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Cleveland’s Kluber can’t contain Abreu in 3-2 loss

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79), right, celebrates with relief pitcher Zach Putnam (57), after the White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Every time Corey Kluber found himself in a key situation, he was facing Jose Abreu.

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Qualls blows save as A’s down Astros 5-4

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) crosses home plate in front of teammate Jon Singleton (28) to score from third base on a wild pitch from Oakland Athletics reliever Ryan Cook in the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Closer Chad Qualls has put in a solid season for the Houston Astros aside from one glaring exception.

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Posey hits game-ending 2-run homer for Giants

San Francisco Giants' Tim Hudson works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey hit a game-ending two-run homer for his third clout in two nights, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Wednesday night for Bruce Bochy’s 1,600th managerial victory.

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Kershaw gets 16th win, Dodgers beat Arizona 3-1

Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.

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Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price reacts in the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Price allowed eight earned runs in two innings. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — For the third time in less than a week, Detroit’s starting pitcher was pulled early, the game already just about lost.

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