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Hafner's HR caps Yankees' rally vs. D-backs

Hafner's HR caps Yankees' rally vs. D-backs

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Apr 17, 2013
Travis Hafner had a pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning to make a winner of CC Sabathia, who settled down after a shaky start and helped the New York Yankees beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 Wednesday night.
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  • Teixeira ramps up rehab, takes pool swings

    Teixeira ramps up rehab, takes pool swings

    ESPN.com Apr 17, 2013
    Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has taken his first swings -- in a pool -- as he ramps up his rehabilitation from a wrist injury.
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  • Bourn placed on 15-day DL with cut index finger

    Bourn placed on 15-day DL with cut index finger

    CNNSI.com Apr 17, 2013
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have placed center fielder Michael Bourn on the 15-day disabled list with a cut finger.
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  • Election Has Yankees’ Cervelli Worried for Venezuela

    Election Has Yankees’ Cervelli Worried for Venezuela

    nytimes.com Apr 17, 2013
    A disputed election in Venezuela has Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli keeping an eye on the events in Venezuela.
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  • Dodgers facing big-money challenge

    Dodgers facing big-money challenge

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    It's not how much money a baseball team spends. It's how the money is spent. The Dodgers have been on a spending spree that has them challenging the Yankees for the highest payroll in the game. Now, however, comes the hard part -- trying to translate th…
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  • Boston Takes The Field, While The Yankees Break Out "Sweet…

    Boston Takes The Field, While The Yankees Break Out "Sweet Caroline"

    deadspin.com Apr 17, 2013
    Even after the most routine, stressful workday, it's nice to come home and watch a baseball game and forget about everything else for a few hours. Last night, for the first time since Monday's marathon bombings, the people of Boston had the Red Sox.Read…
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  • For Yanks, losing Cano not worth the risk

    For Yanks, losing Cano not worth the risk

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    Yes, Robinson Cano is 30 and will be 31 at the start of his next contract. Yes, he plays second base, a position that seems to see more than its share of drastic declines. Anything else? Because if those are the counterarguments, they shouldn't be enoug…
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  • Phils-Reds suspended due to rain; resume Wed.

    Phils-Reds suspended due to rain; resume Wed.

    CNNSI.com Apr 17, 2013
    CINCINNATI (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds managed only two singles apiece on Tuesday night, staying scoreless until their game was suspended because of heavy rain in the middle of the ninth inning.
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  • Derek Jeter's Diary: Alone in Tampa

    Derek Jeter's Diary: Alone in Tampa

    grantland.com Apr 17, 2013
    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captai...
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  • Video - Yankees Rally Late To Top Diamondbacks 00:32

    Yankees Rally Late To Top Diamondbacks

    Apr 17
    Travis Hafner's home run lifts Yankees to win.

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  • Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…

    Apr 17
    After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.