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McAllister arms Indians in shutout of Athletics

McAllister arms Indians in shutout of Athletics

MLB.com Updated May 7, 2013
Right-hander Zach McAllister logged 7 2/3 scoreless innings and Yan Gomes' sacrifice fly was enough offense for the Indians in a 1-0 win over the A's on Tuesday night at Progressive Field.
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  • A's OF Reddick day-to-day with a sore right wrist

    A's OF Reddick day-to-day with a sore right wrist

    CNNSI.com May 7, 2013
    CLEVELAND (AP) Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick is expected to be sidelined for a few days with a sore right wrist.
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  • Pirates place McDonald on DL with a stiff shoulder

    Pirates place McDonald on DL with a stiff shoulder

    CNNSI.com May 7, 2013
    PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed struggling right-handed pitcher James McDonald on the 15-day disabled list with stiffness in his right shoulder and recalled infielder Josh Harrison from Triple-A Indianapolis.
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  • Once again, expensive free agents are failing to meet expectati…

    Once again, expensive free agents are failing to meet expectations

    CNNSI.com May 7, 2013
    As another expensive crop of free-agents fails to meet expectations with their new teams, it's clear free-agency is more like a used-car lot than ever before, writes Tom Verducci.
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  • Angels fans get chance to earn trivia 'Bucks'

    Angels fans get chance to earn trivia 'Bucks'

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    MLB.com's 'Bucks on the Pond' stopped by Angel Stadium recently to give fans a chance to show off their knowledge and earn some money.
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  • Feldman's scoreless start leads Cubs past Rangers

    Feldman's scoreless start leads Cubs past Rangers

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo both hit two-run singles in the fourth and Rizzo added a two-run home run in the eighth to back Scott Feldman, who helped himself with an RBI single, to give the Cubs a 9-2 victory over the Rangers.
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  • Video - Indians Blank A's 00:30

    Indians Blank A's

    May 7
    Zach McAllister tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings to lead the Indians to a 1-0 win over the Athletics.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Leadoff Hitters 04:11

    SweetSpot TV: Leadoff Hitters

    May 7
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down the best and worst leadoff hitters this season.
  • Video - Brewers Use Long Ball To Top Rangers 00:32

    Brewers Use Long Ball To Top Rangers

    May 7
    Brewers put up a five-spot in the first inning en route to a 6-3 win over the Rangers.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Jets owner closes door on Tebow era, but not QB competition

    May 7
    PHILADELPHIA -- Opting for dramatic understatement, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson summarized his team's failed Tim Tebow experiment as "something that didn't work for us,'' and acknowledged for the first time "the fit obviously wasn't perf…
  • Peter King: Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mail

    May 7
    The fashionable thing to say for men who run drafts is they'll set their boards and honor them and take the best player available. I believe general managers approach drafts that way, but when it comes time to pull the trigger, they're going to pay more…
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett to have surgery, agent says

    May 7
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett undergoes shoulder surgery for SLAP tear

    May 8
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.