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Rangers win 7th straight, rout AL-best Angels 12-3

Texas Rangers' Jake Smolinski watches his two-run home run next to Los Angeles Angels catcher Hank Conger during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday Sept. 19, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Rua had four hits, Jake Smolinski homered and the Texas Rangers beat the playoff-bound Los Angeles Angels 12-3 Friday night for their seventh straight victory.

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4 homers propel Mariners over Astros 10-5

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve hits a high pitch for a single against the Seattle Mariners in the third inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Two costly errors led to a seven-run inning that doomed the Houston Astros on Friday night.

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Hudson roughed up again in 5-0 Giants loss

San Diego Padres' Alexi Amarista watches as he hits a double against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tim Hudson allowed four runs in the first inning and the San Francisco Giants were held to three hits in a 5-0 loss to San Diego on Friday night that dropped them 3 ½ games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West race.

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Plouffe lifts Twins past Indians in 10th

Minnesota Twins' Oswaldo Arcia, right, races in to congratulate Trevor Plouffe on his walk-off single off Cleveland Indians pitcher Josh Tomlin in the 10th inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Twins won 5-4. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trevor Plouffe and the Minnesota Twins played spoiler — at the Cleveland Indians’ expense.

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Cuddyer’s 7 RBIs lead Rockies past D-backs, 15-3

Colorado Rockies' Michael Cuddyer hits a three-RBI double in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

DENVER (AP) — Michael Cuddyer’s injury-plagued season is finishing on a high note.

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