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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.Share TweetThe 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.Share Tweet
Davis hits 28th HR as O's snap 4-game skidChris 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.Share TweetLivid 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.Share Tweet
Orioles bash their losing streak to bitsThe 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.Share TweetMichael Cuddyer extended his Major League-best hitting streak to 22 games as the Rockies played the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Yankees Say Desire to Cut Payroll Won’t Hinder This Season’s Spending Needsnytimes.com Jun 25, 2013The 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.Share Tweet
Berkman back in lineup after missing 4 gamesRangers 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.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 25, 2013We 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…Share Tweet
Orioles agree to terms with top 2 draft picksThe Baltimore Orioles have reached agreement with their top two draft picks, high school players Hunter Harvey and Josh Hart.Share TweetThe 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.Share Tweet
Red Sox demote struggling 3B MiddlebrooksThe 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.Share Tweet
'Apples on Parade' hits NYC in honor of All-Star GameOn 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 …Share TweetBaltimore Orioles prized pitching prospect Dylan Bundy will visit a specialist Tuesday due to lingering pain in his right forearm.Share Tweet
Blue Jays, Padres show fight to pull off turnaroundsIn 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 …Share Tweet
SweetSpot TV: Team NeedsJun 25David Schoenfield and Tristan Cockcroft pick their MLB team that has to make a deal before the trade deadline.
Ichiro's HR Lifts Yankees To Walk-Off WinJun 25Ichiro Suzuki's second career walk-off home run put an end to the Rangers' five-game winning streak.
Red Sox Roll RockiesJun 25The Red Sox scored 11 runs on 20 hits to beat the Rockies 11-4.
Orioles Double Up IndiansJun 25A big fifth inning lifts the Orioles to the 6-3 win over the Indians.