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Royals sweep doubleheader from Red Sox

Royals sweep doubleheader from Red Sox

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Apr 21, 2013
Lorenzo Cain walked with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning to give Kansas City a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday and complete the Royals' sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
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  • Walk in 10th gives KC rare twin-bill sweep of Sox

    Walk in 10th gives KC rare twin-bill sweep of Sox

    MLB.com Apr 21, 2013
    Alex Gordon belted one of the Royals' three home runs and finished a triple shy of the cycle, but Lorenzo Cain walked with the bases loaded in the 10th to give the Royals a 5-4 win in Sunday's nightcap of a twin bill at Fenway Park.
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  • Angels outlast Tigers on Trumbo walk-off HR

    Angels outlast Tigers on Trumbo walk-off HR

    ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 21, 2013
    Mark Trumbo homered leading the bottom of the 13th inning and Albert Pujols doubled home two runs, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-3 victory over Detroit on Sunday for their second straight series sweep of the Tigers.
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  • Reynolds puts Indians over Astros with HR

    Reynolds puts Indians over Astros with HR

    ESPN.com Apr 21, 2013
    Mark Reynolds' seventh homer of the season put Cleveland on top in the seventh inning and the Indians held on for a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
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  • Willingham helps Twins extend streak to four

    Willingham helps Twins extend streak to four

    MLB.com ESPN.com Apr 21, 2013
    Josh Willingham's three-double during a four-run seventh carried the Twins to a 5-3 victory, the club's fourth straight, over the White Sox in Chicago on Sunday.
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  • Indians place Myers on DL with elbow injury

    Indians place Myers on DL with elbow injury

    ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 21, 2013
    The Cleveland Indians have placed starter Brett Myers on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow.
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  • David Ortiz’s heartfelt and colorful speech inspires new t-shir…

    David Ortiz’s heartfelt and colorful speech inspires new t-shirt

    yahoo.com Apr 21, 2013
    That didn't take long. At all. Less than 24 hours after David Ortiz's heartfelt, colorful and FCC approved speech was delivered to the crowd at Fenway Park prior to the Red Sox emotional and exhilarating 4-3 victory over the Royals on Saturday afternoon…
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  • Video - Royals Sweep Red Sox In Doubleheader 00:31

    Royals Sweep Red Sox In Doubleheader

    Apr 21
    Lorenzo Cain drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning to help the Royals beat the Red Sox 5-4.
  • Video - Royals Snap Red Sox Streak 00:32

    Royals Snap Red Sox Streak

    Apr 21
    The Royals beat the Red Sox 4-2 to snap Boston's seven-game winning streak.
  • Video - Trumbo's Walk-Off Homer Lifts Angels In 13 01:22

    Trumbo's Walk-Off Homer Lifts Angels In 13

    Apr 21
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Mark Trumbo's fourth career walk-off home run, first in extra innings, lifts the Angels to a sweep of the Tigers.
  • Video - Twins Capture Fourth Straight Win 00:31

    Twins Capture Fourth Straight Win

    Apr 21
    Josh Willingham's three-run double the big blow in the Twins' 5-3 win over the White Sox.

Sports Columnists

  • Cleveland Cavaliers reach out to Phil Jackson about open coaching position…

    Apr 21
    As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about their head coach opening, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Manu Ginobili gives San Antonio Spurs a lift in Game 1

    Apr 21
    After missing the bulk of April, Manu Ginobili helps lift the Spurs past the Lakers in Game 1.
  • Clayton's mailbag: Schedule-makers have fairness in mind

    Apr 21
    An innovative scheduling software is helping teams avoid three-game road trips and other dreaded quirks, writes John Clayton.