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Rays beat Rangers, close on wild-card

STILL IN THE HUNT:The Yankees ended a four-game losing streak to avoid falling farther behind Tampa Bay and Texas in the fight for the second AL wild-card


Miami’s Ed Lucas homered in the 10th inning to lift the Marlins to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in 10 innings.

The Mets’ Josh Satin hit a two-run single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the New York Mets past the San Francisco Giants, 5-4.

Milwaukee’s Sean Halton hit his first career grand slam and Tyler Thornburg allowed just two singles over six innings as the Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-0.

Los Angeles’ Josh Hamilton hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning, then put the Angels ahead with a sacrifice fly in the 11th in a 5-4 win over the Oakland Athletics.

The Minnesota Twins avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox. Scott Diamond pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since June.

Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma extended his scoreless innings streak on the road to 25 and Justin Smoak homered as the Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 8-0.

The Cincinnati Reds got a two-run double from Jay Bruce in the 13th inning to defeat the Houston Astros 6-5 in 13 innings.

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