Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose 6-3 to Rangers

Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir, third from left, waits to be removed from the baseball game against the Texas Rangers by manager Bob Melvin, left, in the fifth inning Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year.

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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) — One swing by Conor Gillaspie ended long shutout streaks for Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis.

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Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Peavy put an end to San Francisco’s slide and gave the Giants more hope of winning the NL West.

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Mariners rout Angels, gain ground in playoff race

Seattle Mariners' Endy Chavez, left, and Robinson Cano celebrate their team's 13-2 win against the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Zunino’s two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.

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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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