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Person with knowledge of decision tells AP: Twins firing manager Ron Gardenhire

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Person with knowledge of decision tells AP: Twins firing manager Ron Gardenhire.

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This Date In Baseball

1927 — Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run of the season in the eighth inning off Tom Zachary to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-2 victory over the Washington Senators.

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Great grab helps Zimmermann toss Nats’ 1st no-no

Miami Marlins' Christian Yelich (21) walks to the dugout after making the last out as the Washington Nationals celebrate with starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann after a baseball game at Nationals Park, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Washington. Zimmermann pitched an no-hitter, and the Nationals won 1-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the ball soared toward deep left-center, seemingly destined to end Jordan Zimmermann’s bid for the first no-hitter by a Washington Nationals pitcher, the righty threw his head back and thought, “Double. No-doubt double.”

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Jeter in lineup for farewell game at Fenway Park

New York Yankees designated hitter Derek Jeter, center, acknowledges cheers from the crow as he leaves the game after an RBI hit inthe third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Fenway Park in Boston. This was the last at-bat in Jeter's baseball career. This was the last baseball game of Jeter's career. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — On the last day of his remarkable career, Derek Jeter performed one final amazing feat.

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Johnny Cueto gets 20th win, Reds beat Pirates 4-1

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto celebrates after relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman struck out Pittsburgh Pirates' Tony Sanchez to end a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Cincinnati. Cueto earned his 20th victory and drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning of a 4-1 Reds win. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto couldn’t believe that he got a chance to bat.

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