Gary Sheffield

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Sheffield Clocks 500th Homer in Mets Win

(Newser) - Gary Sheffield joined the 500-homer club in the New York Mets' 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers tonight. The nine-time All-Star was on as a pinch hitter and sent a full-count pitch an estimated 385 feet for his first hit of the season for the Mets, making him the 25th... More »

Tigers Best Yankees 6-4

Veteran Rogers picks up the win

(Newser) - Gary Sheffield and Curtis Granderson homered in the third inning, sending old pro Kenny Rogers and the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the road-weary New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Magglio Ordonez got Detroit going with a two-run single off struggling right-hander Phil Hughes, and the $139 million... More »

Hunter, Aybar Lead Angels Past Tigers

Jered Weaver posts first win in four starts with six-plus solid innings

(Newser) - Torii Hunter hit an RBI triple in the fourth inning and added a two-run double in a four-run sixth to help chase Justin Verlander, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-2 win over the Tigers on Sunday. Erick Aybar also drove in three runs, helping the Angels win the... More »

Sheffield: Torre Discriminates

Slugger claims Yankee skipper favors whites over blacks—but says manager isn't a racist

(Newser) - Yankee manager Joe Torre favors his white players over their black teammates, Gary Sheffield says, but the outspoken outfielder says he doesn't consider his ex-skipper a racist. "I think it's the way they do things around there," the current Detroit slugger tells HBO in an interview set to... More »

Steroids Case Leaker Draws 2½ Years

Judge rejects loose-lipped attorney's Scooter Libby defense

(Newser) - A lawyer who allowed reporters access to transcripts of confidential testimony about steroid use in baseball was sentenced to 30 months in prison yesterday. The penalty is the most serious yet to stem from the government's intensive performance-enhancing drug investigation. More »

Tigers Pounce on Sabathia

Detroit ousts All-Star lefty after only four innings; Verlander dominates in 12-3 win

(Newser) - The Tigers shelled baseball's winningest pitcher last night, earning 7 runs off Cleveland's C.C. Sabathia in only 4 innings. Justin Verlander was dominant for Detroit, fanning seven on their way to a 12-3 rout and his 10th win of the season. Homers from Gary Sheffield, Placido Polanco, and Carlos... More »

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