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Reds' Leake shines in potential trade audition

Mike Leake might have raised his value to suitors with eight shutout innings in St. Louis. Two other available arms, James Shields and David Price, didn't fare as well Tuesday.

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Mets' Mejia suspended 162 games for PEDs

New York Mets right-hander Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 162 games without pay after testing positive for performance-enhancing substances, his second PED-related suspension.

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Tiger: I didn't think it would take this long (1:24)
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Hall of Fame debate: Keith Tkachuk

Keith Tkachuk was part of a legendary group that earned U.S. hockey a permanent place on the international map, but is he Hall of Fame worthy?

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Ouch! Betts tumbles over the wall
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Red Sox CF Mookie Betts almost robbed White Sox 1B Jose Abreu of a homer in the sixth, but the ball spilled out of his glove when he hit the ground, resulting in a two-run shot.

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Betts has concussion symptoms
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Red Sox CF Mookie Betts left during the sixth of tonight's loss to the White Sox with concussion symptoms after he flipped over the wall trying to make a grab. He will likely have to go on the 7-day concussion DL but tests are ongoing.

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Leake, Votto lead Reds past Cardinals
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Mike Leake pitched eight scoreless innings in what could be his final start for Cincinnati, while Joey Votto hit a 3-run HR and scored twice in the 4-0 win. Box score

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Syndergaard, Duda lift Mets past Padres
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Noah Syndergaard took a perfect game into the 7th, and Lucas Duda hit a long homer in New York's 4-0 win.

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Giles becomes popular fantasy pickup
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Ken Giles got the save for the Phillies tonight, and he'll be taking over the closer's role after Jonathan Papelbon's trade to the Nats. Giles is available in 73 percent of ESPN leagues.

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Fernandez pitches Marlins past Nats
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Jose Fernandez improved to 4-0, and Dee Gordon scored the go-ahead run in his first game off the DL.

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Rays rout Tigers
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Curt Casali went deep in the fourth and sixth innings, and the Rays added five runs in the eighth to run away from the Tigers in a 10-2 win at Tropicana Field. Box score

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Davis, O's bash Braves in Baltimore
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Chris Davis belted two long balls to give him 24 homers on the season and his third multi-HR game in the Orioles' 7-3 win over the Braves.

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Phillies win fifth straight at Toronto
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Cody Asche drove in two runs on a game-tying double in the fifth, and Andres Blanco's go-ahead double in the same frame stood as the difference in the Phillies' 3-2 win over the Jays.

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White Sox rip Red Sox 9-4 at Fenway
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The White Sox rolled to a sixth straight win behind Jose Abreu's and Geovany Soto's six combined RBIs, and Jeff Samardzija's eight strong innings. Melky Cabrera, who went 4-for-5, finished a HR shy of the cycle in extending his multi-hit streak to a career-high six games. Box score

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Davis, Birds bash Braves

Chris Davis hammered two HRs in two innings, and Ubaldo Jimenez recovered from a rocky start to toss seven innings of two-run ball in the Orioles' 7-3 win over the Braves. Box score

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Marlins beat Nats, end losing skid

In his first game back from the DL, Marlins 2B Dee Gordon went 2-for-3 with a triple in the 4-1 win over the Nationals. Jose Fernandez got the win and improved to 4-0 on the season. Box score

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Hosmer's late HR puts Royals up for good

With the game tied 1-1 going into the 9th, 1B Eric Hosmer went deep to right field to put the Royals up 2-1 over the Indians for their fourth victory in a row. It's Cleveland's sixth straight loss. Box score

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Phillies are 9-1 since the All-Star Break, the 1st time they've won at least 9 of their first 10 games after Break since 1970 (via ELIAS)

Runs keep coming in Arlington

Chris Young smacked a grand slam to put the Yankees up 15-5 over the Rangers. New York has put up huge numbers in just three innings:

  • All 9 Yankees have scored a run
  • 7 Yankees have recorded an RBI, while 4 have multiple RBIs
  • 6 Yankees have a multi-hit game
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Reds to give away Pete Rose bobbleheads
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The team will honor Charlie Hustle with his first ever bobblehead promotion for the Sept. 12 game against the Cardinals. It will come one day after the 30th anniversary of Rose breaking Ty Cobb's all-time hits record.

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Davis records third multi-HR game

Chris Davis' first HR gave the O's a 3-2 lead in the first, and his second tacked on two more runs. Davis has five HRs in his past seven games to give him 24 this season. Only Mike Trout, Nelson Cruz, and Nolan Arenado have more multi-homer games this season (4 each). Follow live

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Chris Davis makes leaping grab near RF wall. Standing ovation. To quote legendary poet O'Shea Jackson (aka Ice Cube), today was a good day.

Tom Brady faces 'uphill battle'
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ESPN's Roger Cossack: "The NFL is pretty darn sure of its position. They know there is going to be an appeal in court. They have very good lawyers on staff. They are in agreement they will win this."

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