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1 hr ago | Northern Michigan News

Sloppy 6th inning dooms Twins in 9-3 loss to Jays

Phil Hughes was rolling along against his old AL East foes from Toronto, piling up the strikeouts and freezing Blue Jays bats through five innings on a chilly night at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Phil Hughes, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Minnesota Twins, Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion

4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Refreshed Ian Kinsler gets praises from new teammates, manager early in Detroit Tigers tenure

This Yogi Berra story has its roots from when World Series games were played exclusively in the afternoon, and they often were played in tall and enormous Yankee Stadium, where shadows would begin to cover part of the outfield while much of the field remained in sunshine.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Ian Kinsler, Baseball Players, Brad Ausmus, Victor Martinez, Justin Verlander, Austin Jackson

9 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Indians vs. Tigers postponed by snow

The Cleveland Indians didn't match up well against the Detroit Tigers last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Asdrubal Cabrera, Carlos Santana

10 hrs ago | Double G Sports

Banged-Up Yanks Take Three Out of Four from Boston

Over the weekend, the Yankees took three out of four in their series with Boston, which suggested that maybe this year would be different from last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Brian Roberts, Francisco Cervelli, Mark Teixeira, Dean Anna

14 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Jamie Samuelsen's blog: Could it be that Tigers miss Prince Fielder?

Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the 'Jamie and Wojo' show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Prince Fielder, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez

18 hrs ago | ABC News

This Date In Baseball

The Indians won the game 5-4 in 11 innings on Carl Lind's double. 1935 - Babe Ruth, 40, made a sensational National League debut in Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Chicago White Sox, Baseball Players, Lance Berkman, Reed Johnson

21 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Wei-Yin Chen starts strong, offense wakes up in Orioles' 7-1 victory over Rays

The Orioles' lineup is one of the most dangerous in baseball, but the club scored more than three runs only four times in its first 12 games this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Wei-Yin Chen, Tampa Bay Rays, J.J. Hardy, Matt Wieters

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Northern Michigan News

John Jaso's pinch-hit HR lifts A's over Angels 3-2

Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels, Hector Santiago, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Derek Norris

HeraldNet

Too early to make sweeping judgments on Mariners

After watching his team struggle at the plate in a loss for the third time in four games, Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon was asked if he's worried about his team's offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Hisashi Iwakuma, Taijuan Walker, Baseball Players, James Paxton

Detroit Free Press

Tables turning early in American League Central as Detroit Tigers,...

There were three one-sided season series in the American League Central last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Baseball Players, Omar Vizquel

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

MLB's injury plague hits hard for these five teams

Baseball's injury situation is bordering on a plague. Nearly five full teams - 120 players - are on the disabled list.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Clayton Kershaw, Derek Holland, Texas Rangers, Josh Hamilton

Toronto Blue Jays

Dickey appreciates Jackie's impact

The Blue Jays will be in Minnesota on Tuesday when Major League Baseball honors Jackie Robinson in recognition of becoming the first African-American player in the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays

Boston.com

Sox drop to AL East basement

When the Red Sox reached New York on Wednesday night, they did so riding the momentum of the David Ortiz home run that earlier that same evening had delivered a win over the Rangers, and given Boston the better of its series with Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, David Ortiz, Koji Uehara, Dustin Pedroia, Ivan Nova

Albany Times Union

Maddon speaks out on elbow injuries

You could piece together a pretty good pitching staff with just the players who have had significant elbow problems this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Harvey, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, American League West, Yu Darvish, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, National League, National League Central

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Oakland playing safe with Kazmir

SEATTLE _The Seattle Mariners were celebrating just a little when the A's had to take Scott Kazmir out of Sunday's scoreless game after six innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Charlie Furbush, Fernando Abad, Dan Otero, Yoenis Cespedes

SoDo Mojo

Seattle Mariners Shut Out For Second Time

Apr 6, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Chris Young pitches during the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Justin Smoak, Charlie Furbush, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson

CBS Local

Levine: Eaton Living Up To Expectations

The White Sox offense was the laughing stock of the American League in 2013. Every team in the National League except one outscored Chicago, who sent an extra hitter to the plate every game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Jose Abreu, Baseball Players, Avisail Garcia

Detroit Tigers

Hunter returns to Tigers' lineup vs. Padres

"We were hoping he would play yesterday, but it was just a case where his knee wouldn't allow him to play right field," manager Brad Ausmus said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers

Rant Sports

Los Angeles Angels' Tyler Skaggs Will Have A Major Impact

The Los Angeles Angels are at an odd place just 10 games into the season after losing Josh Hamilton for 6-8 weeks, but also seeing a glimmer of the Albert Pujols they had hoped to see when they signed him.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Tyler Skaggs, Hank Conger

Detroit News

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is one cool customer

Baseball is a sport of stereotypes. The format might have changed - an overload of interleague games and wild-card playoff teams, the designated hitter - plus an overabundance of technology and sabermetrics drivel.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

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