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With 28 games to play in the regular season, Chicago is 16 1/2 games clear atop the National League Central and has all but wrapped up a playoff appearance, whereas the Giants jerseys remained two games off the pace in the NL West and with their playoff hopes in the balance.
In the NL East, Washington pushed its lead into double figures by beating their nearest rivals, the New York Mets jerseys. The Mets jerseys stayed a game ahead of Miami, which lost at American League Central leader Cleveland.
Texas pushed its lead in the AL West out to 9 1/2 games ahead of Houston by winning a tight game against its state and division rival.
Chicago’s Lester gave up a walk in the first inning and then settled down to retire 18 straight batters. Benefiting from some impressive catches in the field, and up until he gave up a homer in the seventh he looked capable of the second no hitter of his career.
Lester gave up three hits and two walks over the nine innings, and lead the Cubs jerseys to a fifth straight win. By contrast, San cheap baseball jerseys Francisco has been the worst team in the majors since the All Star break, with a 15 29 record. Cole posted his first major league win, giving up one run in six innings to lead the Nationals jerseys to a 4 1 win at the Mets jerseys.
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Harper drove in a run with a sacrifice fly, doubled in the fourth, stole third and came home for the run. Harper’s double set up a two run single in the ninth.
Cleveland’s cheap Carlos Carrasco jersey struck out 11 and held Miami scoreless into the eighth inning, steering the Indians jerseys to a 6 2 win.
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Texas’ cheap Rougned Odor jersey homered for the third straight game in a seven run fourth inning that lifted the Rangers jerseys over Houston 10 8.
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Houston lost the first of 13 straight games against division leaders to start September, six of those against Texas.
Baltimore’s cheap Mark Trumbo jersey hit his major league leading 41st homer of the season to cap a six run second inning which powered the Orioles jerseys to an 8 0 win against the New York Yankees jerseys.
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Detroit’s cheap Miguel Cabrera jersey homered and finished with three hits and four RBIs as the Tigers jerseys edged Kansas City 7 6.