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Yost commends Santana's efficient start

Yost commends Santana's efficient start

MLB.com Updated Mar 23, 2013
The Royals' win over the D-backs on Saturday was dominated by offense, but Ervin Santana managed to pitch well considering the circumstances. The No. 2 starter threw 86 pitches in six innings, allowing two earned runs on seven hits.
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  • Jesus Montero avoids concussion after being struck in head by v…

    Jesus Montero avoids concussion after being struck in head by vicious backswing

    yahoo.com MLB.com Mar 23, 2013
    The scene was not pretty at Peoria Stadium in Arizona but thankfully Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Montero did not suffer a serious injury after being struck in the head by the backswing of Indians prospect Francisco Lindor. The scary moment happened i…
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  • Miggy's blast highlights Tigers' win vs. Yanks

    Miggy's blast highlights Tigers' win vs. Yanks

    MLB.com Mar 23, 2013
    Miguel Cabrera's mammoth two-run home run over the batting eye behind center field punctuated a go-ahead five-run seventh inning, overcoming a two-homer game from Ben Francisco to send the Tigers to a 10-6 win over the Yankees on Saturday afternoon at J…
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  • Mark Reynolds’ moonshot clears Goodyear Ballpark scoreboard (vi…

    Mark Reynolds’ moonshot clears Goodyear Ballpark scoreboard (video)

    yahoo.com Mar 23, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. Just when I thought Justin Upton’s titanic home run over the Champion Stadium scoreboard on Thursday night would be the most impressive blast of the week (and maybe spring training), his former Diamondbacks teammat
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  • Harper held out of game with Mets

    Harper held out of game with Mets

    MLB.com CNNSI.com Mar 23, 2013
    At his manager's behest, Bryce Harper stayed back in Viera while the team made the trip to Port St. Lucie on Saturday, nursing a swollen left thumb that he jammed in Friday's game against the Tigers.
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  • Yankees' Jeter set to DH in minor league game

    Yankees' Jeter set to DH in minor league game

    ESPN.com Mar 23, 2013
    While the New York Yankees are playing a big-league game in Lakeland against the Tigers on Saturday afternoon, Derek Jeter will remain behind in Tampa to play in a minor league game as the designated hitter.
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  • Quintana fans nine in draw with A's

    Quintana fans nine in draw with A's

    MLB.com Mar 23, 2013
    A's right-hander Jarrod Washburn didn't allow a baserunner until the fifth inning, and White Sox lefty Jose Quintana struck out nine in 5 2/3 innings in Friday night's 4-4 tie at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.
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