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Showdown looms as Washington Metro workers…

After years without a new contract, the Washington Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Baseball's shifting culture set to play out in…

Fans tuning into the baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday night will get to see the shifting culture of the sport

Trout still setting the standard in AL through…

If you were voting on an AL MVP award for just the first half, you could put together an entire 10-man ballot that's just Mike Trout, plus nine players from the Red Sox, Yankees, Indians and Astros

Group armed with baseball bats beats up man, steals his car

Providence police say a city man was beaten up by a group of people armed with baseball bats, who then proceeded to steal his car

Piscotty homers to keep A's rolling in 6-2 in over Giants

Stephen Piscotty homered for the fifth time in nine games and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Sunday.

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Murphy's big hit helps Nationals beat Mets 6-1

Daniel Murphy hits 2-run single as Washington Nationals top New York Mets 6-1

Bell's double in 10th gives Pirates 5-game sweep of Brewers

Josh Bell hit a game-ending two-run double in the 10th inning to send the Pirates to 7-6 victory over the Brewers, giving Pittsburgh a five-game sweep of Milwaukee and its sixth straight win overall

Machado homers, exits early in Orioles' 6-5 win…

Machado homers, departs early from wet field as Orioles beat Rangers 6-5 to end first half

Cardinals look for spark after manager's shock…

Some St. Louis Cardinals players say they bear some responsibility for the sudden firing of manager Mike Matheny

Cardinals win in interim manager Shildt's debut

Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler each homered to give interim manager Mike Shildt a win in his debut as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Sunday

Moncada, Palka spark White Sox to 10-1 rout of Royals

Daniel Palka and Yoan Moncada each homered and Lucas Giolito tossed two-hit ball into the seventh inning, lifting the Chicago White Sox to a 10-1 victory over the struggling Kansas City Royals on Sunday

Teheran sharp in 6-plus innings, Braves beat Arizona

The Atlanta Braves got six-plus scoreless innings from Julio Teheran and used a four-run third inning to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1

Bogaerts, Holt help red-hot Red Sox enter break with win

Xander Bogaerts homered in his first at-bat a day after hitting a walk-off grand slam and drove in two runs along with Brock Holt, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2

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Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6

All-Star slugger Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and drove in five, Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ also went deep and the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 11-6

Indians C Yan Gomes finds out he's an All-Star…

Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been named an All-Star for the first time

Tigers rough up Verlander in 6-3 win over Astros

John Hicks hit one of Detroit's four home runs off Justin Verlander, and the Tigers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros

Brantley's homer lifts Indians to 5-2 win over Yankees

Brantley homers as Indians score three in eighth, beat Yankees 5-2

Anderson helps Miami score 8 in 5th to overtake Phils, 10-5

Brian Anderson hits 3-run homer as Miami Marlins rally past Philadelphia Phillies 10-5

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LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos…

LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of All-Star Game with injury, Gary Sanchez to start rehab stint

Cole pitches into 6th inning, Astros hit 3 homers…

Gerrit Cole struck out eight in 5 2/3 strong innings, and the Houston Astros hit three home runs in a 9-1 win over the Detroit Tigers

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A's rally on Canha's pinch-hit home run to beat Giants 4-3

Pinch-hitter Mark Canha hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics continued their late-game magic, rallying to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Saturday night.

Gray's strong outing leads Rockies past Mariners, 4-1

Jon Gray returned from a two-week demotion to the minors to pitch effectively into the eighth inning, Carlos Gonzalez homered and the Colorado Rockies extended their strong finish to the season's first half by beating the Seattle Mariners 4-1