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Orioles knot Blue Jays for wild-card lead

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TORONTO — Ubaldo Jimenez and two relievers combined on a three-hitter as the Orioles beat the Blue Jays 4-0 Thursday night, tying Toronto in the AL wild-card race with three games left.

When he started at Toronto on June 12, Jimenez allowed five runs in one-third of an inning, his shortest career start. The right-hander returned Thursday and carved up the Blue Jays.

"(Jimenez) was in command pretty much all night," Orioles catcher Matt Wieters said. "In a big game like that, he really kept his emotions under control like I knew he would. He threw the ball great."

YANKEES 5, RED SOX 1: Host New York was eliminated from playoff contention despite completing a three-game sweep of the AL East champions.

CARDINALS 4, REDS 3: Yadier Molina hit a disputed walkoff double with two outs in the ninth for host St. Louis. Molina's one-hopper appeared to bounce off a sign above the leftfield wall and carom into play for a ground-rule double, but Matt Carpenter kept going and scored from first.

NATIONALS 5, D'BACKS 3: Wilmer Difo hit his first major-league homer and Pedro Severino his second for host Washington.

CUBS 1, PIRATES 1 (6): The teams played to the first tie in the majors since 2005 when rain forced them to stop in the sixth inning in Pittsburgh.

Around the league

BROADCASTING: Former Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will be part of Fox Sports' playoff broadcast team for the second straight season.

BLUE JAYS: Former major-leaguer Jesus Montero was suspended 50 games after testing positive for a stimulant. Montero played at Triple-A Buffalo.

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