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Mariners get 1 hit, lose 5-0 to West champ Angels

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners were powerless to stop the Los Angeles Angels from clinching a playoff spot and the AL West title over the past three days.

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Rangers rally in 9th to beat A’s 6-1

Texas Rangers' J.P. Arencibia, right, is congratulated by Adrian Beltre, center, and Rougned Odor (12) after Arencibia hit a three run home run off Oakland Athletics' Sean Doolittle in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Long out of playoff contention, the Texas Rangers are relishing the opportunity to have an impact on the postseason chase in late September.

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Hamels dominates Padres again in Phillies 5-2 win

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels throws against the San Diego Padres during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels felt right at home on Wednesday night. And that’s never good for the Padres.

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Doolittle blows save, A’s lose 6-1 to Rangers

Oakland Athletics' Sean Doolittle (62) waits for Texas Rangers' J.P. Arencibia, right, to run the bases after hitting a three run home run off Doolittle in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Doolittle allowed a three-run homer to J.P. Arencibia during a six-run ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics lost 6-1 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.

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Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk

Daredevil Nik Wallenda poses for a portrait on the roof of the Leo Burnett Building in downtown Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Wallenda said his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River. Wallenda, 35, will attempt the feat on Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago’s iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city’s reputation for being windy.

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