Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

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The Rays are 24-6 since June 28 and currently trail the Red Sox by just one game in the AL East.

David Price went nine innings — allowing just one run on five hits and no walks — on Saturday night against the defending World Series-champion Giants and now boasts a 1.57 ERA, 0.59 WHIP and 40/1 K/BB in 57 1/3 frames since returning from a triceps strain on July 2. He didn’t get the win Saturday because the game went into extras. That’s when young slugger Wil Myers continued his heroics.

With the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, Myers calmly smacked a ball over the drawn-in left fielder’s head, scoring Desmond Jennings on a jog from third base and giving the Rays a 2-1 victory.

Tampa Bay will try for win No. 66 in Sunday afternoon’s series finale.

Your Saturday recaps and box scores:

Royals 4, Mets 3 (12 innings)

Rangers 2, Athletics 4

Dodgers 3, Cubs 0

Braves 5, Phillies 4 (12 innings)

Mariners 8, Orioles 4

Rockies 2, Pirates 5

White Sox 0, Tigers 3

Diamondbacks 2, Red Sox 5

Nationals 3, Brewers 0

Astros 4, Twins 6

Cardinals 3, Reds 8

Indians 4, Marlins 3

Giants 1, Rays 2 (10 innings)

Yankees 3, Padres 0

Blue Jays 3, Angels 7

And That Happened: Tuesday’s Scores and Highlights

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OK, so today it’s just the scores. I’m catching an early flight home from St. Louis — the land of unhappy Cardinals fans, based on my interaction with them late last night — and don’t have time for a full recap. But if you use your imagination I’m sure you can fill in the blanks.

Short version, though: a great night for Christian Yelich and the Brewers, who pulled to within a half game of the Cubs after dominating St. Louis. A bad night for the Cardinals, whose loss to those Brewers — combined with the Rockies’ win over the Phillies — puts them a half game outside of the playoff picture and moves Colorado into the second Wild Card slot. Also a bad night for the Dodgers whose walkoff loss to Arizona puts them only a half game ahead of Colorado in the NL West.

We only have five days left in this season, but there’s still stuff to sort out.

The scores:

Royals 4, Reds 3
Yankees 9, Rays 2
Nationals 9, Marlins 4
Astros 4, Blue Jays 1
Braves 7, Mets 3
White Sox 5, Indians 4
Brewers 12, Cardinals 4
Pirates 6, Cubs 0
Tigers 4, Twins 2
Rockies 10, Phillies 3
Diamondbacks 4, Dodgers 3
Angels 4, Rangers 1
Mariners 10, Athletics 8
Giants 5, Padres 4
Orioles vs. Red Sox — POSTPONED