Boston takes all-Sox series with power trio

Boston takes all-Sox series with power trio

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In a slow-paced game marred with 16 walks, the Red Sox won thanks largely to power. Dustin Pedroia, Hanley Ramirez and Jackie Bradley Jr. each went deep Thursday night in a 7-3 win against the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field.

Pleasing, the 5th: Witness Rox’s 13-run frame

Pleasing, the 5th: Witness Rox’s 13-run frame

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The Rockies set a club record for runs in an inning with 13 in the fifth against the Giants on Thursday night.

Cards-Bucs among today’s series openers on MLB.TV

Cards-Bucs among today’s series openers on MLB.TV

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Today, the Blue Jays will welcome the Dodgers and Japanese rookie sensation Kenta Maeda. Detroit will see a battle of former NL East adversaries in the Rangers’ Cole Hamels and the Tigers’ Jordan Zimmermann, the reigning AL Pitcher of the Month. In St. Louis, the Cardinals will look for revenge against the Pirates.

Boy with cancer asks for homer; Altuve obliges

Boy with cancer asks for homer; Altuve obliges

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Astros second baseman Jose Altuve met a boy with terminal cancer on the field before Thursday’s game who asked him to hit a home run. Altuve delivered and then some, walloping a homer in his first at-bat to spark a 4-for-4 night in a 6-3 loss to the Mariners at Minute Maid Park.

After Trout, AL All-Star OF spots up for grabs

After Trout, AL All-Star OF spots up for grabs

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Mike Trout is at it again. After a slow start, the Angels center fielder has found his footing and entered Thursday third in the Majors with 2.0 wins above replacement.

Cubs swat Nats as Zobrist’s bat logs 4 RBIs

Cubs swat Nats as Zobrist’s bat logs 4 RBIs

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Ben Zobrist smacked a two-run single in the fourth inning and a two-run homer in the eighth to lift the Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Nationals on Thursday night in a battle between first-place teams.

O’s walk off over Yanks after classic duel

O’s walk off over Yanks after classic duel

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Pedro Alvarez’s sacrifice fly off Yankees closer Andrew Miller gave the Orioles a 1-0 walkoff win in the 10th inning on Thursday night.

Blue Jays ride big innings, cruise past Rangers

Blue Jays ride big innings, cruise past Rangers

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The Blue Jays’ high-powered offense finally lived up to its billing by scoring early and often against left-hander Derek Holland in a 12-2 victory over the Rangers on Thursday night at Rogers Centre. Edwin Encarnacion led the way with a 3-for-4 night, which included a home run, two doubles and six RBIs.

Indians pile on for sweep, now 6-0 vs. Tigers

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The Tigers have been an annual thorn in Cleveland’s side during Indians manager Terry Francona’s time at the helm. With a 9-4 victory over Detroit on Thursday night, the Tribe continued to flip the script in a rivalry that had been fairly one-sided in recent years.