Astros boost wild card lead with contentious 8-3 win over Mariners behind Dubon's 3-run homer
— Mauricio Dubón hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the fourth inning, and the Houston Astros boosted their lead over the Seattle Mariners for the last AL wild card with a contentious 8-3 win on Wednesday night.
Yordan Alvarez crushes 31st homer 442 feet to center
Yordan Alvarez unleashes a 442-foot home run to center field in the fourth inning for the Astros.
Julio Rodriguez doesn't like taunting from Hector Neris, benches clear
Hector Neris taunts Julio Rodriguez after striking him out, leading to both benches emptying in the sixth inning.
Padres keep playoff hopes alive, beat Giants 5-2 in 10th for first extra-inning win
— Manny Machado hit a two-run single in the 10th inning, and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday night and kept their slim postseason hopes alive with their first extra-inning win this year.
Rays hold celebration 10 days after clinching postseason berth
Not wanting to celebrate a playoff berth after a loss, the Rays donned ski goggles, covered their lockers with plastic and danced a victory dance 10 days later, after Wednesday's 5-0 win over Boston.