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ESPN's All-Star roster picks

Who deserves a roster spot in the All-Star Game this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati.

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Rancel: Miguel Sano brings 80 power to Minnesota

The Minnesota Twins have called up one of baseball's top power prospects in Miguel Sano. Nobody questions the power, but can he hit for enough average to stay in the lineup?

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How did Justin Turner get this good?

The Dodgers have chosen Justin Turner, a journeyman up until now, as their No. 3 hitter, the spot typically held for a team's best pure hitter.

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Month in review: June home runs

We highlight the most notable home run achievements from the month of June.

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Wednesday's power rankings

Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco leads our nightly list of baseball power rankings.

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Appreciating Brian Dozier's first half

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier deserves an All-Star bid, and it's amazing when you look at where he came from.

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Max Scherzer named NL Pitcher of the Month for June Last 3 starts 26 innings pitched 6 hits allowed 33 strikeouts 1 walk 0.69 ERA

JOse Fernandez and his biggest fans

The Marlins RHP got the win and hit a homer in his debut this season, a 5-4 win over the Giants, and his family witnessed it all.

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Jon Jay (wrist) to 15-day DL

The Cardinals outfielder, who is coming off offseason wrist surgery, has been added to the disabled list due to a left wrist stress reaction and bone bruise. Jay hit .223 in 57 games and was on the DL in May with wrist issues.

Cardinals fire scouting director

The Cardinals let go Chris Correa after an "imposed leave of absence," a lawyer for Cardinals executives said today. The lawyer for chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. and GM John Mozeliak declined to comment on the reasons for his separation. Correa had been one focus of the Astros hacking case, according to sources. (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

OTD: Spahn, Marichal go 16 innings

On this date in 1963, the Braves' Warren Spahn and the Giants' Juan Marichal had a pitching duel for the ages, each going the distance in a 16-inning game. It was Spahn who eventually faltered, but cut him some slack -- it was none other than Willie Mays with the walk-off home run to win, 1-0.

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Jake Arrieta throws a gem for Cubs

The Mets finally broke their 22-inning scoreless streak ... but the Cubs still scored more, winning 6-1. Arrieta struck out 7 over 8 innings.

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Bryce Harper: I worked for my body

The Nats OF in the latest Body Issue: "I worked hard this offseason to get my body where I needed to get it. I was able to work every single muscle in my body head to toe." See more

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Jose Fernandez: Emotions were 'big-time'

In his 1st start since undergoing Tommy John surgery, the Marlins RHP was happy with his control: "Something that I really want to be trying to focus on this year and try to make good pitches and not ... try to throw many walks."

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Jose Fernandez's return to the mound

The Marlins RHP struck out six Giants batters and hit a home run to lead the Marlins to a 5-4 win in his first start after undergoing Tommy John surgery.

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Corey Kluber: 8 IP, 14 K today. It's his 4th game with 14 K since the start of last season, twice as many as anyone else in that span.

Cubs sweep Mets in series, season series

Cubs RHP Jake Arrieta dazzled in the 6-1 win today, striking out 7 and walking 0 through 8 innings. The Cubs swept the the season series vs. the Mets, and Jacob deGrom earned his first day-game loss. Box score

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There are 2 games this year where a team has struck out 19 times, Rays (today) & Cardinals (5/13). Both games were started by Corey Kluber.