AROUND THE HORN
Dodgers: Vin Scully’s call from the local Dodgers broadcast on SportsNet LA will be used for the entire fourth inning of ESPN’s national telecast of Wednesday’s game between the Dodgers and Giants. The 88-year-old Scully, who is in his 67th season with the Dodgers, will call his final game Oct. 2.
Rangers: 3B Adrian Beltre’s two hits Monday night in a win over the Angels gave him 2,931 for his career and moved him past Rogers Hornsby into 37th place on the all-time list. Beltre trails Willie Keeler by one hit and needs just five more to take over 34th place from Barry Bonds.
Yankees: Rookie C Gary Sanchez hit his 17th homer in 42 games this season, a three-run shot in a four-run seventh inning that sent the Yankees past the Rays 5-3 on Tuesday night. 1B Mark Teixeira hit a solo home run for the Yankees, who began play 41⁄ games out of an American League wild-card spot.
Indians: Brandon Guyer, the third pinch hitter used in the ninth inning, doubled in a run with two outs to help the Indians move closer to an AL Central title with a 2-1 victory over the Royals. LHP Andrew Miller improved to 9-1 with 12⁄ innings of scoreless relief and three strikeouts.
Marlins: OF Giancarlo Stanton homered to back a strong outing by RHP Jose Fernandez, who pitched eight innings and struck out 12 for the Marlins in a 1-0 victory over the Nationals. Fernandez allowed three hits without a walk and retired 21 straight batters at one point to outduel RHP Tanner Roark, who threw seven innings.
Red Sox: DHDavid Ortiz broke open a tight game with a threerun homer in the seventh inning and the Red Sox beat the Orioles 5-2 for their sixth straight victory. OF Jackie Bradley Jr. also homered as the Red Sox stretched their lead in the AL East to five games and improved to a majorleague best 13-5 in September.
Pirates: C Chris Stewart had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and is expected to be out six to eight weeks.