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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.

Rays beat Orioles 9-5 for sixth straight win

Rays continue Orioles' woes with 9-5 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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After 3 Tommy John surgeries, Jonny Venters back…

Former All-Star pitcher Jonny Venters is back in the major leagues after recovering from his third Tommy John surgery

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.

Hendricks, Cubs win 1-0, stop Brewers' 8-game win streak

Kyle Hendricks turns in gem as Chicago Cubs cool off Milwaukee Brewers with 1-0 win

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

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

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."

Martinez's 3-run homer lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays 5-4

J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer, Chris Sale won for the first time in three starts and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4

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At 20, Acuna joins Braves as youngest player in…

The Atlanta Braves have called up 20-year-old Ronald Acuna Jr. He's the youngest player in the major leagues

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

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

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

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

Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

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

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.

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."

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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

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

Chris Archer looks to lift Rays to 2-game sweep…

The Tampa Bay Rays have Chris Archer on the mound Thursday night as they face the Orioles and try to run their win streak to six straight.