Sporting Digest: Baseball

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----------------------------------------------------------------- AMERICAN LEAGUE: Seattle 4 Detroit 3; Baltimore 8 Cleveland 6; New York Yankees 8 Boston 4; Toronto 3 Milwaukee 1; Kansas City 9 Chicago White Sox 7; Minnesota 5 Texas 2; California 7 Oakland 0. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Eastern Division ----------------------------------------------------------------- W L Pct GB Boston Red Sox. . . . . . . . 20 10 .667 - New York Yankees. . . . . . . 19 10 .655 1/2 Baltimore Orioles . . . . . . 18 10 .643 1 Toronto Blue Jays . . . . . . 17 14 .548 3 1/2 Detroit Tigers. . . . . . . . 12 16 .429 7 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Central Division ----------------------------------------------------------------- Chicago White Sox. . . . . . 16 13 .562 - Kansas City Royals. . . . . 15 13 .536 1/2 Cleveland Indians. . . . . . 14 13 .519 1 Milwaukee Brewers. . . . . . 15 14 .517 1 Minnesota Twins. . . . . . . 13 18 .419 4 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Western Division ----------------------------------------------------------------- Texas Rangers. . . . . . . . 12 16 .429 - Seattle Mariners. . . . . . . 12 17 .414 1/2 California Angels . . . . . . 13 19 .406 1 Oakland Athletics. . . . . . 9 22 .290 4 1/2 ----------------------------------------------------------------- NATIONAL LEAGUE: Pittsburgh 9 Chicago Cubs 2 (first game); Pittsburgh 9 Chicago Cubs 3 (second game); Montreal 1 Atlanta 0; Philadelphia 9 Florida 2; Houston 5 Cincinnati 0; New York Mets 3 St Louis 2; Colorado 1 San Diego 0; San Francisco 5 Los Angeles 4. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Eastern Division ----------------------------------------------------------------- W L Pct GB Atlanta Braves. . . . . . . . . 18 11 .621 - Montreal Expos. . . . . . . . . 17 13 .567 1 1/2 Florida Marlins . . . . . . . . 17 14 .548 2 New York Mets. . . . . . . . . 16 14 .533 2 1/2 Philadelphia Phillies . . . . . 12 18 .400 6 1/2 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Central Division ----------------------------------------------------------------- Cincinnati Reds. . . . . . . . 19 11 .633 - Houston Astros. . . . . . . . . 17 13 .567 2 St Louis Cardinals. . . . . . 15 13 .536 3 Pittsburgh Pirates. . . . . . . 15 13 .536 3 Chicago Cubs. . . . . . . . . . 8 20 .286 10 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Western Division ----------------------------------------------------------------- San Francisco Giants. . . . . . 16 15 .516 - Colorado Rockies. . . . . . . . 13 15 .464 1 1/2 Los Angeles Dodgers. . . . . . 14 17 .452 2 San Diego Padres. . . . . . . .10 20 .333 5 1/2 -----------------------------------------------------------------

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