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Howard’s HR all Phillies muster in 3-1 loss to A’s

Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard, right, is congratulated by Marlon Byrd (3) after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Jon Lester in the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Howard was able to break through just once against the Oakland Athletics.

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A’s Lester holds Phillies to 5 hits in 7 innings

Oakland Athletics' Jon Lester works against the Philadelphia Phillies in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jon Lester rediscovered his curveball last year, and it has been a helpful addition to an already impressive repertoire.

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Kendrick struggles in Phillies’ 7-3 loss to Padres

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick throws against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When Philadelphia’s Kyle Kendrick is effective, his command is spot-on.

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Young Rangers make impression in winning September

Texas Rangers' Nick Martinez works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tim Bogar is winning his September call-up, right alongside the rookies who are making big impressions on the Texas Rangers in the final month.

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Athletics out of top wild-card spot, Texas sweeps

Oakland Athletics' Sonny Gray, left, is visited by pitching coach Curt Young, center, and catcher Derek Norris in the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are stunned by their September collapse, yet stuck to find a solution.

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