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9hJerry Crasnick

Crasnick: Arenado following Tulo's lead

With teammate Troy Tulowitzki showing him the way, Nolan Arenado has learned so much about what goes into being a franchise player.

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Tough time in Milwaukee (2:18)
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Mariners' McClendon goes off on umpire (1:06)
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3hMatt Marrone

MLB's all-time best debuts

For some, it's a sign of greatness to come; for others, it remains their finest moment in the sun. Here are a few of the most remarkable debuts in MLB history.

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Gallo: 'Pretty nervous' (2:00)
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17hDavid Schoenfield

Tuesday's power rankings

Joc Pederson and Joey Gallo both hit dramatic home runs and top (sort of) Tuesday's power rankings.

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17hBen Lindbergh

How the Tigers fixed their defense

The Tigers shored up their outfield defense by bringing in new bodies, but they're getting the benefit of big second-season improvement at third from Nick Castellanos.

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Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

Why Castro didnt go to 2nd with Gordon running is beyong me. Play overturned...3-0 Miami Bot 2. And yes, he had him at 2nd

#VoteDbacks @Dbacks

#Dbacks acquire C Wellington Castillo, RHP Dominic Leone, INF Jack Reinheimer & OF Gabby Guerrero from Mariners for Mark Trumbo & Vidal Nuño

Trumbo traded to Mariners

Diamondbacks right fielder Mark Trumbo was traded to the Mariners. Trumbo is batting .259 with 9 homers in 46 games this season.

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Liriano shuts down Giants

Francisco Liriano tossed 7 innings of 1-run ball, Jung Ho Kang hit a 2-run double, and the Pirates completed the sweep of the Giants for their 11th win in 13 games.

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Diamondbacks rally to edge Braves

Arizona spotted Atlanta 6 runs, but David Peralta (2-5, 2 RBIs, R) and the D-backs stormed back with 4 runs off of the Braves' bullpen to win 9-8 and take 2 of 3 in the series. Box score

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Tanaka shines in return, Yankees win

On the mound for the first time since heading to the DL on April 29, Masahiro Tanaka struck out 9 and allowed just 3 hits over 7 innings to guide New York to a 3-1 win over the Mariners and a series sweep. Box score

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AL Aces in action today

Sonny Gray, Chris Sale and Corey Kluber are all scheduled to start. Among American League pitchers who have logged at least 200 innings over the last three seasons, Gray and Sale rank second and third in ERA. Gray's 1.82 ERA this season ranks second behind Dallas Keuchel's 1.76.

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Puig to start rehab assignment Thursday

OF Yasiel Puig could return next week after rehabbing with Rancho Cucamonga, said Dodgers manager Don Mattingly. Puig hasn't played with Los Angeles since April 24 because of a hamstring injury.

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Strasburg throws for 1st time on DL

Stephen Strasburg, who left his start Friday with neck stiffness after 16 pitches, emerged from the session without discomfort, according to Nationals manager Matt Williams. Strasburg didn't last more than 5 innings in any of his last 5 starts.

D-backs fight back from 6-run deficit

Arizona starter Rubby De La Rosa was roughed up, allowing 7 runs in 5 innings to put his team in an early hole. But the D-backs fought all the way back to take the lead over the Braves with a 3-run 7th inning. Follow live

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Jared Hughes gets through the Giants in the eighth with some breaking balls and some luck. 2-1, PIT.

#VoteDbacks @Dbacks

A.J. Pollock doubles, Goldy moves him over, and Yasmany Tomás drives him in. It's a one-run game in the 7th.

Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

Bryant on being a team player and moving to OF if needed: “If that time comes I’d love to see Javy rake at third base."

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Francisco Cervelli just took the sort of hit that catchers take more than anybody else. As Kuip and Krukow said: He just needs some time.

Cincinnati Reds @Reds

Reds place on the 15-day DL Marlon Byrd, select from Class AAA Louisville the contract of Ivan DeJesus Jr. (#3) and release Donald Lutz.