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1932 — Brooklyn’s Johnny Frederick hit his sixth pinch home run of the season, a major league record, in the ninth inning to spark the Dodgers to a 4-3 triumph over the Chicago Cubs at Ebbets Field.

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Altuve helps Astros beat Mariners, 5-2

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve watches his single during seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

SEATTLE (AP) — Looking to take some pressure off himself while trying to reach the 200-hit mark, Jose Altuve just focused on helping his team win. He accomplished both.

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Rangers’ Bogar upbeat after 8-1 loss to Angels

Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols (5) playfully knocks the cap down over Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus' face after Andrus tagged out Pujols at second as Pujols was rounding the bag on his double in the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tim Bogar isn’t thinking about the Texas Rangers’ seemingly inevitable slide to the team’s first 100-loss season in more than 40 years.

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Rare Pujols triple leads Angels over Rangers 7-1

Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols slides safely into third after hitting a run-scoring triple off of Texas Rangers starting pitcher Nick Tepesch in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. The hit scored Mike Trout. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Albert Pujols almost had consecutive triples after going more than four years without one. Instead, he ended up with a chance to complete the first cycle of his career.

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