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John Sterling quits on Yankees with Bombers down two runs with two innings to play
nydailynews.com Updated Jun 24, 2013
You don’t need a room full of Sabermetricians, those binders Joe (Joey Looseleafs) Girardi relies on, or even the most astute baseball minds in town to know exactly where the Yankees are at.Upvote Share Tweet
Brantley's 4 RBIs help Indians top O's, stay hotMichael Brantley homered and had four RBIs, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Monday night for their ninth win in 12 games.Upvote Share Tweet
Brantley, Swisher spark turnaround in Tribe's winMichael Brantley matched a career high with four RBIs, starter Ubaldo Jimenez put on a clinic in damage control and and the Indians claimed their ninth victory in the past 12 games with a 5-2 win over the Orioles.Upvote Share TweetJeremy Hellickson pitched seven strong innings and rookie Wil Myers homered in his home debut, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Blue Jays 4-1 on Monday night to end Toronto's 11-game winning streak.Upvote Share Tweet
Hellickson, three straight blasts end Jays' win streakJeremy Hellickson fired seven scoreless innings of one-hit ball, and James Loney, Wil Myers and Sam Fuld hit consecutive homers in the second as the Rays beat the Blue Jays, 4-1, on Monday night at Tropicana Field, ending Toronto's 11-game winning strea…Upvote Share TweetTampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb favors pitchers having the option of wearing protective headgear on the mound.Upvote Share Tweet
Blue Jays expect Reyes back in next few daysThe Blue Jays continue to take a wait-and-see approach with Jose Reyes, but the veteran shortstop is expected to rejoin the team by Thursday, if not sooner. General manager Alex Anthopoulos made the trip to Triple-A Buffalo on Monday night to watch Reye…Upvote Share Tweet
O's option Garcia, who may refuse assignmentThe Baltimore Orioles have optioned veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia to Triple-A Norfolk, an assignment the right-hander has the right to refuse.Upvote Share TweetAlex Rodriguez's power stroke is improving, and the Yankees third baseman is moving closer to playing in Minor League rehabilitation games, though the club has not yet definitively set a target date for his debut.Upvote Share TweetThe Yankees are not receiving encouraging reports on first baseman Mark Teixeira, who continues to feel discomfort in his right wrist and may be inching closer to season-ending surgery.Upvote Share Tweet
CarGo's rise to the elite goes beyond just Rocky Mountain highsCNNSI.com Jun 24, 2013The knock on Carlos Gonzalez has always been his drastic home/road splits. But in '13, CarGo's numbers are nearly identical. Joe Lemire examines what's so different this season.Upvote Share TweetColorado's Michael Cuddyer pushed his hitting streak to 21 games and the Blue Jays won their 11th straight to highlight Sunday's highlights.Upvote Share Tweetgrantland.com Jun 24, 2013One of the dangers of writing about sports is that it's easy to conflate impossible with improbable. It's a necessary risk to take in many cases: ...Upvote Share Tweet
Brantley, Indians Top OriolesJun 24Michael Brantley drove in four runs as the Indians handed the Orioles their fourth straight loss with a 5-2 victory.
Brantley, Indians Top OriolesJun 24Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Michael Brantley drove in four runs as the Indians handed the Orioles their fourth straight loss with a 5-2 victory.
Rays End Jays' StreakJun 24The Rays used three straight home runs to snap the Blue Jays' 11-game win streak with a 4-1 win.
Peter King: Guest MMQB: Chris Kluwe on life cycle of an NFL player, Hall c…Jun 24Peter King is taking his annual vacation, and he's lined up some special guests to fill in on MMQB in the meantime. This week, Oakland Raiders punter Chris Kluwe takes over.