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Verlander meets Darvish in ace vs. ace showdown

Verlander meets Darvish in ace vs. ace showdown

MLB.com Updated May 16, 2013
As far as pitching matchups are concerned, they don't come much better than the one tabbed for Thursday's series opener between the Rangers and Tigers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Justin Verlander will toe the rubber for Detroit opposite current st…
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  • David Ortiz selling bats brandishing famous Boston speech quote…

    David Ortiz selling bats brandishing famous Boston speech quotes to benefit bombing victims

    yahoo.com May 16, 2013
    You know the speech we’re talking about. It happened prior to the Boston Red Sox April 20 game against the Kansas City Royals, which was their first game at Fenway Park following the tragic events at the Boston Marathon and the subsequent manhunt that p
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  • Dyson sprains ankle climbing wall in Anaheim

    Dyson sprains ankle climbing wall in Anaheim

    MLB.com May 16, 2013
    Jarrod Dyson went fence-climbing and it was not a good idea as the Royals center fielder sprained his right ankle on Wednesday night in Anaheim.
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  • Seven-run inning propels Royals to series victory

    Seven-run inning propels Royals to series victory

    MLB.com May 16, 2013
    Ned Yost called his hitters together for a meeting before Wednesday night's game, and the Royals responded with a 9-5 victory for a series win at Angel Stadium.
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  • Video - White Sox Rally Past Angels 00:31

    White Sox Rally Past Angels

    May 16
    The White Sox scored three runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Angels 5-4.
  • Video - Rangers Rout Verlander, Tigers 01:47

    Rangers Rout Verlander, Tigers

    May 16
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Justin Verlander surrendered eight earned runs in 2 2/3 innings pitched as the Rangers defeated the Tigers 10-4.
  • Video - Breaking Down The Indians' Rotation 02:51

    Breaking Down The Indians' Rotation

    May 16
    Curt Schilling and Manny Acta discuss the Indians' strong starting pitching.
  • Video - Web Gems 01:03

    Web Gems

    May 16
    Does Brandon Crawford's barehanded stop and throw top Aaron Hicks' reigning Web Gem?

Sports Columnists

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    May 16
    Here are some lessons from the Spurs-Warriors playoff series.
  • NBA: Coast to Coast -- New York Knicks-Indiana Pacers lessons

    May 16
    What have we learned through the first four games of the Knicks-Pacers playoff series?