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Sunday’s baseball box scores

AMERICAN

Rays 7, Blue Jays 6

Tampa Bay assured a tie for an A.L. wild-card berth, scoring six runs in the first inning and then holding off host Toronto. The Rays and the Rangers tied for the second wild-card spot. They will play tonight in Texas to decide who faces Cleveland in the wild-card game Wednesday.

Tampa Bay AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
DeJesus cf-lf 5 0 0 0 0 3 .255
W.Myers rf 4 1 2 1 0 2 .295
Loney 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 .300
Longoria 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 .266
Zobrist 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .275
D.Young dh 3 1 2 1 1 0 .271
Joyce lf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .235
Fuld cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194
Lobaton c 4 1 1 2 0 2 .249
Y.Escobar ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 .257
Totals 35 7 9 7 2 10
Toronto AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Reyes ss 4 1 2 1 1 0 .296
Gose cf 4 0 2 1 1 1 .259
Lawrie 3b 3 1 2 1 2 0 .254
Sierra rf 3 1 1 0 2 1 .290
DeRosa dh 3 1 2 2 0 1 .235
Lind ph-dh 2 0 1 0 0 0 .288
Rogers pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Langerhans 1b 4 1 1 0 1 1 .273
Arencibia c 2 0 0 1 0 1 .194
Kawasaki ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229
Thole c 1 0 0 0 0 1 .175
Goins 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 .252
Pillar lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .206
Totals 36 6 12 6 7 7
Tampa Bay 600 100 000—7 9 0
Toronto 000 003 120—6 12 0

LOB—Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 11. 2B—W.Myers 2 (23), Longoria (38), Lobaton (15), Lawrie (18), DeRosa (12). RBIs—W.Myers (53), Loney (75), Longoria (86), D.Young (6), Lobaton 2 (32), Y.Escobar (56), Reyes (37), Gose (12), Lawrie (46), DeRosa 2 (36), Arencibia (55). SF—Arencibia. RLSP—Tampa Bay 1, Toronto 5. RMU—Zobrist. GIDP—Gose, Lind. DP—Tampa Bay 2.

Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Moore W,17-4 51/3 6 3 3 3 4 3.29
McGee 1 2 1 1 1 0 4.02
Jo.Peralta H,41 11/3 1 2 2 2 1 3.41
Rodney S,37-45 11/3 3 0 0 1 2 3.38
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Redmond L,4-3 2/3 4 5 5 1 1 4.32
Wagner 2 2 1 1 1 2 3.79
L.Perez 1 1 1 1 0 1 5.40
Jenkins 1/3 1 0 0 0 0 2.70
Jeffress 2 1 0 0 0 2 0.87
Oliver 1 0 0 0 0 2 3.86
Delabar 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.22
S.Santos 1 0 0 0 0 2 1.75

IR-S—McGee 2-1, Jo.Peralta 2-0, Rodney 2-2, Wagner 2-2, L.Perez 1-0, Jenkins 1-1. T—3:22. A—44,551 (49,282).

Royals 4, White Sox 1

Bruce Chen pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and visiting Kansas City beat Chicago. The Royals’ 86-76 record was their best mark since going 92-70 in 1989.

Kansas City AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Lough lf 5 0 1 0 0 1 .286
Giavotella 2b 3 1 2 0 2 0 .220
S.Perez 1b 4 1 3 2 0 0 .292
B.Butler dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 .289
L.Cain cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .251
Maxwell rf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .252
Hayes c 4 1 1 2 0 0 .278
Ciriaco ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .210
Falu 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250
Totals 35 4 9 4 3 5
Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
De Aza lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .264
Al.Ramirez ss 3 1 2 1 1 0 .284
Konerko 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244
Gillaspie 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .245
A.Garcia rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .283
Jor.Danks cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .231
Viciedo dh 3 0 1 0 1 1 .265
G.Beckham 2b 3 0 1 0 1 1 .267
Semien 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .261
Phegley c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .206
Totals 31 1 6 1 4 8
Kansas City 000 200 200—4 9 1
Chicago 000 100 000—1 6 0

E—S.Perez (8). LOB—Kansas City 7, Chicago 7. 2B—Giavotella (3). HR—S.Perez (13), off Quintana; Hayes (1), off Quintana; Al.Ramirez (6), off B.Chen. RBIs—S.Perez 2 (79), Hayes 2 (2), Al.Ramirez (48). RLSP—Kansas City 5, Chicago 3. RMU—Falu. GIDP—B.Butler. DP—Kansas City 2, Chicago 1.

Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Chen W,9-4 62/3 4 1 1 3 4 3.27
K.Herrera H,20 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
Hochevar H,9 1 0 0 0 0 2 1.92
Holland S,47-50 1 2 0 0 1 2 1.21
Chicago IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Quintana L,9-7 7 6 4 4 2 4 3.51
Petricka 1 1 0 0 1 1 3.26
Troncoso 1 2 0 0 0 0 4.50

IR-S—K.Herrera 2-0. T—2:34. A—22,633 (40,615).

Orioles 7, Red Sox 6

Ryan Flaherty had two hits subbing for Chris Davis after baseball’s home run champ left with a sprained wrist, and Baltimore beat visiting Boston.

Boston AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Ellsbury cf 5 1 2 1 0 1 .298
Bogaerts ss 4 0 0 0 1 3 .250
D.Ortiz dh 5 2 2 0 0 0 .309
Napoli 1b 4 0 2 1 1 2 .259
Bradley Jr. pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189
Carp lf 5 0 2 1 0 0 .296
Middlebroks 3b 5 0 0 0 0 1 .227
Smacchia c 2 1 1 0 0 0 .273
Lvrnway ph-c 2 0 0 0 0 0 .299
McDonald 2b 2 1 2 0 1 0 .133
Gomes ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247
Holt 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
Berry rf 4 1 2 2 0 1 .625
Totals 39 6 13 5 3 8
Baltimore AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
B.Roberts dh 4 1 1 0 1 2 .249
Markakis rf 3 1 1 0 2 0 .271
Hardy ss 5 1 1 2 0 1 .263
C.Davis 1b 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
Flaherty 1b 3 1 2 2 0 0 .224
Pearce lf 2 0 0 0 2 0 .261
McLouth cf 4 0 1 2 0 2 .258
Valencia 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .304
Clevenger c 4 1 1 0 0 0 .267
Schoop 2b 4 2 2 0 0 0 .286
Totals 33 7 10 6 6 6
Boston 220 100 001—6 13 0
Baltimore 000 052 00x—7 10 1

E—Clevenger (1). LOB—Boston 9, Baltimore 8. 2B—Napoli (38), Carp (18), B.Roberts (12), Markakis (24), Hardy (27), Flaherty (11), McLouth (31). HR—Ellsbury (9), off Tillman; Berry (1), off Tillman. RBIs—Ellsbury (53), Napoli (92), Carp (43), Berry 2 (4), Hardy 2 (76), Flaherty 2 (27), McLouth 2 (36). SB—Berry (3). RLSP—Boston 7, Baltimore 6. RMU—Ellsbury, Carp. GIDP—Middlebrooks, Clevenger. DP—Boston 1, Baltimore 1.

Boston IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Webster 3 0 0 0 3 2 8.60
Doubront 11/3 5 5 5 3 2 4.32
DeLaRosa L,0-2 2/3 1 1 1 0 0 5.56
Thornton 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 3.74
Dempster 2/3 1 0 0 0 0 4.57
Breslow 1 1 0 0 0 1 1.81
Uehara 1 1 0 0 0 1 1.09
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Tillman 5 8 5 4 1 5 3.71
McFarland W,4-1 1 1 0 0 2 0 4.22
Hammel H,1 2 1 0 0 0 2 4.97
Johnson S,50-59 1 3 1 1 0 1 2.94

IR-S—R.De La Rosa 2-0, Thornton 1-1, Dempster 1-1. WP—Thornton, Tillman, Ji.Johnson. T—3:23. A—44,230 (45,971).

Indians 5, Twins 1

Cleveland earned its first postseason berth since 2007, beating Minnesota in Minneapolis to clinch an A.L. wild card as Ubaldo Jimenez tied a career high with 13 strikeouts. Nick Swisher homered in the first inning for the Indians, who ended the regular season with 10 straight wins.

Cleveland AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Bourn cf 5 1 2 0 0 0 .263
Stubbs cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
Swisher 1b 5 1 2 2 0 0 .246
Kipnis 2b 4 1 2 0 1 1 .284
C.Santana dh 5 1 1 1 0 0 .268
Raburn rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .272
M.Carson rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .636
As.Cabrera ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 .242
Brantley lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .284
Y.Gomes c 3 0 1 1 0 1 .294
Aviles 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .252
Totals 37 5 10 4 1 5
Minnesota AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Presley cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .283
Dozier 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 .244
Plouffe 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .254
Doumit dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 .247
Parmelee 1b 4 0 0 0 0 4 .228
C.Herrmann rf 4 1 1 0 0 2 .204
Thomas lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .214
Fryer c 3 0 1 1 0 1 .385
Florimon ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 .221
Colabello ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .194
Bernier ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Totals 32 1 5 1 1 16
Cleveland 200 002 100—5 10 0
Minnesota 000 000 100—1 5 3

E—Plouffe (13), Florimon (18), Diamond (2). LOB—Cleveland 8, Minnesota 6. 2B—Swisher (27), C.Santana (39). HR—Swisher (22), off Diamond. RBIs—Swisher 2 (63), C.Santana (74), Y.Gomes (38), Fryer (4). SB—Kipnis (30), Presley (1). CS—Bourn (12). S—As.Cabrera. SF—Y.Gomes. RLSP—Cleveland 5, Minnesota 3. RISP—Cleveland 1 for 11; Minnesota 1 for 6. RMU—Kipnis, C.Santana.

Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Jimenez W,13-9 62/3 5 1 1 1 13 3.30
Rzpcnski H,6 2/3 0 0 0 0 1 0.89
Masterson 12/3 0 0 0 0 2 3.45
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Diamond L,6-13 6 7 4 2 0 3 5.43
Tonkin 1 1 1 1 1 0 0.79
Fien 1 0 0 0 0 2 3.92
Duensing 1 2 0 0 0 0 3.98

IR-S—Rzepczynski 2-0. HBP—by Masterson (Dozier). WP—Duensing. T—2:48. A—30,935 (39,021).

Rangers 6, Angels 2

Texas forced a one-game tiebreaker for the second A.L. wild-card spot, winning its seventh in a row when Geovany Soto hit a tiebreaking RBI double and later homered to beat visiting Los Angeles. The Rangers host the Rays tonight, with the winner playing two days later at wild-card leader Cleveland in another win-or-be-done matchup.

Los Angeles AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Shuck dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 .293
Aybar ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 .271
Trout cf 3 1 1 1 1 1 .323
J.Hamilton lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 .250
H.Kendrick 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .297
Calhoun rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 .282
Trumbo 1b 3 0 0 0 0 3 .234
Conger c 2 0 0 0 0 2 .249
Cowgill ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .231
Iannetta c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
Romine 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 .259
Totals 31 2 7 2 2 11
Texas AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Kinsler 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 .275
Andrus ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .271
Rios rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .278
A.Beltre 3b 4 2 2 1 0 1 .316
Pierzynski dh 4 1 2 0 0 0 .275
G.Soto c 3 2 2 2 1 1 .245
Moreland 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .231
Gentry lf 3 1 2 2 1 1 .280
L.Martin cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 .262
Totals 32 6 10 6 2 6
Los Angeles 100 001 000—2 7 1
Texas 000 021 12x—6 10 0

E—Vargas (1). LOB—Los Angeles 4, Texas 5. 2B—Rios (32), Pierzynski (24), G.Soto (9). HR—Trout (27), off Darvish; A.Beltre (30), off Frieri; G.Soto (9), off Frieri. RBIs—Trout (97), J.Hamilton (79), Kinsler (71), A.Beltre (92), G.Soto 2 (22), Gentry 2 (22). SB—Calhoun (2), Gentry 2 (24). S—L.Martin. RLSP—Los Angeles 2, Texas 5. RMU—Andrus. GIDP—Shuck, Aybar 2, L.Martin. DP—Los Angeles 1, Texas 3.

Los Angeles IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Vargas L, 9-8 61/3 7 4 3 2 4 4.02
J.Gutierrez 1/3 1 0 0 0 0 4.23
D.De La Rosa 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 2.86
Frieri 1 2 2 2 0 2 3.80
Texas IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Darvish 52/3 4 2 2 2 8 2.83
Cotts W,8-3 1/3 1 0 0 0 1 1.13
Ross H,16 1 1 0 0 0 2 3.03
Scheppers H,27 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.90
Nathan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.39

IR-S—J.Gutierrez 1-1, D.De La Rosa 1-0, Cotts 2-1. T—2:57. A—40,057 (48,114).

Yankees 5, Astros 1 (14)

Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking homer in a four-run 14th inning, and New York won in Houston over the Astros, whose 15-game losing streak was the longest at the end of the season in more than a century.

