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Mariners acquire pitcher Harang from Rockies

Mariners acquire pitcher Harang from Rockies

ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Updated Apr 11, 2013
The Seattle Mariners have acquired pitcher Aaron Harang from the Colorado Rockies for a minor leaguer.
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  • Mariners put Saunders on 15-day disabled list

    Mariners put Saunders on 15-day disabled list

    ESPN.com Apr 11, 2013
    Michael Saunders' initial fear was that he'd broken his collarbone after crashing into the outfield wall.
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  • To spark offense, Trout batting second

    To spark offense, Trout batting second

    MLB.com Apr 11, 2013
    In an attempt to get the offense going, Angels manager Mike Scioscia made a rather drastic change for Thursday's series finale against the A's, moving Mike Trout to the No. 2 spot of the batting order.
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  • Rangers put Harrison on DL with back issue

    Rangers put Harrison on DL with back issue

    ESPN.com Apr 11, 2013
    The Texas Rangers have put left-hander Matt Harrison on the disabled list with a sore back.
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  • Ryan, Rangers better together than apart

    Ryan, Rangers better together than apart

    MLB.com Apr 11, 2013
    In the end, it doesn't matter who was promised what. All that matters is that Nolan Ryan has decided to remain with the Texas Rangers. To the millions of fans who care about this franchise, it's a day to celebrate and to be reminded how good they've got…
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  • Selig won't meet San Jose mayor about A's

    Selig won't meet San Jose mayor about A's

    ESPN.com Apr 11, 2013
    San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's request to sit down with Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to discuss the Oakland A's pursuit of a San Jose ballpark has been rejected, a newspaper reported.
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  • Mariners Fan Catches Foul Ball In Beer, Chugs Beer

    Mariners Fan Catches Foul Ball In Beer, Chugs Beer

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Apr 11, 2013
    Not a ton of excitement in last night's loss to the Astros. Right now on the team site, the highlights are "Kelly Shoppach's first home run as a Mariner," "Bobby LaFromboise strikes out two in his major league debut," and "Micha…
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  • Moss' five-RBI night fuels A's seventh straight win

    Moss' five-RBI night fuels A's seventh straight win

    MLB.com Apr 11, 2013
    First baseman Brandon Moss, who was a double shy of hitting for the cycle, matched a career high with five RBIs in Oakland's seventh straight win.
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  • Video - Rangers Deny King Felix 100th Win 00:38

    Rangers Deny King Felix 100th Win

    Apr 11
    A.J. Pierzynski's home run and play at the plate help the Rangers to a 4-3 win over the Mariners.
  • Video - Astros Vs. Angels Preview 01:42

    Astros Vs. Angels Preview

    Apr 11
    Baseball Tonight looks ahead to the three-game series between the Astros and the Angels.
  • Video - A's Win Eighth Straight 00:32

    A's Win Eighth Straight

    Apr 11
    A's crush Angels 8-1.

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  • Eric Wright of Tampa Bay Buccaneers took $6.25M pay cut -- source

    Apr 11
    Eric Wright, one of the top acquisitions in the 2012 free-agent market, accepted a $6.25 million pay cut to stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.