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LEADING OFF: Twins-Tigers scrap; Scherzer on…

LEADING OFF: Twins-Tigers resume series after scrap, Scherzer gets Mets on Sunday night, Jays feeling very blue, Nova faces Yanks in Pittsburgh

Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to…

Detroit Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones was taken to a hospital after getting hit in the face by a pitch

Dan Straily says he was feeling 'locked in…

Miami Marlins starter Dan Straily says he was feeling really locked in Saturday night in racking up a career-high 14 strikeouts against the Padres.

Hosmer: 'As an offense, we obviously haven't been…

Eric Hosmer on the Royals' offensive struggles: "The only thing we can do is continue to play, and you hope to get out of it."

Ichiro Becomes Oldest Player in Ten Years to Hit…

At 43 years, 179 days old, Ichiro Suzuki became the oldest player to homer since Julio Franco (48 years old) in 2007.

Senzatela, Story key Rockies' 12-3 win over Giants

Antonio Senzatela got his third win in four major league starts, Trevor Story homered for the second straight night and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 12-3

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Pedroia still ailing, Farrell complaining over…

A day later, Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia and manager John Farrell were still sore about Manny Machado's spikes-up slide

Contreras' slam powers Arrieta, Cubs to 12-8 win…

Willson Contreras hit his first career grand slam and Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward added three-run shots, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 12-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds

Yost on Royals' offense: 'It's been a bit of a…

Ned Yost on the Kansas City Royals' offense: "Cain's swinging the bat really well, but everybody else, it's been a bit of a struggle here of late, and it's just tough to put runs on the board when that's happening."

Dee Gordon on wild 11th: I was getting waved home…

Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon describes what was going through his mind on the wild play in the top of the 11th that led to two runs.

Gonzalez, Nationals beat Mets 3-1 for 6th straight win

Gio Gonzalez pitched no-hit ball into the sixth inning to win again at Citi Field and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 3-1 for their sixth straight victory

Bautista homers in 13th, Blue Jays escape jam to…

Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning, Joe Biagini escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-7

Diamondbacks score 9 runs in 8th, rout Dodgers 13…

Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers

Don Mattingly on wild finish: Things changed…

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly breaks down the wild finish to the team's extra-innings win over the San Diego Padres.

Giancarlo Stanton on blasting two more homers…

Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton sits down with Jessica Blaylock to discuss his two-homer night Saturday and how Martin Prado gets his vote for MVP of the game.

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LEADING OFF: Mets banged up already, Cubs unis a…

LEADING OFF: Mets banged up early in season, Cubs jerseys a big sell year after Series win, Braves' Howard starts at Triple-A, Arrieta going on extra rest

Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of…

Adam Wainwright homered and drove in four runs while getting his first victory of the season, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3

Kluber throws 3-hitter, Indians beat White Sox 3-0

Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter and faced two over the minimum, leading the Cleveland Indians over the Chicago White Sox 3-0

Rays look for another series victory in finale vs…

The Tampa Bay Rays have Matt Andriese on the mound Sunday afternoon as they finish up their series against the visiting Houston Astros.

Tommy Hunter on calf tightness: Felt like I got…

Tampa Bay Rays reliever Tommy Hunter gives an update on the calf tightness that forced him out of Saturday's game.

Harper, Nats win 5th in row, top Familia, Mets 4-3 in 11

Bryce Harper homered early, then doubled and scored the go-ahead run in the 11th inning on a bases-loaded walk by Jeurys Familia, sending the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets for their fifth straight win

Madison Bumgarner lands on DL after dirt bike…

Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner has been put on the disabled list for the first time in his big league career after a dirt bike accident that sent him to a hospital with bruised ribs and a sprained joint in his pitching shoulder

Rangers release Josh Hamilton after another knee…

The Texas Rangers have released Josh Hamilton from his minor league contract after another knee injury, perhaps signaling the end of the 2010 AL MVP's career

Kevin Cash liked how Rays stuck with it Saturday

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash breaks down Saturday's victory, saying it was nice to see how the team stuck with it and bounced back to beat the Astros.

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Shane Peterson discusses doing a little bit of…

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Shane Peterson chats with Alex Corddry about his approach at the plate and his stellar catch in left in the first inning Saturday night.

Story, Blackmon power Rockies to 6-5 win over Giants

Trevor Story hit his first career grand slam and Charlie Blackmon lined an inside-the-park homer as part of a six-run fourth inning, helping the Colorado Rockies beat Johnny Cueto and the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on a rainy night

Mets closer Familia makes season debut after…

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia pitched a scoreless inning in his season debut, returning after serving a 15-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy