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Indians place Miller on DL, ask NBA’s Cavaliers for help

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians have asked their next-door neighbors for some help in treating Andrew Miller's sore knee. With the All-Star reliever back on the disabled list with tendinitis, the defending AL champions have reached out to the Cavaliers to see if there is something more they can do with a condition more common in NBA players. "Really the best diagnosis is rest," Indians manager Terry Francona said before Tuesday's game against Boston. "I don't think Andrew or us really wants to just let it be.

Perfect game, no-hitter for North Carolina Little Leaguers

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - At the Little League World Series, the question now is not whether anyone can beat the team from Greenville, North Carolina. It's whether anyone can get a hit.

Hall of Fame baseball announcer Rafael ‘Felo’ Ramirez dies

MIAMI (AP) - Rafael "Felo" Ramirez, a Hall of Fame baseball radio broadcaster who was the signature voice for millions of Spanish-speaking sports fans over three decades, has died. He was 94.

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Beltre homers, Hamels pitches Rangers to 5-3 win over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - It's beyond crowded in the American League wild-card race, with eight teams bunched up like flowers in an overflowing vase. The Los Angeles Angels were the most recent club to make some noise, winning nine of 11 to slip into the second spot.

Chris Stratton stymies contending Brewers, Giants win 2-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Catcher Nick Hundley came into the postgame scrum with a question of his own for pitcher Chris Stratton, razzing the rookie for a one-strikeout night. "What was your thought on the punchout?" Hundley asked. Stratton pitched six innings to run his scoreless streak to 12 2/3 innings over his past two outings, and the San Francisco Giants stymied the contending Milwaukee Brewers with a 2-0 win Monday night.

LEADING OFF: Indians’ Miller to gauge achy knee, Sano to DL

A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ MILLER WATCH The Indians will evaluate Andrew Miller after the star reliever aggravated the patellar tendinitis in his right knee Monday, knocking him out of a game just days after he returned from the disabled list for the same injury. Manager Terry Francona said it was likely that Miller will return to the DL, although the team was waiting to test him a day after the flare up before making that call. "Hope for the best and hope that it's not a big deal," Miller said. "It stinks missing any time." POWER OUTAGE Right in the thick of a wide-open AL wild-card race, the Minnesota Twins will be without All-Star slugger Miguel Sano for a while.

Puig homers, Dodgers beat Pirates 6-5 in 12 innings

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Yasiel Puig homered in the 12th inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers top the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Monday night. Puig drove a 1-0 pitch from rookie Dovydas Neverauskas (1-1) over the wall in center for his 22nd of the season.

Pollock homers in 10th inning, Diamondbacks beat Mets 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) - A.J. Pollock hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a three-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night.

Jones homers twice, Orioles beat Athletics 7-3

BALTIMORE (AP) - Adam Jones called it a game the Baltimore Orioles needed to win. The center fielder set the early tone, and the rest of the team followed his lead.

Albers picks up 2nd win, Mariners hold off Braves 6-5

ATLANTA (AP) - Andrew Albers is making up for lost time. After going 1,463 days between big league victories, he now has two wins in less than a week. "I try not to count that high," Albers quipped after working into the sixth inning to lead the Seattle Mariners past the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Monday night. "I knew it had been a while." The 31-year-old left-hander sounded more excited about the first hit and RBI of his career - in his first big league at-bat, a bouncer off the pitching hand of Atlanta's Mike Foltynewicz that wound up being an infield hit.

Guyer scores winner on Holt’s error, Indians top Red Sox 5-4

CLEVELAND (AP) - Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez's bunt in the ninth inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Monday night in a matchup of first-place teams. After Guyer's leadoff double against Brandon Workman (0-1), Holt fielded the bunted ball and tried to throw out Guyer at third.

Sanchez, Abreu power White Sox past Twins 7-6 in 1st game

CHICAGO (AP) - Yolmer Sanchez homered and drove in four runs, Jose Abreu hit his 25th of the season and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6 in the first game of a doubleheader Monday. Carlos Rodon (2-4) pitched effectively into seventh inning for the fifth straight outing to earn his first win since July 3.

Clayton Kershaw to make first career AAA start on Saturday

Anyone attending the Oklahoma City Dodgers game on Saturday will see something that's never happened before — Clayton Kershaw appearing in a AAA game.It was announced on Monday that Kershaw will ma