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Streaking Astros ready to redeem team rebuild

The rebuilding Astros used five home runs to crush the Mariners 11-4 and win their ninth game in a row, but they're ready to launch in pursuit of higher goals

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A not-so-rocky start for LeMahieu

In ESPN's Fight for Perfection issue, we we asked an NL scout to break down Rockies 2B DJ LeMahieu's hot start, then asked LeMahieu to respond.

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Dodgers rally past Diamondbacks

Joc Pederson hit a two-run homer to tie the game, and Howie Kendrick singled in the go-ahead run in the Dodgers' 6-4 win over Arizona.


Odor gives Rangers win in extras

Rougned Odor's lone hit of the night drove in Shin-Soo Choo for the winning run in the Rangers' 8-7 win over the Athletics in 10 innings. Choo hit a 3-run HR in the seventh that forced extra innings.


Marisnick shows he's king of the hill

Astros OF Jake Marisnick ran up Tal's Hill to rob Logan Morrison of a hit. The distance on the fly ball was calculated at 428 feet, which would have been gone in 26 of 30 MLB ballparks. (Via ESPN Stats & Analysis)


Price quiets Royals in Tigers win

David Price threw a complete game and took a shutout into the 9th to lead the Tigers past the Royals 2-1. Kansas City had just one baserunner reach 2nd base before a Lorenzo Cain homer ended the Royals' scoreless outing.


Gio Gonzalez is at home in New York

The Nationals pitcher struck out 9 batters in 7 innings to shut out the Mets. Gonzalez is now 6-1 in his last 9 starts at Citi Field.


Homer happy in Houston

The Mariners and Astros combined for nine home runs, the most in a game this season. Nelson Cruz led hitters with a pair of homers, raising his season total to 13, which leads MLB. The long balls traveled a total of 3,421 feet.