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Angels’ magic number drops to 2 despite loss

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Cory Rasmus throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels inched closer to the AL West title despite one of their most lopsided losses of the season.

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Hicks, Twins rally in 9th to beat Tigers 4-3

Minnesota Twins' Aaron Hicks hits a walk off single to drive in the winning run off Detroit Tigers pitcher Joe Nathan in the ninth inning of a baseball game as the Twins beat the Tigers 4-3, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aaron Hicks and the Minnesota Twins want to do more than just play out the string. That was certainly evident Tuesday night.

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Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose 6-3 to Rangers

Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir, third from left, waits to be removed from the baseball game against the Texas Rangers by manager Bob Melvin, left, in the fifth inning Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year.

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Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Peavy put an end to San Francisco’s slide and gave the Giants more hope of winning the NL West.

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Mariners rout Angels, gain ground in playoff race

Seattle Mariners' Endy Chavez, left, and Robinson Cano celebrate their team's 13-2 win against the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Zunino’s two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.

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