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Thursday, May 06, 2004
Clemens passes Carlton, improves to 6-0. He's now second on the all-time strikeout list with 4,140. Nolan Ryan's record of 5,714 is probably safe. (Yahoo!)

Yankees run winning streak to eight.
Tony Clark doubled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the ninth inning and the surging Yankees won their eighth straight game, 4-3 over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.

"I've always said from spring training, your No. 1 guy is just as important your No. 25 guy,'' Clark said. "I'm the 25th guy. I needed a situation to contribute. I was fortunate.''

Mueller, Red Sox end five-game slide. (Yahoo!)

Baseball sells 'Spider-Man' ads on bases.
Baseball will receive about $3.6 million in a deal negotiated by Major League Baseball Properties with Marvel Studios and Columbia Pictures, a division of Sony Inc., a high-ranking baseball executive said on condition of anonymity.

The Yankees and Boston Red Sox will get more than $100,000 each, the team executive said, also on condition of anonymity. Most of the other 13 teams playing at home that weekend will get about $50,000 apiece, the team executive said.

Nate Silver on Alfonso Soriano's short-term and long-term prospects. (Baseball Prospectus)

Stealing Second(s). How to improve the Dodgers. (The Bench Coach)

Give me 10 runs, and I'll get you a win... How to improve the Tigers' pitching. (The Detroit Tigers Weblog)

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