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Joe Mauer concussion preventing return — and internet commenter…

Joe Mauer concussion preventing return — and internet commenters aren’t happy

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated Sep 5, 2013
Out since Aug. 19 because of a concussion, Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer said Thursday that he is not close to returning to game action. With the Twins long gone from the pennant race, no sense of urgency should pressure Mauer back to the field for …
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  • O's take care of White Sox one run at a time

    O's take care of White Sox one run at a time

    MLB.com Sep 5, 2013
    A trio of home runs catapulted the Orioles to a 3-1 victory over the struggling White Sox on Thursday night in Baltimore. Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy and Brian Roberts went deep to back Miguel Gonzalez, who struck out six over seven innings.
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  • Lucky 13th: Moose belts walk-off jack vs. M's

    Lucky 13th: Moose belts walk-off jack vs. M's

    MLB.com Sep 5, 2013
    Alex Gordon's two-run blast started one of two three-run innings as the Royals came back from a five-run deficit and eventually earned a 7-6 walk-off win over the Mariners on Thursday with Mike Moustakas' homer in the 13th inning.
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  • Mooooooose! Mike Moustakas home run gives Royals much-needed vi…

    Mooooooose! Mike Moustakas home run gives Royals much-needed victory in 13th

    yahoo.com Sep 5, 2013
    Mike Moustakas said he never had hit a "walkoff anything" before Thursday afternoon. With the Kansas City Royals never having made the playoffs since Moustakas was born, he might as well start now. Moustakas hit a long home run in the 13th inn…
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  • Salvy exits with dizziness after foul off mask

    Salvy exits with dizziness after foul off mask

    MLB.com Sep 5, 2013
    Royals catcher Salvador Perez was taken out of Thursday's game against the Mariners in the fifth inning shortly after being struck in the mask by a foul ball. He was removed as a precautionary measure because of mild dizziness.
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  • Matt Adams homers twice in extra innings, leads Cardinals to wi…

    Matt Adams homers twice in extra innings, leads Cardinals to win after replacing injured Allen Craig

    yahoo.com Sep 5, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. Injuries to important players on contending teams have been starting to pile up over the past week. The list already included names such as Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera and Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig,…
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  • Red Sox make loud statement with eight HRs

    Red Sox make loud statement with eight HRs

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    After launching eight homers against Tigers, visions of long playoff run abound
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  • Video - Royals Rally To Walk Off In 13th 00:32

    Royals Rally To Walk Off In 13th

    Sep 5
    Mike Moustakas' homer in the 13th lifted the Royals to a 7-6 win over the Mariners.
  • Video - Web Gems 01:00

    Web Gems

    Sep 5
    Does Gerardo Parra's throw to get runner out at the plate from right top Jose Iglesias' reigning Web Gem?
  • Video - Orioles Homer Past White Sox 00:32

    Orioles Homer Past White Sox

    Sep 5
    The Orioles hit three home runs in a 3-1 win over the White Sox.

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