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Stassi plunked in face for first career RBI Updated Aug 21, 2013
Max Stassi left Wednesday night's 5-4 loss at Rangers Ballpark in the eighth inning after he was hit in the face by a pitch. He was sent to a hospital after the incident for further evaluation. Stassi was expected to remain there overnight.
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  • Indians sweep Angels, pass 2012 win total Aug 21, 2013
    Justin Masterson pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with a 3-1 victory Wednesday.
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  • Mariners hopeful Franklin can return for Friday's opener Aug 21, 2013
    The Mariners are optimistic that Nick Franklin will miss just one game after sustaining a laceration on his left knee that required five stitches in Tuesday's 7-4 comeback win against the A's.
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  • Peter Bourjos loses glove over fence pursuing Carlos Santana home run Aug 21, 2013
    Los Angeles Angels outfielder Peter Bourjos is pretty good at stealing home runs. Not as skilled as teammate Mike Trout, perhaps, but he's on record doing some incredible things whilst leaping at the fence.Well, sometimes fence bites back. The one at An…
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  • Astros Player Gets First MLB Hit, Then Wanders Off And Gets Tagged Out Aug 21, 2013
    Otherwise, Max Stassi's debut with the Astros went quite well.Read more...
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  • Beltre's homer decisive in Blackley's debut Aug 21, 2013
    Adrian Beltre hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning and the superb work of the Rangers bullpen made it stand up in a 4-2 victory over the Astros at Rangers Ballpark on Tuesday night.
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  • Video - Mariners Push Past A's 00:37

    Mariners Push Past A's

    Aug 21
    The Mariners beat the A's 5-3 for their second straight win against Oakland.
  • Video - Indians Sweep Angels 00:29

    Indians Sweep Angels

    Aug 21
    Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer in the Indians' 3-1 win over the Angels.
  • Video - The GM's Office: Free-Agency Watch 02:02

    The GM's Office: Free-Agency Watch

    Aug 21
    Jim Bowden identifies what to watch for in MLB free agency this year.
  • Video - Rangers Sweep Astros 00:37

    Rangers Sweep Astros

    Aug 21
    The Rangers walked off against the Astros to complete the three-game sweep.