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Halos soar past Tigers with eight-run fifth

Halos soar past Tigers with eight-run fifth

MLB.com Updated Jun 25, 2013
Josh Hamilton had three hits in his return from wrist soreness and drove in a run in the Angels' eight-run fifth inning in Tuesday's 14-8 victory over the Tigers in Detroit.
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  • Yanks beat Rangers on Ichiro's walk-off HR

    Yanks beat Rangers on Ichiro's walk-off HR

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    Ichiro Suzuki homered off Tanner Scheppers with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
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  • With Gutierrez on DL, Mariners recall Ackley

    With Gutierrez on DL, Mariners recall Ackley

    MLB.com Jun 25, 2013
    The Mariners recalled Dustin Ackley from Triple-A Tacoma on Tuesday and will play the former first-round pick primarily in the outfield. In a corresponding move, Franklin Gutierrez was placed back on the 15-day disabled list due to another hamstring iss…
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  • Berkman back in lineup after missing 4 games

    Berkman back in lineup after missing 4 games

    ESPN.com Jun 25, 2013
    Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman returned to the lineup on Tuesday night against the New York Yankees after missing the previous four games due to lower back and right knee issues.
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  • Cubs designate struggling Marmol for assignment

    Cubs designate struggling Marmol for assignment

    CNNSI.com Jun 25, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs designated former All-Star Carlos Marmol for assignment on Tuesday, parting ways with the struggling reliever.
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  • Matt Carpenter's improbable path to becoming an All-Star talent

    Matt Carpenter's improbable path to becoming an All-Star talent

    CNNSI.com Jun 25, 2013
    He almost ate his way out of baseball ... in college. Then the late-blooming Matt Carpenter got serious, taking a very improbable path to All-Stardom, Tom Verducci writes.
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  • Derek Holland gets himself ejected — from Counting Crows concer…

    Derek Holland gets himself ejected — from Counting Crows concert

    yahoo.com Jun 25, 2013
    Taking advantage of a night off Monday, Texas Rangers left-hander Derek Holland expressed excitement in anticipation of a concert he was to attend in Red Bank, N.J. Off to enjoy a sweet lol concert of the counting crows. Should be a good time — Derek Ho…
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  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Team Needs 03:42

    SweetSpot TV: Team Needs

    Jun 25
    David Schoenfield and Tristan Cockcroft pick their MLB team that has to make a deal before the trade deadline.
  • Video - Pirates Crush Mariners 00:32

    Pirates Crush Mariners

    Jun 25
    Starling Marte homered twice in the Pirates' win over the Mariners.
  • Video - A's Outlast Reds 00:31

    A's Outlast Reds

    Jun 25
    The A's thump Bronson Arroyo in their win over the Reds.
  • Video - Ichiro's HR Lifts Yankees To Walk-Off Win 00:32

    Ichiro's HR Lifts Yankees To Walk-Off Win

    Jun 25
    Ichiro Suzuki's second career walk-off home run put an end to the Rangers' five-game winning streak.

Sports Columnists

  • Los Angeles Clippers discussing trading Eric Bledsoe to Orlando Magic, sou…

    Jun 25
    The Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers have been discussing the possibility of completing a trade headlined by Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo and prized Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe, according to sources
  • Los Angeles Clippers discussing trading Eric Bledsoe to Orlando Magic, sou…

    Jun 25
    The Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers have been discussing the possibility of completing a trade headlined by Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo and prized Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe, according to sources
  • Wilbon: LeBron James' market share

    Jun 25
    Not many brands are as high profile as LeBron James' these days. There was discussion during the playoffs about whether he was underexposed. That was by design. Look at the numbers. Now, will his team keep him from being overexposed?