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Twins capitalize on error, defeat White SoxUpdated Apr 20 Share TweetRyan Doumit doubled and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th inning on Alexei Ramirez's throwing error, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Saturday.Share TweetIndians manager Terry Francona said starter Brett Myers will fly back to Cleveland on Sunday to have tests done on his forearm.Share TweetMike Trout capped a nine-run first inning against Rick Porcello with his first career grand slam, Garrett Richards pitched two-hit ball over seven innings and the Los Angeles Angels routed the Detroit Tigers 10-0 on Saturday.Share TweetAfter honoring the victims and the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Red Sox beat the Royals 4-3 Saturday as David Ortiz played his first game since last summer and Daniel Nava hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning.
NY Jets coach Rex Ryan loud and proud with Baltimore Ravens and Orioles rantUpdated Apr 20 Share TweetIt was an absolute thrill, a joy, hearing Rex Ryan rant on about the Super Bowl champion Ravens being forced to open on the road in Denver because the Orioles wouldn’t move off their Sept. 5 Camden Yards date with the White Sox.Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetThe Red Sox proudly took the field on Saturday afternoon against the Royals wearing specially-designed jerseys that had "Boston" stitched on the front.
Royals honored to help bring baseball back to FenwayUpdated Apr 20 Share TweetThe Olde Towne was back to life -- especially at Fenway Park for the first baseball game after the Boston Marathon bombing and the dramatic killing and capture of the suspects. The day the city stood still was over.Share TweetCHICAGO (AP) -- Outfielder Dayan Viciedo has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Chicago White Sox because of a strained left oblique.Share TweetWith the Red Sox and Royals game postponed and Fenway Park empty as the manhunt for the suspected second Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continued, the rest of Major League Baseball played its regular April 19 schedule. Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetThe Angels looked like a team who had just enjoyed a rare two-day break when they erupted late for an 8-1 victory over the Tigers on Friday night, with Albert Pujols, Mike Trout and Peter Bourjos combining for seven RBIs from the top three spots in the …
Back-to-back homers power Astros past TribeUpdated Apr 20 Share TweetJ.D. Martinez clubbed a two-run homer in the second inning and Rick Ankiel followed with a solo shot to help the Astros post a 3-2 victory over the Indians, as Lucas Harrell picked up his first win on Friday night at Minute Maid Park.
Angels Rout TigersApr 20Mike Trout hit a grand slam in a nine-run first inning, and the Angels beat the Tigers 10-0.
Boston Rallies For Emotional WinApr 20Daniel Nava hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to lift Boston to a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals.
Atmosphere In BostonApr 20Jeremy Schaap and Gordon Edes report from Fenway Park to discuss the atmosphere in Boston and the Red Sox players' reactions on such an emotional day.
Cleveland Bats Ignite In Win Over HoustonApr 20The Indians tallied 22 hits in a 19-6 win against the Astros.