Phil Hughes http://wamc.org en Rodriguez Hitless In First Game Back http://wamc.org/post/rodriguez-hitless-first-game-back <p>In baseball news, Alex Rodriguez went hitless in two at-bats for the Charleston RiverDogs in his first game since left hip surgery in January.</p><p>Checking the scoreboard, the Yankees beat the Twins 7-3. &nbsp;Robinson Cano homered for the third straight game and Phil Hughes gave up one run on six hits in seven innings. The Twins also gave Mariano Rivera an unusual gift. They presented Rivera a rocking chair made in part from broken bats with the inscription, "Chair of Broken Dreams."</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 12:25:19 +0000 Jaired Crofut 68393 at http://wamc.org Rodriguez Hitless In First Game Back Ortiz Hits Three-Run Homer And Leads Sox To Victory http://wamc.org/post/ortiz-hits-three-run-homer-and-leads-sox-victory <p>Well, the Red Sox beat the Rangers 6-3 last night. David Ortiz hit a game-ending three-run homer, lifting the Red Sox to victory after trailing by three runs. Jacoby Ellsbury scored the tying run on a fielder's choice in the seventh inning of his first game after sitting out five straight because of a groin injury.</p><p>Elsewhere, the Yankees won 6-1 over Seattle. Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer and Mark Teixeira followed with a solo shot as part of New York's six-run third inning. Phil Hughes took a shutout into the eighth.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 09:56:58 +0000 Jaired Crofut 66497 at http://wamc.org Ortiz Hits Three-Run Homer And Leads Sox To Victory WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-50 <p>In the NBA, Miami's quest to break the NBA record for consecutive wins was ended by a Chicago Bulls team that was without four key players. The final of 101-97 ended the Heat's winning streak at 27, six short of the mark set by the 1971-72 Lakers. LeBron James did his best to keep the streak going with 32 points.</p><p>J.R. Smith scored 35 points, his second straight 30-point game, and the New York Knicks withstood a furious rally to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 108-101. Carmelo Anthony added 22 points.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:42:07 +0000 Jaired Crofut 60883 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update