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Giambi's 5 RBIs leads Indians past Astros

Giambi's 5 RBIs leads Indians past Astros

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Apr 20, 2013
Jason Giambi, Mark Reynolds and Carlos Santana homered, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Houston Astros 19-6 on Saturday night.
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  • Twins capitalize on error, defeat White Sox

    Twins capitalize on error, defeat White Sox

    ESPN.com Apr 20, 2013
    Ryan 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.
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  • Indians' Myers to have tests done on forearm

    Indians' Myers to have tests done on forearm

    ESPN.com Apr 20, 2013
    Indians manager Terry Francona said starter Brett Myers will fly back to Cleveland on Sunday to have tests done on his forearm.
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  • Trout's slam caps big first as Angels cruise

    Trout's slam caps big first as Angels cruise

    ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 20, 2013
    Mike 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.
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  • Red Sox honor bombing victims, rally to win

    Red Sox honor bombing victims, rally to win

    ESPN.com Apr 20, 2013
    After 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.
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  • NY Jets coach Rex Ryan loud and proud with Baltimore Ravens and…

    NY Jets coach Rex Ryan loud and proud with Baltimore Ravens and Orioles rant

    nydailynews.com Apr 20, 2013
    It 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.
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  • Red Sox wear 'Boston' on their home whites

    Red Sox wear 'Boston' on their home whites

    MLB.com CNNSI.com Apr 20, 2013
    The Red Sox proudly took the field on Saturday afternoon against the Royals wearing specially-designed jerseys that had "Boston" stitched on the front.
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  • Royals honored to help bring baseball back to Fenway

    Royals honored to help bring baseball back to Fenway

    MLB.com Apr 20, 2013
    The 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.
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  • White Sox place outfielder Viciedo on 15-day DL

    White Sox place outfielder Viciedo on 15-day DL

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Apr 20, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Outfielder Dayan Viciedo has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Chicago White Sox because of a strained left oblique.
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  • Baseball Fans React To The Capture Of The Second Bombing Suspec…

    Baseball Fans React To The Capture Of The Second Bombing Suspect

    deadspin.com Apr 20, 2013
    With 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...
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  • Rested Angels roll against Torii's Tigers

    Rested Angels roll against Torii's Tigers

    MLB.com Apr 20, 2013
    The 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 …
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  • Back-to-back homers power Astros past Tribe

    Back-to-back homers power Astros past Tribe

    MLB.com Apr 20, 2013
    J.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.
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  • Video - Angels Rout Tigers 00:28

    Angels Rout Tigers

    Apr 20
    Mike Trout hit a grand slam in a nine-run first inning, and the Angels beat the Tigers 10-0.
  • Video - Boston Rallies For Emotional Win 00:31

    Boston Rallies For Emotional Win

    Apr 20
    Daniel Nava hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to lift Boston to a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals.
  • Video - Atmosphere In Boston 07:21

    Atmosphere In Boston

    Apr 20
    Jeremy 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.
  • Video - Cleveland Bats Ignite In Win Over Houston 00:32

    Cleveland Bats Ignite In Win Over Houston

    Apr 20
    The Indians tallied 22 hits in a 19-6 win against the Astros.