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Griffin outduels Sabathia as A's down Yanks

Griffin outduels Sabathia as A's down Yanks Updated May 3, 2013
A.J. Griffin pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning Friday night and Adam Rosales homered on CC Sabathia's first pitch, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees.
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  • Young remains sidelined with strained quad

    Young remains sidelined with strained quad May 3, 2013
    Chris Young, sidelined by a strained left quad, didn't have a pain-free running session Friday, making him not only unavailable in his club's 2-0 win over the Yankees, but questionable for Saturday.
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  • Yanks' setup man Robertson out for series vs. A's

    Yanks' setup man Robertson out for series vs. A's May 3, 2013
    NEW YORK -- The Yankees' injury bug has moved to the bullpen.
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    A's Blank Yankees

    May 3
    A.J. Griffin tossed seven scoreless innings in the Athletics' 2-0 win over the Yankees.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder get by Houston Rockets

    May 3
    The Thunder are glad to be done with the Rockets ... for now, writes Marc Stein.
  • Don Banks: Greg Schiano and other Buccaneers coaches visiting Bill Belichi…

    May 3
    Although the two coaching staffs will be squaring off in Week 3 of the 2013 regular season, the friendship and bonds shared by New England head coach Bill Belichick and his Tampa Bay counterpart, Greg Schiano, will produce a rather unconventional twist …
  • Don Banks: Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu pick epitomizes effect of relationshi…

    May 3
    One of the more subtle trends emerging from last week's NFL Draft could loosely be described as the 'Power in Numbers' theory. Some teams took a more-the-merrier approach in targeting particular schools and positions in the process of building their roo…
  • Getting some answers from Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs, Part 1

    May 3
    With so much drama and so many subplots, we need some answers for the first round of the NBA playoffs.