April 24, 2014

MLB – 2013 World Series: Gomes lifts Red Sox over Cards 4-2, evens WS 2-all

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jonny Gomes arrived at Busch Stadium expecting to watch Game 4 of the World Series from the Red Sox dugout. Halfway through batting practice, Boston’s plans changed. ” All I fought for in this year of mine is just the opportunity,” Gomes said. ” So when my number is called, I’m [...]

MLB – AL Championship Series: Boston holds off Tigers 1-0 behind Lackey, bullpen

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Boston Red Sox’s Dustin Pedroia throws out Detroit Tigers’ Alex Avila in the fifth inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — Once again this October, one run was enough. The Boston Red Sox scored it – and now they [...]

MLB – NL Championship Series: Cardinals homer twice to beat Dodgers 4-2 in NLCS

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Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig is out at second as St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter turns a double play on a ball hit by Juan Uribe during the sixth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Los Angeles. Photo by The Associated Press. LOS ANGELES (AP) [...]

MLB – ALDS: Verlander sends Tigers past A’s in Game 5 gem

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Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera (24) celebrates with teammate Torii Hunter (48) after he scored a two run home run that also scored Hunter in the fourth inning of Game 5 of an American League baseball division series against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. (Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP / AP) OAKLAND, [...]

MLB – NL Roundup: Jose Fernandez has strong outing and hits HR; Marlins beat Braves 5-2

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Jose Fernandez, Shelby Miller and Yasiel Puig are among the leading candidates for NL Rookie of the Year. (AP Photos) (PhatzRadio / AP) — MIAMI – In his season finale, Miami Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez pitched seven innings, hit his first major league homer and engaged in a standoff with the annoyed Atlanta Braves that [...]

MLB – NL Roundup: Todd Frazier’s two HRs lift Reds over Cardinals

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Cincinnati Reds’ Todd Frazier stands at home plate after striking out against St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn with the bases loaded to end the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) (PhatzRadio / AP) — CINCINNATI – Todd Frazier hit two homers, including the first [...]

MLB – AL Roundup: Price outshines Sabathia again in Rays win

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New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (CHRIS O’MEARA — AP Photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price outpitched CC Sabathia and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied Saturday night to beat [...]

MLB – AL Roundup: Drew Stubbs’ blast leads Indians to a 14-inning win in Anaheim

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(PhatzRadio / AP) — ANAHEIM, Calif. — Drew Stubbs hit a two-run homer in the 14th inning, and Cleveland outlasted Los Angeles to gain ground in the AL playoff race. Lonnie Chisenhall got the Indians going with a one-out single in the 14th off Joe Blanton (2-14), the Angels’ seventh pitcher. Stubbs, the Indians’ No. [...]

MLB – NL Roundup: Yasiel Puig ends slump; Dodgers beat Marlins, 6-4

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(Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig follows through on a game-winning solo home run in the eighth inning during a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 in Miami. The Dodgers defeated the Marlins 6-4. AP) (PhatzRadio / AP) — MIAMI — With his first swing of the night, Yasiel Puig ended a [...]

MLB – AL Roundup: Royals sweep day-night doubleheader against Tigers

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Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz tags out Detroit Tigers’ Austin Jackson trying to steal second base in the first inning during the second game of a doubleheader baseball game, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (Photo: Duane Burleson) (PhatzRadio / AP) — DETROIT – James Shields allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings [...]