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Yanks beat Rangers on Ichiro's walk-off HR

Yanks beat Rangers on Ichiro's walk-off HR

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Jun 25, 2013
Ichiro Suzuki homered off Tanner Scheppers with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
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  • Season-high 20 hits lift Red Sox to win in opener

    Season-high 20 hits lift Red Sox to win in opener

    MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    Boston combined for season-high 20 hits Tuesday, including 12 in the first three innings, en route to an 11-4 victory over the Rockies in the series opener at Fenway Park.
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  • Moore strikes out 11 as Rays again top Blue Jays

    Moore strikes out 11 as Rays again top Blue Jays

    MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    The Rays busted the Blue Jays' 11-game win streak on Monday and may have started a streak of their own as they prevailed again, 5-1, on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field for their third consecutive win.
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  • Davis hits 28th HR as O's snap 4-game skid

    Davis hits 28th HR as O's snap 4-game skid

    ESPN.com Jun 25, 2013
    Chris Davis and Alexi Casilla homered in a five-run seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 6-3 Tuesday night to end a four-game losing streak.
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  • Fed-up Cashman: A-Rod should just shut up

    Fed-up Cashman: A-Rod should just shut up

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    Livid over Alex Rodriguez's decision to tweet an update on his rehab process, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had a message for the third baseman.
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  • Orioles bash their losing streak to bits

    Orioles bash their losing streak to bits

    MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    The Orioles snapped a four-game losing streak, beating the Indians, 6-3, on Tuesday at Camden Yards on the strength of a five-run seventh inning.
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  • Cuddyer extends hitting streak to 22 games

    Cuddyer extends hitting streak to 22 games

    MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    Michael Cuddyer extended his Major League-best hitting streak to 22 games as the Rockies played the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Tuesday night.
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  • Yankees Say Desire to Cut Payroll Won’t Hinder This Season’s Sp…

    Yankees Say Desire to Cut Payroll Won’t Hinder This Season’s Spending Needs

    nytimes.com Jun 25, 2013
    The Yankees want to cut about $30 million in payroll before 2014, but Randy Levine, the team’s president, said that would not keep them from adding salary this season if needed.
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  • Berkman back in lineup after missing 4 games

    Berkman back in lineup after missing 4 games

    ESPN.com Jun 25, 2013
    Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman returned to the lineup on Tuesday night against the New York Yankees after missing the previous four games due to lower back and right knee issues.
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  • Pedro Martinez plays ice cream man in Boston

    Pedro Martinez plays ice cream man in Boston

    yahoo.com Jun 25, 2013
    We all know how glorious the ice cream man can be on a hot day. So imagine being in Boston, being a Red Sox fan, seeing an ice cream truck, then recognizing the perm inside handing out cool deliciousness. Pedro Martinez! Yep, one of baseball's more fear…
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  • Orioles agree to terms with top 2 draft picks

    Orioles agree to terms with top 2 draft picks

    ESPN.com Jun 25, 2013
    The Baltimore Orioles have reached agreement with their top two draft picks, high school players Hunter Harvey and Josh Hart.
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  • Tex to visit doctors; threat of surgery lingers

    Tex to visit doctors; threat of surgery lingers

    MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    The Yankees are bracing for the possibility of more bad news for injured first baseman Mark Teixeira, who was sent to have his right wrist evaluated by team doctors on Tuesday and could be facing season-ending surgery.
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  • Red Sox demote struggling 3B Middlebrooks

    Red Sox demote struggling 3B Middlebrooks

    ESPN.com Jun 25, 2013
    The Red Sox on Tuesday sent the struggling Will Middlebrooks to Triple-A Pawtucket, a move that makes the surprising Jose Iglesias the team's everyday third baseman.
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  • 'Apples on Parade' hits NYC in honor of All-Star Game

    'Apples on Parade' hits NYC in honor of All-Star Game

    MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    On the 10th anniversary of the first placement of All-Star statues and the fifth anniversary of the positioning of replica Statues of Liberty for the Yankees' All-Star Week in 2008, Major League Baseball continued a tradition Tuesday by announcing that …
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  • O's prospect Bundy (forearm) has setback

    O's prospect Bundy (forearm) has setback

    ESPN.com Jun 25, 2013
    Baltimore Orioles prized pitching prospect Dylan Bundy will visit a specialist Tuesday due to lingering pain in his right forearm.
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  • Blue Jays, Padres show fight to pull off turnarounds

    Blue Jays, Padres show fight to pull off turnarounds

    MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    In case you missed it -- and it happened so quickly, there's a chance many did -- the Padres and Blue Jays have seemingly come out of nowhere and established themselves as contenders. Left for dead by many, they have battled back from 10 games under to …
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  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Team Needs 03:42

    SweetSpot TV: Team Needs

    Jun 25
    David Schoenfield and Tristan Cockcroft pick their MLB team that has to make a deal before the trade deadline.
  • Video - Ichiro's HR Lifts Yankees To Walk-Off Win 00:32

    Ichiro's HR Lifts Yankees To Walk-Off Win

    Jun 25
    Ichiro Suzuki's second career walk-off home run put an end to the Rangers' five-game winning streak.
  • Video - Red Sox Roll Rockies 00:31

    Red Sox Roll Rockies

    Jun 25
    The Red Sox scored 11 runs on 20 hits to beat the Rockies 11-4.
  • Video - Orioles Double Up Indians 00:32

    Orioles Double Up Indians

    Jun 25
    A big fifth inning lifts the Orioles to the 6-3 win over the Indians.

Sports Columnists

  • Los Angeles Clippers discussing trading Eric Bledsoe to Orlando Magic, sou…

    Jun 25
    The Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers have been discussing the possibility of completing a trade headlined by Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo and prized Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe, according to sources
  • Los Angeles Clippers discussing trading Eric Bledsoe to Orlando Magic, sou…

    Jun 25
    The Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers have been discussing the possibility of completing a trade headlined by Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo and prized Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe, according to sources
  • Wilbon: LeBron James' market share

    Jun 25
    Not many brands are as high profile as LeBron James' these days. There was discussion during the playoffs about whether he was underexposed. That was by design. Look at the numbers. Now, will his team keep him from being overexposed?