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Astros to honor Boston and West, Texas victims, collecting donations during week long homestand
yahoo.com Updated Apr 19, 2013
In a week filled with tragedy and heartache, the Houston Astros will do their part to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas by observing a moment of silence prior to Friday night’s game againsShare Tweet
Astros left fielder J.D. Martinez had to be helped off the field by trainers in the fourth inning on Friday after his right knee appeared to buckle during an at-bat against Indians starter Brett Myers.Share TweetTorii Hunter's move from Anaheim to Detroit had a rough start, but the veteran outfielder is thriving with a Tigers club that is ecstatic to have him, and his impact in the Angels clubhouse is still cherished by former teammates.Share Tweet
Cold, wind postpone Twins-White Sox openerFriday's game between the Twins and White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field has been postponed due to a forecast of cold and windy conditions.Share TweetBOSTON (AP) -- Boston Red Sox players and other team employees have been told to stay home until a decision is made on whether Friday night's game will be played, a club official said.Share Tweet
Quick-rising Sale prompts lofty comparisonsFor years, the White Sox depth chart showed left-hander Mark Buehrle atop the starting rotation. But there is a new ace in town now, and after signing a five-year contract extension in the offseason, Chris Sale is going to be around for a long time.Share Tweet
Emergency drill set for Tuesday at Progressive FieldThe Cleveland Indians will participate in a full-scale emergency exercise and training Tuesday at Progressive Field, an event that is not connected to the terrorist events in Boston that have embroiled the nation.Share Tweet
Angels Crush TigersApr 19Peter Bourjos' drives in three runs in the Angels' 8-1 win over the Tigers.
Don Banks: For Brandon O'Brien, honor, service, sacrifice more vital than …Apr 19In the whirlwind aftermath of the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon this week, you may have heard the inspiring story of Brandon O'Brien, the longshot 30-year-old NFL hopeful and former Marine and Iraqi war veteran who felt moved enough by the terr…
NBA playoffs 2013 - Will scoring drop in the playoffs?Apr 19The NBA playoffs are here, so scoring is about to go down, right? Not exactly.