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Red Sox rebound vs. Tigers behind Victorino

Red Sox rebound vs. Tigers behind Victorino

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Jun 21, 2013
Shane Victorino homered and hit three singles, driving in five runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 10-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
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  • Tigers designate Jose Valverde for assignment after short retur…

    Tigers designate Jose Valverde for assignment after short return as closer

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jun 21, 2013
    As a free agent following a respectable, but not dominate 2012 season (35 saves, 3.78 ERA in 71 appearances), veteran closer Jose Valverde drew very little interest on the open market over the winter. The interest was so minimal, in fact, he eventually …
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  • Intercostal strain lands Tuiasosopo on disabled list

    Intercostal strain lands Tuiasosopo on disabled list

    MLB.com Jun 21, 2013
    Matt Tuiasosopo was poised to become a bigger member of the Tigers' starting lineup, earning more playing time against right-handed pitchers in addition to the lefties he has been pummeling all year. Instead, with a bad swing in the batting cage, he bec…
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  • Former major leaguer C.J. Nitkowski uses family dog to instruct…

    Former major leaguer C.J. Nitkowski uses family dog to instruct young son on sliding (video)

    yahoo.com Jun 21, 2013
    Former major leaguer C.J. Nitkowski has pitched for 17 different organizations in four countries, most notably with the Detroit Tigers. At this point in his life, at age 40, he's probably more likely to be invited to a Yankees' Old-Timers' day than to m…
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  • The Juice: Bullpens implode as Tigers beat Red Sox on Jhonny Pe…

    The Juice: Bullpens implode as Tigers beat Red Sox on Jhonny Peralta walk-off homer

    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. This was a welcome role change for the Detroit Tigers โ€” it wasn't their closer o…
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  • Video - Closer Problems For Red Sox And Tigers 01:14

    Closer Problems For Red Sox And Tigers

    Jun 21
    Baseball Tonight Minute: Baseball Tonight looks at which team has the bigger problem at closer, the Red Sox or the Tigers.
  • Video - Victorino's Five RBI Night 00:31

    Victorino's Five RBI Night

    Jun 21
    Despite Miguel Cabrera capturing his 10th straight 20-plus home run season, Shane Victorino's five RBIs lifted the Red Sox to a 10-6 win over the Tigers.

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  • Doc Rivers-to-Los Angeles Clippers talks off again, according to sources

    Jun 21
    The on-again, off-again talks between the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics -- this time regarding Boston coach Doc Rivers -- are off again as far as the Celtics are concerned, according to sources close to the process.