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Rockies end 7-game skid with 10-4 win over Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) is tagged out at home plate by Colorado Rockies catcher Michael McKenry during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — The runs have been scarce lately for the Colorado Rockies. They made up for it in a big way to stop the surging Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Ender Inciarte tries to make the catch on a home run ball hit by San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey in the fourth inning during a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

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Rare flop for Royals bullpen in 7-5 loss to WSox

Chicago White Sox' Conor Gillaspie hits an RBI triple in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Gillaspie scored three runs on the play. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals’ dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.

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Twins stun Tigers in 9th for 4-3 win

Minnesota Twins' Danny Santana, right, doubles off Detroit Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello as he beat the tag by Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Detroit Tigers were barely finished celebrating another go-ahead homer in the ninth inning when an ill-advised dive and an infield single cost them a victory.

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Ranaudo yields 2 homers in Red Sox loss to Pirates

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Anthony Ranaudo delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Ranaudo has had one fundamental problem early in his major league career: keeping hitters in the ballpark.

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