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MLB.com Apr 8, 2013Justin 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rays' bus hit on way to game vs. RangersESPN.com Apr 8, 2013A 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Baseball Team Loses "Another Game By A Point," According To Newspaperdeadspin.com Apr 8, 2013Need 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
In a Blue Stadium, Kelley Roots for the Cardinalsnytimes.com Apr 8, 2013Derek 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Apr 8, 2013The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Hamilton denies gesture to 'rough crowd'ESPN.com Apr 8, 2013Josh 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.Upvote Share Tweet