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2:50 PM ET, May 13, 2023


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Gary Phillips / New York Daily News:
Yankees Notebook: Aaron Boone drops Anthony Volpe in the lineup  —  Anthony Volpe had hit leadoff in all of his starts between April 16 and May 11, but the rookie shortstop found his name penciled into the seven-hole for Friday's game against the Rays.  —  Volpe had slashed .158/.186/.316 …
Discussion: Newsday and New Jersey Online
Gary Phillips / New York Daily News:
Anthony Rizzo's go-ahead moonshot caps off two-homer night as Yankees top Rays  —  Anthony Rizzo's first home run on Friday night just cleared the short right field fence at Yankee Stadium.  His second towered over it with ease — and the first baseman enjoyed every second of it as he watched from home plate.
Gary Phillips / New York Daily News:
Yankees Notebook: Deivi Garcia makes MLB return as a reliever
Discussion: Denver Post and New York Post
Bobby Nightengale /
‘We wanted to make it bold’: Cincinnati Reds introduce their City Connect uniforms  —  Four years after the Cincinnati Reds honored their 150-year history with 15 throwback uniforms from different eras, they wanted their new City Connect uniforms to represent the future.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
Dave Clark /
Here's what the Cincinnati Reds' Nike City Connect uniforms look like, where to buy them  —  The Cincinnati Reds launched their Nike City Connect uniform campaign Saturday morning, and fans got their first look at the jerseys the team is scheduled to wear for the first time this Friday …
Elliott Teaford / Orange County Register:
Lakers eliminate Warriors, head to Western Conference finals after Game 6 win  —  LeBron James has 30 points and a near-triple-double, Anthony Davis has 17 points and 20 rebounds and the Lakers punctuate their late-season surge with a 122-101 victory over the reigning champs.
Elliott Teaford / Orange County Register:
Lakers lose Game 5 to Warriors, Anthony Davis to head injury
Stefan Bondy / New York Daily News:
Jalen Brunson's 41 points not enough as Knicks season ends in Game 6 loss to Heat  —  MIAMI — Jalen Brunson brought them there.  His team was kicking, screaming and scrubbing along the way, but Brunson somehow had the Knicks within striking distance in the fourth quarter.
Stefan Bondy / New York Daily News:   Immanuel Quickley's sprained ankle keeps him out of elimination Game 5
Nathan Ruiz / Baltimore Sun:
Soak it in: Cedric Mullins hits for the cycle in Orioles' 6-3 win over Pirates  —  For much of the night in which the Orioles introduced the Bird Bath Splash Zone at Camden Yards, they left their runners out to dry.  —  But the waterworks came in bunches in the later innings of their 6-3 victory …
Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:
José Abreu returns to the scene of his prime looking for answers — just like the Chicago White Sox  —  José Abreu didn't have much to say about the sad state of the Chicago White Sox in his return to the South Side with the Houston Astros.  —  He knew better than to wake a sleeping dog.
Steve Megargee / Associated Press:
Green Bay Packers QB Jordan Love doesn't mind the pressure of replacing Aaron Rodgers: 'That's what I signed up for'  —  GREEN BAY — Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love acknowledges the burden that comes along with replacing a four-time MVP.  —  He welcomes the scrutiny that's sure to follow him all season.
The Athletic:
Warriors eliminated, now where does the dynasty stand going into pivotal summer?  Here's what we know  —  LOS ANGELES - As playoff exits go, this Warriors' flameout wasn't exceedingly meager.  They held off the upstart Kings in the first round and fell in six games to a surging Lakers team …
Josh Friedman /
Atlantic Cape baseball coach resigns after illegal communications devices found in helmets  —  Atlantic Cape Community College baseball coach Rodney Velardi resigned after 13 years leading the program on May 4, almost two weeks after the Buccaneers were found to have illegal communication devices …
Cydney Henderson / USA Today:
Longtime MLB umpire Don Denkinger dies at 86  —  Longtime MLB umpire Don Denkinger has died.  He was 86.  —  Denise Hanson, one of Denkinger's three daughters, announced on Friday that her father died at Cedar Valley Hospice in Waterloo, Iowa.  No cause of death was given.
Discussion: ESPN and New York Post
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