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Nova's gem, Grandy's jack get Yanks past Padres

Nova's gem, Grandy's jack get Yanks past Padres

MLB.com Updated Aug 3, 2013
Ivan Nova turned in another gem of a pitching performance and Curtis Granderson backed the hurler with some much-needed thump by belting a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning, leading the Yankees to a 3-0 victory over the Padres on Saturday nig…
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  • Saunders homers twice as M's down Orioles

    Saunders homers twice as M's down Orioles

    ESPN.com Aug 3, 2013
    Michael Saunders homered twice and drove in five runs, Erasmo Ramirez retired 18 of the first 20 batters he faced and the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 Saturday night to end a four-game losing streak.
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  • Peavy rewarded with win in Red Sox debut

    Peavy rewarded with win in Red Sox debut

    MLB.com Aug 3, 2013
    Newly acquired Jake Peavy was brilliant in his Red Sox debut, giving up just four hits and two runs over seven-plus innings against the D-backs as part of a 5-2 win on Saturday night.
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  • Jeter (leg) to miss Yankees' next two games

    Jeter (leg) to miss Yankees' next two games

    ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 3, 2013
    Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday that Derek Jeter would not play in the final two games of the Yankees' series against the San Diego Padres because of a lingering injury to his right leg.
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  • A-Rod making strides with swing, running

    A-Rod making strides with swing, running

    Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez homered again on Friday night to highlight the first game of his latest rehab stint with the Double-A Trenton Thunder. His rehab stint continues, and will likely conclude, with Saturday night's game against the Fight…
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  • Tigers, Red Sox come out the big winners at uninspiring trade d…

    Tigers, Red Sox come out the big winners at uninspiring trade deadline  

    nydailynews.com Aug 3, 2013
    In the absence of any blockbuster deals, and with most of the bigger names rumored to be on the market staying put, the general perception was that baseball’s non-waiver trading deadline Wednesday turned out to be a big nothing.
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  • Jon Lester says three-year-old son tweeted Temple Run score dur…

    Jon Lester says three-year-old son tweeted Temple Run score during Friday night’s game

    yahoo.com Aug 3, 2013
    Social media can be your best friend or your worst enemy. For Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester, it was the latter on Friday night. On the field, Lester was hammered for 11 hits and eight earned runs in 4 1/3 innings by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tha…
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  • Red Sox owner John Henry enters deal to buy Boston Globe

    Red Sox owner John Henry enters deal to buy Boston Globe

    Businessman John Henry, the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox, has entered into an agreement to buy The Boston Globe for $70 million, a massive drop from its record $1.1 billion price two decades ago.
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  • The Juice: Cody Ross criticizes Red Sox management, beats them …

    The Juice: Cody Ross criticizes Red Sox management, beats them with home run

    yahoo.com Aug 3, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Prior to playing his first game at Fenway…
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  • Cabrera, Padres slam Sabathia, Yankees

    Cabrera, Padres slam Sabathia, Yankees

    ESPN.com Aug 3, 2013
    Everth Cabrera, facing a 50-game suspension in baseball's latest drug scandal, tied his career high with four hits and Logan Forsythe hit one of San Diego's three solo homers to lead the Padres to a 7-2 victory over CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees …
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  • Cashner limits Yanks as bats take care of business

    Cashner limits Yanks as bats take care of business

    MLB.com Aug 3, 2013
    The Padres welcomed the Yankees to Petco Park for the first time with a sellout crowd of 44,124 fans, and then hammered out 14 hits in a 7-2 victory on Friday night. The Padres were lead by starter Andrew Cashner, who allowed seven hits and two runs ove…
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  • Alex Rodriguez continues to pretend he's here to save Yankees s…

    Alex Rodriguez continues to pretend he's here to save Yankees season

    nydailynews.com Aug 3, 2013
    Alex Rodriguez spoke like a man who thought a mammoth home run could suddenly make him bulletproof, even with the threat of a huge suspension hanging over his head.
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  • Ross' home run lifts D-backs past Red Sox

    Ross' home run lifts D-backs past Red Sox

    ESPN.com Aug 3, 2013
    Cody Ross capped his four-hit return to Fenway Park with a tie-breaking homer that gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 7-6 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
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  • Video - Report: A-Rod Gone Through End Of 2014 06:36

    Report: A-Rod Gone Through End Of 2014

    Aug 3
    T.J. Quinn breaks down MLB's expected suspension of Alex Rodriguez through the end of the 2014 season.
  • Video - Johnny Damon Defends A-Rod 03:22

    Johnny Damon Defends A-Rod

    Aug 3
    Stephen A. Smith talks about his interview with Johnny Damon, who defended former teammate Alex Rodriguez by saying that he didn't think A-Rod had anything to do with the Biogenesis scandal and that the Yankees didn't want Rodriguez to return this se
  • Video - Peavy Wins Debut With Red Sox 02:07

    Peavy Wins Debut With Red Sox

    Aug 3
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Jake Peavy tossed seven strong innings in the Red Sox's 5-2 win over the Diamondbacks.
  • Video - Calhoun, Angels Win Third Straight 00:31

    Calhoun, Angels Win Third Straight

    Aug 3
    Kole Calhoun hit his second career home run as the Angels defeated the Blue Jays 7-3.

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