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Is 45 in the Cards? BTS star chases $5.6M

Is 45 in the Cards? BTS star chases $5.6M

MLB.com Updated May 15, 2013
It was another two-for-one night for Michael Ray, who extended his Beat the Streak run to 43 on Wednesday night courtesy of sluggers Joey Votto and Alex Gordon. Using the "Double Down" feature, the 28-year-old Astros fan from Brenham, Texas, j…
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  • Polamalu happy to tackle first pitch in Anaheim

    Polamalu happy to tackle first pitch in Anaheim

    MLB.com May 15, 2013
    Pittsburgh Steelers safety and Southern California native Troy Polamalu threw Wednesday's ceremonial first pitch to C.J. Wilson minutes before the Angels hosted the Royals.
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  • Astros get win over Tigers in last chance for 2013

    Astros get win over Tigers in last chance for 2013

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com May 15, 2013
    Astros get win over Tigers in last chance for 2013
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  • From start to finish, Dunn powers White Sox

    From start to finish, Dunn powers White Sox

    MLB.com May 15, 2013
    Adam Dunn homered twice and Dayan Viciedo added a solo shot, powering the White Sox to a series victory.
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  • U.S. Cellular Field: A local’s guide to enjoying a road trip to…

    U.S. Cellular Field: A local’s guide to enjoying a road trip to the home of the Chicago White Sox

    yahoo.com May 15, 2013
    Have a baseball road trip coming up? Well, 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 usual guest blogger crew to feature 10 tips for enjoyin…
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  • Tribe cranks three homers behind sharp Kluber

    Tribe cranks three homers behind sharp Kluber

    MLB.com May 15, 2013
    The Indians made Phillies starter Cole Hamels work hard for each out and Corey Kluber worked an efficient six innings without a walk in the Indians' 10-4 win.
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  • Flowers positive he tagged Morneau out at plate

    Flowers positive he tagged Morneau out at plate

    MLB.com May 15, 2013
    White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers was convinced he tagged out Justin Morneau not once, but twice, in the fifth inning of Chicago's 4-2 win over Minnesota on Tuesday. The replays seem to back him up, too.
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  • Video - Better Shot At Triple Crown: Cabrera Or Orb? 01:00

    Better Shot At Triple Crown: Cabrera Or Orb?

    May 15
    PTI's Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon debate who has the better chance at achieving the Triple Crown, Orb or Miguel Cabrera.
  • Video - Indians Rough Up Hamels, Phils 00:30

    Indians Rough Up Hamels, Phils

    May 15
    The Cleveland Indians hit three home runs in a 10-4 win over the Phillies.
  • Video - Adam Dunn Powers White Sox Over Twins 00:32

    Adam Dunn Powers White Sox Over Twins

    May 15
    Adam Dunn had two home runs and three hits in the White Sox's win over the Twins.
  • Video - The GM's Office: Pitching Phenoms 02:07

    The GM's Office: Pitching Phenoms

    May 15
    Jim Bowden takes a look at a crop of young starting pitchers, the likes of which have not been since in years.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources: The Los Angeles Clippers are still considering keeping Vinny Del …

    May 16
    The Los Angeles Clippers, after following up the first division title in franchise history with a disappointing first-round playoff exit, have not ruled out bringing back coach Vinny Del Negro, according to sources close to the process.
  • Sources -- The Los Angeles Clippers are still considering keeping Vinny De…

    May 16
    The Los Angeles Clippers, after following up the first division title in franchise history with a disappointing first-round playoff exit, have not ruled out bringing back coach Vinny Del Negro, according to sources close to the process.
  • Sources -- NBA owners back recommendation to keep Kings in Sacramento

    May 15
    NBA owners have spoken: They, too, want the Sacramento Kings playing in Sacramento.
  • NBA owners back recommendation to keep Kings in Sacramento

    May 15
    Ownership representatives met for nearly four hours Wednesday and ultimately voted to reject the Kings' proposed move to Seattle, backing last month's unanimous recommendation from a relocation committee to keep the team in Sacramento.