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Brewers clinch 4th straight playoff berth with win vs Cubs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Piña homered twice, Eduardo Escobar and Jace Peterson also connected, and the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their fourth straight postseason berth with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. Read more

Curt Casali's 2-run single holds up, Giants beat Braves 2-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Curt Casali hit a two-run single in the fourth that held up, Alex Wood made an impressive three-inning return from COVID-19, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Saturday night. Read more

O'Neill's late homer rallies Cards past bickering Padres 3-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the San Diego Padres squabbling amongst themselves, the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to solidify their postseason position. Read more

Bubic and Royals dent Mariners, Kikuchi with 8-1 victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kris Bubic allowed two hits over 6 1/3 innings in his best start this season, and the Kansas City Royals beat Seattle 8-1 Saturday night to put another dent in the Mariners’ slim playoff chances. Read more

Padres' Machado screams at Tatis in dugout after ump dispute

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Manny Machado screamed at All-Star teammate Fernando Tatis Jr. in the dugout during the fifth inning of the San Diego Padres’ crucial game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. Read more

Peters, Rangers stop Lynn, AL Central-leading White Sox 2-1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — DJ Peters’ pinch-hit single drove home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, helping the Texas Rangers beat former teammate Lance Lynn and the AL Central-leading Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Saturday night. Read more

Segura 2 HRs, Nola sharp, Phillies beat Mets, win 4th in row

NEW YORK (AP) — Jean Segura had his first multi-homer game in almost five years and Aaron Nola snapped a nine-start winless streak, leading the surging Philadelphia Phillies over the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday. Read more

Calhoun, Varsho key 3-run 10th, Arizona beats Houston, 6-4

HOUSTON (AP) — Kole Calhoun knocked in the go-ahead run with an RBI single and Daulton Varsho homered as the Arizona Diamondbacks scored three runs in the 10th inning for a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. Read more

Pirates beat Marlins 6-3, 1 win from 1st sweep of season

MIAMI (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes doubled twice and survived a ninth-inning tumble on the pitcher’s mound in the game’s second failed attempt to catch a poup, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 Saturday night and move within a win of their first series sweep this year. Read more

LEADING OFF: Ohtani returns to mound, Jays' Berríos vs Twins

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: Read more