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Numbers say Hamilton's best days are behind him

With the Rangers apparently ready to give outfielder Josh Hamilton a second chance, the question must be asked: What kind of player would Texas be getting?

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Martinez: Teams that have withstood injuries

Jason Martinez identifies MLB teams that have been hit hard by injury issues this season -- including the Nats and Rangers -- and assesses whether they've been able to withstand those issues.

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Yankees snap Mets' 11-game streak (2:03)

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Astros need 11 innings to top A's (0:56)

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6hMark Saxon

Zack Greinke: No longer 'stressed out'

Zack Greinke continued his hot April on the mound, as the Dodgers' right-hander was composed in mowing down the San Diego Padres.

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13hWallace Matthews

Finally, Bernie Williams is part of the club

The Yankees began to make amends for a decade-long oversight by kicking off a celebration of Bernie Williams and his time with the club.

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15hJesse Rogers

5 questions with ... Addison Russell

The Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell, one of baseball's top prospects, talks about life in the big leagues after his recent promotion.

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1dStephania Bell

Nathan poised for another Tommy John surgery

Stephania Bell discusses Joe Nathan's latest injury and the fact that he might be undergo a second Tommy John surgery in his career.

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1dDavid Schoenfield

#TBT: Fernando Tatis' historic night

St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Fernando Tatis tattooed two grand slams in the same inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 23, 1999.

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Mets' deGrom stumbles against Yankees
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Neither the Mets nor Jacob deGrom had their best stuff on Friday. DeGrom allowed 3 home runs, induced a career-low 3 ground balls and his 10.80 ERA was more than 10 times greater than his ERA in his first 3 starts.

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Spring speed for Reds' Hamilton
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Cincinnati's Billy Hamilton had 3 stolen bases for the Reds Friday, his second time doing so this season. The last player to have two 3-SB games before the end of April was Dave Roberts for the Dodgers in 2004. Hamilton's Reds are back in action today at 1:10 p.m. ET vs. the Cubs.

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Jose Bautista won't be put on DL

The Blue Jays OF will avoid the DL despite missing three straight games, manager John Gibbons said Friday. Bautista, dealing with a sore shoulder, will probably DH for a game or two before taking his usual position. He's tied for the team lead with 4 HR.

Angels, Rangers close to Hamilton trade
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The Rangers are closing in on reacquiring OF Josh Hamilton via trade, according to ESPN and multiple reports. Hamilton, currently on the DL, had a drug and alcohol relapse this offseason and his lack of punishment by MLB angered the Angels. Deal done soon?

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All downhill since Hamilton's MVP
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Josh Hamilton led all of baseball in OPS and won the AL MVP in 2010, but has seen his OPS decline steadily since then, finally bottoming out again in 2014.

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It's good to be the King
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Rangers and Mariners fans have seen the careers of their respective Kings -- Henrik Lundqvist in New York and Felix Hernandez in Seattle -- follow a similar trajectory.

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Tex sends a message
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Mark Teixeira hit two home runs to power the Yankees to a 6-1 victory in Friday's "subway series" opener, also snapping the Mets' 11-game winning streak. He's the first player to hit two homers in a Mets-Yankees game (for either team) since Russell Martin on June 10, 2012.

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Anthony Rendon plays rehab game
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The Nationals 3B has been rehabbing a sprained MCL the past six weeks and started a minor league assignment Friday: "It's been rough staying out of it." Rendon will play 7 innings today and could rejoin the Nats within the week.

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Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Unless the Angels are absolutely convinced Josh Hamilton cannot be an effective hitter, this deal makes very little sense for them.

Eduardo Perez @PerezEd

"King Felix" has now thrown 10 individual shutouts for the #Mariners, moving him into second place in team history behind R Johnson's 19.

Eduardo Perez @PerezEd

Justin Maxwell's HR was calculated at 447 feet, the second longest of his career; his career long was 471 feet, also at Coors Field.

Eduardo Perez @PerezEd

The #Astros are batting .320 in at-bats ending with a curveball on the outer-third of the plate, the highest average in MLB this season.