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Mets walkoff White Sox 1-0 in 10 off Baxter RBI single

Mets walkoff White Sox 1-0 in 10 off Baxter RBI single

CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated May 7, 2013
Mets walkoff White Sox 1-0 in 10 off Baxter RBI single
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  • Mesoraco, Choo go back-to-back for wild win

    Mesoraco, Choo go back-to-back for wild win

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    In a thrilling conclusion, Devin Mesoraco and Shin-Soo Choo hit back-to-back home runs off Craig Kimbrel in the bottom of the ninth inning to propel the Reds to a 5-4 walk-off victory over the Braves on Tuesday.
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  • For Ventura, return to Queens a 'homecoming'

    For Ventura, return to Queens a 'homecoming'

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    For the White Sox, it's their first trip to Queens. But manager Robin Ventura and two of his coaches, Joe McEwing and Daryl Boston, are quite familiar with this borough of New York City, having played for the Mets. This series is "something like a …
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  • Harper won't be penalized by MLB for ejection

    Harper won't be penalized by MLB for ejection

    ESPN.com May 7, 2013
    On a day when rain postponed the start of a much-anticipated series against the Detroit Tigers, the Washington Nationals got some good news.
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  • Getting better every day, Heyward takes BP again

    Getting better every day, Heyward takes BP again

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    Jason Heyward, who is still recovering from an emergency appendectomy, took batting practice on Tuesday. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said that Heyward spent about 30 minutes swinging with B.J. Upton and Ramiro Pena. Heyward also took BP on Monday.
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  • 'Thankful' Peavy displays talents in the Fan Cave

    'Thankful' Peavy displays talents in the Fan Cave

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    On the same day that Gavin Floyd was undergoing Tommy John surgery and John Danks was starting a rehab assignment, Jake Peavy was thankful. Thankful to be playing a guitar set at the Fan Cave, thankful to sink his teeth into video of six or seven Mets g…
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  • Tigers-Nats postponed, to be made up Thursday

    Tigers-Nats postponed, to be made up Thursday

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    Tuesday night's game between the Nationals and Tigers was postponed because of inclement weather and has been rescheduled for Thursday at 4:05 p.m. ET at Nationals Park.
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  • T&R: Phillies mulling trade for replacing Halladay

    T&R: Phillies mulling trade for replacing Halladay

    CNNSI.com May 7, 2013
    T&R: Phillies mulling trade for replacing Halladay
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  • The Dodgers and Blue Jays: From baseball’s offseason darlings t…

    The Dodgers and Blue Jays: From baseball’s offseason darlings to cellar dwellers

    yahoo.com May 7, 2013
    If you sat down with a notepad and pen the day before the baseball season started and tried to guess which teams would be in last place five weeks into the season, would you put the Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays on the list? Sure, you'd writ…
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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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  • Football legend Carter tosses out first pitch for Reds

    Football legend Carter tosses out first pitch for Reds

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    Recently elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, former NFL wide receiver and Ohio State star Cris Carter threw out a ceremonial first pitch Monday night before the Reds played the Braves at Great American Ball Park.
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  • Lee, Phillies halt Giants' winning streak

    Lee, Phillies halt Giants' winning streak

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 7, 2013
    Cliff Lee shut down the Giants once again with eight strong innings, Michael Young hit a two-run double among his three hits and the Philadelphia Phillies stopped San Francisco's season-best six-game winning streak with a 6-2 victory Monday night.
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  • McCann says shoulder feels 'great' after debut

    McCann says shoulder feels 'great' after debut

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    Braves catcher Brian McCann, who was making his season debut after spending five weeks on the disabled list, went 0-for-4 with a walk in Monday's 7-4 win over the Reds. McCann, 29, underwent offseason surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulde…
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  • Cashner's career night silences Marlins

    Cashner's career night silences Marlins

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    Andrew Cashner tossed 7 1/3 scoreless frames, allowing just four hits to the Marlins in a 5-0 Padres victory Monday night -- a win that marked the club's ninth in its last 12 games.
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  • About Last Night: You Got Spur'd

    About Last Night: You Got Spur'd

    grantland.com May 7, 2013
    In case you were out meeting the Mets, meeting the Mets, stepping right up and greeting the Mets, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The Go...
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  • Video - Harvey Stellar, Mets Walk Off 00:31

    Harvey Stellar, Mets Walk Off

    May 7
    Matt Harvey surrendered just one hit over nine innings pitched as Mike Baxter's single in the 10th lifted the Mets to a 1-0 win over the White Sox.
  • Video - Walk-Off Homer Lifts Reds Past Braves 00:31

    Walk-Off Homer Lifts Reds Past Braves

    May 7
    Shin-Soo Choo hit two home runs, including the walk-off shot, to lift the Reds to a 5-4 win over the Braves.
  • 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 - SweetSpot TV: Batting Righty 04:55

    SweetSpot TV: Batting Righty

    May 7
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss the top right-handed batters in the game today.

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.