Rodriguez leads Yankees over Orioles 8-5 - Yahoo! Sports
So there's that.
Hammel OK, Tillman cleared to take next step | orioles.com: News
"The Orioles received good news on a pair of right elbows Friday afternoon, with Thursday night's starter Jason Hammel said to be OK after taking a line drive off his elbow, and Chris Tillman -- who has been dealing with elbow inflammation -- cleared for long toss." Double dose of good news!
Mark Teixeira takes batting practice, expects to be back with Yankees on Saturday vs. Baltimore Orioles - NY Daily News
Mark Teixeira has rubbed enough $100 bills on his leg to finally be able to play again, apparently.
Akron Aeros fend off postseason elimination with victory over Bowie: Minor League Report | cleveland.com
"Akron scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat visiting Bowie and stay alive in the best-of-five Eastern League Western Division playoff series. The teams will play tonight in Akron with the Baysox ahead in the series, 2-1." Ronnie Welty made a crucial error allowing the Aeros to eventually take the win. I has a sad.
Steve Melewski: Machado has been checking in on his former Bowie teammates
"I talked to (Jonathan) Schoop today and Zelous Wheeler. They told me about the game and how well they played. I think they've got a real good chance of winning," Machado said." And I'm betting he got a few question about life in The Show, as well.
Lou Gehrig 121 Games Better Than Cal Ripken Jr. : Bringing Heat
"Cal Ripken Jr. never broke Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played streak. The record was handed to him." This might be the single dumbest sports column I have ever had the misfortune of glancing at. See if you agree.