AROUND THE HORN

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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.

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