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 | May 11, 2008 |  Pretty in pink
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Twins utilized some pink power en route to their 9-8 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday evening. In an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer, eight of the nine
 | May 11, 2008 |  Nationals tickled pink to be helping
with Susan G. Komen for the Cure for the Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer Program. All players, umpires, coaches, and on-field personnel wore pink wristbands and pink ribbon decals on their uniforms. The pink ribbon logo appeared on all bases and the official dugout lineup cards were pink
 | May 09, 2008 |  Nationals to be in pink mood Sunday
with Susan G. Komen for the Cure for the Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer Program. All players, umpires, coaches, and on-field personnel will wear pink wristbands and pink ribbon decals on their uniforms. The pink ribbon logo will appear on all bases and the official dugout lineup cards will be
 | May 11, 2008 |  Pink-bat chance missed
at Progressive Field on Sunday. Instead, the Mother's Day salute got washed away under a rainstorm that pelted the field for most of the morning. The pink bats that the Indians had planned to use went back into their boxes, much to the disappointment of manager Eric Wedge. "Hopefully, they're
 | May 02, 2008 |  Time for baseball to think pink
A pink bat advisory has just been issued for Major League Baseball. Here they come again. In fact, some of them are already here. What began two years
 | May 02, 2008 |  Time for baseball to think pink
A pink bat advisory has just been issued for Major League Baseball. Here they come again. In fact, some of them are already here. What began two years
 | May 09, 2008 |  Marlins receive pink cleats and gloves
whom wear Easton Sports gear -- plan on wearing the shoes and gloves in honor of Mother's Day on Sunday.A tradition on Mother's Day is players using pink bats.The black cleats with pink trim have the word "Mom" written in small print on them. They also sport tiny pink ribbons, to bring
 | May 09, 2008 |  Reds go pink for Mother's Day
NEW YORK -- Jeff Keppinger intended to use his pink bats. His teammates, who did swing with theirs, wouldn't let him.The Reds were willing participants in Major League Baseball's effort to draw
 | May 11, 2008 |  Pink bats lucky for D-backs
and if it is it's certainly a nice one -- but three of the four runs scored by the D-backs on a blustery Sunday afternoon came from players swinging pink bats.Pink bats have become annual Mother's Day symbols as part of an overall "Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer" initiative by Major League
 | May 11, 2008 |  Mariners honor moms with pink bats
SEATTLE -- For the first time since he started swinging a bat for a living, Mariners rookie Jeff Clement put a bat painted pink in his hands on Sunday afternoon."It's for a good cause, and with this being Mother's Day, I'm more than happy to use one," he said. "Besides,
 | May 11, 2008 |  Crisp thinks pink with big swing
-- On Mother's Day, the Red Sox were ready to think pink.Seven of the nine hitters in Boston's starting lineup vs. the Twins came to the plate waving pink bats in support of the battle against breast cancer.David Ortiz delivered the first pink-bat hit for Boston with a sharp single to right in the
 | May 11, 2008 |  Dodgers sport pink on Mother's Day
LOS ANGELES -- It was a humorous question, but Joe Torre's answer was not in jest.Since many of the players use pink bats and wear pink on their uniforms to raise awareness for breast cancer on Mother's Day, would the Dodgers' manager wear a pink uniform if he
 | May 12, 2008 |  Teixeira among Braves' pink contingent
scared." Teixeira was among the group of Braves and Pirates who were scheduled to show their support in the fight against breast cancer by using pink bats during Sunday's game. But because it was postponed by rain, they utilized them in the first game of Monday's doubleheader. "It's great
 | May 11, 2008 |  Kinsler loves hitting with pink bats
ARLINGTON -- Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler has no problem using a pink bat on Mother's Day. In fact, he prefers it. And not just because of what it symbolizes and supports. Kinsler went 3-for-5 on Sunday with an
 | May 10, 2008 |  Yanks think pink on Mother's Day
Komen for the Cure. Fans play the next big role in this process, because attention will move now to the MLB.com, where the gradual arrival of those pink bats that were used in games and then signed or just signed by an entire team will be auctioned off.Signed home plates and bases with the
 | May 11, 2008 |  Molina finds magic in pink lumber
SAN FRANCISCO -- Giants manager Bruce Bochy would have happily used a pink bat if they existed during his playing days."Yeah, I would, considering the significance of it," Bochy said on Sunday's Mother's Day/Going to
 | May 11, 2008 |  Rangers players ready to go pink
ARLINGTON -- The Rangers are ready to go pink on Mother's Day. Center fielder Josh Hamilton will be among the Rangers who will be wielding a pink bat in honor of his mother and in support
 | May 11, 2008 |  Pirates miss out on pink bat opportunity
PITTSBURGH -- Major League Baseball and its clubs are again using pink bats on Mother's Day to generate awareness about breast cancer and raise funds to fight the disease. Players were also going to wear pink
 | May 11, 2008 |  Astros paint town pink on Mother's Day
LOS ANGELES -- Pink bats, pink scorecards, pink ribbons, pink wristbands, pink shoes. The normally sterile and bland visitors clubhouse at Dodgers Stadium was
 | May 11, 2008 |  Braves miss chance to swing pink bats
breast cancer. Mark Kotsay, Yunel Escobar, Kelly Johnson, Chipper Jones, Brian McCann and Mark Teixeira were the Braves who were planning to use pink bats during Sunday afternoon's game. Although they didn't get this opportunity, they will still sign the bats, which will be auctioned off on
 | May 11, 2008 |  Pink bats heat up Royals' offense
KANSAS CITY -- Pink baseball bats have become a Major League Baseball Mother's Day tradition, as MLB's "Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer" initiative has raised
 | May 11, 2008 |  Pink bats go a long way for Fish
WASHINGTON -- Pink was both fashionable and beneficial for the Marlins on Sunday.In honor of Mother's Day, all 30 Major League teams had the chance to sport pink
 | May 12, 2008 |  Sanchez uses pink bat in makeup game
PITTSBURGH -- Because of a rainout, the stock of pink bats that a number of Pirates players had been planning to swing on Mother's Day never made it out onto the field on Sunday.In order to ensure
 | May 11, 2008 |  Brewers don't want to let go of pink bats
MILWAUKEE -- Some of the Brewers want to keep using their pink bats. Especially slugger Ryan Braun, whose two solo home runs Sunday were among eight Brewers hits that came with pink bats in their 5-3 win
 | May 11, 2008 |  O's think pink in fight against cancer
for breast cancer, they just couldn't quite go to bat for the cause on Sunday. The O's only had two hits, a season low, on a day hitters used pink bats to raise awareness for breast cancer. Catcher Guillermo Quiroz ensures that the pink didn't cause the offensive futility. "Color doesn't

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