Posts Tagged Professional baseball

A-Rod cousin set to plead guilty in Florida steroids case

MIAMI (AP) — A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge, the last remaining defendant to do so in the probe into performance-enhancing drugs illegally provided to athletes through a South Florida clinic.

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Braves option OF Perez, 2 young pitchers to Triple A

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have optioned outfielder Eury Perez and two other players to Triple-A Gwinnett.

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Lincecum goes 5 innings but Giants lose 6-4 to Athletics

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tim Lincecum pitched five shaky innings for the San Francisco Giants, and Billy Butler hit a two-run double that helped the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 victory Thursday night.

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Rangers officially tab Gallardo as the opening day starter

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Yovani Gallardo has been tabbed to start the Texas Rangers’ season opener.

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Martinez throws 6 shutout innings, Rangers beat Rockies 6-3

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Martinez threw six scoreless innings, Leonys Martin homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Thursday night.

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