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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 posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2½-game edge in the NL Central.

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Pirates overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox in 9-1 win

Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco hits a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There used to be a time — any year really between 1993-2012 — when reaching 81 wins would be cause for celebration for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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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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Carrasco Ks 12 in 2-hitter, Indians top Astros 2-0

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) — Carlos Carrasco threw a two-hitter with a career-high 12 strikeouts to lead the Cleveland Indians over the Houston Astros 2-0 Wednesday night.

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Alvarez pitches Marlins to 4-3 win over Mets

Miami Marlins' Henderson Alvarez delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Henderson Alvarez ended a three-start winless streak, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday night to finish a trying 10-game trip in which they lost All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a season-ending injury when he was hit in the face by a pitch.

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