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Justin Verlander shuts down Twins as Astros win, 7-1

Justin Verlander's first victory over the Twins came 13 years ago this week, a dominating seven-inning, one-run performance that probably looked eerily similar to the one he delivered on Wednesday: First-pitch strikes, plenty of soft contact, and a strikeout or two in nearly every inning.

Intruder on field at Phillies game proves too nimble for steward

An intruder on the field evaded security at a Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park on April 16, sending him to the turf with a neat bit of evasive action. The Phillies were facing the Mets.