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Greg Holland worked a perfect ninth inning to preserve the Royals' 5-2 win over the Tigers on Sunday.
Corey Kluber did it again Sunday, striking out 14 while allowing two runs over seven innings in the Indians' 7-2 win over the Twins.
Stellar pitching has kept the Mariners in the playoff chase all season, but fatigue seems to be a growing concern as Hisashi Iwakuma saw his late-season struggles continue in an 8-3 loss to the Astros on Sunday, dropping Seattle 1 1/2 games back in the American League Wild Card chase.
Mookie Betts hit a leadoff home run, finishing 2-for-5 as the Red Sox sneaked past the Orioles 3-2 on Sunday.
Making it to the end of the season healthy is becoming a real challenge for the Marlins. The latest major injury occurred in the seventh inning of Sunday afternoon's 2-1 loss to the Nationals when center fielder Marcell Ozuna went down with a right ankle injury.
The two runs the Braves tallied in the fifth inning were not enough to overcome the damage Ervin Santana incurred as the Mets completed a three-game sweep with a 10-2 victory on Sunday. With their eighth loss in the past nine games, the Braves dropped to 4-14 in September and were officially eliminated from the postseason picture.
Joe Kelly has already endeared himself to the Red Sox with his consistency and competitiveness. The right-hander, acquired in the John Lackey trade on July 31, fired seven strong innings on Sunday afternoon at Camden Yards to lead Boston to a 3-2 victory over the Orioles.
Although Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has been out of the lineup with a sore shoulder since getting hit by a pitch earlier in the week, there are no major concerns that the injury will linger. Markakis has missed the entire weekend series against the Boston Red Sox, but Dan Connolly is reporting that X-rays showed nothing to be concerned with.Markakis had an X-ray on his right...
Vance Worley threw eight scoreless innings, allowing just four hits, in Sunday's 1-0 defeat of the Brewers.
Jose Altuve's RBI double in Houston's three-run fifth inning Sunday was his 219th hit of the season. That hit put him in elite company among second baseman in baseball history. With the double, Altuve passed Rod Carew for most hits in a season by a second baseman since 1936. Charlie Gehringer of the Tigers had 227 hits that year.