Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Hill, Diamondbacks beat Dodgers 4-2 in 12 innings

Arizona Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill watches his two-RBI single against the Los Angeles Dodgers during 12th inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Hill was having a miserable night at the plate until he got one more chance to redeem himself. A few well-chosen words of encouragement from manager Kirk Gibson didn’t hurt.

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Ross, Padres beat Cain and Giants 2-1

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Tyson Ross delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Friday, April 18, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Years later and some 500 miles to the south, Tyson Ross still considers the San Francisco Giants to be rivals.

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Twins shut down by Vargas in 5-0 loss to Royals

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco, left, talks with catcher Kurt Suzuki, right, after giving up a run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ricky Nolasco was virtually unhittable a week ago in Minnesota, shutting down the scuffling Royals over eight innings in an easy victory that came amid a three-game sweep.

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Paulino, White Sox hammered by Rangers 12-0

Chicago White Sox's Felipe Paulino talks to catcher Tyler Flowers, right, on the mound after loading the bases against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Felipe Paulino gave up six hits and a walk, hit a batter and threw two wild pitches in the first seven-run inning in the majors this season.

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Deja vu for Lackey in Boston’s 8-4 loss to Orioles

Boston Red Sox's John Lackey returns to the dugout after giving up a run in the top of the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — It was a repeat performance the John Lackey could have done without.

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