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Tempers flare after Lackey drills Joyce in back

Tempers flare after Lackey drills Joyce in back

MLB.com Updated Jun 10, 2013
As far as everyone in the Rays' clubhouse was concerned, there was little room for doubt about what happened in the sixth inning of the Red Sox's 14-inning, 10-8 win at Tropicana Field on Monday night.
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  • Progress for Jeter: Derek Jeter swung off a tee and took ground…

    Progress for Jeter: Derek Jeter swung off a tee and took ground balls…

    Derek Jeter swung off a tee and took ground balls in Tampa, Fla., but there is still no firm timetable for his return.
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  • The Rays' Alex Cobb Is Having His Twitter Hacked During A Bad S…

    The Rays' Alex Cobb Is Having His Twitter Hacked During A Bad Start

    deadspin.com Jun 10, 2013
    So it's a bad day when you give up six runs to the Red Sox in the first inning. It's a bad day, too, when your Twitter gets hacked. Both of those things are happening to Rays pitcher Alex Cobb right now! Don't click on this link.Read more...
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  • Buchholz feeling better, but next start in doubt

    Buchholz feeling better, but next start in doubt

    MLB.com Jun 10, 2013
    Clay Buchholz felt improvement in his neck on Monday, two days after he had to leave his last start early, but the righty is still unsure if he will be able to take the ball Friday night against the Orioles for his next scheduled start.
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  • Red Sox activate Middlebrooks, keep Iglesias

    Red Sox activate Middlebrooks, keep Iglesias

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jun 10, 2013
    The Boston Red Sox's roster underwent a significant change Monday that went beyond third baseman Will Middlebrooks being activated from the disabled list.
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  • A Japanese Team Was Interested In Alex Rodriguez

    A Japanese Team Was Interested In Alex Rodriguez

    deadspin.com Jun 10, 2013
    There's nothing the Yankees can do about the five years and $114 million remaining on Alex Rodriguez's contract unless he retires, or unless they can find a Japanese GM who hasn't been paying attention to MLB for the last three seasons.Read more...
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  • Yankees' Gardner garners AL weekly honors

    Yankees' Gardner garners AL weekly honors

    MLB.com Jun 10, 2013
    Outfielder Brett Gardner, who has played in each of the Yankees' 63 games, earned American League Player of the Week honors for the offensive blitz he put on the Indians and Mariners last week. In seven contests, Gardner batted .520 (13-for-25) with a .…
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  • Baltimore’s Alexi Casilla makes ridiculous tag on Desmond Jenni…

    Baltimore’s Alexi Casilla makes ridiculous tag on Desmond Jennings

    yahoo.com Jun 10, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. The Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays combined for so many runs Sunday, it might be easy to overlook at least one run that didn't score. Infielder Alexi Casilla of the Orioles made perhaps the nicest tag of the …
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  • Early look at top five prospects for next year's MLB draft

    Early look at top five prospects for next year's MLB draft

    CNNSI.com Jun 10, 2013
    The top selection in this year's MLB draft was a college ace. That looks likely next year as well, unless it's this once-in-a-decade talent, as Joe Lemire found by talking to scouts.
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  • Lucky fan at Boston’s Fenway Park catches two home runs in same…

    Lucky fan at Boston’s Fenway Park catches two home runs in same game

    yahoo.com Jun 10, 2013
    The guy in the light blue shirt goes where Mike Trout cannot reach. A fan wearing a Boston Red Sox cap caught two home-run balls hit to the center-field bleachers at Fenway Park on Sunday. Two! Catching one homer in a lifetime might be somebody's dream,…
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  • Video - Crazy Night In Tampa 01:41

    Crazy Night In Tampa

    Jun 10
    Rick Sutcliffe, Aaron Boone and Dave O'Brien break down the Red Sox's win over the Rays, which took only 14 innings.
  • Video - Rays Employee Shares Evan Longoria Walk-Off Memory 00:37

    Rays Employee Shares Evan Longoria Walk-Off Memory

    Jun 10
    Tropicana Field Barternder Mark Lofgren talks about Longoria's unforgettable homer to send the Rays to the playoffs in game 162 of the 2011 season.
  • Video - The GM's Office: Future Astros 01:59

    The GM's Office: Future Astros

    Jun 10
    Jim Bowden takes a look at how the Astros' management is striving to build the organization into a contender.
  • Video - Orioles Hold Off Angels 00:32

    Orioles Hold Off Angels

    Jun 10
    Adam Jones homered and drove in three runs in the Orioles' 4-3 win over the Angels.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources -- Lionel Hollins, Memphis Grizzlies parting ways

    Jun 10
    The Memphis Grizzlies have definitvely decided not to offer coach Lionel Hollins a new contract, according to sources close to the process.
  • Lionel Hollins, Memphis Grizzlies parting ways

    Jun 10
    The Memphis Grizzlies have definitively decided not to offer coach Lionel Hollins a new contract.
  • Pistons hire OKC assistant Cheeks as coach

    Jun 10
    Maurice Cheeks on Monday formally agreed to take over as coach of the the Detroit Pistons, sources close to the process told ESPN.com.
  • Sources -- Maurice Cheeks, Detroit Pistons agree on contract

    Jun 10
    Maurice Cheeks on Monday formally agreed to take over as coach of the the Detroit Pistons, sources close to the process told ESPN.com.