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1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

Shields fans 12 as Royals sweep Astros

James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Houston Astros, Alcides Escobar

5 hrs ago | Expressline Edition

Lester, Ross carry Red Sox to 3-1 victory over White Sox

David Ross said a 5-year-old could have caught Jon Lester on Thursday night. That big hit in the ninth? Well, that was a nice swing by the veteran catcher.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Chris Sale, Jon Lester, Xander Bogaerts, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox

9 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Twins cap doubleheadeer sweep of Jays

Clutch with their bats so far this season, the Minnesota Twins simply left them on their shoulders Thursday in the second game of a split doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, Steve Delabar, Eduardo Nunez, Brian Dozier, Jason Kubel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The State

Wainwright throws 2-hitter, Cards beat Nats 8-0

"I had pretty much everything working. My sinker was sinking, my four-seamer was four-seaming, my curveball was curving," Wainwright said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ian Desmond, Adam LaRoche, Danny Espinosa, Jayson Werth, Matt Holliday, Matt Adams

Bradenton.com

Price outpitched by Sabathia in Rays' loss to NY

Sabathia pitched seven innings for a rare win at Tropicana Field, leading the Yankees past Price and the Rays 10-2 Thursday night in a matchup of former AL Cy Young Award winners.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Sean Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Evan Longoria

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Brewers drop first road game of the season, lose 11-2

Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs, Pedro Alvarez had a three-run shot and pinch-hitter Josh Harrison broke a tie with a long ball in the seventh inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Milwaukee Brewers their first road loss, 11-2 on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, Josh Harrison, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

The Macon Telegraph

Wood's tosses CG but Braves lose 1-0 to Phillies

Ben Revere's RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves, Julio Teheran, Cliff Lee, Antonio Bastardo

The Winnipeg Free Press

Kinsler homers, Tigers hold on for sloppy 7-5 victory over Indians

Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Justin Verlander, Cleveland Indians, Danny Salazar, Michael Brantley

CBS Local

Affidavit: Smuggler Threats Follow Puig From Cuba

The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers

The Kansas City Star

Applications for US jobless aid edge up to 304,000

On Wednesday, rails to be used by the new downtown streetcar were delivered to a staging area at 19th and Walnut streets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas

Amarillo.com

Rangers rally for another 9th-inning win

Leonys Martin had a game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning as the Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners, 3-2, on Wednesday night in a game that started as a battle of aces.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mitch Moreland, Leonys Martin, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Charlie Furbush, Blake Beavan

CBS Local

RBI Singles By Sandoval, Posey Lead Giants In Victory Over Dodgers

Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Pablo Sandoval, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants

The Washington Post

Bradley leads Red Sox past White Sox in 14 innings

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the White Sox 6-4 in a game that lasted 5 hours, 17 minutes Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Daniel Nava, Jackie Bradley Jr., Leury Garcia, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Daniel Webb

The Washington Post

De La Rosa goes 6 in Rockies' 4-2 loss to Padres

Fresh off a demotion to the bullpen after three subpar performances, the former 16-game winner was suddenly thrust back out to the mound Wednesday night and turned in an encouraging performance in Colorado's 4-2 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jordan Pacheco, Everth Cabrera, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Chris Denorfia, Nolan Arenado, Chase Headley

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

Teheran Outduels Lee as Braves Shut Out Phils

Julio Teheran pitched a three-hitter, Evan Gattis homered among a career-best four hits, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Julio Teheran, Evan Gattis, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Ryan Howard, Cliff Lee

KMIZ

Orioles blank Rays, sweep rain-shortened series

The Orioles are beginning to get the solid starting pitching they could not find earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Zach Britton, Tommy Hunter, Adam Jones, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball

Call to the Pen

Fan records Masahiro Tanaka strikeouts on his hat

Apr 16, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers the pitch in 8th inning as the New York Yankees take on the Chicago Cubs in 1st game of the day/night double header at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball

Click Orlando

D-backs GM denies manipulating Bradley's service time

General manager Kevin Towers went to lengths to dispel the notion that the Arizona Diamondbacks are keeping Archie Bradley in the minor leagues to limit his service time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Collmenter

KHOU-TV Houston

Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

Prized prospect George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Robbie Grossman

Northern Michigan News

Angels' bullpen blows another lead in loss to A's

After the bullpen blew a lead in spectacular fashion for the second straight night, not even Mike Trout's late homer could rescue the Los Angeles Angels from another disheartening loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Josh Donaldson, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics

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