Sep 11, 2014 7:46 PM
Steelers visit Baltimore...Giants keep winning at home...Cueto is sharp in 18th win
The Associated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) One of the AFC's top matchups in recent years will be renewed tonight in Baltimore as the Ravens play host to the Steelers. The Baltimore players are glad to be getting back on the field after a week of answering questions about former teammate Ray Rice and the NFL's investigation of his act of domestic violence.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jake Peavy (PEE'-vee) struck out eight and didn't walk a batter to win his third start in a row as San Francisco topped Arizona 6-2. The Giants won their ninth straight home game to pull to within two games of the idle Dodgers a day before a key weekend series against the NL West leaders at AT&T Park.
CINCINNATI (AP) Johnny Cueto (KWAY'-toh) has become the major league's first 18-game winner and tossed a gem to do it in a 1-0 win over St. Louis. Cueto allowed just three hits in eight innings to outpitch Lance Lynn and send the NL Central-leading Cardinals to their third straight loss.
CLEVELAND (AP) Cleveland swept a doubleheader from Minnesota 8-2 and 2-0 to move to within 4 1/2 games of the American League wild card race. Corey Kluber got the win in the opener to become Cleveland's first 15-game winner since 2008. Rookie T.J. House worked seven innings in the second game, giving up four hits while striking out eight.
ATLANTA (AP) Chris Kirk and Billy Horschel matched 4-under 66's to share the lead after the first round of the Tour Championship. Kirk is ranked No.1 and Horschel No. 2 in the FedEx Cup standings and if either wins the tournament, they'll take home the $10 million bonus.