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null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null Baseball null null Each night in the 2016 baseball season, we'll run down the top news, facts and highlights from action around Major League Baseball.The Yankees ended a three-game losing streak in dramatic fashion Wednesday night in the Bronx. They overcame a four-run deficit against the Rangers in the bottom of the ninth and won 9-7.   MORE: SN50 ranks baseball's best playersRangers closer Sam Dyson entered with a 7-3 lead, seeking his 17th save of the year, but instead allowed four runs while recording just one out. Yankees catcher Brian McCann tied the game with a three-run homer, his second homer of the night. Didi Gregorius capped the six-run inning with a two-run, walkoff blast to right field.   The six runs were the most by the Yankees in the ninth inning since May 12, 2010, at Detroit.RIVERA: Why Pujols will reach 700 home runsWith the win, the Yankees (38-39) stayed 10 games behind the American League East-leading Orioles (47-30).  More importantly, they stayed 3 1/2 games back in the AL wild-card race.Player of the dayMax Scherzer, SP, Nationals — Striking out at least 10 batters for the fifth time in his last six starts, the right-hander pitched 7 1/3 scoreless innings against the Mets, allowing just two hits and one walk. He lowered his ERA to 3.30 and his WHIP to 0.96. Washington's 4-2 win over New York was the Nats' fourth in a row.Highlight .com's Statcast measured Anthony Rizzo's maximum running speed and the time it took him to circle the bases on his inside-the-park home run against the Reds. Three things to know— The Indians topped the Braves for their 12th consecutive win. During the winning streak, the Indians' rotation has compiled a 1.91 ERA and allowed just 52 hits in 89 2/3 innings.  — With a 12-6 win over the Padres, the Orioles have scored at least 11 runs in three consecutive games, tying the longest streak in franchise history (Aug. 5-7, 1996, and July 14-16, 1925, as the St. Louis Browns). Mark Trumbo connected on his major league-leading 23rd home run, giving the O's their 55th homer in June, tying an record. — White Sox slugger Todd Frazier has 22 home runs and a .202 batting average. Only one player has hit 30 or more homers while batting under .200: Mark Reynolds, with 32 homers and a .198 average in 2010.What's nextRangers (51-28) at Yankees (38-39), 1:05 p.m. ET: Looking to avenge their late-inning loss, the will Rangers send A.J. Griffin (3-0, 3.08 ERA) to the hill against Michael Pineda (3-7, 5.51 ERA), who has been pitching decently of late (a 3.12 ERA and 25:3 K:BB ratio over his past three starts). SPECTOR: Hamels pitching way to hometown All-Star GameCubs (51-26) at Mets (40-37), 7:10 p.m. ET: After completing a three-game sweep of the Reds, Chicago heads to New York for its first meeting this year with the team that swept it in the 2015 NLCS. John Lackey (7-4, 3.29 ERA) takes the hill for the Cubs, while Steven Matz (7-3, 3.29 ERA) will toe the rubber amid concerns about a bone spur in his pitching elbow.