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Take two: Buchholz stifles YankeesMLB.com Updated Apr 3, 2013Backed by a steady supply of offense, Clay Buchholz pitched Boston to a 7-4 road victory over the injury-riddled Yankees on Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetYankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda was forced to leave Wednesday's game against the Red Sox with a bruise to his right middle finger.Upvote Share Tweet
Makeshift Headgear Needed for Such a Cold Nightnytimes.com Updated Apr 3, 2013The Yankees prepared for a cold night of baseball Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Reader challenge: Give us your memes of the Toronto Blue Jays’ Crazy Bat Guyyahoo.com Updated Apr 3, 2013We hope you love the Crazy Bat Guy from Tuesday's Toronto Blue Jays/Cleveland Indians game as much as we do. We've been fixated on him all day. We thought about what other situations we could place Crazy Bat Guy in, and then it came to us: It's time for…Upvote Share Tweet
Magazine Cover Features Yankees’ Medicated Rownytimes.com Updated Apr 3, 2013Mark Ulriksen discusses “Hitting Forty,” his visual take on the Yankees' aging and wounded stars, which appears on this week's cover of The New Yorker.Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs ink outfielder Sweeney to Minors dealMLB.com Updated Apr 3, 2013The Cubs signed outfielder Ryan Sweeney, who was released by the Red Sox, to a Minor League deal on Tuesday, and he was to report to Triple-A Iowa.Upvote Share Tweet
Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia has trouble holding onto R.A. Dickey knuckleball in former NY Mets pitcher's debutnydailynews.com Updated Apr 3, 2013It isn’t easy to break new ground when you are in your 18th professional season, and making your 13th civic stop, but there was the 38-year-old R.A. Dickey Tuesday night, an Opening Day starter for the first time, going against the Cleveland Indians, anUpvote Share Tweet
Reynolds, Indians Top Blue Jays In 11Apr 3Mark Reynolds' home run lifts the Indians to the 3-2 win over the Blue Jays.
The GM's Office: Top ProspectsApr 3Jim Bowden takes a look at why the top prospects in baseball are starting the season in the minors.
Undercover TailorApr 3Master tailor George Fitzsimmons visits the Blue Jays.
Managers Talk DHApr 3With the 40th anniversary of the DH this season, managers weigh in on the DH position in baseball.
Nancy Lieberman says there's no downside to Brittney Griner trying to make…Apr 3Women's basketball pioneer Nancy Lieberman is encouraging Baylor star Brittney Griner to seize the opportunity to do the same with the Dallas Mavericks, no matter how overwhelmingly remote Griner's chances of sticking actually are.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 4.0Apr 3If you're a first-round quarterback hopeful in this year's draft, it wasn't a good week. Not at all. Several teams in the quarterback-desperate top 10 perhaps decided they won't be buyers in this year's first round. No. 3 Oakland went out and wisely tra…