The Pittsburgh Steelers built up a big lead and then had to hold on to edge the Tampa Bay Bucs 30-27 in Tampa. Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger passed for 353 yards and 3 touchdowns. Bucs QB Ryan Fitzpatrick passed for 411 yards and 3 touchdowns. Pittsburgh is 1-1-1, Tampa Bay is 2-1.
The Yankees beat the Rays 4-1 in Tampa. Sonny Gray was the winning pitcher in relief for New York. Andrew McCutchen homered for the Yankees.
The Red Sox beat the Orioles 6-2 at Fenway Park. Nathan Eovaldi was the winning pitcher. Mookie Betts homered for Boston.
Nationals 7 Marlins 3, Astros 5 Blue Jays 3, Pirates 5 Cubs 1, Brewers 6 Cardinals 4, Rockies 10 Phillies 1, Dodgers 7 Diamondbacks 4, Athletics 7 Mariners 3
The MLB Playoffs begin on Tuesday, October 2, with the NL Wild Card Game.
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