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Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

And just like that, the A's have incredibly tied up the AL West after Trevor Cahill blanked the Astros for seven innings, allowing just one hit while mixing four pitches and getting six swinging strikeouts, four with his curve. The 74-49 record is Oakland's best through 123 games since 1992.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs closer Brandon Morrow threw between 20-25 pitches off the bullpen mound as he rehabs a biceps injury. He's confident he can pitch threw any discomfort as he moves forward, though he's in no rush considering how well Pedro Strop and other relievers have performed: "I hope there's a set up job still available when I come back," he joked.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The Yankees' Miguel Andujar now has 36 doubles this season and is on pace to finish with 47. The American League record for rookies is 47 — set by Boston's Fred Lynn, who won the AL MVP award as a rookie in 1975. The overall big-league mark for rookies is 52, set by Johnny Frederick of the Brooklyn Robins in 1929.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cole Hamels discuss the Cubs 1-0 win over the Pirates on Friday. They turned 7 double plays, including the final one with 2 on in the ninth to end the game.