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Giants Finish World Series Sweep, Sandoval Named Series MVP 7

Posted: October 29, 2012 12:27 AM ; Updated: October 29, 2012 12:32 AM

DETROIT (AP) -- Smart pitching. Clutch hitting. Sharp fielding. Plus an MVP Panda.

All the right elements for a sweet World Series sweep for the San Francisco Giants .

Nearly knocked out in the playoffs time and time again, and finally pressed by the Detroit Tigers in Game 4, Pablo Sandoval and the Giants clinched their second title in three seasons Sunday night.

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Sandoval Hits Three Homers, Giants Beat Verlander in Game 1 4

Posted: October 25, 2012 10:30 AM ; Updated: October 25, 2012 10:34 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Babe. Mr. October. El Hombre. And now Kung Fu Panda.

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Jeter Out For Season After Breaking Ankle 3

Posted: October 14, 2012 11:02 AM ; Updated: October 14, 2012 11:05 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- Delirious only minutes earlier, fans at Yankee Stadium sat stunned in utter disbelief while they watched Derek Jeter being helped off the field, his left leg dangling.

Their worst fears were met, too. The durable captain broke his left ankle in the 12th inning of the AL championship series opener Saturday night and is out for the rest of the postseason.

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A's Sweep Rangers, Win AL West Pennant 2

Posted: October 04, 2012 9:55 AM ; Updated: October 04, 2012 9:59 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Same chaotic, champagne dance-party scene in the clubhouse just two days later. New T-shirt: AL West champions.

The Oakland Athletics won the division title with another improbable rally in a season full of them, coming back from four runs down and a 13-game division deficit to stun the two-time defending league champion Texas Rangers 12-5 on Wednesday.

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Hernandez Throws MLB's Third Perfect Game of the Year 8

Posted: August 15, 2012 9:28 PM ; Updated: August 16, 2012 9:32 AM

SEATTLE (AP) -- His arms outstretched to the sky, about to be swallowed by anxious teammates who ignored him for most of nine innings, Felix Hernandez had finally done it.

Ever since his major league debut as a baby-faced 19-year-old with wild curly hair and a hat that never sat straight, he had chased perfection.

Now King Felix had his crowning achievement. No hits, no runs, nobody allowed on base.

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Felix Hernandez Throws First Perfect Game In Seattle Mariners History 3

Posted: August 15, 2012 7:06 PM ; Updated: August 16, 2012 10:32 AM

SEATTLE (AP) -- King Felix now has a crowning achievement.


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Yankees Acquire Ichiro 15

Posted: July 23, 2012 10:34 PM ; Updated: July 24, 2012 9:25 AM

SEATTLE (AP) Ichiro Suzuki is headed to a new team and, after all these years, maybe a shot at playing in the World Series.

The New York Yankees acquired the star outfielder from the Seattle Mariners in a trade Monday for two young pitchers.

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