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Ivan Nova leads Yankees vs. high-powered Angels

Ivan Nova was stellar in a 10-2 win against the Phillies in his first appearance since Tommy John surgery. What will he do for an encore against the Angels?

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Longenhagen: MLB international signing primer

July 2, when the new crop of amateur international signees becomes eligible to sign pro contracts, should be circled on every baseball fan's calendar as the second most important day of the year.

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Shandler: Dump deals that make sense

For fantasy baseball owners in keeper leagues, the 2015 season title chase might be over, so Ron Chandler explains some "dump" deals that might be beneficial for first- and last-place teams.

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Monday's power rankings

Following an impressive start -- only his second in the majors -- Cleveland Indians pitcher Cody Anderson leads our nightly power rankings.

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Bogaerts, Betts bright spots for Red Sox (1:26)
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8hMark Saxon

Dodgers have a frustrating evening

The Los Angeles Dodgers endured their most frustrating loss of 2015 on Monday, 10-6 to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

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Four-run first sets Nats up for win

Clint Robinson capped a 4-run first with a 2-run homer to help the Nats take the opener vs. the Braves. Nats SP Jordan Zimmermann fanned six in 7 2/3 scoreless innings, while Braves SP Shelby Miller settled down to strike out 10 but allowed 4 ER on 8 hits in five innings. Box score

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Red Sox hold off Blue Jays 4-3

The Red Sox won a third straight in Toronto behind four runs on seven hits, including David Ortiz's 479th career HR. Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada lasted just 2 1/3 innings. Box score

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Sale reaches double-digit K's again

Chris Sale has 11 K's through 6 innings vs. the Cardinals, the 8th straight game he's had 10-plus. He joins Pedro Martinez as the only pitchers since 1900 to do that (via Elias). The game is tied 1-1 entering the 7th. Follow live

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Moreland goes deep twice again

For the second straight night, Mitch Moreland hit two home runs as Texas beat Baltimore 8-6.

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Final: Marlins 5, Giants 3

Dee Gordon's first home run in over a year was an inside-the-park variety, as Gordon's 3-run sprinting HR gave the Marlins the opener in the series. Box score

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Cubs will take the 1-0 win over the Mets

It wasn't pretty. Only one run was scored. But the Cubs squeaked out the win. Said Eduardo Perez: "They'll take anything they can get right now."

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Final: Indians 6, Rays 2

Danny Salazar threw 7 scoreless innings, ultimately giving up 2 hits and 2 runs, which gave the Indians' bats just enough time to pound in 6 runs to take the first 2 games of the series. Box score

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Cubs halt Mets with 1-0 win

One run off Matt Szczur's RBI single was all the Cubs needed to snap the Mets' four-game win streak at Citi Field. Jonathon Niese fell to 3-8 despite holding Chicago to one run on four hits in seven innings. It's the eighth time the Mets were held scoreless this season. Box score

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Rangers power through Baltimore

Robinson Chirinos, Shin-Soo Choo and Mitch Moreland (twice) homered to give the Rangers the 8-6 win against the Orioles. Box score

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Reyes takes Boston deep

Jose Reyes has been having a rough week, going 2-for-22 for a .091 batting average and slugging percentage over the last seven days, but he got a hold of one in Toronto to cut the Red Sox's lead to one in the 7th. Follow live

Moreland homers again

Mitch Moreland hit his second home run of the day, making it back-to-back games with two home runs (9 of his 14 homers have come in the month of June) and the Rangers have an 8-5 lead over the O's in the 8th. Follow live

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Mets' four-game winning streak on the line

The Mets have three hits and no runs to show for it as they head to the bottom of the ninth trailing 1-0 against the visiting Cubs. Can New York rally to keep its streak alive? On ESPN/WatchESPN

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Kyle Hendricks' night over in Queens

The Cubs starter allowed three hits, one walk and fanned six through six scoreless innings at Citi Field. Hector Rondon is in for relief as he tries to maintain Chicago's 1-0 lead vs. the Mets in the seventh. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Indians get some breathing room

3B Giovanny Urshela lifted a 3-run HR to left off Rays reliever Steven Geltz, pushing Cleveland's lead to 4-0 in the 7th. It's just the 2nd career longball for the 23-year-old rookie. Follow live

Brewers hit Hamels early

Wet conditions and a rain delay didn't cool off Milwaukee, which opened with 2 runs on 2 hits off of Cole Hamels in the top of the 1st. Aramis Ramirez's single to center plated Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun. Follow live