Best of MLB: Red Sox's Rodriguez Loses No-hit Bid on 8th Inning Replay

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Eduardo Rodriguez's no-hit bid for the Boston Red Sox was broken up after a replay reversal with two outs in the eighth inning, and Khris Davis hit a game-ending double in the ninth that sent the Oakland Athletics to a 1-0 victory Sunday.

Brock Holt misplayed Davis' double in deep left field for an error that allowed Danny Valencia to score from first base.

Valencia drew a leadoff walk against Craig Kimbrel (2-4), and Oakland averted a three-game sweep.

Marcus Semien reached on an infield single in the eighth after Rodriguez stuck out his right leg to knock down a grounder. The left-hander scooped up the ball and threw to first, where Semien initially was ruled out by umpire Laz Diaz.

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Jason Heyward ties it in 9th, wins it in 13th for Cubs
CHICAGO -- Jason Heyward tied it with a single in the ninth inning and his liner to left-center in the 13th won it as the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Sunday to take three of four games in a possible playoff preview.

Anthony Rizzo led off the 13th with a single off Matt Reynolds (0-1) and went to second on Ben Zobrist's sacrifice. Addison Russell, who had three hits, was walked intentionally before Heyward drove in his third run of the game.

Trevor Cahill (4-4) worked a perfect inning in a series in which all four games were decided by one run.

The Cubs were staring at a second straight loss when Russell led off the ninth with a double against Santiago Casilla. He went to third on a wild pitch and scored on Heyward's single up the middle to hand Casilla his seventh blown save (see full recap).

Astros end Rangers' 7-game win streak
ARLINGTON, Texas -- George Springer and Evan Gattis homered for the Houston Astros, who avoided a series sweep at the AL-best Texas with a 7-6 victory Sunday that snapped the Rangers' seven-game winning streak.

Houston is still 9 1/2 games behind Texas in the AL West with four weeks left in the regular season, and has won only three of 16 games against its division rival this season.

The Astros were in front to stay after Springer led off the game against Yu Darvish (5-4)with his 26th homer, and built a 5-0 lead before the ace was gone after four innings. Gattis hit his 24th homer in the fifth for a 6-2 lead.

Chris Devenski (3-4) pitched 1 2-3 scoreless innings after taking over for starter Collin McHugh with one out in bottom of the fifth when the Rangers still had a runner on base and had already scored three runs in the inning to get within 6-5.

Ken Giles pitched the ninth for his eighth save in 11 chances (see full recap).

Jose Abreu guides White Sox past Twins in 12 innings, 13-11
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jose Abreu hit two three-run homers and drove in a career-best seven runs, and the Chicago White Sox used Tim Anderson's two-run double in the 12th inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 13-11 on Sunday.

Abreu, Anderson and Melky Cabrera had three hits apiece, helping Chicago overcome four homers for Minnesota. The teams combined for 18 homers while splitting the four-game series.

Juan Minaya (1-0) earned his first major league win. He pitched a scoreless 11th but walked the first two batters in the 12th. Tommy Kahnle then came in and earned his third career save, retiring Eddie Rosario with the bases loaded for the final out (see full recap).

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