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Pujols strikes first

The Mariners' Nelson Cruz has a major league-leading 14 home runs, but it was Albert Pujols who dropped the hammer first Tuesday with a two-run blast.

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4hKeith Law

Law: Top 100 prospects for 2015 MLB draft

Keith Law updates his player rankings for the 2015 MLB draft and this time goes 100 deep, placing high-school shortstop Brendan Rodgers atop the list.

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Betts blasts two home runs in Red Sox win (0:51)

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8hBen Lindbergh

How Moustakas is finally beating the shift

Mike Moustakas, a notorious dead-pull hitter in the past, has adapted his game and is having success using the whole field this season.

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11hBuster Olney

How the AL East will shake out

Buster Olney takes a closer look at the unpredictable AL East. He also writes why Craig Counsell is a strong choice as new manager of the Brewers.

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1dRob Arthur

Yadier Molina forgot how to frame a pitch

FiveThirtyEight finds that Yadier Molina's pitch framing has declined dramatically over the past two years - something that could affect the Cardinals overall more than might be expected.

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1dTommy Rancel

Updated top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015

Noah Syndergaard jumps to the top of Tommy Rancel's updated top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015, which also includes a couple of Blue Jays rookies who were demoted last week.

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Chavez shines in Oakland's victory

Athletics starter Jesse Chavez fanned 7 and allowed 1 unearned run over 7 1/3 innings to help Oakland end Minnesota's five-game win streak.

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Rangers coast past Astros

Scott Feldman spotted the Rangers 4 runs in the first inning, Wandy Rodriguez escaped the Astros' bases-loaded threat in the second, and Texas secured its first series win in a 7-1 victory.

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White Sox snap five-game skid

Jeff Samardzija collected his second win, and the White Sox snapped a five-game skid with four unanswered runs in a 5-2 win vs. the Tigers.

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Hosmer powers Royals past Indians

Eric Hosmer hit a 3-run homer and added an RBI triple as the Royals snapped a two-game slide with a 5-3 win against the Indians in Kansas City.

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Strasburg hurt in Nationals' loss

Stephen Strasburg exited in the 3rd inning with an apparent shoulder injury after he allowed 2 runs on 64 pitches, and the Nationals went on to lose 2-1 to the Marlins.

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Johnson gives award to Scott daughters

At tonight's Sports Emmy Awards, TNT host Ernie Johnson gave his award for "Best Studio Host" to Stuart Scott's daughters, whose father lost his battle with cancer in January. Taelor and Sydni attended the event on behalf of their father, who earlier was honored for his service and dedication to sports media.

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Yankees double up Blue Jays

Mark Teixeira's 10th homer was his longest this season (433 feet) and Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for 43rd on the all-time doubles list (524) as the Yankees tied the series in a 6-3 win.

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Doug Padilla @ESPNChiSox

Samardzija done for the day anyway, but took the liner off his body (possibly right arm) on his last pitch, records out at 1B. 7IP, 7H, 2R.