• Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis takes off his batting gear after he struck out during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    O’s keep slipping back with 6-0 loss to Rangers, Holland

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baltimore slugger Chris Davis took a big swing and missed, the bat flying out of his hands and helicoptering toward the right-field line.

  • Chicago White Sox's Tyler Saladino, right, celebrates with teammate Adam Eaton after hitting a baseball game-winning single during the 11th inning against the Seattle Mariners, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Chicago. The White Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Miller’s error costs Mariners in 6-5 loss to White Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — With two outs in the ninth, shortstop Brad Miller just had to make a routine throw to first base.

  • Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth, right, celebrates with first base coach Tony Tarasco (32) after a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Washington. The Nationals won 7-4. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Marlins jump to early lead, but fall 7-4 to Nationals

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With his team long out of contention and slugger Giancarlo Stanton nearing his return, Marlins manager Dan Jennings is embracing his team’s role as spoilers in the NL East playoff race.

  • Cincinnati Reds' Keyvius Sampson pitches to a Milwaukee Brewers' batter during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

    Lamb impressive despite loss to Brewers

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Although still searching for his first major league win, Cincinnati Reds young hurler John Lamb showed considerable improvement in his start Sunday afternoon against the Milwaukee Brewers.

  • Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham, top, throws out Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano at first base after forcing out Nelson Cruz (23) during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Saladino lifts White Sox to 6-5 win over Mariners

    CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Tyler Saladino drove in the winning run with a single in the 11th inning and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Sunday.

  • Pittsburgh Pirates starter Charlie Morton pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Morton struggles as Rockies beat Pirates 5-0

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Charlie Morton cruised through three no-hit innings Sunday. But, as often happens to the Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander, his outing unraveled in the fourth.

  • New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury (22) celebrates with teammates after a three-run home run in the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

    Yankees ride trio of 2-out HRs to 20-6 runaway over Braves

    ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Girardi says baseball “has a way of evening out.”

  • Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana throws against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Santana sharp at home in Twins’ win

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Even though Ervin Santana has been going through one of the toughest stretches of his career, he hasn’t lost his smile.

  • San Diego Padres starting pitcher James Shields throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

    Shields leads Padres past Phillies 9-4

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Shields pitched seven innings for his first road win since May, and the San Diego Padres hit three homers in a 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

  • Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth hits a two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Werth homers, drives in 3 as Nationals beat Marlins 7-4

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Jayson Werth homered and drove in three runs, and Clint Robinson added a pinch-hit home run as the Nationals had 13 hits and rallied past the Marlins 7-4 on Sunday.