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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.
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.
The Cleveland Indians didn't match up well against the Detroit Tigers last season.
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.
Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the 'Jamie and Wojo' show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.
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.
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.
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.
There were three one-sided season series in the American League Central last season.
Baseball's injury situation is bordering on a plague. Nearly five full teams - 120 players - are on the disabled list.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.