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Apr 24

Scoreboard roundup — 4/22/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEN-Y Yankees  11  Pittsburgh   5 AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit       5  Minnesota       4Oakland       4  Seattle         3Tampa Bay     6  Houston         3Baltimore     4  Boston          2Cleveland     7  Chi White Sox   0Texas         2  Kansas City     1L.A. Angels   5  Toronto         4 NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs      12  Cincinnati      8Washington     3  N-Y Mets        1Philadelphia   4  Atlanta         …

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Apr 24

New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers advance to second round of playoffs

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers won their series-clinching games on Saturday night to advance to the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. The Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at home and the Oiles ousted the Sharks with a 3-1 victory in San Jose. After trailing Montreal 2-1 …

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Apr 23

Miguel Sano and Matthew Boyd ejected after Twins vs. Tigers brawl

Andy King/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Minnesota Twins’ Miguel Sano and Detroit Tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd were ejected from Saturday’s game for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl. It all started in the third inning when Detroit’s JaCoby Jones was hit in the face by an 89-m.p.h. fastball from the Twins’ Justin Haley that caused his mouth …

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Apr 23

Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin will miss rest of postseason with toe injury

Eddie Perlas/ESPN Images(SALT LAKE CITY) — The Los Angeles Clippers announced Saturday morning that star forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the postseason due to a toe injury. Griffin, the team’s leading scorer, left Friday night’s first-round Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz with apparent injury to his right big toe and …

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Apr 23

Tigers' Cabrera headed to 10-day DL

Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) – The Detroit Tigers announced Saturday that it placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list with a strained groin. Cabrera suffered the injury diving for a ball during Friday’s loss to the twins. First baseman John Hicks has been called up from Triple-A to replace the two-time American League MVP. …

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Apr 23

Scoreboard roundup — 4/21/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEPittsburgh   6  N-Y Yankees   3AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore   2  Boston          0Houston     6  Tampa Bay       3Texas       6  Kansas City     2Cleveland   3  Chi White Sox   0Minnesota   6  Detroit         3Oakland     3  Seattle         1Toronto   5  L.A. Angels   5  (Bot 10th) NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia   4  Atlanta         3Chi Cubs       6  Cincinnati      5, 11 InningsWashington     …

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Apr 22

Air Force mom surprises son at RiverDogs baseball game after he throws out first pitch

Jeremy Schrank/Charleston RiverDogs(CHARLESTON, S.C.) — Air Force Staff Sgt. Georgina Walton, home from deployment, surprised her son Brody after he threw out the first pitch at the Charleston, South Carolina, RiverDogs baseball game Thursday. Brody, who turns 6 Sunday, thought he was only throwing the first pitch at the minor league game for his birthday. …

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Apr 22

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner placed on DL after dirt bike accident

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been placed on the disabled list after he was seriously hurt in a dirt bike accident in Denver. The team announced the news Friday and said Bumgarner, 27, suffered bruised ribs and a Grade 1 or 2 sprain of the …

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Apr 22

Pittsburgh Penguins advance to second round of NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Phill Ellsworth/ESPN Images(PITTSBURGH) — The Pittsburgh Penguins advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs after defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 in Game 5 Thursday night. The defending champs faced a Columbus team that surprised the hockey world by scoring a franchise-record 108 points this season, but the seven games series mostly …

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Apr 22

Scoreboard roundup — 4/20/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEBaltimore 2  Cincinnati1, 10 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston4  Toronto 1, 10 InningsCleveland6  Minnesota  2Tampa Bay8  Detroit 1Houston  2  L.A. Angels1Texas 1  Kansas City0, 13 InningsOakland  9  Seattle 6 NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia6  N-Y Mets 4Washington  3  Atlanta  2Milwaukee7  St. Louis5San Diego4  Arizona  1NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSCleveland  119  Indiana114Milwaukee  …

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