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Rain, lightning postpone O's opener vs. Dodgers

Rain, lightning postpone O's opener vs. Dodgers

MLB.com Updated Apr 19, 2013
Friday's Interleague matchup between the Dodgers and Orioles was postponed due to heavy rain and lightning and will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.
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  • Chacin leaves game with oblique stiffness

    Chacin leaves game with oblique stiffness

    MLB.com Apr 19, 2013
    Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin was 6 1/3 innings into a scoreless performance on Friday night when he grasped his left side and lower back in pain and left the game against the D-backs with left oblique stiffness.
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  • Wife of Hall of Famer Mays passes away at 74

    Wife of Hall of Famer Mays passes away at 74

    CNNSI.com Apr 19, 2013
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The wife of Hall of Famer Willie Mays, Mae Louise Allen Mays, has died. She was 74.
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  • City of West has courage to overcome loss

    City of West has courage to overcome loss

    MLB.com Apr 19, 2013
    Dodgers pitcher Shawn Tolleson got to know West, Texas, during drives from his home in the Dallas suburbs to Baylor University. Like millions of Americans, he was horrified on Wednesday to see replays of a fertilizer plant exploding and the accompanying…
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  • D-backs score 4 in 12th to put away Yanks

    D-backs score 4 in 12th to put away Yanks

    ESPN.com Apr 19, 2013
    Cody Ross hit a go-ahead single in the 12th inning, Eric Chavez followed with a three-run double against his former team and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Yankees 6-2 Thursday night.
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  • Video - Pagan, Giants Walk Off 00:30

    Pagan, Giants Walk Off

    Apr 19
    Angel Pagan's fourth career walk-off hit lifts the Giants to a 3-2 win over the Padres.
  • Video - Rockies Making Some Noise 01:26

    Rockies Making Some Noise

    Apr 19
    Baseball Tonight on the Rockies' early success.
  • Video - Rockies Win Seventh Straight 00:35

    Rockies Win Seventh Straight

    Apr 19
    After throwing 100 pitches, Jhoulus Chacin exits in the seventh inning with left oblique stiffness in the Rockies' 3-1 win over the Diamondbacks.

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    Apr 19
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