Max Scherzer

7:58 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Bobcats Snap Celtics' Four-Game Win Streak

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In the NBA, the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Boston Celtics 89-83 last night, snapping the Celtics' four-game winning streak. Al Jefferson had 22 points and 11 rebounds for Charlotte. Jeff Green paced Boston with 19 points and Jordan Crawford had 16 points and six assists.

Elsewhere, Carmelo Anthony continued his success against Atlanta by scoring 25 points and the New York Knicks regrouped after blowing a 17-point lead to beat the Hawks 95-91.

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7:21 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Boston One Win Away From World Series, Nets Retire Kidd's Jersey

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In baseball, Mike Napoli homered and the Red Sox held off Detroit 4-3 to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven American League Championship Series.

Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera had a rough night. He was thrown out at the plate in the first inning, halting an early Detroit rally. Then he hit into a double play against with runners at the corners in the seventh. The Tigers scored a run on the grounder, but it was a trade-off the Red Sox were willing to make. Detroit never scored again.

The Red Sox now need to just win one game at Fenway Park to go the World Series.

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7:01 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Ortiz's Game-Tying Grand Slam Leads Sox To Victory

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The Detroit Tigers received another outstanding performance from their starting rotation, but it wasn't enough to stop the Red Sox from evening the American League Championship Series at one game apiece.

David Ortiz hit a game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning before Jarrod Saltalamacchia supplied a walkoff single to lift the Red Sox past the Tigers 6-5. Boston rallied from a 5-1 deficit after Max Scherzer held them to two hits while striking out 13 over seven innings.

Game 3 is Tuesday in Detroit.

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6:07 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Yanks Five-Run Eighth Rescues Game

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In baseball, the Yankees put together a five-run eighth to turn a 4-1 deficit into a 6-4 win over the Chicago White Sox. Alfonso Soriano sparked the comeback with a two-run single and Curtis Granderson singled home the tying run before Eduardo Nunez lined a two-run double.

Elsewhere in the American League, Boston defeated Detroit 2-1. Will Middlebrooks hit a two-run single in the fifth off Max Scherzer.

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8:51 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Furyk And Scott Take First Round Lead At Oak Hill

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In golf, Veteran Jim Furyk and Masters champion Adam Scott share the first-round lead at the 95th PGA Championship, the final major on the men's golf calendar. Both shot an opening round 5-under-65.

Tiger Woods shot an opening round 1-over-par-71 with a round that featured a bogey, double bogey and two birdies. British Open champion Phil Mickelson stumbled with a double-bogey on No. 18 and also shot 1-over 71.

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6:35 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Cespedes Wins Home Run Derby

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In baseball news, Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics won the Home Run Derby. He edged Washington's 20-year-old Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round of the eight-player competition.

In tonight’s All-Star game, the Mets' Matt Harvey will be the starting pitcher for the National League and Detroit's Max Scherzer for the American League. Harvey becomes the first pitcher from the host team to start an All-Star game since Houston's Roger Clemens in 2004 and just the 11th overall.

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8:04 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Bruins Blank Hawks And Take 2-1 Series Lead

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In the NHL, Daniel Paille scored in the second period and the Bruins blanked the Hawks 2-0. The game was scoreless until Paille tallied 2:13 into the middle period, two nights after providing the overtime goal in Boston's 2-1 victory at Chicago. Patrice Bergeron doubled the Bruins' lead with 5:55 left in the period.

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