LATE MONDAY NIGHT GAME RECAPS

AMERICAN LEAGUE

• HOUSTON 3, SEATTLE 2: Chris Carter drove in the go-ahead run with Houston’s third solo homer, Lance McCullers pitched into the seventh inning and the Astros enhanced their position in the AL playoff race with a victory over the host Mariners.

• LOS ANGELES 5, OAKLAND 4: Pinch hitter David Murphy drove a bases-loaded single into left in the ninth inning, sending the host Angels to their sixth consecutive victory, this one over the Athletics.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

• SAN FRANCISCO 3, LOS ANGELES 2 (12): Zack Greinke and the Dodgers were denied a playoff-clinching party again, losing to the host Giants on Alejandro De Aza’s 12th-inning sacrifice fly.