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Cardinals solve Wrigley again, crush Hammel, Cubs 10-4 (Yahoo Sports)

St. Louis Cardinals' Tommy Pham, right, celebrates with Jhonny Peralta after scoring on a single by Yadier Molina during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

The St. Louis Cardinals have a lot to accomplish if they want to return to Chicago in two weeks for a rematch of last year’s NL Division Series. If they do, the Cardinals may be the one club that won’t be fazed by Wrigley Field and the Cubs. Yadier Molina drove in four runs, Stephen Piscotty homered and the Cardinals boosted their playoff hopes by getting to Jason Hammel early in a 10-4 rout of Chicago on Saturday.

Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:49 pm

Orlando, Hosmer spark late comeback as Royals top Tigers 7-4 (Yahoo Sports)

Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez stands on the mound as Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer rounds the bases for a three-run home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Paulo Orlando hit a tying, two-run double and Eric Hosmer followed with a three-run homer against Francisco Rodriguez, capping a ninth-inning comeback that led the Kansas City Royals over the Detroit Tigers 7-4 Saturday.

Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:48 pm

Red Sox not ruling out Sandoval’s return this year (Yahoo Sports)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell has not ruled out injured third baseman Pablo Sandoval returning this year should an injury replacement be required.

Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:37 pm

OF Eaton out of lineup for White Sox after running into wall (Yahoo Sports)

Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton will sit out at least the next two games after crashing into the padded wall Friday night. Eaton is still undergoing tests. Eaton stayed down for several minutes before he was helped to the dugout.

Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:30 pm

Astros RHP Giles injured by line drive in batting practice (Yahoo Sports)

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston closer Ken Giles injured his right wrist when he was hit by a line drive during batting practice on Saturday.

Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:23 pm

AL West champ Rangers celebrate, plan for another playoffs (Yahoo Sports)

Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre, right, celebrates with Rougned Odor (12) after hitting a two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Colby Lewis obliged his wife when she requested a picture under an AL West champion banner of the four Texas players part of each division title since 2010. Lewis was joined for the celebratory clubhouse photo op Friday night by Elvis Andrus, Derek Holland and Mitch Moreland. The Rangers are on to the playoffs again after capturing their second straight AL West title and fourth since 2010 with a 3-0 win against the Oakland Athletics.

Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 8:10 pm

Girardi said he walked out on media over bullpen question (Yahoo Sports)

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi looks down during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. The Red Sox won 6-5. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

New York manager Joe Girardi said he walked out of Friday’s post-game media session because he was upset by questions about his bullpen usage, not because the slumping Yankees lost ground in the AL wild card race and were eliminated from the AL East. ”That’s a sign of some of the questions I was asked,” Girardi said before Saturday’s game. The Yankees lost 9-0 in Toronto on Friday, their ninth defeat in 12 games following a seven-game winning streak.

Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 8:02 pm

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