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►IN­DI­ANS 3, ROY­ALS 2: CLEVE­LAND (AP) — The Cleve­land In­di­ans added a walk-off win to a streak that’s had ev­ery­thing. Jay Bruce hit an RBI dou­ble in the 10th in­ning as the In­di­ans ral­lied for their 22nd straight win to ex­tend their AL record, beat­ing the Kansas City Roy­als 3-2 on Thurs­day night to move within four wins of match­ing the 1916 New York Gi­ants for the long­est streak in ma­jor league his­tory. ►WHITE SOX 17, TIGERS 7: DETROIT (AP) — Avi­sail Gar­cia went 5 for 5 and drove in a ca­reer-high seven runs, Yoan Mon­cada scored five times and Chicago pounded out 25 hits while rout­ing Detroit. The White Sox posted their high­est hit to­tal since get­ting 26 against Bal­ti­more in 1981. The mod­ern ma­jor league record for hits in a ninein­ning game is 31, by Mil­wau­kee in 1992 and the New York Gi­ants in 1901. ►YAN­KEES 13, ORI­OLES 5: NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge had a pair of three-run homers for a ca­reer-best six RBIs, Todd Fra­zier hit a three-run homer that chased Wade Miley with one out in a six-run first in­ning and New York routed fad­ing Bal­ti­more. Judge hit an op­po­site-field drive over New York’s bullpen in right­cen­ter in the fourth against Mike Wright, then lined a 448-foot drive into the sec­ond deck in left in the sixth off Rich Ro­driguez. ►ASTROS 5, AN­GELS 2: ANA­HEIM (AP) — Brad Pea­cock pitched six in­nings of three-hit ball and Hous­ton low­ered its magic num­ber for clinch­ing the AL West to three with a vic­tory over sec­ond-place Los An­ge­les. Yuli Gur­riel had three hits and drove in a run for the Astros, who have a good chance to clinch a play­off spot and their first di­vi­sion ti­tle since 2001 at home this weekend against Seat­tle. ►CUBS 14, METS 6: CHICAGO (AP) — An­thony Rizzo home­red and had three hits, Ja­son Hey­ward went deep and drove in four and Chicago beat New York. The Cubs’ of­fense helped over­come a shaky de­but by pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng to com­plete a three-game sweep. Chicago outscored the Mets 39-14 this week after be­ing outscored 20-3 in a weekend three-game sweep by the Mil­wau­kee Brew­ers. Kris Bryant added two RBIs as the Cubs ex­tended their NL Cen­tral lead to three games over Mil­wau­kee and St. Louis. ►TWINS 3, BLUE JAYS 2, 10 IN­NINGS: MIN­NEAPO­LIS (AP) — By­ron Bux­ton’s 10th-in­ning homer gave Min­nesota its sec­ond straight walkoff vic­tory. A night after Ed­die Rosario beat the San Diego Padres with a 10thin­ning homer, Bux­ton con­nected off Toronto re­liever Luis San­tos (0-1) with two outs. Bux­ton’s 15th homer reached the sec­ond deck in left field. Justin Smoak had tied the game with a two-out homer in the ninth off Twins closer Matt Belisle. ►MARINERS 10, RANGERS 4: AR­LING­TON, Texas (AP) — Nel­son Cruz went 4 for 4 with a home run and Kyle Sea­ger hit a two-run homer as Seat­tle de­feated Texas. The Mariners re­mained 3 1/2 games be­hind Min­nesota for the sec­ond AL wild card. One night after mak­ing an un­ex­pected ap­pear­ance as a pinch hit­ter, Adrian Bel­tre was bat­ting fourth as the des­ig­nated hit­ter. ►NA­TION­ALS 5, BRAVES 2: WASH­ING­TON (AP) — Rookie Vic­tor Robles was a part of a pair of two-run ral­lies, Tan­ner Roark pitched six strong in­nings and Wash­ing­ton beat At­lanta. The Na­tion­als sal­vaged the fi­nal game of the three-game set to earn their first vic­tory since clinch­ing the NL East on Sun­day. In his sec­ond ca­reer start, Robles, who en­tered the year as the top prospect in the Na­tion­als’ or­ga­ni­za­tion and made his ma­jor league de­but last week, of­fered a few more glimpses of his cov­eted skillset. ►PHILLIES 10, MAR­LINS 0: PHILADEL­PHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins home­red again, Freddy Galvis and Jorge Al­faro also went deep in a seven-run sec­ond in­ning, and Philadel­phia routed slump­ing Mi­ami. Hoskins’ two-run shot gave him 18 home runs in 34 games since his call-up from Triple-A on Aug. 10. The Yan­kees’ Gary Sanchez pre­vi­ously held the record for fastest to 18 homers. Sanchez needed 45 games. Ce­sar Her­nan­dez had four hits and Cameron Perkins also home­red for the Phillies. ►DI­A­MOND­BACKS 7, ROCK­IES 0: PHOENIX (AP) — A.J. Pol­lock had four RBIs for the sec­ond straight day, J.D. Martinez home­red for the 10th time in 11 games and Ari­zona ex­tended its NL wild-card lead by beat­ing Colorado. Zack God­ley (8-7) pitched eight sharp in­nings as Ari­zona opened a five-game edge over Colorado atop the wild-card race. ►CAR­DI­NALS 5, REDS 2: ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Luke Weaver threw six in­nings of two-hit ball, Tommy Pham drove in two runs and stole two bases, and St. Louis topped Cincin­nati. The Car­di­nals have won five of six. They are 2 1/2 games be­hind Colorado for the sec­ond NL wild-card spot. Weaver (6-1) al­lowed one un­earned run, struck out six and didn’t walk a bat­ter.

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