Friday, September 27, 2013
Max Scherzer earned his 21st win and the Detroit Tigers clinched their third straight AL Central title, beating the Minnesota Twins 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Rookie Shelby Miller won his 15th game and Yadier Molina had the go-ahead hit for St. Louis, which wrapped up a three-game sweep of Washington and moved another step closer to the NL Central title with a 4-1 victory Wednesday.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Pinch-hitter Jason Giambi belted a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to give Cleveland a stunning 5-4 win over the White Sox on Tuesday night, keeping the Indians up with the lead pack in the AL wild-card race.
Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha lost his no-hit bid on Ryan Zimmerman's infield single with two outs in the ninth inning, and St. Louis beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 Tuesday night to close in on the NL Central title.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
The Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals can start planning for the Major League playoffs after joining the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers with guaranteed dates for the postseason.
Monday, September 23, 2013
The Detroit Tigers tied the game with an astonishing six-run rally in the ninth inning, then beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6 on Saturday when Omar Infante hit an infield single with the bases loaded in the 12th.
Sunday, September 22, 2013
The Boston Red Sox clinched the AL East title on Friday, getting seven strong innings from Jon Lester to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 and eliminate Tampa Bay from the division race.
Chris Johnson went 3 for 4 with a home run as Atlanta beat Chicago 9-5 on Friday to reduce its magic number to clinch the NL East division to one.
Kuo Hong-chih (郭泓志), a left-handed Taiwanese former pitcher for the LA Dodgers, is expected to join the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions in the near future, in a potential boost to Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) box office sales, according to informed sources.