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HOU leads AL West by 7 games. Last team in any division with a lead that big on May 3 was the 116-win '01 Mariners, who had a 9-game lead.
Yankees leaving in a left-hander to face the right-handed Hanley Ramirez to start the bottom of the eighth.
Retaliation an accepted part of the game by the players. But throwing over and over and over at a hitter in the same at-bat seems ridiculous