AROUND THE HORN

Baltimore Sun - - BASEBALL -

Blue Jays: Fran­cisco Liri­ano and three re­liev­ers com­bined on a three-hit­ter and Troy Tu­low­itzki had four RBIs in a 9-0 shutout of the Yan­kees. The Jays kept their one-game lead in the AL wild-card stand­ings. The Yan­kees were shut out for the sec­ond straight night and lost for the ninth time in 12 games.

Tigers: Michael Ful­mer struck out nine and walked none in seven in­nings in an 8-3 win over the Roy­als. Justin Up­ton, Vic­tor Martinez and Cameron May­bin home­red for the Tigers, who won their fifth in a row and stayed in the sec­ond AL wild-card spot.

Red Sox: A two-run first-in­ning homer in a 2-1 win over the Rays gave David Or­tiz 124 RBIs, pass­ing Shoe­less Joe Jack­son for the most in a fi­nal sea­son. The Red Sox have won nine in a row.

Mets: Kelly John­son de­liv­ered a go-ahead two-run sin­gle and Michael Con­forto fol­lowed with a three-run homer in a 10-5 win over the Phillies. The Mets lead the NL wild card. ... RHP Noah Syn­der­gaard was scratched from his start Satur­day night against the Phillies be­cause of strep throat. Man­ager Terry Collins said re­liever Sean Gil­martin would make his first start of the sea­son.

Brew­ers: The Brew­ers turned their sec­ond triple play of the sea­son when 1B Chris Carter caught Joey Votto’s liner, stepped on first to double off one run­ner and threw to SS Or­lando Ar­cia, who stepped on sec­ond for the third out.

Pi­rates: Gre­gory Polanco left the game against the Na­tion­als af­ter bruis­ing his hand when he crashed into the fence chas­ing Bryce Harper’s first-in­ning double.

Di­a­mond­backs: Zack Greinke is ques­tion­able for his fi­nal two starts due to shoul­der stiff­ness, the Ari­zona Repub­lic re­ported.

Mar­lins: With 2,494 games, OF Ichiro Suzuki ranks sixth among play­ers who have never played in the World Se­ries. Those with more are Rafael Palmeiro (2,831), Ken Grif­fey Jr. (2,671), An­dre Daw­son (2,627), Ernie Banks (2,528) and Julio Franco (2,527).

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