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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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Iwakuma fans season-high 11, Mariners top Phillies

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma throws a pitch in the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Mariners gave Hisashi Iwakuma an early lead and the pitcher took it from there.

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Braves jump on Liriano in 11-3 win over Pirates

Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton holds the bat after breaking it hitting a single to drive in two runs in the fifth inning of the baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fredi Gonzalez has seen this before. Every summer it seems.

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McCutchen returns but Pirates fall to Braves 11-3

Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton holds the bat after breaking it hitting a single to drive in two runs in the fifth inning of the baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen slapped the ball to third base and prepared to put together another patent sprint to first.

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