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Tanaka fans 10 in no-decision

Apr 10, 2014

Tanaka fans 10 in no-decision

Masahiro Tanaka struck out 10 over seven innings of his first start at Yankee Stadium, showing off the nasty split-fingered fastball that made him the prize pitcher of the offseason after going 24-0 with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. But he also gave up ...

Apr 10, 2014

Angels' Hamilton breaks thumb

Josh Hamilton’s attempt to beat out an infield grounder with a headfirst slide into first base landed him on the bench for up to two months. The 2010 AL MVP was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday by the Los Angeles Angels with ...

Braun breaks slump in style

Apr 9, 2014

Braun breaks slump in style

All Ryan Braun needed to shake his slump was a trip to Philadelphia. Braun hit three home runs and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-4 victory Tuesday, spoiling the Phillies’ home opener. Braun connected twice ...

Apr 9, 2014

Braves celebrate Aaron's anniversary

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig called Hank Aaron “ideally suited to become Babe Ruth’s heir” on Tuesday night as he participated in the Braves’ celebration of the 40th anniversary of Aaron’s record-breaking 715th homer. Aaron, 80, was given a standing ovation in the ceremony before ...

Yankees give Jeter triumphant final home opener

Apr 8, 2014

Yankees give Jeter triumphant final home opener

Feted by fans and celebrated by teammates throughout his final opening day in the Bronx, Derek Jeter hardly felt as if he was starting his 20th big league season at home. Jeter gave Yangervis Solarte some assistance with Yankee Stadium tradition, then the rookie ...