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Wake N’ Blog For June 4th: Kinky Or Kidnapping? Mother Arrested For Tying Up Daughter’s Boyfriend

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MLB Roundup. Let this sink in for a moment: the Texas Rangers have the best record in the American League… — …yes, it’s true, after the Rangers beat the Yankees 4-2. Ben Zobrist hit a grand slam and Jeff Niemann pitched a two-hit shutout in Tampa Bay’s 9-0 win over Kansas City. Josh Beckett took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Red Sox pounded the Tigers 10-5. Laynce Nix hit two homers and had four RBI as the Reds whipped the Cardinals 9-3. [MLB.com Scoreboard]

French Open. It feels like these matches occurred two days ago, but it was only yesterday: in the women’s quarterfinals, Samantha Stosure beat Sorana Cirstea 6-1, 6-3 and Svetlana Kuznetsova upset Serena Williams 7-6, 5-7, 7-5. On the men’s side, Roger Federer easily handled Gael Monfils 7-6, 6-2, 6-4 and Juan Martin defeated Tommy Robredo6-3, 6-4, 6-2. [Roland Garros]

Aw shucks. It’s kidnapping, but how great is duct tape? What can’t this stuff do? Police in California have arrested a woman who duct-taped her 21-year-old daughter’s boyfriend in an ill-conceived kidnapping attempt in an effort to keep the man away from her daughter. Man, if I had a nickel…no, really, I’m only five cents short for my latte. [Yahoo!/AP]