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A's earn playoff spot, then beat Seattle

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SEATTLE (AP) Champagne flowed in the clubhouse as players bopped around and screamed in a wild celebration after the Oakland Athletics clinched their first playoff berth in four years.

"It's a lot of fun," a soaked Khris Davis said. "We're just trying to enjoy the moment. It's a blast. We've been waiting for this day for a while. I feel so much excitement. It's just a dream come true."

The surprising Athletics were assured no worse than an American League wild card Monday night when Tampa Bay lost to the New York Yankees. A few hours later, Oakland finished off a 7-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners behind Davis' major league-leading 46th home run.

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BoSox clinch home field with 106th win

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox were still shaking hands on the field when the "106" went up in the win column of the AL East standings that are posted on the Green Monster.

Scoreboards flashed "106 Wins." Fans waved signs to celebrate breaking a record that has stood as long as Fenway Park itself.

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Brewers rally by Cards, trim gap on Cubs

ST. LOUIS (AP) A chuckling Eric Thames said it felt so good he almost ripped third base out of the ground and hoisted it above his head.

A lot of that going around for Milwaukee these days.

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Giants fire GM Evans after four seasons

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Bobby Evans was fired Monday as the San Francisco Giants' general manager.

The team said Evans will be reassigned, with responsibilities to be determined.

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Gregorius hopes to return this week

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius hopes to return from a wrist injury this week and start in the AL wild-card game on Oct. 3.

Gregorius hurt his right wrist Saturday when he slid headfirst on Aaron Hicks' 11th-inning double to score the run that clinched a postseason berth. An MRI on Sunday revealed a small tear.

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Hicks hurts hamstring in Yankees' win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The players who combined for the run that clinched the New York Yankees' postseason berth are both hurt.

Aaron Hicks injured his left hamstring running up the first-base line in the Yankees' 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night, another concern for New York heading into next week's AL wild-card game.

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Cubs' lead shrinks after loss to Pirates

CHICAGO (AP) Cole Hamels gave the Chicago Cubs something to celebrate when he hit his second career home run.

They'll have to wait at least another day for a playoff party.

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Dodgers down Arizona, maintain West lead

PHOENIX (AP) Matt Kemp needled teammate Manny Machado in a happy Los Angeles Dodgers clubhouse after Monday night's 7-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, giving the star slugger a hard time for not running full speed out of the batter's box while admiring a long drive to the wall in the ninth inning.

The hit went for a double, falling just short of a home run, and gave Machado his second RBI of the game in a three-run ninth inning.

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Gray keys playoff-hopeful Rockies' rout

DENVER (AP) Jon Gray 's right arm looked dominant again on a night when Trevor Story's appeared healed.

Both were throwing strikes - one from the mound after a few bad outings, the other from shortstop after being sidelined for a week with a sore elbow.

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