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Oberholtzer pitches well as Astros lose to Indians

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco throws against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — With his team facing one of the hottest pitchers in baseball, Astros left-hander Brett Oberholtzer was up for the task Wednesday night.

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Wainwright shutout, 19th win as Cards beat Brewers

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright celebrates after throwing a complete baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 2-0. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright is rounding back into the shape the St. Louis Cardinals have become accustomed to from their ace.

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Mets on brink of elimination after loss to Marlins

New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee (35) hands the ball to manager Terry Collins as he leaves a baseball game during the seventh inning against The Miami Marlins, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — The chance to make the playoffs is all but gone for the New York Mets. Reaching .500 has pretty much slipped away, too.

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Jeter ends long skid, Yankees beat Rays 3-2

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter tags up from third base and scores on a sacrifice fly by Brett Gardner off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter managed to get a hit that had been most elusive.

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Hendriks wins again, pitches Cubs past Reds

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 in Chicago.  (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks kept up his impressive rookie season, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Wednesday night for a sweep.

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