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Hicks' bat, glove carry Twins past White Sox

Hicks' bat, glove carry Twins past White Sox

ESPN.com Updated May 13, 2013
Rookie Aaron Hicks hit two home runs and made a leaping catch in center field to take a home run away from Adam Dunn in the Minnesota Twins' 10-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
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  • Tigers whip Astros behind Dirks' grand slam

    Tigers whip Astros behind Dirks' grand slam

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 13, 2013
    Andy Dirks hit his first career grand slam, part of a six-run fourth inning for the Detroit Tigers in their 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
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  • Tigers place CF Jackson on 15-day disabled list

    Tigers place CF Jackson on 15-day disabled list

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com May 13, 2013
    DETROIT (AP) Detroit center fielder Austin Jackson has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of a pulled right hamstring, leaving the Tigers without a talented leadoff hitter who also covers a lot of ground defensively in spacious Comerica Park.
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  • Nuno wins 1st career start as Yanks gain split

    Nuno wins 1st career start as Yanks gain split

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-0 Monday for a doubleheader split.
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  • FBI: Bank robber wears Chicago White Sox cap, Air Jordan jacket

    FBI: Bank robber wears Chicago White Sox cap, Air Jordan jacket

    yahoo.com May 13, 2013
    Because winning the American League Central probably is unrealistic, a local alleged thief has taken it upon himself to ensure the Chicago White Sox somehow get something out of 2013. The FBI reports that a man named Joe Anderson, a 32-year-old resident…
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  • Masterson shuts out Yankees, strikes out 9

    Masterson shuts out Yankees, strikes out 9

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    Justin Masterson pitched a four-hitter for his second shutout this season, leading the Cleveland Indians over the New York Yankees 1-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Monday.
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  • Cleveland ships 3B Chisenhall to Triple-A

    Cleveland ships 3B Chisenhall to Triple-A

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    The Indians have optioned struggling starting third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall to Triple-A Columbus.
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  • Rare single-admission doubleheader: Cleveland Indians host New …

    Rare single-admission doubleheader: Cleveland Indians host New York Yankees on Monday

    yahoo.com May 13, 2013
    These days, doubleheaders usually get played only because of weather postponements. And they're usually double-admission splits; one in the afternoon and one at night, to maximize revenues. BECAUSE OF MONEY! But the Cleveland Indians are doing something…
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  • Mets must start giving Matt Harvey more run support since he is…

    Mets must start giving Matt Harvey more run support since he is team's most reliable pitcher

    nydailynews.com May 13, 2013
    I am here to report Matt Harvey is human - which made for a doubly aggravating Mother’s Day experience for Met fans. For even when Harvey is inhuman, as he was in his previous start when he nearly perfect-gamed the Chicago White Sox Tuesday at Citi Fi
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  • Video - Yankees Split Doubleheader 00:31

    Yankees Split Doubleheader

    May 13
    Vidal Nuno pitched five scoreless innings in the Yankees' 7-0 win over the Indians.
  • Video - Masterson Shuts Out Yankees 00:34

    Masterson Shuts Out Yankees

    May 13
    Justin Masterson pitched a four-hitter for his second shutout of the season, leading the Indians to a 1-0 win over the Yankees in the first game of a doubleheader.
  • Video - Battle Of The Uniforms: Team Seedings 06:22

    Battle Of The Uniforms: Team Seedings

    May 13
    Jim Caple and Paul Lukas break down the seedings and discuss their best/worst uniforms in baseball.
  • Video - Hicks' Unbelievable Day Sparks Twins 00:36

    Hicks' Unbelievable Day Sparks Twins

    May 13
    Rookie Aaron Hicks hit two home runs and robbed Chicago's Adam Dunn of a homer in center field.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA Playoffs -- Miami Heat took fight out of Chicago Bulls in Game 4,…

    May 13
    The Heat took the fight out of the Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern semifinals.
  • 2013 NBA Playoffs -- Miami Heat took fight out of Chicago Bulls in Game 4

    May 13
    The Heat took the fight out of the Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern semifinals.
  • Peter King: NFL life in earnest begins today for Manti Te'o in San Diego

    May 13
    So the early reviews on Manti Te'o are positive in San Diego, but what would they be, really, when the players aren't in pads and it's only the rookies out there? Today, when the veterans report and the full squad begins offseason training activities, i…