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This Date In Baseball

1923 — Lou Gehrig hit his first homer in the majors off Bill Piercy of the Boston Red Sox. On the same date 15 years later, he hit his 493rd and last off Dutch Leonard of the Senators.

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Royals lose 6-4 to Indians, lose ground in Central

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas falls after going for a foul ball hit by Cleveland Indians' David Murphy in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Cleveland. Moustakas was not able to get to the ball. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Royals can almost touch the postseason. It’s taunting them, teasing them, their first trip into October in 29 years is just one win away.

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Indians keep playoff pulse going, beat Royals 6-4

Cleveland Indians' Yan Gomes, right, embraces Michael Brantley after Gomes hit a three-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jason Vargas in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Cleveland. Brantley and Carlos Santana scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — They’re alive, barely, but it beats the alternative. The Indians’ playoff hopes are fragile, and they’re doing all they can to keep them from shattering.

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Indians’ Carrasco sorry for criticizing defense

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Upset and frustrated with his defense, Carlos Carrasco made his own error.

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