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Fiers and Brewers dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 win

Milwaukee Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy slides safely past Toronto Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro, center, during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Milwaukee. Lucroy scored from second on a hit by Aramis Ramirez. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Fresh off another stellar outing, Mike Fiers first wanted to talk about a rough patch early in the game and offer credit to his defense.

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lannetta’s double in 9th lifts Angels over Bosox

Los Angeles Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun makes a leaping catch of a deep fly ball by Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt in the second inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Kole Calhoun leaped at the low right-field fence to take a three-run homer away from Brock Holt in the second inning.

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Diamondbacks drop 4th straight, fall 8-1 to Nats

Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chase Anderson has been one of the few consistent bright spots for the Arizona Diamondbacks this season. The rookie right-hander had only one bad outing in his first 15 major league starts.

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Nationals win 8th straight, beat Diamondbacks 8-1

Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — After three straight walk-offs, the Washington Nationals went for a cakewalk instead.

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Stanton single in 10th sends Marlins over Rangers

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Miles Mikolas right, kicks the mound as Miami Marlins' Marcell Ozuna, left, rounds third base after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning during a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win.

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