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Yankees RHP Hughes leaves ALCS game with injury

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Yankees RHP Hughes leaves ALCS game with injury

DETROIT (AP) Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes left Game 3 of the AL championship series against Detroit in the fourth inning with a stiff back.

The New York starter allowed a solo homer by Delmon Young and a walk to Andy Dirks in the fourth, and then he was pulled with an 0-2 count on Jhonny Peralta.

Rookie David Phelps came on in relief. Phelps was given all the time he needed to warm up.

Hughes looked sharp through the first three innings Tuesday night, matching Tigers ace Justin Verlander in a scoreless duel. Detroit took a 1-0 lead on Young's homer to left field. The Tigers were leading 2-0 in the best-of-seven series.

Hughes threw 61 pitches. He allowed a run and three hits in three-plus innings. He walked three and struck out one.

The right-hander dealt with back problems last year, when an MRI found inflammation caused by a herniated disk, an injury from seven years earlier.

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Ravens cancel Saturday's open practice at M&T Bank Stadium

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Ravens cancel Saturday's open practice at M&T Bank Stadium

The Baltimore Ravens cancelled Saturday night's free open practice at M&T Bank Stadium due to a forecast that calls for heavy rain and inclement weather.

There is no official word from the team on whether this practice will be resheduled, but it seems like Sunday may be an option, even though there's rain in the forecast then too.

Ravens fans who were looking to see first-round draft pick and potential future starting quarterback Lamar Jackson will have to wait for another day. His presence at training camp, an inevitable competition with the incumbent, Joe Flacco, and potential two-quarterback packages involving both of them are set to be some of the biggest storylines of Ravens camp this summer.

As a Heisman Trophy winner, Jackson was one of the most dynamic players in college football during his time at Louisville. If he can replicate that kind of performance in the NFL, he will be at plenty more training camp sessions for Ravens fans to watch.

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Saturday's Nationals game rained out, to be postponed

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Saturday's Nationals game rained out, to be postponed

Following a dicey matchup between the Nats and Braves Friday night which featured a heated argument between Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg, the Nationals are getting a much-needed opportunity to regroup.

The Washington Nationals' official Twitter account announced that Saturday evening's matchup will be postponed due to inclement weather just after 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

The Nationals had planned to host "JMU Night" at the ballpark as a part of their "College Day" series, and due to more forecasted inclement weather Sunday, the Nationals decided to call the game off sooner rather than later.

The Nationals have yet to announce when the game will be made up.

If Sunday's game is played as scheduled, Max Scherzer will start.

This post will be updated when more information regarding a makeup date has been announced.

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