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Share TweetJustin Upton is enjoying a major power surge and the A's are picking up where they left off a year ago, while things aren't looking as good for Matt Cain and the Pirates early on in 2013.
Rays' bus hit on way to game vs. RangersUpdated Apr 8 Share TweetA bus taking Tampa Bay players and staff from their hotel to Rangers Ballpark was in a minor accident that didn't result in any injuries.Source: ESPN.com
Baseball Team Loses "Another Game By A Point," According To NewspaperUpdated Apr 8 Share TweetNeed a statistic to explain exactly what ails the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during their 2-4 start? Look no further than the subhead in Saturday's Los Angeles Times. We're confident the Angels will get it together as soon as they start scoring more …Source: deadspin.com
In a Blue Stadium, Kelley Roots for the CardinalsUpdated Apr 8 Share TweetDerek Jeter is a Michigan fan, and so was the crowd at Comerica Park on Sunday. Shawn Kelley, though, is a Louisville guy through and through.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetThe Astros placed right-hander Josh Fields on the 15-day disabled list due to a right forearm strain, general manager Jeff Luhnow announced Monday. The team called up right-handed pitcher Paul Clemens.
Hamilton denies gesture to 'rough crowd'Updated Apr 8 Share TweetJosh Hamilton said the atmosphere at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington was "hectic" and the crowd's constant booing of him "disappointing" but the Los Angeles Angels outfielder denies he took out his frustrations with an obscene gesture.Source: ESPN.com