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Law: Mock draft 2.0

College pitchers Dillon Tate and Tyler Jay both go in the top five of Keith Law's second mock draft. But who goes No. 1 overall?

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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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3hEno Sarris

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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Home run hits of the day

Stats on some of the noteworthy home runs hit Wednesday, including a mammoth shot by a first-year pitcher.

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Wednesday's power rankings

Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run of the season as the Nationals continue to win.

Fact or Fiction with Buster Olney (2:32)
Cruz lands HR in fish tank (0:15)


Cleveland Indians @Indians

Roster moves: +Carlos Santana: paternity list +Scott Atchison: 15-day DL +Austin Adams: recalled from AAA +Jerry Sands: selected from AAA

Highlight: Sale quiets O's to open twinbill

Chris Sale struck out 12 batters over 7.2 scoreless innings as the White Sox edged the Orioles 3-2 in Game 1 of a doubleheader.


Montreal mayor wants 2016 MLB games

Denis Coderre met with commish Rob Manfred today and said 6 or 7 teams were interested in playing regular-season games in the Expos' home from 1969-2004. Two April exhibition games at Olympic Stadium drew over 96K fans.

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Werth (wrist) reportedly out 2 months

A CT scan of Nats OF Jayson Werth's left wrist at the Mayo Clinic revealed 2 small fractures, according to an MLB.com report. Werth was hit by a pitch on May 15. If his rehab goes according to plan, he could return in August.

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Paying up for pitchers

Cynthia Frelund says it's worth investing in Corey Kluber and Ian Kennedy in daily fantasy baseball leagues tonight, thanks in part to them playing in pitcher-friendly parks.


Sale, White Sox beat Orioles

Chris Sale got it started with 7 2/3 innings of four-hit ball, striking out 12, an outing the bullpen almost ruined by allowing a two-run home run to Chris Davis in the 9th. Chicago hung on to beat Baltimore 3-2. Box score


Chris Davis homers in ninth

The Orioles star took Zach Duke deep in the ninth with a 2-run blast that cut the White Sox's lead to 3-2. That's Davis' third homer in the last two games. Follow live

Montreal mayor: We want MLB games

Denis Coderre met with Rob Manfred today to ask the baseball commissioner to consider playing 3 or 4 regular-season games in Montreal next season. Montreal, home to the Expos from 1969-2004, drew more than 96,000 fans to a pair of exhibition games in early April.

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Sale strikes out 12

Chris Sale K'd an even dozen before being take out with two outs in the eighth. Sale gave up 4 hits and no runs and the White Sox have a 2-0 lead over the Orioles. Follow live

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Chris Sale just reached back and threw 96 mph on his 11th strikeout of the game. 2-0 White Sox, B8.

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Chris Sale: 7 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 10 K so far for the White Sox today. Orioles hitters are 1 for 8 with 5 K against Sale's slider.