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Don’t hold your breath waiting for Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Derek Jeter to come to Yankees rescue Updated Jun 22, 2013
For nearly three months now, the Yankees have been muddling along with a runs-challenged lineup full of retreads, justifiably proud of the fact they have been able to hold their own in the wide open and wildly mediocre American League East until, as the…
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  • Scherzer wins MLB-best 11th as Tigers roll Jun 22, 2013
    Max Scherzer won his 11th straight decision to start the season and Victor Martinez hit a first-inning grand slam to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 10-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
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  • The Toronto Blue Jays Are Out Of The AL East Basement, Barely

    The Blue Jays were so far south of their preseason projections that even after a 10-game winning streak they're still the most disappointing team in baseball this season. But! After a wild 11-day charge, they've gone from 12 games back in the AL East to…
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  • Yankees and Mets struggle to score, whiffing on hitting prospects Jun 22, 2013
    Summer in the city has arrived and the worst fears of last winter-into-early spring for the Yankees and Mets have been realized: Woefully inadequate offenses that have made for increasingly unwatchable games. (See: the declining TV ratings and attendanc…
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  • Buchholz to miss next start, status still unclear Jun 22, 2013
    DETROIT (AP) Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is not expected to start Tuesday, and there's no timetable for when the unbeaten right-hander might be ready to return from a strained neck.
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  • AL All-Star outfield, catcher races heating up Jun 22, 2013
    With Adam Jones and Mike Trout neck-and-neck at the top of the American League outfield race in the most recent voting tally, the Orioles' Nick Markakis has a tenuous hold on the coveted No. 3 spot, in a tight race with the Blue Jays' Jose Bautista and …
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  • Wells comes off bench to deliver big hit, win for Yanks Jun 22, 2013
    With the Yankees trailing by one run with two outs in the seventh, Vernon Wells delivered a pinch-hit three-run double to the right-center-field wall, giving the Yankees their lead back en route to a 7-5 win over the Rays on Saturday.
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  • Bautista's homer pushes Blue Jays' win streak to 10 Jun 22, 2013
    Jose Bautista's two-run homer in the eighth inning snapped a 2-2 tie and pushed the Blue Jays to a 4-2 win over the Orioles on Saturday at Rogers Centre. The win was Toronto's 10th straight.
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  • Wil Myers's First MLB Home Run Was A Grand Slam Jun 22, 2013
    Potential Tampa Bay rookie sensation Wil Myers smacked his first career homer against the Yankees today with the bases loaded. Brett Gardner may have unintentionally helped it over the wall, but it was still nice.Read more...
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  • Jeter rejoins Yankees in NYC, temporarily Jun 22, 2013
    Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hopes to start running on the field in the next few days as he continues to progress in his rehabilitation from a broken left ankle.
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  • Video - Scherzer Improves To 11-0 00:32

    Scherzer Improves To 11-0

    Jun 22
    Max Scherzer struck out six Red Sox, giving him at least six K's in each of his first 15 starts this season.
  • Video - Blue Jays Win 10th Straight Game 00:36

    Blue Jays Win 10th Straight Game

    Jun 22
    Jose Bautista's two-run home run lifted the Blue Jays to a 4-2 win against the Orioles, marking Toronto's 10th straight win.
  • Video - State Of The AL East 01:20

    State Of The AL East

    Jun 22
    Baseball Tonight Minute: Nomar Garciaparra, Adnan Virk and Alex Cora examine the Blue Jays' 10-game winning streak and debate whether they can make it a five-team race in the AL East.
  • Video - Martinez, Scherzer Fuel Tigers 01:58

    Martinez, Scherzer Fuel Tigers

    Jun 22
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Victor Martinez hit a grand slam to back Max Scherzer, who struck out six Red Sox en route to improving to 11-0.