New York AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Nunez 3b 7 2 3 2 0 1 .260
J.Murphy c 7 0 1 1 0 3 .154
Granderson cf 7 0 2 1 0 2 .229
V.Wells lf 6 0 0 0 0 1 .233
Reynolds 1b 6 1 1 1 0 0 .220
Overbay 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Hafner dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .202
D.Adams 2b 6 0 1 0 0 5 .193
Ryan ss 6 1 2 0 0 1 .197
Z.Almonte rf 6 1 2 0 0 2 .236
Totals 55 5 12 5 0 16
Houston AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Villar ss 6 1 1 0 0 1 .243
Altuve 2b 5 0 0 0 1 0 .283
Dominguez 3b 6 0 1 1 0 2 .241
Carter 1b 4 0 0 0 1 3 .223
Martinez rf 5 0 1 0 0 3 .250
B.Laird dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 .169
Wallace ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 .221
Crowe cf 5 0 0 0 0 2 .218
Corporan c 5 0 1 0 0 2 .225
Elmore lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 .242
Krauss ph-lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 .209
Totals 46 1 4 1 2 19
New York 000 000 010 000 04—5 12 0
Houston 100 000 000 000 00—1 4 1

E—Villar (16). LOB—New York 10, Houston 5. 2B—Nunez 2 (17), Granderson (13), Villar (9). 3B—D.Adams (1). HR—Mar.Reynolds (21), off Harrell. RBIs—Nunez 2 (28), J.Murphy (1), Granderson (15), Mar.Reynolds (67), M.Dominguez (77). RLSP—New York 5, Houston 1.

New York IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Huff 5 3 1 1 0 7 5.50
B.Marshall 2 1 0 0 1 3 4.50
Betances 21/3 0 0 0 0 4 10.80
Claiborne 2/3 0 0 0 0 1 4.11
D.Phelps 1 0 0 0 1 2 4.98
Daley W,1-0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.00
D.Robertson 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.04
Houston IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Bedard 7 3 0 0 0 9 4.59
Zeid H,6 2/3 1 1 1 0 2 3.90
Chapmn BS,3-4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.77
R.Cruz 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
Fields 1 1 0 0 0 1 4.97
Harrell L,6-17 42/3 5 4 4 0 4 5.86
De Leon 1/3 1 0 0 0 0 5.40

IR-S—K.Chapman 1-1, R.Cruz 1-0, De Leon 1-1. HBP—Hafner 2. WP—De Leon. T—3:52. A—40,542 (42,060).

NATIONAL

Pirates 4, Reds 2

Jordy Mercer had a triple and an inside-the-park homer, and the visiting Pirates completed a three-game sweep of Cincinnati with a victory that was mostly an afterthought for teams looking ahead to a rematch in Pittsburgh. They’ll open the postseason on Tuesday night at PNC Park, the Pirates’ first playoff game in 21 years.

Pittsburgh AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Pie cf 5 0 0 0 0 3 .138
Tabata lf 3 1 2 0 0 0 .282
Lambo lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 .233
Snider rf 5 0 0 0 0 1 .215
P.Alvarez 3b 1 0 0 0 1 0 .233
GSanchez 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254
Buck c 4 0 1 1 0 1 .219
G.Jones 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 .233
Mercer ss 4 2 3 1 0 0 .285
J.Harrison 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 .250
Cumpton p 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Pimentel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J.Gomez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077
Sanchez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233
Farnsworth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Totals 34 4 10 4 2 6
Cincinnati AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Choo cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 .285
B.Hamilton cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .368
Ludwick lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Paul lf 1 0 0 0 1 0 .244
Duke p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Votto 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .305
N.Soto 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Bruce rf 1 0 0 0 1 1 .262
Heisey pr-rf 2 0 1 0 0 0 .237
Frazier 3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .234
Hannahn 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .216
Cozart ss 2 0 1 0 0 0 .254
Rodrigz pr-2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .111
Mesoraco c 2 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Partch p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Christiani p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Robinson ph-lf 1 1 1 0 0 0 .255
C.Izturis 2b-ss 3 1 2 0 0 0 .209
G.Reynolds p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .143
Hanigan ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198
C.Miller c 1 0 1 2 0 0 .257
Totals 30 2 6 2 2 5
Pittsburgh 110 100 010—4 10 0
Cincinnati 000 000 020—2 6 1

E—Cozart (15). LOB—Pittsburgh 8, Cincinnati 4. 2B—Cozart (30), C.Izturis (8), C.Miller (5). 3B—Mercer (2). HR—Mercer (8), off G.Reynolds; G.Jones (15), off Christiani. RBIs—Buck (62), G.Jones (51), Mercer (27), J.Harrison (14), C.Miller 2 (8). S—Cumpton 2, B.Hamilton. RLSP—Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 2. GIDP—G.Jones, J.Harrison, N.Soto, Hannahan. DP—Pittsburgh 2, Cincinnati 2.

Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Cumpton W, 2-1 5 2 0 0 1 3 2.05
Pimentel H,1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1.93
J.Gomez 1 3 2 2 1 0 3.35
Frnswrth S,2-2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1.04
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Reynolds L,1-3 5 7 3 3 1 4 5.52
Partch 2 0 0 0 1 1 6.17
Christiani 1 2 1 1 0 0 2.25
Duke 1 1 0 0 0 1 6.03

HBP—P.Alvarez. T—2:53. A—40,142 (42,319).

