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Ziegler serves up homer ball to Spangenberg

San Diego Padres catcher Rene Rivera, right, drops a foul ball hit by the Arizona Diamondbacks' David Peralta in front of the Diamondbacks dugout during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wade Miley got the Arizona Diamondbacks through seven innings of a 1-1 game.

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Spangenberg’s pinch HR lifts Padres to 2-1 win

The San Diego Padres' Cory Spangenberg watches his walk-off home run hit against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in San Diego. The Padres won 2-1. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Of course Cory Spangenberg dreamed as a kid of playing major league baseball.

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Sonny Gray dealt first career loss to Seattle

Oakland Athletics' Sonny Gray works against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray already had a tough start when Endy Chavez bounced a chopper through a vacant middle infield and turned a single into a two-run double.

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Kershaw wins 17th as Dodgers beat Nationals 4-1

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the red-hot Washington Nationals offense proved no match for Clayton Kershaw.

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Rockies blow big lead in 12-7 loss to Giants

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval tags out Colorado Rockies second baseman Rafael Ynoa at third during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Winding down a brutal season, the Colorado Rockies ran smack dab into another low point.

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