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Ventura drills Lawrie, gets ejected in loss

A night after Oakland's Brett Lawrie riled the Royals with a hard slide, Yordano Ventura plunked Lawrie with a 99 mph fastball in the left elbow and got tossed from Kansas City's 5-0 loss.

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Blue Jays walk off, top Braves

Kelly Johnson hits a home run to tie the score in the top of the ninth, but Josh Donaldson retaliates with a long ball of his own in the bottom of the 10th to lift the Blue Jays over the Braves 6-5.

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Cards top Reds (0:56)

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Sport Science: Tripling Your Betts

Several individual plays were considered for Play of the Week, but instead the Sport Science team recognized a series of plays by Boston's Mookie Betts and called it our Performance of the Week.

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Mets keep on winning

New York's unbelievable start to the 2015 season continues. The Mets are now an NL-best 9-3, a perfect 6-0 at home, and have won 7 straight after tonight's win over the Marlins. Box score

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Carlos Torres getting pulled. Alex Torres, who has been wild as a Met, enters with his new protective cap.

Young hits grand slam

Chris Young adds another four runs to the Yankees' lead, making it 9-0 in the seventh. That's Young's third home run of the season. Follow live

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

George Springer (HOU): 1st HR of season. 20 HR last season prior to quad injury. Only 6 AL players had more HR at time of his last game

DeGrom's scoreless inning streak goes on

Jacob deGrom has gone 18.1 innings without allowing a run. The Mets are beating the Marlins 5-0 in the middle of the 7th. Follow live

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Mets appear to never have produced a four-game sweep against the Marlins. Miami last did it to the Mets in 2010.

Astros break scoreless tie

George Springer's first home run of the season -- just the second hit all night off C.J. Wilson -- puts Houston on top 1-0 in the 6th inning. Follow live

Marte's big day
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Pirates' outfielder Starling Marte is doing a bit of everything. He's 2-for-3 with a home run, a stolen base and 5 RBIs. Pittsburgh leads Milwaukee 6-1 heading to the 6th. Follow live

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Yankees on the board

Brian McCann's 2-out triple -- which missed being a home run by inches -- breaks a scoreless tie and gives New York a 2-0 lead. It's just the 4th triple of McCann's career. Follow live

Pitchers duel in Tampa

Rays' starter Jake Odorizzi has allowed just 3 hits through 5 innings. Masahiro Tanaka has outdone him, giving up a single hit, as the game remains scoreless heading to the 6th. Follow live

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Yordano Ventura ejected after hitting Brett Lawrie in the fourth. Yohan Pino on to pitch in the fourth. 5-0 Oakland.

A's find offense in 5th
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After a scoreless first 3 innings in Kansas City, Oakland has opened up the offense in the 4th. The A's have 5 runs in the frame, the latest 3 coming on a Josh Reddick home run, his 1st of the year. Follow live

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