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Grand Old Time: Former Yanks have a ball
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Jorge Posada tore open the envelope bearing a Yankee Stadium return address, read the enclosed invitation and smiled. With some urging from Tino Martinez, the former catcher was soon digging his glove out of storage for the 71st Yankees Old-Timers’ Day

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Montgomery to face righty-heavy White Sox
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Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery (5-4, 3.74 ERA) has won three of his past four starts, proving to be the team’s most consistent starter in June. He will look to keep his success going against lefty David Holmberg (1-1, 2.84 ERA) and the White Sox on Monday night.

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Comeback falls just short in finale vs. Texas
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Adrian Beltre, Shin-Soo Choo and Drew Robinson cracked home runs to send Michael Pineda to an early exit, and the Rangers held on to defeat the Yankees, 7-6, on Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

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Bullpen falters late as Rays drop finale
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Alex Colome normally is money. On Sunday afternoon he wasn’t, and the Orioles came away with an 8-5 win over the Rays at Tropicana Field. The Orioles (37-38) claimed the rubber game over the Rays (40-38) by scoring three against the Rays closer, who entered in the ninth with the score tied at 5.

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Statcast of the Day: Bautista's moonshot
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The Blue Jays were dragging in the fifth inning on Sunday. Nothing was going their way. But along came Jose Bautista to the rescue.

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Osuna returns with strong 9th inning
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One day after revealing that he was dealing with anxiety issues, Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna was back on the mound. He worked the ninth inning of Toronto’s 8-2 victory over the Royals on Sunday and struck out the side while allowing one infield hit.

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Hicks injures oblique, could miss 3-4 weeks
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The Yankees rolled the dice by taking the field with a one-man bench on Sunday afternoon, a plan that backfired when outfielder Aaron Hicks was forced to exit after four innings with tightness in his right oblique.

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Sanchez HR closes gap, but baserunning costly
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With the Yankees trailing in the seventh inning, catcher Gary Sanchez made a baserunning blunder that left the Yankees one run short in their 7-6 loss to the Rangers on Sunday afternoon.

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Britton still on track to return before break
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Orioles closer Zach Britton continues to progress back from a left forearm strain, with the goal for him to return to the team before the All-Star break.

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Rickard makes former club pay
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Joey Rickard watched pinch-hitter Seth Smith walk to first base. And then he made the Rays pay. Rickard, a right-handed hitter, was left in to face Rays righty closer Alex Colome. He took advantage, sending an 0-2 offering into left-field for a ground-rule RBI double that drove in the first of three ninth-inning runs in […]

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Orioles rally past Rays with 3 in 9th
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Alex Colome normally is money. On Sunday afternoon he wasn’t, and the Orioles came away with an 8-5 win over the Rays at Tropicana Field. The Orioles (37-38) claimed the rubber game over the Rays (40-38) by scoring three against the Rays closer, who entered in the ninth with the score tied at 5.

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Gausman, O's set to open series vs. Toronto
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The Blue Jays have rebounded from a brutal start to the season while the Orioles are reeling from a tough June. Still, both teams find themselves at the bottom of the American League East, but still well within striking distance in a closely-contested division.

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