Mets 3, Brewers 2

Eric Young Jr. won the National League stolen base crown and helped New York rally past visiting Milwaukee when the Brewers botched two bunts in the eighth inning. Young, who swiped two bases in the first, began the day tied for the N.L. lead in steals at 44 with Milwaukee shortstop Jean Segura, who sat out for the 10th time in 11 games.

Milwaukee AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Aoki rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .286
Bianchi ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .237
Lucroy c 4 1 2 0 0 0 .280
C.Gomez cf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .284
Y.Betancrt 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .212
Halton 1b 3 0 0 1 0 1 .238
Ramirez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .283
L.Schafer lf 3 0 1 1 0 2 .211
Gennett 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .324
Estrada p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .206
b-Gindl ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242
Kintzler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Totals 30 2 6 2 3 6
New York AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
E.Young lf 4 1 1 1 0 1 .249
Duda 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .223
Germen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Black p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Turner ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280
F.Francisco p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
D.Wright 3b 2 0 0 1 0 0 .307
Murphy 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .286
Baxter rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .189
Lagares cf 3 1 0 0 0 2 .242
Centeno c 3 0 1 0 0 1 .300
denDekkr pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 .207
Recker c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Tovar ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Niese p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .205
Satin ph-1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .279
Totals 27 3 3 2 0 8
Milwaukee 000 200 000—2 6 2
New York 100 000 02x—3 3 1

E—Bianchi (10), Lucroy (10), Black (1). LOB—Milwaukee 4, New York 2. RBIs—Halton (17), L.Schafer (33), E.Young (32), D.Wright (58). SB—C.Gomez (40), E.Young 2 (46), Dan.Murphy (23). S—Tovar. SF—D.Wright. RLSP—Milwaukee 2, New York 2. DP—New York 1.

Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Estrada 7 2 1 1 0 8 3.87
Kintzler L,3-3 1 1 2 0 0 0 2.69
New York IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Niese 6 6 2 2 2 2 3.71
Germen 1 0 0 0 0 2 3.93
Black W,3-0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.71
Francisco S,1-1 1 0 0 0 0 2 4.26

T—2:23. A—41,891 (41,922).

Cardinals 4, Cubs 0

St. Louis clinched home-field advantage throughout the National League playoffs, beating visiting Chicago for its sixth straight win. Joe Kelly pitched 51/3 innings of three-hit ball in relief of Jake Westbrook as the Cardinals matched a season-high winning streak to finish 97-65, their most since reaching 100 in 2005.

Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
St.Castro ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .245
Watkins 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .211
Rizzo 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .233
Schierhltz rf 3 0 2 0 0 0 .251
dMcDonald ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .302
Sweeney cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .266
Do.Murphy 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 .255
Bogusevic lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Boscan c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Samardzija p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .113
H.Rondon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Lake ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Strop p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Rosscup p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Totals 31 0 5 0 0 5
St. Louis AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Carpenter 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .318
Jay cf 3 1 2 1 1 1 .276
Beltran rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 .296
Chambers rf-lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 .154
Ma.Adams 1b 4 1 2 0 0 2 .284
Y.Molina c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319
T.Cruz c 4 0 1 1 0 1 .203
Descalso ss 3 1 1 1 0 0 .238
Kozma ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 .217
Robinson lf-rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 .250
Wong 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 .153
Westbrook p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
J.Kelly p 2 1 1 0 0 0 .152
Choate p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Peterson ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .077
Ca.Martinez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Siegrist p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 4 9 4 2 8
Chicago 000 000 000—0 5 0
St. Louis 001 200 01x—4 9 0

LOB—Chicago 5, St. Louis 5. 2B—Watkins (1), Rizzo (40), Schierholtz 2 (32), Ma.Adams (14), T.Cruz (6), Descalso (25), J.Kelly (1). RBIs—Jay (67), T.Cruz (13), Descalso (43), S.Robinson (16). CS—Jay (5). RLSP—Chicago 4, St. Louis 2. RMU—Sweeney, M.Carpenter, Chambers. GIDP—Bogusevic, T.Cruz. DP—Chicago 1, St. Louis 1.

Chicago IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA
Samardzija L, 8-13 6 8 3 3 0 4 95 4.34
H.Rondon 1 0 0 0 1 2 22 4.77
Strop 2/3 1 1 1 1 1 23 2.83
Rosscup 1/3 0 0 0 0 1 5 1.35
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Westbrook 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.63
J.Kelly W,10-5 51/3 3 0 0 0 5 2.69
Choate H,15 2/3 0 0 0 0 0 2.29
Martinez H,3 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.08
Siegrist 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.45

IR-S—Rosscup 1-0, Choate 2-0. HBP—Do.Murphy. T—2:34. A—44,808 (43,975).

