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  • Yankees' Derek Jeter moves into eighth place on hits list

    Yankees' Derek Jeter moves into eighth place on hits list
    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter had two hits Sunday against Toronto, moving into sole possession of eighth place on baseball's all-time list. Jeter's single to right field in the fourth inning was the 3,320th hit of his career and broke a tie...
  • Yasiel Puig out of Dodgers lineup and headed for MRI exam on thumb

    Yasiel Puig out of Dodgers lineup and headed for MRI exam on thumb
    Yasiel Puig, the never-ending story … The Dodgers' uber-talented outfielder was not in the lineup Sunday aginst the Giants and left the clubhouse early to have an MRI exam on his sore left thumb. Puig injured the thumb Saturday sliding head-...
  • Josh Hamilton powers Angels past Astros, 5-1

    Josh Hamilton powers Angels past Astros, 5-1
    Angels 5, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton, who struck out four times in his first five at-bats against left-handers this season, hit a two-run home run to right field against left-hander Dallas Keuchel to cap a three-run rally and give the Angels a...
  • Yasiel Puig injures thumb in Dodgers' 7-2 loss to Giants

    Yasiel Puig injures thumb in Dodgers' 7-2 loss to Giants
    Yasiel Puig made himself the story again Saturday. A day after he was benched for showing up late to batting practice, Puig slid head first into first base when he didn't have to, leaving the Dodgers waiting for X-rays of his left thumb to be reviewed...
  • Dodgers trounced by Giants again, 7-2

    Dodgers trounced by Giants again, 7-2
    ON THE MOUND: Nearly three weeks after the Dodgers broke camp, veteran left-hander Paul Maholm made his first start for his new team. The pitcher who replaced a sidelined Clayton Kershaw in gave up five runs and seven hits over 41/3 innings. Maholm gave...
  • Yunel Escobar, Rays agree to two-year contract extension

    Yunel Escobar, Rays agree to two-year contract extension
    Shortstop Yunel Escobar and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a two-year contract extension covering 2015 and 2016 worth a guaranteed $13 million. The deal announced Saturday also includes a club option for 2017. The extension replaces a 2015 club...
  • Still slow-going for Angels reliever Sean Burnett after elbow surgery

    Still slow-going for Angels reliever Sean Burnett after elbow surgery
    HOUSTON — The news on Angels reliever Sean Burnett was not bad, but it didn’t sound real encouraging, either. The left-hander threw another simulated inning in Arizona on Saturday but seems to have hit a bit of a plateau in his return from...
  • Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win

    Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win
    Angels 11, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Garrett Richards wobbled in the fifth when he walked Jose Altuve with the bases loaded and two outs, trimming the Angels' lead to 5-1. Richards caught a huge break when a hanging 0-and-2 curve was lined a...
  • Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu gets roughed up by Giants in 8-4 loss

    Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu gets roughed up by Giants in 8-4 loss
    Yasiel Puig was late for batting practice and scratched from the lineup, but he wasn't the reason the Dodgers were crushed Friday in their home opener by the San Francisco Giants. Hyun-Jin Ryu was. The pitcher the Dodgers leaned on most in the...
  • Dodgers fans have their opening say, and it's a mixed bag

    Dodgers fans have their opening say, and it's a mixed bag
    Few dates on the baseball calendar can match a home opener for pomp, ceremony and excitement. Or, in the case of Dodger Stadium on Friday afternoon, for long lines, crowded concourses and Wi-Fi snafus. But for the legions of blue-and-white-clad...
  • Yankees' Mark Teixeira strains hamstring

    Yankees' Mark Teixeira strains hamstring
    New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira left Friday's game against the Blue Jays in the bottom of the second inning with a strained right hamstring. Teixeira was escorted off the field by Yankees trainer Steve Donohue after he tried to make a...