Cruz hits 2-run shot in 9th, Mariners beat Indians 3-1

SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz breathed a little extra life to the Seattle Mariners' dwindling playoff hopes — and slowed baseball's hottest team in the process.

  • Written by By TIM BOOTH , AP Sports Writer

Red Sox rally for 5-4 win over Reds, extend AL East lead

CINCINNATI (AP) — Staggered by Scooter Gennett's grand slam in the first inning, the Boston Red Sox regrouped and finally put some distance between themselves and the Yankees.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer