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There are a couple different perspectives in which you can view the 13-0 drubbing the Toronto Blue Jays suffered at the hands of the Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon. On one hand, you could view it as a big breakout afternoon for the Red Sox bats as t…Upvote Share Tweet
In a contest that didn't feel as lopsided as the score indicated, CC Sabathia permitted just four hits and did not allow a runner to touch third base over seven scoreless innings, leading the Yankees to a 7-0 victory over the Tigers on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Lester adds seven shutout frames to hot startMLB.com Apr 7, 2013It was a performance that would usually be the lead story in just about any game. Red Sox lefty Jon Lester fired seven shutout innings Sunday, allowing just five hits and no walks while registering six strikeouts in a 13-0 win against the Blue Jays.Upvote Share Tweet
Hicks' big hit keys Twins' rally over OriolesESPN.com Apr 7, 2013Aaron Hicks ended an 0-for-13 skid with a tiebreaking RBI single in a two-run seventh inning, rallying the Minnesota Twins past the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Reimold leaves Sunday's game with injuryMLB.com Apr 7, 2013Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold left Sunday's game with right hamstring tightness and will be re-evaluated on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Old Yankees box office phone number now owned by sex hotlineyahoo.com Apr 7, 2013Some important information if you're planning on buying New York Yankees tickets in the near future. You'll want to update your list of box office phone numbers by crossing off 800-913-9793. Just trust me on this one. Unless of course you want to find y…Upvote Share Tweet
Red Sox's Ortiz to play extended spring trainingCNNSI.com Apr 7, 2013TORONTO (AP) Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is set to play in an extended spring training game in Fort Myers, Fla., on Monday and could begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket as soon as Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees’ minor league affiliate starts brush fire with postgame fireworks displayyahoo.com Apr 7, 2013The jokes about the New York Yankees season going up in flames pretty much write themselves, but first and foremost we’re happy to report there were no injuries or property damage reported when a postgame fireworks display at the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RUpvote Share Tweet
Middlebrooks Blasts 3 HomersApr 7Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Will Middlebrooks hits three home runs as R.A. Dickey is tattooed for seven earned runs in the Red Sox's 13-0 romp of the Blue Jays.
Indians Rout Rays To Avoid SweepApr 7Tampa Bay starter David Price surrendered 10 hits and eight earned runs as the Indians defeated the Rays 13-0.
Middlebrooks Hits 3 Homers In Sox RoutApr 7Will Middlebrooks hit three home runs in the Red Sox's 13-0 win over the Blue Jays.
NFL mailbag - Oakland Raiders face costly commitmentApr 7The Raiders are out of cap purgatory, but having too much space could be costly in the long run, writes John Clayton.