MLB

Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

DETROIT — It looks like the Minnesota Twins will have Joe Mauer’s hot bat in the lineup for the final eight games of the regular season. Mauer has gotten periodic rest this season but hitting .391 over his last 41 games following Friday night’s 0-for-5 has made the first baseman and the coaching staff rethink their plan. Mauer will be ...

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D-backs rally past Padres, cut magic number to 4

SAN DIEGO — David Peralta hit a leadoff homer and added a go-ahead double in the seventh for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who scored 11 runs in the final four innings and overcame Hunter Renfroe’s three homers as the NL wild-card leaders beat the San Diego Padres 13-7 on Wednesday night. The Padres, who blew a 6-2 lead, hit five home runs. ...

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