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Alexei Ramirez #10 of the Chicago White Sox can't field the ball in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 30,  2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Lose Again, Fall 3 Games Behind Tigers

David Price became Tampa Bay’s first 20-game winner, B.J. Upton homered twice and the Rays stayed afloat in the AL wild- card race by beating the fading Chicago White Sox 3-2 Sunday.

09/30/2012

Ben Francisco #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a three-run home run off of starter Jaime Garcia #54 of the St. Louis Cardinals during game three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 4, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Francisco’s Homer Lifts Phillies Past Cardinals

Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco and closer Ryan Madson made manager Charlie Manuel’s moves look smart, and the Philadelphia Phillies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in their NL playoff series.

10/04/2011

Michael Martinez #19 of the Philadelphia Phillies is congratulated by teammate Chase Utley #26 after hitting a double, scoring two runs, in the 9th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 19, 2011 in Chicago, Illlinois. The Phillies defeated the Cubs 4-2.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Martinez Lifts Phillies Over Cubs, 4-2

Michael Martinez hit a tiebreaking two-run double with two out in the ninth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Tuesday night.

07/19/2011