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Slugging Khris Davis is big reason A’s are chasing playoffs

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis has become known as Oakland’s other superstar “KD.” The Athletics slugger is having a special season right next door to where Kevin Durant led the Golden State Warriors to a second straight NBA championship two months ago. Davis is on such a home run streak, he has considered the idea he might hit 50. ...

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Rebuilding White Sox showing some progress

Trivia time: When is the last time the major league leader in ERA had fewer wins than the guy who finished last? The answer is coming up in a few paragraphs, but the question is relevant because it could happen again this year. Lucas Giolito of the Chicago White Sox, currently bringing up the rear among pitchers who qualify for ...

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Hall of Famer Jim Thome joins Twins broadcast

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Blake Snell squares off vs. Nathan Eovaldi as Rays set sights on sweep of Red Sox

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Guess the nickname — Miami Marlins Players’ Weekend

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Guess the nickname — Tampa Bay Rays Players’ Weekend

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Fillmyer, Royals send Indians to 4th straight loss, 7-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rookie Heath Fillmyer pitched six strong innings, Lucas Duda homered and the Kansas City Royals beat Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians 7-1 on Saturday night. Fillmyer (2-1) limited the AL Central leaders to three hits and two walks, striking out three, as the Indians lost their fourth straight, matching their longest skid of the ...

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LEADING OFF: Streaking Rays try to hand Red Sox 1st sweep

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: BREAK OUT THE BROOMS The surprising Rays go for their eighth straight victory when they try to become the first team to sweep Boston in a series this season. Tampa Bay is a season-high eight games over .500 at 69-61 and has allowed three or fewer runs in seven consecutive games. ...

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Holliday homer, big inning lead Rockies past Cardinals 9-1

DENVER (AP) — Late in the game, the Colorado Rockies quickly turned a pitchers’ duel into a one-sided slugfest. Pinch-hitter Matt Holliday launched his first home run of the season in the seventh inning, Carlos Gonzalez sparked an eight-run eighth with a tiebreaking double and the Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 in a matchup of NL playoff contenders ...

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Royals eye first series sweep since mid-July against division-leading Indians

KANSAS CITY – The first-place Cleveland Indians will attempt to avoid being swept in a three-game series by the last-place Kansas City Royals when the two teams meet on Sunday afternoon in Kauffman Stadium. After splitting a tense and competitive four-game series with the Red Sox in Boston on the first leg of a seven-game road trip, the Indians have looked flat in dropping ...

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