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John Sterling quits on Yankees with Bombers down two runs with …

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.
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  • Brantley's 4 RBIs help Indians top O's, stay hot

    Brantley's 4 RBIs help Indians top O's, stay hot

    ESPN.com Jun 24, 2013
    Michael 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.
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  • Brantley, Swisher spark turnaround in Tribe's win

    Brantley, Swisher spark turnaround in Tribe's win

    MLB.com Jun 24, 2013
    Michael 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.
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  • Rays use 3 straight HRs to end Jays' streak

    Rays use 3 straight HRs to end Jays' streak

    ESPN.com MLB.com yahoo.com Jun 24, 2013
    Jeremy 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.
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  • Hellickson, three straight blasts end Jays' win streak

    Hellickson, three straight blasts end Jays' win streak

    MLB.com Jun 24, 2013
    Jeremy 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…
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  • Rays' Cobb: Give pitchers option for headgear

    Rays' Cobb: Give pitchers option for headgear

    ESPN.com Jun 24, 2013
    Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb favors pitchers having the option of wearing protective headgear on the mound.
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  • Blue Jays expect Reyes back in next few days

    Blue Jays expect Reyes back in next few days

    MLB.com Jun 24, 2013
    The 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…
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  • O's option Garcia, who may refuse assignment

    O's option Garcia, who may refuse assignment

    ESPN.com Jun 24, 2013
    The Baltimore Orioles have optioned veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia to Triple-A Norfolk, an assignment the right-hander has the right to refuse.
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  • A-Rod closing in on start of rehab assignment

    A-Rod closing in on start of rehab assignment

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Jun 24, 2013
    Alex 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.
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  • Little improvement in Teixeira's injured wrist

    Little improvement in Teixeira's injured wrist

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jun 24, 2013
    The 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.
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  • CarGo's rise to the elite goes beyond just Rocky Mountain highs

    CarGo's rise to the elite goes beyond just Rocky Mountain highs

    CNNSI.com Jun 24, 2013
    The 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.
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  • MLB Notebook: Cuddyer, Blue Jays extend streaks

    MLB Notebook: Cuddyer, Blue Jays extend streaks

    MLB.com Jun 24, 2013
    Colorado's Michael Cuddyer pushed his hitting streak to 21 games and the Blue Jays won their 11th straight to highlight Sunday's highlights.
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  • The Improbable Toronto Blue Jays

    The Improbable Toronto Blue Jays

    grantland.com Jun 24, 2013
    One 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: ...
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  • Video - Brantley, Indians Top Orioles 00:32

    Brantley, Indians Top Orioles

    Jun 24
    Michael Brantley drove in four runs as the Indians handed the Orioles their fourth straight loss with a 5-2 victory.
  • Video - Brantley, Indians Top Orioles 02:03

    Brantley, Indians Top Orioles

    Jun 24
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Michael Brantley drove in four runs as the Indians handed the Orioles their fourth straight loss with a 5-2 victory.
  • Video - Rays End Jays' Streak 00:32

    Rays End Jays' Streak

    Jun 24
    The Rays used three straight home runs to snap the Blue Jays' 11-game win streak with a 4-1 win.

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  • Peter King: Guest MMQB: Chris Kluwe on life cycle of an NFL player, Hall c…

    Jun 24
    Peter 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.