Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Red Sox RF Victorino off DL for 1st time this year

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino has been activated from the disabled list and inserted into the lineup for the first time this season.

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Depleted White Sox end trip with loss in Detroit

Home plate umpire Dan Iassogna signals the out call on Chicago White Sox's Marcus Semien on at attempted steal of second base because of batter interference, during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Tigers won 7-4.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago White Sox won’t ever be thrilled about a 3-4 road trip.

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Gomez helps spark aggressive Brewers’ hot start

Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez walks back to the dugout after striking out during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Milwaukee. Gomez is appealing the three-game suspension he was given earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers’ new leadoff hitter can aggravate pitchers by slugging homers or stealing bases.

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Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won’t appeal

In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)

BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won’t appeal the penalty that will cost him two starts.

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Hicks homers, Twins beat Rays 9-7

Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe overruns a bunt by Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist hit off Twins relief pitcher Caleb Thielbar during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 24, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Zobrist was safe at first base. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer, Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-7 Thursday.

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