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Fearless predictions after the quarter pole

Really, Mr. Schoenfield? Bryce Harper will what? And Mike Trout? Nelson Cruz, too? You're kidding, right? Our guy David Schoenfield apparently is not kidding.

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Mayor wants regular-season games in Montreal

The mayor of Montreal has asked the commissioner of Major League Baseball to consider playing three or four regular-season games in the city next year.

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Sarris: The story behind Shane Greene's breakout

Eno Sarris details the obstacles Detroit Tigers pitcher Shane Greene, a 15th-round pick, has had to overcome to get where he is today, then talks with the pitcher about his repertoire.

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Zimmermann the Cub would be a nice fit

Jordan Zimmermann is part of a deep impending free-agent class of hurlers which the Chicago Cubs are undoubtedly keeping an eye on.

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It's not easy when you're cheesy

Prince Fielder’s foul ball landed in a fan’s nachos, causing cheese to fly everywhere.

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Pirates plunk double-digit runs in Petco

Jung Ho Kang kicked the game off with a 3-run HR and Andrew McCutchen chipped in 2 RBI doubles in the Pirates' 11-5 thumping of the Padres, extending their win streak to 4. Box score

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Angels rough up Tigers' pitchers

It wasn't vital, but it was nice. Chris Iannetta hit the Halos' first grand slam of the season (Iannetta's third HR of the year) as L.A. chalked up 7 earned on Tigers SP Buck Farmer and tagged RP Gorzelanny for 4 more in their 12-2 win. Box score

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Kluber shines to lift Indians in Seattle

Corey Kluber tallied 13 K's -- his 3rd double-digit strikeout game in his past 4 starts -- to guide the Indians to their 8th win in 10 games. Box score

A's rally past Yankees to snap 2-game skid

Oakland spotted New York a 3-0 lead, but the A's scored 5 straight runs -- thanks in part to home runs from Brett Lawrie and Billy Burns -- to end the Yankees' 3-game win streak. Box score

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Giants blank visiting Braves 7-0

Chris Heston and 3 relievers combined for a 4-hit shutout and the Giants' offense went off for 6 runs in the 8th inning to turn what was a close game into a rout. Joe Panik and Hunter Pence each drove in 2 runs for San Francisco. Box score

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Relief spells no end to trouble for Tigers

Tom Gorzelanny relieved Angel Nesbitt in the middle of the 7th and promptly gave up a walk, a hit, another walk and then a grand slam to Chris Iannetta, his third HR of the year and the Halo's first slam of the season. L.A. is cruising 12-1 through 7. Follow live

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Giants plate 6 in the 8th to pull away

Joe Panik's two-run double jump started a 6-run inning for the Giants. Brandon Cunniff relieved Shelby Miller to start the 8th, but lasted just one out and was charged with 5 earned runs. Trailing 7-0, Atlanta needs a big rally in the top of the 9th.

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Corey Kluber has 50 strikeouts over his past four games. He'll be right there in the Cy Young conversation by season's end.

Kluber still sitting batters down

With 12 K's tonight, Corey Kluber reached double-digit strikeouts for the 3rd time in his past 4 starts, and it's his 15th game with 10 strikeouts over the past 2 seasons. That's 3 more than any other pitcher in the majors in that span. Follow live

Angels stretch lead in the 6th

The Angels plated 3 more in the 6th off of 3 hits. L.A. sent Tigers SP Buck Farmer packing on 5 IP, 9 hits and 7 earned runs for his efforts. Follow live

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Pirates pick up 4 more

The Pirates plated 4 more runs in the 6th off of 4 hits to take an 11-4 lead over the Padres. Andrew McCutchen is up to 3 hits and 2 RBIs on the night and Pittsburgh has netted at least a run in 5 of the 6 innings played. Follow live

Lonely walk to the dugout for Farmer

After loading the bases, Buck Farmer gave up an infield single to Matt Joyce, scoring Albert Pujols. That was all the Tigers could take as Farmer has been relieved by Angel Nesbitt. The Angels lead the Tigers 5-1 in the bottom of the 6th. Follow live

Lawrie HR off Sabathia ties game

Brett Lawrie drilled a CC Sabathia pitch deep to left for a 2-run homer in bottom of the 6th, pulling the Athletics even with the Yankees 3-3 entering the 7th. Follow live