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Nats complete doubleheader sweep of Twins
ESPN.com Updated Jun 9, 2013
Ian Desmond doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Washington Nationals made manager Davey Johnson's "fun day" even better Sunday with a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins to complete a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.Share Tweet
Alex Rios and Tyler Flowers homered, Hector Santiago pitched into the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series.Share TweetIt's safe to say that manager Davey Johnson wasn't frustrated during Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader between the Twins and Nationals on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park. The Nationals' offense came back to life, as it collected 14 hits and pounded …Share TweetAlex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each had run-scoring singles in the eighth, Luis Mendoza pitched seven innings of four-hit ball and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 2-0 on Sunday for their fifth straight win.Share TweetJose Alvarez pitched six impressive innings in his major league debut, and Don Kelly hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth to help the Detroit Tigers finish a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 4-1 victory Sunday.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 9, 2013Your browser does not support iframes. For Boston Marathon bombing survivor Karen Rand, Saturday's experience at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago was one she will absolutely never forget. Prior to the Chicago White Sox game against the Oakland Athletics, …Share Tweet
Tigers CF Jackson to begin Triple-A rehabESPN.com Jun 9, 2013Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson will join Triple-A Toledo on Monday for a rehab assignment as part of his recovery from a pulled left hamstring.Share TweetESPN.com Jun 9, 2013Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco has had his suspension for throwing at a hitter reduced from eight to seven games.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jun 9, 2013NEW YORK (AP) The sons of Roger Clemens, Craig Biggio and Andy Pettitte were among the players selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday.Share Tweet
Nationals Rally To Top TwinsJun 9The Nationals swept their doubleheader against the Twins with a 5-4 victory in Game 2.
Zimmermann, Nationals Blank TwinsJun 9Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Jordan Zimmermann tossed seven scoreless innings to lead the Nationals past the Twins 7-0.
Royals Dispatch Astros To Earn 5th Straight WinJun 9Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each drove in a run to lead the Royals past the Astros.
White Sox Hold Off AthleticsJun 9The White Sox beat the Athletics 4-2 to split their four game set with the A's.