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Rangers power way to series victory over Angels

Rangers power way to series victory over Angels

MLB.com Updated Apr 7, 2013
Homers from Lance Berkman, David Murphy and Ian Kinsler helped Yu Darvish, who's start was limited to five innings because of a blister on his ring finger, lead the Rangers to a series victory over the Angels on Sunday night.
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  • Weaver dinged up as Angels fall in Texas

    Weaver dinged up as Angels fall in Texas

    MLB.com Apr 7, 2013
    Angels right-hander Jered Weaver left Sunday night's 7-3 loss at Rangers Ballpark after landing on his left elbow as he dodged a line drive off the bat of Mitch Moreland leading off the sixth inning.
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  • Darvish (blister), Weaver (arm) leave game

    Darvish (blister), Weaver (arm) leave game

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Apr 7, 2013
    Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish left Sunday's start against the Los Angeles Angels after five innings with a blister on his right ring finger, right before counterpart Jered Weaver left with a strained elbow.
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  • White Sox walk off on Viciedo's HR in 10th

    White Sox walk off on Viciedo's HR in 10th

    ESPN.com Apr 7, 2013
    Dayan Viciedo hit a solo home run with one out in the 10th inning Sunday, lifting the Chicago White Sox over the Seattle Mariners 4-3.
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  • A's Reddick sprains wrist after wall collision

    A's Reddick sprains wrist after wall collision

    ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 7, 2013
    Oakland right fielder Josh Reddick suffered a sprained right wrist after colliding into a wall trying to chase down a foul ball against the Astros.
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  • The Juice: Albert Pujols homers twice in Angels win, White Sox …

    The Juice: Albert Pujols homers twice in Angels win, White Sox overcome King Felix in windy Chicago

    yahoo.com Apr 7, 2013
    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Albert comes alive: We won't have to worry about another homerless April for Alb…
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  • Video - Baseball Tonight Web Gems 01:04

    Baseball Tonight Web Gems

    Apr 7
    Does Josh Donaldson's diving stop and throw top Brandon Phillips' diving stop and throw to first?
  • Video - Viciedo Blasts Walk-Off Homer To Lift White Sox 00:31

    Viciedo Blasts Walk-Off Homer To Lift White Sox

    Apr 7
    Dayan Viciedo hit a solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Mariners.
  • Video - Trout On Historic Season, Harper Comparison 01:52

    Trout On Historic Season, Harper Comparison

    Apr 7
    Angels OF Mike Trout sits down with John Kruk to talk about his historic rookie season, falling short of Miguel Cabrera for the AL MVP and being linked to Nationals superstar Bryce Harper.
  • Video - Rangers Use Long Ball To Sink Angels 01:02

    Rangers Use Long Ball To Sink Angels

    Apr 7
    Yu Darvish and Jered Weaver both exit early with injuries as the Rangers roll to a 7-3 win over the Angels.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL mailbag - Oakland Raiders face costly commitment

    Apr 7
    The Raiders are out of cap purgatory, but having too much space could be costly in the long run, writes John Clayton.