Posts Tagged MLB Playoffs

Angels reserves fall 3-1 to Mariners in 9th

Los Angeles Angels right fielder Brennan Boesch makes a diving catch on a ball hit by Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday Sept. 18, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A day after the Los Angeles Angels partied into the wee hours to celebrate their AL West title, a lineup composed of backups, Triple-A regulars, and a spot starter took on Felix Hernandez and the desperate Seattle Mariners.

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Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

Milwaukee Brewers' Kyle Lohse, bottom, is out as second as St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong fails to turn the double play during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in St. Louis. Brewers' Carlos Gomez was safe at first. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — When rosters expand in September, National League managers don’t have to save their backup catchers.

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Morrison’s HR in 9th puts Mariners past Angels 3-1

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Thursday Sept. 18, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Logan Morrison hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning that broke a scoreless tie, and the Seattle Mariners boosted their wild-card hopes with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.

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Pirates get late break in playoff push, top Bosox

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Pittsburgh Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to keep pace in the NL pennant race.

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Mariners get 1 hit, lose 5-0 to West champ Angels

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners were powerless to stop the Los Angeles Angels from clinching a playoff spot and the AL West title over the past three days.

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