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LEADING OFF: Bogaerts expected back by Boston…

LEADING OFF: Bogaerts expected back by Boston; Miller put on DL by Indians; Cubs' Bryant still sidelined

Former substitute teacher bests Kershaw, Marlins…

Trevor Richards outpitched Clayton Kershaw just months removed from working as a substitute elementary school teacher, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of a wild outing from the Dodgers' ace to beat Los Angeles 8-6

Tito was proud of how Clevinger battled through…

Francona recaps the Indians' 5-4 series-opening loss to Seattle.

Baseball being baseball, Mike Clevinger doesn't…

Clevinger discusses his 6-inning outing that was marred by one bad frame.

Miller's absence felt by Indians as Mariners win 5-4

Andrew Miller's absence was immediately felt by the Cleveland Indians' bullpen when Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning off Nick Goody that lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 5-4 victory

Betts hits 2 HRs as Red Sox beat Blue Jays 4-3

Mookie Betts homered twice and drove in three runs as the Boston Red Sox snapped their season-high three-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays

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Altherr goes deep to back Arrieta, Phils beat…

Aaron Altherr hit a go-ahead three-run homer, Jake Arrieta outpitched Zack Greinke and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3

Jose Martinez: 'Huge win ... one of the best…

Jose Martinez tied the game in the 10th before the Cards won it in the 13th.

Pham gives credit 'to my therapeutic do-rag'

Tommy Pham talks about getting four hits the day after bloodying himself while warming up with a batting machine.

Diamondbacks power past Phillies 8-2

Jarrod Dyson, Nick Ahmed and David Peralta homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks earned an 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies

Acuna singles, scores in MLB debut, Braves beat…

Prized prospect Ronald Acuna Jr. singled and scored the tying run in the eighth inning of his big league debut, and the Atlanta Braves went on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4

Braves promoting top outfield prospect Acuna from…

Top outfield prospect Ronald Acuna is set to join the Atlanta Braves

Twins Final Pitch: Minnesota heads home after…

On the latest Twins Final Pitch, analyst Jack Morris says Minnesota knows it's a long season after losing seven straight games on the road.

Matheny on Cardinals' resilient win over Mets

Mike Matheny on Tommy Pham's big day (four hits) less than 24 hours after bloodying himself warming up: "Apparently, it didn't affect his vision."

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Fowler, Pham lead Cards over Mets 4-3 in 13 innings

Dexter Fowler's 13th-inning single capped a comeback from a pair of deficits and gave the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets. St

LEADING OFF: Acuna called up, Beltre strain, Cobb…

LEADING OFF: Acuna called up, Beltre strain, Cobb sees ex-Tampa Bay teammates, Kershaw off to 1-3 start, more rainouts

Schwarber hits 2 HRs as Cubs beat Indians in…

Kyle Schwarber hit two of Chicago's four solo home runs and the Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 10-3 in the first meeting between the teams since their classic 2016 World Series

Eugenio Suàrez is excited to be back in the Reds…

Eugenio Suàrez is excited to be back in the Reds lineup and eager to help his squad out

Helping each other out: Cameron Maybin, Lewis…

Cameron Maybin and Lewis Brinson discuss how veterans are helping younger players develop

Sanchez walkoff homer gives Yanks 4-3 win, sweep of Twins

Gary Sanchez hit a three-run homer off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 to complete a four-game sweep and extend their winning streak to six

Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred 'positive' about impact of mound visits rule change, shorter inning breaks

A tale of 2 bats, and Babe Ruth's 60th home run…

As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927

Jose Urena gets the call as Marlins return home…

The Miami Marlins are back at home after their road trip Friday night when they host the Colorado Rockies.

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Keith Hernandez on his new book: Lots of fond…

Keith Hernandez says his new book -- his fifth -- goes into great depth on his Cardinals career. And through all his ups and downs, he appreciated that "Cardinals fans were great with me."

Didi goes deep again, Austin powers Yankees past Twins 7-4

Didi Gregorius homered for the fourth straight game and added two RBIs to his major league-leading total, sending the New York Yankees past the Minnesota Twins 7-4 in a hazy fog for their fifth consecutive victory

LEADING OFF: Ohtani faces champs; Cubs-Indians…

LEADING OFF: Ohtani faces defending champs; Cubs-Indians in 2016 Series rematch; Porcello, Berrios try to keep it rolling on mound