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"He handled it the way he wanted to. But from my perspective he quit on his team and I didn't quit on mine."

— Seattle's Kyle Seager, referring to Angels pitcher Jered Weaver who got upset and hit Seager in the ribs after he called for time in the batter's box in the fifth inning. Weaver was immediately ejected.



Time it took for Dodgers to beat Colorado 2-0 on Wednesday night. L.A. starter Alex Wood allowed only one hit in eight innings. He threw only 78 pitches.


Homers for Giants pitchers this season, the most in franchise history since the New York Giants hit 10 in 1934.


Bases for Cardinals rookie Tommy Pham in a 5-4 win over Milwaukee. The 27-year-old outfielder had two homers and a triple.

Going — Gone

Billy Butler

DH, Oakland

His three-run homer in the ninth gave the A's a 4-2 road win over the White Sox. The ball went off the glove of right fielder Avisail Garcia. "We've caught enough bad breaks this year," Butler said. "To have one go our way, I think it was deserving for all the tight games we've lost throughout the year." It was Butler's 13th homer of the year.