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The St. Louis Cardinals still hold a two-game lead over  Pittsburgh
in the National League Central, with the Cincinnati Reds three games
back following a 4-2 loss to the New York Mets. Michael Wacha (WAH’-kah) came
within one out of a no-hitter as the CUNDATED (AP) _ The St. Louis Cardinals still hold a two-game lead over
Pittsburgh in the National League Central, with the Cincinnati Reds three games
back following a 4-2 loss to the New York Mets. Michael Wacha (WAH’-kah) came
within one out of a no-hitter as the Cardinals blanked Washington 2-0. The
Pirates hammered the Chicago Cubs 8-2 as Pedro Alvarez doubled twice and had
three RBIs.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The Detroit Tigers have clinched an American League playoff
berth while cutting their magic number for winning the AL Central to one. Victor
Martinez, Omar Infante (ihn-FAHN’-tay) and Austin Jackson homered during a
four-run fourth as the Tigers beat the Twins 4-2 in Minnesota. Doug Fister is
14-9 after allowing two runs and eight hits while striking out seven over 6 1/3
innings.

NEW YORK (AP) _ Tampa Bay still has a one-game lead over Cleveland for the
first AL wild-card berth, with Texas still one game behind the Indians. James
Loney hit a two-run double and Matt Moore worked five innings as the Rays
blanked the Yankees 7-0, putting New York on the brink of elimination. The
Indians blew a 3-2 lead in the ninth before beating the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on
Jason Giambi’s, pinch-hit, two-run homer.ardinals blanked Washington 2-0. The
Pirates hammered the Chicago Cubs 8-2 as Pedro Alvarez doubled twice and had
three RBIs.

INTERLEAGUE

Final      Colorado       8  Boston          3

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Final      Cleveland      5  Chi White Sox   4
Final      Tampa Bay      7  N-Y Yankees     0
Final      Toronto        3  Baltimore       2, 10 Innings
Final      Texas          3  Houston         2
Final      Detroit        4  Minnesota       2
Final      L.A. Angels    3  Oakland         0
Final      Seattle        4  Kansas City     0

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Final      Atlanta        3  Milwaukee       2
Final      N-Y Mets       4  Cincinnati      2
Final      Philadelphia   2  Miami           1
Final      Pittsburgh     8  Chi Cubs        2
Final      St. Louis      2  Washington      0
Final      Arizona        2  San Diego       1, 12 Innings
Final      L.A. Dodgers   2  San Francisco   1

 

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Posted by on Sep 25 2013. Filed under Sports.


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