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Phillies Get Halladay; Lackey, BoSox Near Deal

Philly may also ship Lee to Seattle; Angels sign Matsui

(Newser) - Baseball’s hot stove was boiling mightily today, with the Philadelphia Phillies making the biggest news, reaching a deal to land Toronto right-hander Roy Halladay. That move could be part of a three-team trade, Jayson Stark hears, with Philadelphia sending left-hander Cliff Lee to Seattle. Toronto and Seattle would receive... More »

Rangers Capitalize on A's Errors

(Newser) - Milton Bradley had three hits with a double and run scored against his former team, and the Texas Rangers took advantage of four errors by the Oakland Athletics in a 4-3 victory last night for their first three-game winning streak of the season. Michael Young and Brandon Boggs each had... More »

A's Rough Up Sabathia, Indians 9-7

Reigning A.L. Cy Young winner gives up nine in 3-plus innings

(Newser) - Reigning AL Cy Young winner C.C. Sabathia gave up nine runs and 12 hits in his shortest outing in nearly two years, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 9-7 on Friday. Sabathia (0-2) was pulled after 3 1-3 innings, his shortest start since yielding... More »

Cleveland Tops Oakland, 2-1

Lee, Borowski lead Indians over A's

(Newser) - Cliff Lee won his first start of the season, retiring 10 of his last 12 batters to lead Cleveland over Oakland 2-1 Sunday and stop the Indians' three-game losing streak. Lee gave up four hits and struck out four in 6 2/3 innings to beat A's ace Joe Blanton who... More »

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