Braves 12, Phillies 5

Evan Gattis had a two-run homer among his three hits, Elliot Johnson drove in five runs and N.L. East champion Atlanta beat visiting Philadelphia to cap its best regular season in nine years. The Braves (96-66) won their first division title since 2005 and finished with their best record since also winning 96 games in 2004.

Philadelphia AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
C.Hernandez cf 5 0 1 1 0 1 .289
Rollins ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .252
Utley 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 .284
D.Brown lf 3 1 1 0 0 0 .272
De Fratus p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Savery p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Mayberry ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Cloyd p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
Frandsen 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 .234
Asche 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Galvis 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .234
Kratz c 3 2 1 3 1 1 .213
Brndina rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .181
Miner p 1 0 1 0 0 0 .333
Ramirez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jimenez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
M.Martinez lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 .175
Totals 36 5 10 5 1 6
Atlanta AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Heyward cf-rf 4 1 0 0 2 0 .254
JUpton rf-lf 5 0 1 0 0 2 .263
Freeman 1b 5 2 2 1 0 0 .319
Trdslvich 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Gattis lf 5 2 3 2 0 0 .243
B.Upton cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184
G.Laird c 4 4 4 0 1 0 .281
Simmons ss 4 3 3 1 1 0 .248
Janish ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171
El.Johnson 3b 3 0 2 5 1 0 .261
Uggla 2b 2 0 0 0 3 1 .179
Teheran p 2 0 1 0 0 1 .224
Constanza ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 .258
Avilan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
RJohnson ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .244
Ayala p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
A.Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Carpenter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Bethancrt ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Kimbrel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Totals 36 12 17 11 9 5
Philadelphia 000 400 100—5 10 2
Atlanta 302 023 02x—12 17 1

E—C.Hernandez 2 (6), Uggla (14). LOB—Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 10. 2B—Simmons 2 (27). 3B—El.Johnson (2). HR—Kratz (9), off Teheran; Gattis (21), off Miner. RBIs—C.Hernandez (10), Frandsen (26), Kratz 3 (26), F.Freeman (109), Gattis 2 (65), Simmons (59), El.Johnson 5 (10), Constanza 2 (3). SB—Simmons (6). CS—El.Johnson (2). SF—El.Johnson. RLSP—Philadelphia 2, Atlanta 6. RMU—M.Martinez. GIDP—D.Brown, Heyward, J.Upton, El.Johnson. DP—Philadelphia 3, Atlanta 2.

Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Miner L,0-2 21/3 7 5 5 3 1 4.40
Ramirez 21/3 4 2 2 2 2 7.50
C.Jimenez 2/3 3 3 3 2 1 3.71
De Fratus 2/3 0 0 0 2 0 3.86
Savery 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.15
Cloyd 1 3 2 2 0 1 6.56
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Teheran W,14-8 5 6 4 4 0 3 3.20
Avilan H,27 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.52
Ayala 2/3 2 1 1 1 0 2.90
A.Wood 1/3 0 0 0 0 1 3.13
Carpenter 1 0 0 0 0 2 1.78
Kimbrel 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.21

IR-S—J.C.Ramirez 2-1, C.Jimenez 2-0, De Fratus 1-0, A.Wood 2-0. IBB—Uggla. WP—C.Jimenez. T—3:27. A—42,194 (49,586).

D-backs 3, Nationals 2

A.J. Pollock beat out a run-scoring infield single in the eighth inning and Arizona sent Washington manager Davey Johnson into retirement on a losing note with a win in Phoenix.

Washington AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Kobernus lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Rendon 3b 3 0 2 0 1 0 .265
Hairston rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .191
T.Moore 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .222
Z.Walters ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 .375
Lmbrdozzi 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 .259
J.Solano c 4 0 0 0 0 1 .146
E.Perez cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .125
Leon ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Roark p 3 0 1 0 0 1 .286
Mattheus p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Cedeno p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Brown ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Totals 35 2 8 2 1 5
Arizona AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Blmquist ss 4 1 1 0 0 2 .317
Eaton lf 3 1 1 0 0 0 .252
Gldschmidt 1b 3 0 1 1 0 1 .302
Campana pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 .261
Ziegler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Prado 3b 4 0 2 1 0 0 .282
A.Hill 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .291
Pollock cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 .269
G.Parra rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .268
Gosewisch c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .178
Miley p 2 0 0 0 0 0 .133
Nieves ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297
D.Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Er.Chavez 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
Totals 31 3 7 3 1 4
Washington 000 002 000—2 8 2
Arizona 100 000 02x—3 7 2

