CLEVELAND (AP) — Scott Atchison struggled but got three outs in the 10th inning as the Cleveland Indians moved within 2½ games of Kansas City in the AL wild-card chase on Monday by completing a 4-3 win over the Royals in a game suspended on Aug. 31.
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ATLANTA (AP) — For nearly a quarter-century, the Atlanta Braves have been all about stability.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins say first baseman-designated hitter Kennys Vargas and right-hander Jose Berrios have won the team’s minor league player and pitcher of the year honors.
NEW YORK (AP) — Incoming baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and players’ association head Tony Clark have been selected to participate in a new Major League Baseball committee tasked with decreasing the times of games.
1908 — In a crucial game with the Chicago Cubs, Fred Merkle of the New York Giants failed to touch second base as the apparent winning run crossed home plate. This resulted in a great dispute and the game was eventually declared a tie and played over on Oct. 8 when the Cubs and Giants ended the season in a tie.