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Twins stun Tigers in 9th for 4-3 win

Minnesota Twins' Danny Santana, right, doubles off Detroit Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello as he beat the tag by Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Detroit Tigers were barely finished celebrating another go-ahead homer in the ninth inning when an ill-advised dive and an infield single cost them a victory.

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Ranaudo yields 2 homers in Red Sox loss to Pirates

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Anthony Ranaudo delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Ranaudo has had one fundamental problem early in his major league career: keeping hitters in the ballpark.

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Morton pitches surging Pirates over Red Sox 4-0

Pittsburgh Pirates' Russell Martin (55) celebrates with Starling Marte (6) as he returns to the dugout after hitting a two-run home run off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Anthony Ranaudo during the second inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Charlie Morton had no expectations when he took the mound in a major league game for the first time in a month.

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Orioles clinch AL East with 8-2 win over Blue Jays

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones greets fans after a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Baltimore. Baltimore won 8-2 to clinch the American League East. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards.

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Tennessee WR Josh Smith has high ankle sprain

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith has a high ankle sprain, leaving his status uncertain for the Volunteers’ next game Sept. 27 at No. 13 Georgia.

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