|In Toronto for the opener of their ALDS, the Rangers defeated the Blue Jays, 5-3. In Kansas City, the visiting Astros defeated the Royals, 5-2. With the wins by the Rangers and Astros, road teams are now 4-0 in the 2015 postseason.
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|At PNC Park, Jake Arrieta went the distance on a four-hitter, with 11 strikeouts and no walks, as the Cubs defeated the Pirates, 4-0. He is the 37th pitcher to hurl a shutout in his postseason debut, and the first since the Giants' Tim Lincecum in Game 1 of the 2010 NL Division Series against the Braves.
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|The visiting Astros defeated the Yankees, 3-0, for their first postseason victory since beating the Cardinals in Game 6 of the 2005 National League Championship Series. It improved Houston's record in a winner-take-all contest to 2-3.
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|In Sunday's 6-3 win over the Padres, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven of the 13 batters he faced and finished the year at 301 strikeouts. Kershaw is the first pitcher since 2002 to fan at least 300 (that year both Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling did it), and it's the 34th time a pitcher since 1893 has reached the milestone.
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|In an 8-6 loss to the D-backs, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado collected his 41st double and 86th extra-base hit of the year, tying him with Eddie Mathews (1953) for the second most in a season for a third baseman.
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|In the Yankees' 9-5 loss to the Red Sox, Alex Rodriguez, playing in his age-39 season, hit his 33rd home run. David Ortiz, who is also playing in his age-39 season, collected his 72nd extra-base hit (a double).
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|The Dodgers' National League West-clinching 8-0 victory over the Giants was led, highlighted and sparked by Clayton Kershaw's one-hit shutout. In the effort, Kershaw struck out 13 and walked one. Kershaw has thrown five shutouts against the Giants.
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|In Boston's 5-1 win over the Yankees, Mookie Betts doubled twice, while Xander Bogaerts doubled and singled. Betts has 41 doubles on the season, the fourth most for any Red Sox player in an age-22 or younger season.
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|Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings, fanning nine with no walks to pick up his 21st win as Chicago defeated Pittsburgh, 4-0, on Sunday night. Arrieta owns a hit rate of 5.97, lowest in the National League.
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|While picking up his 15th victory of the season, Clayton Kershaw fanned nine of the 22 batters he faced and ran his strikeout total to 281. Kershaw is the first pitcher to reach 280 strikeouts in a season since Randy Johnson had 290 K's in 2004.
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|Marcus Stroman (seven innings, five hits allowed) and two Toronto relievers combined on a six-hitter, as the Blue Jays blanked the Yankees, 4-0. It was their third shutout of the Bronx Bombers this year, and the Blue Jays finished the season series having posted a 13-6 record and a 2.76 ERA vs. the Yanks.
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|In Houston, Dallas Keuchel allowed one run over 7 2/3 innings, struck out six, and picked up his 18th win of the season as the Astros defeated the Angels, 6-3. Only one Houston left-hander has ever won more games in a season: Mike Hampton, with 22 victories in 1999.
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|In a 10-3 win over the Tigers on Sunday, Kendrys Morales homered in the third, fourth, and eighth and tripled in the sixth to have a historic day at the plate for the Royals. It marked the eighth time a Royals player has had a three-homer game, and the first since Danny Tartabull on July 6, 1991.
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|In the Blue Jays' 5-0 win over the Braves, Josh Donaldson and Edwin Encarnacion each went deep. With Encarnacion reaching 100 RBIs, Toronto has three right-handed hitters who have gone 30-100 this season.
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|Toronto's David Price allowed one run in seven innings to lead the visiting Blue Jays to a 9-1 victory over the Braves. Price improved to 11-2 with a 2.05 ERA on the road.
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|In the Nationals' 4-0 win over the Phillies, Bryce Harper drove in all four runs -- on a solo homer in the first, an RBI single in the third and a two-run home run in the eighth. Harper's two home runs gives him 39 for the season and a share of the National League lead with Nolan Arenado, who also went deep on Tuesday.
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|The Mets claimed their eighth straight win, defeating the Marlins at Citi Field, 4-3. New York improved to 46-24 at home this season, a .657 winning percentage. Three Mets teams have produced better home winning percentages. In 1988, the club was 56-24 (.700); the 1986 team went 55-26 (.679); and in 2000, that Mets finished 55-26.
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|On Sunday, Zack Greinke allowed no runs in eight innings and picked up the win as the Dodgers defeated the D-backs, 4-3. The effort -- which brought Greinke's record to 17-3 -- saw the right-hander allow three hits and two walks with eight strikeouts and lower his ERA to a Major League-best 1.61.
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|In the Rockies' 4-3 win over the Padres, Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez homered in the same game for the seventh time this season. With each player going deep, Arenado maintained a one-homer lead, 38-37, over Gonzalez for the race to the National League's home run crown.
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|In Boston's 10-4 win over the Blue Jays, David Ortiz climbed to within two big flies of the 500-homer club. Ortiz's 498th career home run gave him 1,093 extra-base hits to tie Dave Winfield for 20th all-time.
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