AROUND THE HORN

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Ori­oles: Ubaldo Jimenez threw 62⁄ in­nings of one-hit ball in a 4-0 shutout of the Blue Jays that tied the teams for the AL wild-card lead. Manny Machado, Matt Wi­eters, Michael Bourn and Hyun Soo Kim drove in runs.

Mar­lins: Com­mis­sioner Rob Man­fred, cur­rent and for­mer Mar­lins play­ers and Hall of Famers Tony Perez and An­dre Daw­son, both now Mar­lins ex­ec­u­tives, were among about 300 mourn­ers at the pri­vate funeral of Jose Fer­nan­dez in Mi­ami. The two-time All-Star pitcher died early Sun­day in a boat­ing ac­ci­dent off Mi­ami Beach. “Jose was too good for this league,” the Rev. Jose Al­varez said at the ser­vice. “He’s go­ing to a higher league.”

Tigers: Thurs­day’s game against the In­di­ans was post­poned be­cause of rain, forc­ing the teams to squeeze in a makeup game Mon­day if it could af­fect who makes the play­offs or how teams are seeded. The In­di­ans have clinched the AL Cen­tral. The Tigers are 11⁄ games back in the wild-card hunt.

Na­tion­als: Wilmer Difo hit his first MLB homer and Pe­dro Sev­erino his sec­ond, helping the in­jury-de­pleted NL East champs beat the Di­a­mond­backs 5-3 in a nearly empty sta­dium in D.C. The Nats will play the Dodgers to open the play­offs but are still try­ing to lock up home field. ... 2B Daniel Mur­phy, out al­most two weeks with a strained glute, is un­likely to play be­fore the play­offs ex­cept for pinch hit­ting, man­ager Dusty Baker said.

Car­di­nals: Yadier Molina’s dou­ble drove in the win­ning run with two outs in the in a 4-3 win over the Reds, tem­po­rar­ily mov­ing the Cards within a half-game of a wild-card spot. Molina and Jedd Gy­orko hit solo home runs.

Braves: Fred­die Free­man went 0-for-4 with two strike­outs in the Braves’ 5-2 win over the Phillies, end­ing his hit­ting streak at 30 games. The streak was the longest in MLB since the Braves’ Dan Ug­gla hit in 33 straight in 2011.

I ndi­ans: Man­ager Terry Fran­cona said RHP Corey Klu­ber would be avail­able to pitch in the ALDS de­spite a tight groin

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