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Case closed: Bailey seals comeback victory vs. A's

Case closed: Bailey seals comeback victory vs. A's

MLB.com Updated Apr 24, 2013
If the closer's job was taken away from Andrew Bailey over the winter, he is doing everything in his power to make sure that doesn't happen again. Bailey turned in perhaps his most dominant performance of the season while closing out Wednesday's 6-5 vic…
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  • Video - Red Sox Hold Off A's 6-5 00:32

    Red Sox Hold Off A's 6-5

    Apr 24
    Jon Lester improves to 4-0 in the Red Sox's win over the A's.
  • Video - Darvish, Rangers Overwhelm Angels 00:31

    Darvish, Rangers Overwhelm Angels

    Apr 24
    Yu Darvish struck out 11 batters over six scoreless innings and Lance Berkman drove in four runs in the Rangers' 11-3 win over the Angels.
  • Video - Pirates Rally Against Phillies' Bullpen 00:31

    Pirates Rally Against Phillies' Bullpen

    Apr 24
    Pinch hitter Brandon Inge drove in Starling Marte in the eighth inning to help the Pirates to a 5-3 win over the Phillies.

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton: Thrill of skill positions will wait in draft

    Apr 24
    Tackles and guards will take precedence over skill positions early in the draft, writes John Clayton.
  • Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls shouldn't be second-guessed for not playing

    Apr 24
    Those who criticize Derrick Rose for not playing should consider the risk of returning too soon from ACL surgery.
  • Peter King: My 2013 Mock Draft

    Apr 24
    I say it every year, but this time I really mean it: There'll be a mad dash to trade down from the top. There's no Andrew Luck superstar to froth over, but there's good depth from 10 to 50. Here's how Round 1 will play out. (Editor's Note: NFL Draft Liv…