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Danks to make extended spring start Friday

Danks to make extended spring start Friday

MLB.com Updated Apr 22, 2013
A Monday afternoon meeting with White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, manager Robin Ventura, pitching coach Don Cooper and head athletic trainer Herm Schneider didn't net John Danks the exact results he wanted. Instead of a rehab assignment, Danks will h…
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  • Gomes impressive, but likely headed back to Triple-A

    Gomes impressive, but likely headed back to Triple-A

    MLB.com Apr 22, 2013
    Despite an impressive showing while Lou Marson has been on the disabled list, young Indians catcher Yan Gomes is expected to return to Triple-A on Wednesday.
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  • Indians' Myers shut down with right elbow trouble

    Indians' Myers shut down with right elbow trouble

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Apr 22, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Cleveland Indians right-hander Brett Myers has been shut down due to tendinitis and a mild ligament sprain in his right elbow.
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  • Royals' Herrera looking for location vocation

    Royals' Herrera looking for location vocation

    MLB.com Apr 22, 2013
    The theory that Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera has recently been tipping his pitches was emphatically dismissed by manager Ned Yost, pitching coach Dave Eiland and Herrera. Like real estate, it's location, location, location.
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  • Progressive Field: A local’s guide to enjoying a road trip to t…

    Progressive Field: A local’s guide to enjoying a road trip to the home of the Cleveland Indians

    yahoo.com Apr 22, 2013
    Baseball season just started so that means your summer ballpark road trip is that much closer! In a bid to help you with your upcoming journeys, Big League Stew has solicited the help of the locals. Over the next month or so, we'll be hitting up our usu…
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  • Marlins-Twins postponed; they'll play two on Tuesday

    Marlins-Twins postponed; they'll play two on Tuesday

    MLB.com Apr 22, 2013
    Monday night's game between the Twins and Marlins at Target Field has been postponed because of inclement weather in the Minneapolis area. It has been rescheduled as part of a split doubleheader at 7:10 p.m. CT on Tuesday.
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  • Rick Ankiel showered with popcorn on Drew Stubbs home run

    Rick Ankiel showered with popcorn on Drew Stubbs home run

    yahoo.com Apr 22, 2013
    Outfielder Rick Ankiel of the Houston Astros joined an elite group Sunday when Drew Stubbs of the Cleveland Indians hit a home run that upset a popcorn tub belonging to a fan sitting in the front row at Minute Maid Park and rained countless tasty kernel…
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  • The Juice: Angels sweep Tigers after Trumbo’s walk-off homer in…

    The Juice: Angels sweep Tigers after Trumbo’s walk-off homer in 13th

    yahoo.com Apr 22, 2013
    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels, heading into this season, were two of…
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  • Video - Indians Rally To Top White Sox 3-2 00:31

    Indians Rally To Top White Sox 3-2

    Apr 22
    The Indians top the White Sox for their third straight win.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA Playoffs-- Memphis Grizzlies drop tight game in Game 2

    Apr 22
    The Grizzlies had some superb play from Mike Conley, but the other team had Chris Paul.
  • Seattle Seahawks to extend Kam Chancellor -- source

    Apr 22
    The Seattle Seahawks have reached an agreement with safety Kam Chancellor on a five-year, $35 million contract extension that has $17 million in guarantees, a source said.
  • Kam Chancellor signs contract extension with Seattle Seahawks

    Apr 22
    The Seattle Seahawks have signed star safety Kam Chancellor to a multiyear contract extension.
  • Peter King: Inside how the Revis trade to Tampa Bay finally went down

    Apr 22
    By Sunday morning, the Bucs and Jets had worked out the trade details for Darrelle Revis -- Tampa Bay's first-round pick in this draft and likely a third-rounder next year to New York. The Bucs had a contract done with Revis -- six years, $96 million, n…