E—Roark (1), Rendon (16), Bloomquist (1), Prado (10). LOB—Washington 7, Arizona 7. 3B—Z.Walters (1). RBIs—Z.Walters (1), Lombardozzi (22), Goldschmidt (125), Prado (82), Pollock (38). SB—Lombardozzi (4). S—Eaton. SF—Goldschmidt. RLSP—Washington 2, Arizona 3. RMU—J.Solano, A.Hill. GIDP—J.Solano. DP—Arizona 2.

Washington IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Roark 7 3 1 0 1 3 1.51
Mattheus L,0-2 2/3 4 2 2 0 1 6.37
X.Cedeno 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 1.50
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Miley 7 8 2 1 1 2 3.55
Hernandez W,5-6 1 0 0 0 0 1 4.48
Ziegler S, \13-15 1 0 0 0 0 2 2.22

IR-S—X.Cedeno 2-0. T—2:29. A—30,420 (48,633).

Rockies 2, Dodgers 1

Jeff Francis won his first start in more than three months, Michael Cuddyer won his first batting title, and Todd Helton singled in the final game of his career to help visiting Colorado beat Los Angeles.

Colorado AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Blackmon cf 4 1 2 1 1 1 .309
Rutledge 2b 4 0 1 0 1 1 .235
Helton 1b 4 0 1 0 1 1 .249
Tulowitzki ss 4 0 1 1 1 2 .312
Cuddyer rf 5 0 1 0 0 3 .331
Arenado 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .267
Culberson lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .293
Pacheco c 4 0 2 0 0 1 .239
Francis p 1 0 1 0 0 0 .071
Herrera ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .292
Oswalt p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Ottavino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
Wheeler ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220
Bettis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brothers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 35 2 11 2 5 10
Los Angeles AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Puig rf 2 0 0 0 1 1 .319
Capuano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .042
Butera 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .143
C.Crawford lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 .283
Nolasco p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120
Castllos ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 .167
M.Young ss-3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .279
Gonzalez 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .293
Withrow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D.Gordon ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 .234
M.Ellis 2b 3 1 1 0 1 1 .270
Uribe 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 .278
B.Wilson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Howell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jansen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Buss ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .105
A.Ellis c 2 0 1 0 0 1 .238
Fedrwicz c 2 0 0 0 0 2 .231
Schumaker cf 4 0 1 1 0 2 .263
Ryu p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .207
Van Slyke lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 .240
Totals 31 1 5 1 4 13
Colorado 100 100 000—2 11 0
Los Angeles 000 010 000—1 5 0

LOB—Colorado 12, Los Angeles 7. 2B—Francis (1), A.Ellis (17). RBIs—Blackmon (22), Tulowitzki (82), Schumaker (30). SB—Rutledge (12). CS—Van Slyke (1). S—Francis. RLSP—Colorado 6, Los Angeles 5. GIDP—Arenado, R.Wheeler. DP—Colorado 1, Los Angeles 2.

Colorado IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Francis W,3-5 5 3 1 1 2 6 6.27
Oswalt H,1 1 0 0 0 0 1 8.63
Ottavino H,8 1 0 0 0 0 2 2.64
Bettis H,3 1 1 0 0 0 1 5.64
Brothers S,19-21 1 1 0 0 2 3 1.74
Los Angeles IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Ryu L,14-8 4 8 2 2 1 4 3.00
Nolasco 1 1 0 0 0 1 3.70
Capuano 1 2 0 0 0 1 4.26
Withrow 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.60
B.Wilson 1/3 0 0 0 1 1 0.66
Howell 2/3 0 0 0 0 0 2.03
Jansen 1 0 0 0 2 2 1.88

IR-S—Howell 1-0. PB—Pacheco. T—3:08. A—52,396 (56,000).

Giants 7, Padres 6

Hunter Pence singled in the winning run with no outs in the ninth inning to give San Francisco a victory over visiting San Diego. Francisco Peguero hit his first career home run leading off the ninth to tie it as Huston Street blew his second save in 35 chances.

