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Nats have reached agreement with No. 1 pick Harper

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper. Stephen Strasburg. Negotiating with super-agent Scott Boras right up until the last possible second to get a deal done. The Washington Nationals are getting the hang of this whole sign-the-top-pick routine, something they hope not to do again. No. 1 overall draft choice Harper and the Nationals agreed to a $9.9
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Rays rough up Lee in 8th, come back to top Rangers

Aug 16th, 2010 | By sportsnews

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jason Bartlett beating an ill-advised throw to second base keyed Tampa Bay’s comeback win over Cliff Lee. Carlos Pena hit a tiebreaking single during a four-run eighth inning and the Rays rallied to beat Lee and the Texas Rangers 6-4 on Monday night in a potential playoff preview. Rangers second baseman
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Bullington gets first win, beats Yankees (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)—Bryan Bullington(notes), the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2002, threw eight crisp innings for his major league win, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 1-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday. Bullington (1-2) allowed two hits, walked one and struck out five to outpitch A.J. Burnett(notes) (9-10) who
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A-Rod has fourth 3-homer game, Yanks win (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)—It took Alex Rodriguez(notes) 47 pressure-laden at-bats to go from career home run No. 599 to No. 600. Going from 601 to 604 took five pitches. “Sometimes milestones are a pain,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday night after watching A-Rod hit three homers in an 8-3 victory over the
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A-Rod crushes 3 homers, drives in five to fuel Yanks

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It took Alex Rodriguez 47 pressure-laden at-bats to go from career home run No. 599 to No. 600. Going from 601 to 604 took five pitches. “Sometimes milestones are a pain,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday night after watching A-Rod hit three homers in an 8-3 victory over
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A-Rod crushes 3 homers, drives in five to fuel Yanks

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It took Alex Rodriguez 47 pressure-laden at-bats to go from career home run No. 599 to No. 600. Going from 601 to 604 took five pitches. “Sometimes milestones are a pain,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday night after watching A-Rod hit three homers in an 8-3 victory over
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K-Rod charged with assaulting in-law (AP)

Aug 12th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—New York Mets closing pitcher Francisco Rodriguez of Venezuela was charged with third-degree assault late Wednesday night after scuffling with his father-in-law at Citi Field, police said. Rodriguez was arrested and being held at the ballpark early Thursday, police said. His father-in-law was in a hospital with a scrape on his face and
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Diamondbacks tie MLB record with four straight homers

Aug 12th, 2010 | By sportsnews

MILWAUKEE — Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson was in awe of his team’s power display. The Diamondbacks tied a major league record by hitting four consecutive home runs, with Adam LaRoche, Miguel Montero, Mark Reynolds and Stephen Drew connecting in the fourth inning Wednesday night to beat Milwaukee 8-2. The Diamondbacks became just the seventh
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Fill-in Moseley pitches Yanks by Red Sox (AP)

Aug 8th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—Derek Jeter(notes) passed Babe Ruth on the career hits list and drove in three runs and Dustin Moseley(notes) filled in admirably for an injured A.J. Burnett(notes), leading the New York Yankees to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night. Mark Teixeira(notes) hit his 25th homer, becoming the fourth player
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Morrow no-hits Rays for 8 2-3, Ks 17 (AP)

Aug 8th, 2010 | By sportsnews

TORONTO (AP)—Brandon Morrow(notes) wasn’t about to hang his head after coming inches away from a no-hitter. The Blue Jays pitcher still tossed his first shutout— first complete game, in fact—and struck out a career-high 17 batters. “Those things combined were more than enough to overcome the feeling of the missed no-hitter,” said Morrow, who allowed
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