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Twins ride timely hitting, Escobar's HR to even series

Twins ride timely hitting, Escobar's HR to even series

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 16 hours ago
The Twins took advantage of shaky defense by the Mariners and made the most of their run-scoring opportunities to beat Seattle, 8-5, on Saturday night before 33,566 at Safeco Field. Minnesota knocked Mariners starter James Paxton out of the game in the …
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  • Tigers Topple Indians 8-6

    Tigers Topple Indians 8-6

    nytimes.com 19 minutes ago
    Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in three runs and the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 8-6 Sunday.
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  • Garcia Leads White Sox Past Royals in Suspended Game

    Garcia Leads White Sox Past Royals in Suspended Game

    nytimes.com 2 hours ago
    Avisail Garcia hit a tiebreaking RBI single with two out in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Sunday in the resumption of a game suspended by rain.
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  • What to watch for in today's games

    What to watch for in today's games

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Major League Baseball hopes Mother Nature cooperates better on Sunday than Saturday, which saw multiple postponements and several delays due to rain. The Subway Series continues in the Bronx, while the White Sox and Royals try once again to resume Frida…
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  • Simon, V-Mart team to tackle Tribe, end Tigers' skid

    Simon, V-Mart team to tackle Tribe, end Tigers' skid

    MLB.com 22 hours ago
    Alfredo Simon became the first Tigers pitcher to win his first four starts in a season since Frank Tanana in 1988, delivering 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball to help the Tigers end a four-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Indians on Saturday afte…
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  • Brantley returning to All-Star form after back injury

    Brantley returning to All-Star form after back injury

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    All-Star Michael Brantley churned out four hits in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Tigers, providing more hope that the left fielder is getting over the lower-back issue that sidelined him for six of the first eight games this season.
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  • Victor Martinez Drives in 3 Runs, Leads Tigers Over Indians

    Victor Martinez Drives in 3 Runs, Leads Tigers Over Indians

    nytimes.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    Victor Martinez drove in three runs, taking advantage after Cleveland pitched around Miguel Cabrera, helping Alfredo Simon and the Detroit Tigers beat the Indians 4-1 Saturday.
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  • Seven Players Disciplined After White Sox-Royals Brawl

    Seven Players Disciplined After White Sox-Royals Brawl

    nytimes.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    Six players were suspended and a seventh fined by Major League Baseball (MLB) on Saturday following Thursday's benches-clearing brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals.
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  • Sale, Samardzija suspended following fracas

    Sale, Samardzija suspended following fracas

    MLB.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    White Sox starting pitchers Chris Sale and Jeff Samardzija each received five-game suspensions for their role in the on-field fracas taking place during the bottom of the seventh inning of the Royals' 3-2, 13-inning victory Thursday night at U.S. Cellul…
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  • Six Players Suspended For Royals-White Sox Brawl

    Six Players Suspended For Royals-White Sox Brawl

    Major League Baseball has handed down suspensions for Thursday’s benches clearing scuffle between the Royals and White Sox, and there are a bunch of them. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose taunting helped set-off the fight, was suspended the longest…
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  • Felix finishes off Twins in shutout; Cruz crushes 9th homer

    Felix finishes off Twins in shutout; Cruz crushes 9th homer

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    Felix Hernandez continued his long-running dominance of the Twins and Nelson Cruz and Logan Morrison backed The King up with home runs as the Mariners topped Minnesota, 2-0, on Friday at Safeco Field
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  • Video - Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win 00:37

    Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win

    Mar 6
    The Mets beat the Tigers 5-4 in Matt Harvey's return to the mound.
  • Video - Royals Injury Update 02:12

    Royals Injury Update

    Mar 4
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's recovery from offseason wrist surgery and pitcher Luke Hochevar's recovery from Tommy John surgery.
  • Video - Price Excited For 2015 Season 02:56

    Price Excited For 2015 Season

    Mar 3
    Tigers pitcher David Price discusses the status of his contract situation in Detroit and what he did in the offseason to get better.
  • Video - Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title 02:46

    Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title

    Mar 3
    Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera says the team is focused on winning a championship and discusses his performance during last season during an injury-riddled campaign, and the importance of DH Victor Martinez.

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