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Gentry keys Rangers' victory over Red Sox

Gentry keys Rangers' victory over Red Sox

ESPN.com Updated May 4, 2013
Craig Gentry had an infield hit that produced two runs and later hit a two-run homer as the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday night.
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  • Ogando leads way in another strong pitching effort

    Ogando leads way in another strong pitching effort

    MLB.com May 4, 2013
    For the second straight game, Texas' pitching put Boston's red-hot bats in the deep freeze Saturday and the Rangers iced the Red Sox, 5-1.
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  • Pearce's single lifts Orioles over Angels in 10

    Pearce's single lifts Orioles over Angels in 10

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 4, 2013
    Steve Pearce's RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.
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  • Rays SS Escobar leaves after pitch hits wrist

    Rays SS Escobar leaves after pitch hits wrist

    ESPN.com May 4, 2013
    Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar left Saturday night's game against the Rockies after being hit on the left hand by a pitch from Colorado starter Jon Garland.
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  • Rotation could get boost soon with Lewis, Perez

    Rotation could get boost soon with Lewis, Perez

    MLB.com May 4, 2013
    Not that Rangers pitching isn't more than holding its own, leading the American League with a 3.09 ERA heading into Saturday night's game against the Red Sox, but reinforcements are just around the corner if needed.
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  • Iwakuma rides power surge to comfy win in Toronto

    Iwakuma rides power surge to comfy win in Toronto

    MLB.com May 4, 2013
    Michael Saunders hit a pair of homers and Dustin Ackley belted his first grand slam to lift Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners to a comfortable 8-1 victory over the Blue Jays Saturday at Rogers Centre.
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  • Boston Red Sox are underdogs, but sit atop the AL East

    Boston Red Sox are underdogs, but sit atop the AL East

    nydailynews.com May 4, 2013
    With apologies to the great songwriter George Gershwin, who told us how “they all laughed at Christopher Columbus when he said the world was round. They all laughed when Edison recorded sound,” they also all laughed when Larry Lucchino referred to the
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  • Hughes gets 1st win as Yanks double up A's

    Hughes gets 1st win as Yanks double up A's

    ESPN.com May 4, 2013
    Phil Hughes pitched eight shutout innings of four-hit ball for his first win of the season, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Saturday.
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  • Athletics put OF Young on DL; Taylor replacement

    Athletics put OF Young on DL; Taylor replacement

    CNNSI.com May 4, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) The Oakland Athletics have placed Chris Young on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quadriceps and recalled fellow outfielder Michael Taylor from Triple-A Sacramento.
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  • Vargas twirls shutout, holding Orioles to three hits

    Vargas twirls shutout, holding Orioles to three hits

    MLB.com May 4, 2013
    Jason Vargas pitched the first shutout for the Angels this season, limiting the Orioles to three hits and two walks and keeping a short-handed bullpen bored in a 4-0 win at Angel Stadium.
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  • CC Sabathia pitched well enough for Yankees to win, but velocit…

    CC Sabathia pitched well enough for Yankees to win, but velocity makes one wonder if he still has ace makeup

    nydailynews.com May 4, 2013
    You sure couldn’t blame this loss on CC Sabathia. And yet even while surrendering only two runs over six innings to the A’s, the big lefthander did give you more reason to wonder if he can continue to live up to his role as the Yankees’ ace.
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  • Video - Orioles Top Angels In 10 00:32

    Orioles Top Angels In 10

    May 4
    Steve Pearce's RBI single in the 10th lifted the Orioles to a 5-4 win over the Angels.
  • Video - Saunders, Ackley Power Mariners 00:32

    Saunders, Ackley Power Mariners

    May 4
    Michael Saunders and Dustin Ackley combined to drive in seven runs to lead the Mariners past the Blue Jays 8-1.
  • Video - Phil Hughes Shuts Down Athletics 00:33

    Phil Hughes Shuts Down Athletics

    May 4
    Phil Hughes struck out nine batters over eight innings to lead the Yankees past the Athletics 4-2.
  • Video - Rangers Win Battle With Red Sox 01:56

    Rangers Win Battle With Red Sox

    May 4
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Craig Gentry drives in three runs in the Rangers' 5-1 win over the Red Sox.

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