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David Ortiz had two hits and three RBIs to extend his torrid start after a long layoff, and Felix Doubront overcame a wild first inning to pitch into the seventh as the Boston Red Sox beat the struggling Houston Astros 8-4 on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Updated Apr 27, 2013Stanton hits first homer, but Marlins fall to CubsUpvote Share Tweet
Bucs rally to hand Burnett victory vs. CardsMLB.com Updated Apr 27, 2013Instead of giving in to a series of depressing developments, the last of which was being in a 2-0 hole to Jake Westbrook after six innings, the Pirates unleashed their usual late-game lightning to back A.J. Burnett for a 5-3 victory Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
Dodgers' Fife (shoulder) scratched, put on DLThe Dodgers scratched right-hander Stephen Fife from Saturday night's scheduled start against the Milwaukee Brewers and placed him on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder bursitis.Upvote Share TweetST. LOUIS -- Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Jonathan Sanchez has been suspended by Major League Baseball for six games and fined for hitting Allen Craig with a pitch in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.Upvote Share TweetBryce Harper homered and singled, Dan Haren had his best start of the young season Saturday and the Washington Nationals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3.Upvote Share TweetCardinals closer Jason Motte has thrown for the first time in five weeks, a step toward determining if he will need season-ending surgery on his right elbow.Upvote Share Tweet
MASN reporter Julie Alexandria gets second straight Gatorade shower from Nationalsyahoo.com Updated Apr 27, 2013During her debut broadcast on Thursday, new MASN reporter Julie Alexandria received quite a welcome to the world of Major League Baseball from the Washington Nationals. Following the home team's 8-1 win over the Reds, Alexandria attempted to conduct her…Upvote Share Tweet
Gonzalez gives Dodgers win over BrewersAdrian Gonzalez drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a two-out double in the seventh inning, Carl Crawford homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5 on Friday night.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Apr 27, 2013Mark Ellis left Friday's game against the Brewers after five innings due to a strained right quad, and could be headed to the disabled list. The second baseman will have an MRI on Saturday to determine the extent of the injury.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Apr 27, 2013The United States is a wonderful place. You can do what you want. At least that's what it says in the directions. But if you come to a Major League Baseball game and just sit there, off by yourself, and Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs hits a home run …Upvote Share Tweet
Lynn sharp as Cardinals cruise past PiratesLance Lynn pitched seven innings of one-run ball to extend his winning streak to nine games and Carlos Beltran homered from both sides of the plate and drove in three runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-1 win over Pittsburgh on Friday night.Upvote Share TweetDavid Ross cleared the Green Monster twice with solo home runs and Ryan Dempster struck out a career-high 10 for the Boston Red Sox in a 7-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Bryce Harper Hits 9th HR In WinApr 27Bryce Harper homered in Washington's 6-3 win against Cincinnati.
Evolution Of The CatcherApr 27Baseball Tonight's Nomar Garciaparra and Rick Sutcliffe rank their top five catchers.
Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more SnapsApr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losersApr 27The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Sullen Smith has to get over snub now that he's a Jet; more Sna…Apr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the night of Geno, Te'o and even a Gio unfolded in Friday's second and third rounds of the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall ...