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Olney: Rangers suddenly back on track

Under first-year manager Jeff Banister, the Rangers have turned their season around with their play in May.

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With Cubs coming home, it's so long, Paul Goldschmidt

PHOENIX -- The Chicago Cubs are glad to leave Arizona and return home if for no other reason than their pitchers won't have to face Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt for a while.

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Olney: MLB has flawed policy (1:40)

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Wacha stepping up big for Cardinals (1:32)

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Baseball is dying ... again

A Wall Street Journal report shows that participation in youth baseball appears to be in heavy decline.

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Rangers at Yankees on ESPN

The free-falling Yankees (22-21) look to avoid a three-game sweep against the visiting Rangers (20-23), who scored a combined 25 runs on 27 hits in the first two games. Watch live

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Fielder feeling it at the plate

Prince Fielder is 5-for-9 with three home runs and seven runs scored in the first two games of the Rangers-Yankees series. He has eight home runs and 23 RBIs in 80 career at-bats against the Yankees.

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Rockies take control vs. Giants

The Rockies rocked Tim Hudson and the Giants with an 8-run fourth inning, capped by Nolan Arenado's three-run homer. Hudson lasted only 3 2/3 innings and allowed 8 ER on 6 hits. Follow live

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Bernie: "Never in my wildest dreams I would have thought that a skinny little 17 year old kid from Puerto Rico could be here this day."

Padres snap 4-game skid with rout

Justin Upton led the way for San Diego, matching his career high with 6 RBIs as every Padres starter recorded a hit in their 11-3 win over the Dodgers. James Shields (7 IP, 3 ER, 7 K) improved to 6-0 on the season. Box score

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Yankees' greatest center fielders

The Yankees are retiring Bernie Williams' No. 51 tonight (live on ESPNEWS). Where does Williams stand in a long line of Yankees center fielders? Rank 'em

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Diamondbacks edge Cubs 4-3

Paul Goldschmidt singled in the game's first run and later crushed a 2-run homer to center to power the D-backs to their 6th win in 7 games. Box score

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