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Martin goes 'wall' out for game-saving catch
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Leonys Martin said he knew he had it all the way. But 38,364 fans at Safeco Field -- not to mention his Mariners teammates and manager Scott Servais -- were holding their collective breaths as the center fielder tracked down a deep drive by the Royals' …Share Tweet
Reimold's HR, Wright's 6 K's pace O's in winMLB.com 4 hours agoThe American League East-leading Orioles used Nolan Reimold's three-run homer to record a 6-3 win over the White Sox on Friday night at Camden Yards.Share Tweet
Felix flusters Royals to tie Mariners' wins markMLB.com 4 hours agoFelix Hernandez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings and Seth Smith belted a decisive homer to give the Mariners a 1-0 win over the Royals in Friday night's series opener at Safeco Field.Share Tweet
Hernandez Ties Mariners Win Record With 1-0 Decision Over KCnytimes.com 4 hours agoFelix Hernandez tied Jamie Moyer's franchise record for career victories at 145 in the Seattle Mariners' 1-0 victory over Kansas City on Friday night, the Royals' fourth straight loss.Share TweetTigers, Michael Fulmer thrilled with top prospect's big league debutShare TweetMLB.com 6 hours agoTigers right-hander Justin Verlander has been one of Major League Baseball's most outspoken players regarding positive tests for performance-enhancing drugs resulting in immediate suspensions and not allowing players to play while an appeal runs its cou…Share Tweetnytimes.com 6 hours agoRyan Howard led off the 11th inning with a home run, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.Share Tweet
Royals think extra rest should benefit DavisMLB.com 8 hours agoRoyals closer Wade Davis is doing his usual Wade Davis things this year. The problem is lately he hasn't been able to get in games.Share TweetManny Machado had a grand slam and a career-high five RBIs, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the White Sox 10-2 Thursday night and stopping Chicago's six-game winning streak.Share Tweet
O's power up back home to rout White SoxMLB.com Apr 28 (yesterday)The Orioles found familiar Camden Yards the remedy for their offensive woes Thursday night, as Manny Machado hit a grand slam and Baltimore snapped the White Sox six-game winning streak with a 10-2 victory.Share Tweet
White Sox Place Closer Robertson on Bereavement ListChicago White Sox closer David Robertson will miss at least three games after being placed on the bereavement list before Thursday's series opener at Baltimore because of the death of his father-in-law.Share Tweet
Anthony Gose Doubles, Homers to Lead Tigers Over A's 7-3Anthony Gose doubled and homered, Anibal Sanchez pitched through a wild outing and the Detroit Tigers beat Oakland 7-3 Thursday to take three of four in the series against the Athletics.Share Tweet
Five Tigers knock in runs to thump A'sMLB.com Apr 28 (yesterday)Anthony Gose hit a two-run homer and scored on an Ian Kinsler double as part of an early-inning Tigers outburst, supporting Anibal Sanchez through a wild outing for a 7-3 win and a series victory over the A's Thursday at Comerica Park.Share Tweet
Twins Minor Leaguer Suspended 80 Games for Positive TestMinnesota Twins outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez, an All-Star at Triple-A last year, has been suspended 80 games following a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program.Share TweetRobin Ventura remembers the excitement in New York when the Mets and Yankees faced off in the World Series, and he can imagine what it would be like in Chicago if both teams made it.Share TweetMike Trout, Yunel Escobar and Andrelton Simmons accounted for all of the Angels' offense on Wednesday, as each hit home runs in a victory over the Royals.Share Tweet
Twins-Tribe Prince tribute a part of Rock HallMLB.com Apr 28 (2 days ago)The Twins turned Target Field purple on Monday, celebrating the life and music of Prince in a tribute game against the Indians. Now, there will be a bit of baseball history located inside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 28 (2 days ago)One day after Cleveland Indians closer Cody Allen gave up the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth inning, he found himself in another high leverage situation against the Minnesota Twins' best hitter.Share TweetESPN.com Apr 28 (2 days ago)J.D. Martinez, Justin Verlander propel Tigers to needed victoryShare Tweet
Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' WinMar 6The Mets beat the Tigers 5-4 in Matt Harvey's return to the mound.
Royals Injury UpdateMar 4ESPN 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.
Price Excited For 2015 SeasonMar 3Tigers pitcher David Price discusses the status of his contract situation in Detroit and what he did in the offseason to get better.
Cabrera, Tigers Focused On TitleMar 3Tigers 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.