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Rangers fire Banister amid 2nd straight losing season

The Texas Rangers are moving on from manager Jeff Banister. The team dismissed Banister on Friday, near the end of his fourth season on the job, and will play out the year with bench coach Don Wakamatsu as interim manager. Under Banister, the Rangers went 325-313 and reached the ALDS in consecutive seasons, losing t… MLB | theScore

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Red Sox claim 3rd straight AL East title

The Boston Red Sox continue to reign supreme in the American League East, as they clinched a third consecutive division title – and 10th overall – on Thursday by defeating the New York Yankees 11-6. (Courtesy: MLB.com) This marks the first time in fr… MLB | theScore

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Red Sox clinch 3rd straight AL East title

NEW YORK — A thrilling Red Sox season, one that is all but certain to end with the most wins in club history, reached a celebratory point at the end of a wild Thursday night at Yankee Stadium. On the cusp of clinching the American League East when they arrived in the Bronx on Tuesday, the third attempt proved to ...

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Twins hand Tigers sixth straight home loss, 6-3

DETROIT (AP) — Jake Odorizzi loves the way he’s pitching. The Minnesota Twins righty only wishes he could have discovered this form in April or May, not September. In his first start after losing a no-hitter in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees, Odorizzi only allowed a check-swing single in the first six innings of a 6-3 victory ...

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Kluber sets career high with 19th win, reaches 200 Ks for 5th straight season

CLEVELAND (AP) Corey Kluber struck out 11 in eight innings to record his career-high 19th win as the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Tuesday night. Kluber (19-7), who allowed three runs, topped 200 strikeouts for the fifth straight season. Kluber won 18 games in three of the previous four seasons, including his two AL Cy Young ...

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Brad Keselowski opens NASCAR playoffs with 3rd straight victory

Updated 36 minutes ago LAS VEGAS — Brad Keselowski raced to his third consecutive NASCAR Cup victory Sunday, persevering through a wreck-filled Sunday afternoon and roaring away from the field in overtime to claim the playoff opener. Keselowski secured team owner Roger Penske’s 500th victory across all competitions with a resourceful performance amid trying circumstances and 99-degree Las Vegas heat. ...

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Mario Mola wins 3rd straight World Triathlon Series title

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Mario Mola of Spain won his third consecutive World Triathlon Series men’s title after a second-place finish in the final race of the season Sunday. France’s Vincent Luis won in 1 hour, 44 minutes, 33 seconds — 14 seconds ahead of Mola. Richard Murray of South Africa was third in 1:44:55. Mola, who won four ...

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Indians clinch 3rd straight AL Central title

The Cleveland Indians are headed to the postseason once again after clinching their third straight AL Central crown on Saturday with an emphatic 15-0 win over the Detroit Tigers. Cleveland is the first team to clinch a division title this season. The Indians wasted no time making sure they would b… MLB | theScore

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