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Yanks bats sizzle to cap sweep of Twins

Yanks bats sizzle to cap sweep of Twins

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Jul 4, 2013
Ichiro Suzuki and Travis Hafner each had three hits and Vernon Wells drove in three runs to power the Yankees' Independence Day attack in a 9-5 victory over the Twins on Thursday at Target Field, completing a four-game sweep.
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  • A-Rod says he refuses to quit on Yankees

    A-Rod says he refuses to quit on Yankees

    ESPN.com Jul 4, 2013
    Alex Rodriguez is not ready to give up on playing for the New York Yankees.
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  • Jeter thinks he's close to playing in rehab games

    Jeter thinks he's close to playing in rehab games

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jul 4, 2013
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter thinks he is close to playing in minor league rehab games.
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  • Elbow injury interrupts Cervelli's progress

    Elbow injury interrupts Cervelli's progress

    MLB.com Jul 4, 2013
    Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli will be shut down for two weeks and is now not expected to return until August due to a stress reaction in his right elbow.
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  • Alex Rodriguez making new friends after picking up dinner tabs …

    Alex Rodriguez making new friends after picking up dinner tabs on rehab assignment

    yahoo.com Jul 4, 2013
    When the New York Yankees mapped out Alex Rodriguez's rehab schedule earlier this week, they only slotted him for two games with their Low-A affiliate, the Charleston RiverDogs. For those of us on the outside looking in, that doesn't seem like a real bi…
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  • Video - Yankees Sweep Twins 00:33

    Yankees Sweep Twins

    Jul 4
    Vernon Wells drove in three runs to lead the Yankees past the Twins 9-5.

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  • Los Angeles Lakers bracing for worst with Dwight Howard, sources say

    Jul 5
    The teams in the Dwight Howard sweepstakes spent Independence Day in fairly agonizing fashion, left with no alternative but to wait and hope that a decision from the NBA's most coveted free agent indeed comes Friday as planned.
  • Golden State Warriors trying to shed salary cap space for Dwight Howard, s…

    Jul 4
    The Golden State Warriors, increasingly convinced they have a legitimate shot at winning the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, have begun aggressively attempting to trade away players to clear the requisite salary-cap space to sign the All-Star center, accordi…
  • Sources: Evans to Pelicans in 3-team trade

    Jul 4
    The New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to terms on a three-team deal that will cement Tyreke Evans' move to the Pelicans, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
  • Marco Belinelli agrees to deal with San Antonio Spurs, according to source…

    Jul 4
    The San Antonio Spurs have reached terms on a new deal with Italian perimeter specialist Marco Belinelli, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.