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LEADING OFF: White Sox check Farquhar, Ohtani's…

LEADING OFF: White Sox check Farquhar; Ohtani's blister; Darvish, Keuchel, Colon all go for 1st win; Nationals cut pitcher Cole

Nats beat Dodgers 5-2 in uneven matchup of…

Max Scherzer scattered four hits over six innings against Clayton Kershaw in the 13th all-time meeting of three-time Cy Young Award winners and the Nationals beat the Dodgers 5-2

Tyson Ross: "This is the best I've been in recent…

Tyson Ross: "This is the best I've been in recent memory"

Andy Green talks about his team's 4-1 victory

Andy Green talks about his team's 4-1 victory

Former NFL player's 1952 Mantle card sells for $2.88 million

A Mickey Mantle baseball card from 1952 was sold at auction for $2.88 million, nearly setting a record

Ross loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th, Padres…

Tyson Ross lost his bid to pitch the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres' history when center fielder Franchy Cordero appeared to misplay a ball with two outs in the eighth inning of a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks

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Gurriel Jr. has 3 RBIs in MLB debut, Blue Jays…

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. made an impressive major league debut with two hits and three RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 8-5

Austin Hedges on Ross's near no-hitter

Austin Hedges on Ross's near no-hitter

Wil Myers talks about his return to action, Tyson…

Wil Myers talks about his return to action, Tyson Ross

Moreland hits slam, Red Sox top A's 7-3 for 8th straight win

Mitch Moreland hit a grand slam, Jackie Bradley Jr. added a three-run homer and the streaking Boston Red Sox won their eighth in a row, beating the Oakland Athletics 7-3

Cespedes has go-ahead single as Mets top Braves…

Yoenis Cespedes overcomes 4 strikeouts to hit tiebreaking single in 12th, giving Mets 5-3 win over Braves

Padres' Ross loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th…

Tyson Ross of the San Diego Padres has lost his no-hit try with two outs in the eighth inning at Arizona

DBacks honor Kevin Towers with "Kevin's Tower…

DBacks honor Kevin Towers with "Kevin's Tower" suite

Yonder Alonso on Cleveland's cold bats: 'This is…

Alonso after the 3-1 loss to the Orioles.

McCutchen hits 3-run homer as Giants overpower Angels 8-1

Andrew McCutchen hit a towering, three-run home run, Mac Williamson hit a two-run homer in his first big league game this year and Nick Hundley also connected to back Jeff Samardzija in the San Francisco Giants' 8-1 win against the Los Angeles Angels

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What gets a manager fired? One really bad stretch

The line for losing a job is clear in most professional sports _ cross the front office, wrangle with the star player, flame out in the playoffs, or put together one historically bad run at the start of a season

Chris Archer: Wilson Ramos is a game-changer…

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer credits the game-calling of catcher Wilson Ramos after his start Friday night and the win over the Minnesota Twins.

Michael Wacha: 'The offense was showing out…

Michael Wacha can't pinpoint a reason for the tremendous success he's had against the Reds throughout his career: "I'm just trying to attack every single team that comes in here and whoever I'm facing. I really can't put my finger on what it is."

Baez, Schwarber homer, Cubs beat Rockies 16-5

Kyle Hendricks pitched effectively for five innings, Javier Baez and Kyle Schwarber both homered and the Chicago Cubs rode a seven-run sixth inning to a 16-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night

Kevin Cash: That's one of more interesting games…

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash says it was pretty agonizing waiting for the replay review of the final play of the game Friday night in the win over the Minnesota Twins.

Trevor Bauer couldn't put hitters away, says…

Bauer after the 3-1 loss to Baltimore.

White Sox reliever Farquhar passes out in dugout

White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar taken to hospital after passing out in dugout

Mike Matheny on Jose Martinez: 'He finds a way to…

Mike Matheny on Jose Martinez: "People who haven't been paying attention around the league are realizing that this guy's legit."

Tito believer in Indians, hopes offensive…

Tito after the 3-1 loss to Baltimore.

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Royals snap 9-game skid, beat Tigers 3-2 to salvage split

Niko Goodrum dropped Jon Jay's grounder and then threw high to first base, allowing the tiebreaking run to score in the top of the ninth for Kansas City as the Royals rallied for a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers, salvaging a split in a doubleheader

Denard Span says he knew he had to turn on the…

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Denard Span stops by to chat with Rich Hollenberg about bringing in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning Friday night against the Minnesota Twins.

Rookie Ozzie Albies is having a major impact on…

Frank Thomas and Eric Karros discuss the emergence of Atlanta Braves’ rookie Ozzie Albies.