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Posey, Giants rally for 12-7 win over Rockies

San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik (12) and Angel Pagan celebrate scoring on a Buster Posey two RBI double against the Colorado Rockies during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Buster Posey is rounding into form, looking more and more like the 2012 version of the player who won the NL MVP.

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Paxton takes shutout into 8th, Mariners stop A’s

Seattle Mariners' James Paxton works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Paxton pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners held off a late rally by Oakland for a 6-5 win Tuesday night, handing the Athletics their fifth loss in six games.

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Early errors set tone in Brewers’ 7th loss in row

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo returns to the mound after giving up a two-run home run to Chicago Cubs' Arismendy Alcantara, also scoring Welington Castillo, during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — It didn’t take long for Milwaukee’s struggles to continue after Brewers manager Ron Roenicke addressed the team before the game.

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Control eludes Locke, Pirates lose to Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Daniel Descalso cannot reach a ball hit for a single by Pittsburgh Pirates' Ike Davis during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jeff Locke escaped a largely self-induced bases loaded jam in the first inning. In the rest of an abbreviated outing, five walks came back to haunt the Pittsburgh Pirates lefty who did so well against the St. Louis Cardinals his last time out.

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Wainwright wins 16th, Cardinals beat Pirates

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Daniel Descalso cannot reach a ball hit for a single by Pittsburgh Pirates' Ike Davis during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — To earn his 16th win, Adam Wainwright really needed his bat.

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