San Diego AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Denorfia cf-rf 5 1 3 0 0 1 .279
J.Guzman lf 3 1 0 0 1 2 .226
Forsythe lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
Gyorko 2b 4 1 1 4 0 0 .249
Headley 3b 2 1 0 0 2 0 .250
Medica 1b 4 0 1 1 0 2 .290
Kotsay rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .194
Fuentes cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .152
Hundley c 4 1 1 1 0 1 .233
Amarista ss 3 1 0 0 1 0 .236
T.Ross p 3 0 0 0 0 1 .182
Stauffer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Vincent p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Gregerson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Venable ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .268
1-Alonso pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
Street p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Totals 33 6 7 6 4 8
San Francisco AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
G.Blanco cf-lf 2 2 0 0 2 1 .265
.Peguero lf 1 1 1 1 0 0 .207
Abreu 2b 5 2 2 0 0 2 .268
Belt 1b 3 1 2 2 1 0 .289
Posey c 3 0 1 0 2 0 .294
Pence rf 5 0 2 3 0 1 .283
Sandoval 3b 4 0 2 1 0 0 .278
B.Crawford ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 .248
Adrianza ss 2 0 1 0 0 0 .222
J.Perez lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .258
Pagan ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282
Moscoso p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Dunning p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Kschnick ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .202
Kontos p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
-Monell ph 0 1 0 0 0 0 .125
Hembree p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Zito p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147
.Sanchez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .248
Romo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Totals 34 7 11 7 5 8
San Diego 001 140 000—6 7 1
San Francisco 100 110 202—7 11 1

E—Hundley (10), Sandoval (18). LOB—San Diego 4, San Francisco 10. 2B—Denorfia (21), Medica (2), Abreu (12), Belt 2 (39). 3B—Venable (8). HR—Hundley (13), off Moscoso; Gyorko (23), off Dunning; F.Peguero (1), off Street. RBIs—Gyorko 4 (63), Medica (10), Hundley (44), F.Peguero (1), Belt 2 (67), Pence 3 (99), Sandoval (79). SB—G.Blanco (14). CS—Headley (4). RLSP—San Diego 3, San Francisco 4. RMU—Kotsay, Abreu. GIDP—Gyorko, B.Crawford. DP—San Diego 1, San Francisco 2.

San Diego IP H R ER BB SO ERA
T.Ross 6 7 3 3 1 7 3.17
Stauffer H, 7 2/3 0 2 2 2 0 3.75
Vincent H, 10 1/3 1 0 0 0 0 2.14
Gregerson H, 25 1 0 0 0 0 1 2.71
Street L, 2-5 BS, 2-35 0 3 2 2 2 0 2.70
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Moscoso 41/3 4 5 5 4 4 5.10
Dunning 2/3 1 1 1 0 0 2.84
Kontos 2 1 0 0 0 1 4.39
Hembree 2/3 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
Zito 1/3 0 0 0 0 1 5.74
Romo W, 5-8 1 1 0 0 0 1 2.54

IR-S—Vincent 3-2, Dunning 3-3. IBB—Posey. HBP—Monell, Belt. WP—Street, Moscoso. PB—Hundley. T—3:17. A—41,495 (41,915).

INTERLEAGUE

Marlins 1, Tigers 0

Henderson Alvarez pitched one of baseball’s most bizarre no-hitters, celebrating in the on-deck circle when host Miami scored on a two-out wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat Detroit.

Detroit AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
D.Kelly cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Dirks rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .256
Fielder 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279
Tuiasosopo 1b 2 0 0 0 0 2 .244
Peralta lf-ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 .303
Infante 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .318
H.Perez 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .197
B.Pena c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .297
Iglesias ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 .303
N.Castellanos lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278
R.Santiago 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .224
Verlander p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Fister p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
Porcello p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
a-Avila ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Putkonen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 —-
Totals 28 0 0 0 1 4
Miami AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Pierre lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .247
Lucas 2b 4 0 1 0 0 2 .256
Ruggiano cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .222
Stanton rf 4 1 1 0 0 3 .249
Morrison 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .242
Hechavarria ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .227
Coghlan 3b 2 0 1 0 2 1 .256
K.Hill c 3 0 0 0 0 2 .155
Dobbs ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
H.Alvarez p 3 0 0 0 0 2 .300
Totals 32 1 6 0 2 13
Detroit 000 000 000—0 0 1
Miami 000 000 001—1 6 1

E—Verlander (2), Hechavarria (15). LOB—Detroit 3, Miami 7. RISP—Detroit 0 for 0; Miami 0 for 2.

Detroit IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Verlander 6 3 0 0 1 10 3.46
Fister 1 1 0 0 0 1 3.67
Porcello 1 0 0 0 0 2 4.32
Putkonen L, 1-3 2/3 2 1 1 1 0 3.03
Miami IP H R ER BB SO ERA
H.Alvarez W,5-6 9 0 0 0 1 4 3.59

HBP—Fielder. WP—Putkonen 2. T—2:06. A—28,315 (37,442).



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