss one of his best outings of 2014.
6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
The Kansas City Royals began to steel themselves for the AL Central pennant race Friday, designating journeyman hurler Bruce Chen for assignment.
9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Both have pitched a no-hitter, both are three-time All-Stars. Friday night marked the first time they have started against each other in the majors, and Weaver outpitched Lester to lead the Los Angeles Angels over Oakland 4-0 and extend their AL West lead over the A's to three games.
Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam and the Baltimore Orioles got a dominating pitching performance from Miguel Gonzalez in a 9-1 victory over the skidding Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
If the season ends with the same teams in the same places as they are now, the Orioles will be the second seed and host the Royals in the ALDS.
Jul 27, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Cleveland Indians second basemen Jose Ramirez singles against the Kansas City Royals during the fifth inning at Kauffman Stadium.
Jordan Schafer and Brian Dozier each knocked in two runs during a six-run 10th inning, as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals, 11-5, to avoid a three-game sweep.
Detroit Tigers players surround Alex Avila celebrating his walk off single for their 3-2 win over the the New York Yankees in Detroit on Thursday, August 28, 2014.
The Blue Jays are clinging to their playoff hopes, one game over .500 and 5 1/2 games back in the race for the second American League Wild Card spot, and manager John Gibbons is still optimistic that his team can climb back into the race.
Los Angeles comes into the crucial series holding a one-game edge on the A's. These teams met last weekend in Oakland with the A's taking two of three.
It seems hard to say Corey Kluber appears to be tiring when the Indians' ace right-hander allowed only three runs Wednesday night.
The Kansas City Royals conjured up a little more late-game magic Wednesday night.
Mike Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday night.
His problems continued on Wednesday night when allowed three runs, including a tiebreaking two-run homer by Sam Fuld, in the ninth inning and Athletics rallied for a 5-4 win.
The A's spent eight innings fumbling and bumbling their way to what seemed a sure loss, then regained the poise that has them fighting for the American League West lead with a huge three-run ninth inning, good for a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros.
The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in the third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 07:23 am
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