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Will Middlebrooks hits three homers as Red Sox roll over Blue J…

Will Middlebrooks hits three homers as Red Sox roll over Blue Jays, R.A. Dickey

yahoo.com deadspin.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Apr 7, 2013
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…
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  • CC restores order as Yanks blank Tigers

    CC restores order as Yanks blank Tigers

    MLB.com ESPN.com Apr 7, 2013
    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.
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  • Lester adds seven shutout frames to hot start

    Lester adds seven shutout frames to hot start

    MLB.com Apr 7, 2013
    It 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.
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  • Hicks' big hit keys Twins' rally over Orioles

    Hicks' big hit keys Twins' rally over Orioles

    ESPN.com Apr 7, 2013
    Aaron 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.
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  • Reimold leaves Sunday's game with injury

    Reimold leaves Sunday's game with injury

    MLB.com Apr 7, 2013
    Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold left Sunday's game with right hamstring tightness and will be re-evaluated on Monday.
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  • Old Yankees box office phone number now owned by sex hotline

    Old Yankees box office phone number now owned by sex hotline

    yahoo.com Apr 7, 2013
    Some 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…
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  • Red Sox's Ortiz to play extended spring training

    Red Sox's Ortiz to play extended spring training

    CNNSI.com Apr 7, 2013
    TORONTO (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.
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  • Yankees’ minor league affiliate starts brush fire with postgame…

    Yankees’ minor league affiliate starts brush fire with postgame fireworks display

    yahoo.com Apr 7, 2013
    The 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 R
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  • Video - Middlebrooks Blasts 3 Homers 01:31

    Middlebrooks Blasts 3 Homers

    Apr 7
    Baseball 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.
  • Video - Indians Rout Rays To Avoid Sweep 00:28

    Indians Rout Rays To Avoid Sweep

    Apr 7
    Tampa Bay starter David Price surrendered 10 hits and eight earned runs as the Indians defeated the Rays 13-0.
  • Video - Middlebrooks Hits 3 Homers In Sox Rout 00:31

    Middlebrooks Hits 3 Homers In Sox Rout

    Apr 7
    Will Middlebrooks hit three home runs in the Red Sox's 13-0 win over the Blue Jays.

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