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With Derek Jeter making his first visit to the Bronx this season, Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer and the New York Yankees used a flurry of early long balls to outslug the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 Thursday night.Share Tweet
Gibbons ejected after reversed callMLB.com Apr 25, 2013A disputed call during the seventh inning of Thursday night's game between the Blue Jays and Yankees led to Blue Jays manager John Gibbons being ejected for the second time in as many games.Share TweetESPN.com Apr 25, 2013David Ortiz went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, boosting his batting average over .500 as the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 7-2 Thursday night to win their eighth straight series opener.Share TweetMLB.com Apr 25, 2013Clay Buchholz sparkled again on Thursday night, hurling 7 2/3 innings of two-run ball as the Red Sox cruised to a 7-2 win over the Astros and Buchholz became the first five-game winner in the Majors.Share Tweet
A Failure to Communicatenytimes.com Apr 25, 2013Neither Francisco Cervelli nor Andy Pettitte were happy with their pitch selection during a critical at-bat in Wednesday's loss.Share TweetNEW YORK -- Derek Jeter has no doubt he will return to the New York Yankees this season at the same level that made him one of baseball's most revered players.Share Tweet
Mantle contract to be auctioned for Sandy reliefCNNSI.com Apr 25, 2013NEW YORK (AP) -- The original contract signed by Mickey Mantle for the 1960 season will be auctioned off and proceeds from the sale will be donated to a New Jersey relief fund for Hurricane Sandy.Share TweetMason Williams, the top prospect in the New York Yankees organization, was arrested for DUI early Thursday morning in Tampa. But there's an interesting wrinkle in his case: His blood-alcohol level was below the legal limit. Williams, a 21-year-old outfi…Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 25, 2013The Red Sox have optioned right-hander Alfredo Aceves to Triple-A Pawtucket.Share Tweet
Cano, Yankees Top Blue JaysApr 25Robinson Cano's three-run homer lifts the Yankees to a 5-3 win over the Blue Jays.
Buchholz Fans 10 In Boston's WinApr 25David Ortiz went 3-for-4 with a home run and Clay Buchholz struck out 10 batters over 7 2/3 innings to improve to 5-0 on the season.
Problems For The Blue JaysApr 25Baseball Tonight breaks down a Blue Jays team that's not living up to expectations so far, and sitting in the basement of the AL East.
Dunn's Homer Propels White SoxApr 25Adam Dunn hit a big two-run homer to lead the White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Rays.