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Albert Pujols as a Leader Can Help Angels' World Series Run

Sep 2 2014 2:09am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The numbers are now celebrated only in relevant context, and the comparisons to himself as a productive superstar are less frequent, replaced by comparisons to himself as an injured shell of one of the greatest hitters the sport has ever seen. Albert Pujols is again a meaningful piece of a contending lineup, albeit not as an elite bat or the driving force. The Los Angeles Angels, partly because of hi ...
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Avila’s walk-off single lifts Tigers past Yanks

Aug 28 2014 3:31pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

DETROIT — Brad Ausmus saw the ball come off Brian McCann’s bat and sail toward the foul pole in right field, a potentially devastating drive with the game tied in the ninth inning. "From where I was standing you could tell it was kind of hooking," said Ausmus, Detroit’s first-year manager. "Pretty quickly off the bat, I was pretty confident it was going foul." It ended up foul by a few feet, a ...
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Avila’s walk-off single lifts Tigers past Yanks

Aug 28 2014 3:31pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

DETROIT — Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday. A day after David Price gave up nine straight hits, the Tigers sent Kyle Lobstein to the mound for his first major league start. The rookie performed well, allowing one earned run in six innings. Then Detroit’s bullpen held off New Yor ...
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Rahane shines as India seal series in Edgbaston
Birmingham, Sep 2 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane's maiden century and his century-run stand with Shikhar Dhawan powered India to a comprehensive nine-wicket win over England in the fourth ODI here Tuesday and also sealed the series 3-0 with still a match to go. | by IANS
 
India vs England: Scoreboard, fourth ODI
Birmingham, Sep 2 (IANS) The following is the final scoreboard of the fourth ODI between India and England at Edgbaston here Tuesday. | by IANS
 
Kamal Chawla stays afloat
Bangkok, Sep 2 (IANS) Having played two matches and won one, Kamal Chawla remained in contention Tuesday for the knock-out phase, while compatriot Shivam Arora, with three defeats, has virtually bowed out of the World 6-Red snooker championship in progress here. | by IANS
 
 

Avila’s walk-off single lifts Tigers past Yanks

Aug 28 2014 3:31pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

DETROIT — Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday. A day after David Price gave up nine straight hits, the Tigers sent Kyle Lobstein to the mound for his first major league start. The rookie performed well, allowing one earned run in six innings. Then Detroit’s bullpen held off New York until the Tigers scored in the ninth off Shawn Kelley ( ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

Avila’s walk-off single lifts Tigers past Yanks

Aug 28 2014 3:31pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

DETROIT — Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday. A day after David Price gave up nine straight hits, the Tigers sent Kyle Lobstein to the mound for his first major league start. The rookie performed well, allowing one earned run in six innings. Then Detroit’s bullpen held off New York until the Tigers scored in the ninth off Sha ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

Avila’s walk-off single lifts Tigers past Yanks

Aug 28 2014 3:31pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

DETROIT — Brad Ausmus saw the ball come off Brian McCann’s bat and sail toward the foul pole in right field, a potentially devastating drive with the game tied in the ninth inning. "From where I was standing you could tell it was kind of hooking," said Ausmus, Detroit’s first-year manager. "Pretty quickly off the bat, I was pretty confident it was going foul." It ended up foul by a few ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

Avila’s walk-off single lifts Tigers past Yanks

Aug 28 2014 3:31pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

DETROIT — Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday. A day after David Price gave up nine straight hits, the Tigers sent Kyle Lobstein to the mound for his first major league start. The rookie performed well, allowing one earned run in six innings. Then Detroit’s bullpen held off New York until the Tigers scored in the ninth off Shawn Kelley (2-5). Vic ...
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Justin and B.J. Upton Send Parents of Little League World Series Players to Game

Aug 23 2014 11:29am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

A group of Chicago parents will be get to see their sons play in the Little League World Series title game thanks to some generous donations from some notable MLB players.  Parents of players from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West received help for their travel expenses to South Williamsport after Atlanta Braves outfielders Justin and B.J. Upton, Colorado pitcher LaTroy Hawkins, Detroit outfielder To ...
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Twins' Brian Dozier Records Franchise's First 20-20 Season by a Second Baseman

Aug 21 2014 6:46pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

After swiping second base in the first inning of Wednesday's loss to the Cleveland Indians, Brian Dozier of the Minnesota Twins became the first second baseman in franchise history to reach 20 home runs and 20 steals in a season, per MLB Stat of the Day. Prior to the 2014 campaign, Dozier had not eclipsed 20 in either category in a single year but came relatively close in 2013, when he recorded 18 four-baggers and 14 stolen bases over 147 games. Wednesday's swipe marked the 4 ...
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