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Prince does it all: Tigers’ Fielder smashes two homers, flashes…

Prince does it all: Tigers’ Fielder smashes two homers, flashes leather in home opening victory

yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Apr 5, 2013
The Detroit Tigers offense could only muster eight runs and three extra-base hits (all doubles) while dropping two out of three to the Minnesota Twins at Target Field this week. They only needed one game in the comfortable surroundings of Comerica Park …
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  • Yankees recall Hughes off DL to start Saturday

    Yankees recall Hughes off DL to start Saturday

    ESPN.com Apr 5, 2013
    Having lost three out of their first four games and with a team ERA of 6.43, the New York Yankees are recalling right-hander Phil Hughes from the disabled list to start Saturday's game against the Tigers.
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  • Jeter may be out until May; Nunez hurt vs. Tigers

    Jeter may be out until May; Nunez hurt vs. Tigers

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Apr 5, 2013
    DETROIT (AP) -- Derek Jeter may not return to the New York Yankees until next month and his replacement at shortstop, Eduardo Nunez, joined the team's long list of banged-up players.
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  • Video - Fielder's 2 Home Runs Power Tigers 00:32

    Fielder's 2 Home Runs Power Tigers

    Apr 5
    Prince Fielder hit two home runs and had five RBIs as the Tigers beat the Yankees 8-3.

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