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  • Teixeira's double sparks Yanks to 3-2 walk-off win over Rays

    Teixeira's double sparks Yanks to 3-2 walk-off win over Rays
    NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira turned on a 94 mph fastball from Brad Boxberger and hit a sharp grounder between the diving bodies of James Loney, positioned just off first base, and second baseman Jake Elmore, about 15 feet from the foul line, in...
  • The Times' MLB power rankings

    The Times' MLB power rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. ST. LOUIS: The Cardinals are on pace to win 104 games this year. (1) 2. HOUSTON: What were the odds that the Astros would be the American League's best team on July 1? (4)...
  • Surprising Astros refuse to fold like everyone expects them to do

    Surprising Astros refuse to fold like everyone expects them to do
    After a predictably unpredictable first half of the 2015 season, conventional wisdom dictates the Astros are due for a market correction. The Astros lost 92 games last year with a bunch of kids and were supposed to be marginally improved after adding...
  • On The Fly: At Nathan's, 'The Megatoad' Out-Chews 'Jaws'

    The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, the annual Fourth of July celebration of one's right to stuff his face, was won by someone other than Joey "Jaws" Chestnut for the first time in nine years. Matt "Megatoad" Stonie pulled off the upset, downing 62 hot...
  • On The Air: Sunday

    AUTO RACING 7:30 a.m.: Formula One Racing British Grand Prix. CNBC 7 p.m.: NASCAR Racing Sprint Cup Series: Coke Zero 400. NBC BASEBALL 1 p.m.: Regional Coverage. MLB 1 p.m.: Tampa Bay Rays at Yankees. YES; Radio: 660, 97.9 1:30 p.m.: Astros at...
  • Napoli Error Leads To 4-run 10th As Astros Beat Red Sox 12-8

    Napoli Error Leads To 4-run 10th As Astros Beat Red Sox 12-8
    BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros seem to turn every little break into a victory. First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker's hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run...
  • Yankees Beat Rays 3-2 On 9th-inning Error By Boxberger

    NEW YORK (AP) — A ninth-inning throwing error by pitcher Brad Boxberger gave the New York Yankeestheir second straight walk-off win against the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-2 on Saturday. Steven Souza Jr. tied the score in the top half with a two-run drive,...
  • Buchholz Tosses Complete Game, Red Sox Beat Astros 6-1

    Buchholz Tosses Complete Game, Red Sox Beat Astros 6-1
    BOSTON (AP) — Clay Buchholz pitched a six-hitter to win his fourth straight start, coming within one out of a shutout as the Boston Red┬áSox rebounded from a tough loss with a 6-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Mookie Betts drove in...
  • Orioles minor league report: Christian Walker rediscovers his stroke

    Triple-A Norfolk First baseman Christian Walker enjoyed his best month in Triple-A in June, batting .337/.411/.480 with two home runs and eight doubles in 25 games. The 24-year-old Walker, who debuted for the Orioles last September, entered Friday...
  • UConn Players In MLB

    The UConn baseball program has developed an impressive crop of talent in recent years, with five former Huskies appearing in the major leagues in 2015, and others on the way. In the show 1.George Springer, Astros. At UConn: Hit a school record 46...
  • Former Husky Springer Leading Astros' Resurgence

    Former Husky Springer Leading Astros' Resurgence
    BOSTON – George Springer took the field with the rest of his teammates. "I'm going to stretch, just to stretch," he told them. Then he wandered over behind the batting cage and picked up a bat, swinging it with his left hand, the one not in the...