Sporting Digest: Baseball

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AMERICAN LEAGUE: Milwaukee 10 Detroit 5; Toronto 8 New York Yankees 7 (13 innings); Seattle 8 Oakland 1. Postponed: Baltimore v Boston.

----------------------------------------------------------------- EAST ----------------------------------------------------------------- W L Pct GB New York Yankees 70 43 .619 - Baltimore Orioles 63 49 .563 6 1/2 Toronto Blue Jays 55 60 .478 16 Boston Red Sox 54 61 .470 17 Detroit Tigers 53 62 .461 18 ----------------------------------------------------------------- CENTRAL ----------------------------------------------------------------- Chicago White Sox 67 46 .593 - Cleveland Indians 66 47 .584 1 Kansas City Royals 64 51 .557 4 Minnesota Twins 53 60 .469 14 Milwaukee Brewers 53 62 .461 15 ----------------------------------------------------------------- WEST ----------------------------------------------------------------- Texas Rangers 52 62 .456 - Oakland Athletics 51 63 .447 1 Seattle Mariners 49 63 .438 2 California Angels 47 68 .409 5 1/2 -----------------------------------------------------------------

NATIONAL LEAGUE: San Diego 8 Houston 6; Los Angeles 2 Cincinnati 0; Atlanta 13 Colorado 0; St Louis 8 Florida 6 (7 1/2 innings); Philadelphia 2 New York Mets 1 (15 innings); Pittsburgh 4 Montreal 0.

----------------------------------------------------------------- EAST ----------------------------------------------------------------- Montreal Expos 74 40 .649 - Atlanta Braves 68 46 .596 6 New York Mets 55 58 .487 18 1/2 Philadelphia Phillies 54 61 .470 20 1/2 Florida Marlins 51 64 .443 23 1/2 ----------------------------------------------------------------- CENTRAL ----------------------------------------------------------------- Cincinnati Reds 66 48 .579 - Houston Astros 66 49 .574 1/2 Pittsburgh Pirates 53 61 .465 13 St Louis Cardinals 53 61 .465 13 Chicago Cubs 49 64 .434 16 1/2 ----------------------------------------------------------------- WEST ----------------------------------------------------------------- Los Angeles Dodgers 58 56 .509 - San Francisco Giants 55 60 .478 3 1/2 Colorado Rockies 53 64 .453 6 1/2 San Diego Padres 47 70 .402 12 1/2 -----------------------------------------------------------------

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