This Date In Baseball

June 19, 2011

This Date In Baseball
This Date In Baseball
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Valencia’s 3-run homer helps Twins top Padres 6-5
Danny Valencia welcomed Joe Mauer back to Minnesota with a three-run home run in the first inning Friday as the Twins held on to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 in interleague play for their fifth straight win. Mauer played for the first time since April 12, the leg problems finally behind him. Greeted with a standing ovation before his first at-bat, Mauer hit an RBI single, but he later grounded…
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Kershaw gets no-decision in Dodgers’ loss to Reds
Rookie shortstop Dee Gordon has tried to bring energy to the Los Angeles Dodgers with his defense and speed. Of course, he can only do so much for a team that still can’t seem to find any traction 2 1/2 months into the season.
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1941: En route to 56, Joe DiMaggio hit in his 32nd consecutive game, going 3-for-3, including a home run, against the Chicago White Sox.
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