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Brewers cling to late lead

Center fielder Carlos Gomez plated the Brewers' early run, but will that be enough to beat the Cardinals.

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9hJim Bowden

Bowden: Previewing the next wave of call-ups

Jim Bowden looks at 11 prospects he thinks will be called up soon and could make an immediate impact at the big league level, including Carlos Correa.

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MLB Power Rankings: Week 9

The ultra-consistent Cardinals and the suddenly surging Giants are worthy of being in the top spot in our rankings. Who's No. 1?

Manfred talks rule changes, youth groups (0:53)
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2hDavid Schoenfield

Five key things to watch this week

After an abysmal April, the San Francisco Giants' offense sparkled in May. Can they keep that going against the Pittsburgh Pirates this week?

Historic Road Trip Takes Its Toll (3:22)
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10hTommy Rancel

Updated top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015

Dodgers pitching prospect Zach Lee vaults to the top of Tommy Rancel's fantasy baseball prospects rankings, while Diamondbacks prospect Peter O'Brien makes his debut at No. 3.

21hChristina Kahrl

Sunday's power rankings

Martin Maldonado's walk-off home run in the 17th inning capped off a career day for the backup Brewers catcher.

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1dWallace Matthews

AL East keeping New York Yankees afloat

Any of the teams in the American League East is just a short winning streak away from the penthouse, or a short losing streak from the outhouse.


A first for Kershaw at the plate

SP Clayton Kershaw recorded his first career 3-hit game with an RBI single to push the Dodgers lead to 4-2 in the sixth inning, ending Rockies SP Kyle Kendrick's night after 5 1/3 IP. RHP Christian Friedrich relieved Kendrick and gave up a 3-run HR to Joc Penderson on his fifth pitch. Follow live

Pitchers duel in St. Louis

The Cardinals' Jaime Garcia just completed his 7th inning with only one run allowed. But Mike Fiers' 6 shutout innings have the Brewers up 1-0 in the bottom of the 7th. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Dodgers retake lead vs. Rockies

Andre Ethier, who hit a solo HR in the second inning, led off the sixth inning with a triple. Enrique Hernandez brought him home a batter later with an RBI single to give L.A. a 3-2 lead, although Hernandez was subsequently picked off at second. Follow live

Wood brings the wood to help own cause

The Diamondbacks intentionally walked Braves CF Todd Cunningham to face SP Alex Wood, who made them pay with a 2-RBI single in the second inning to break a scoreless tie in Arizona. Andrelton Simmons followed with an RBI single, and Atlanta leads 3-0. Follow live

Arenado , Rockies knot score at Coors

Clayton Kershaw surrendered his seventh homer this season -- a two-run shot to Nolan Arenado in the fourth inning -- to relinquish the Dodgers' 2-0 lead. Arenado has 13 HRs and 37 RBIs this season. Follow live

Cubs' Hammel shuts down Marlins

Jason Hammel struck out a career-high 11 over 6 2/3 innings to earn his first win since May 8. Anthony Rizzo and Jorge Soler each had an RBI in the first inning to put Chicago on its way to a 5-1 win.


Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

Nats rained out today, so Mets win tonight in San Diego will pull Amazin's even in standings atop NL East (albeit percentage points behind).

Houston Astros @astros

It's been a strange 5th inning with some controversy and lots of action. #Astros have first and second, two outs for Altuve. Tied 1-1.

Castro slips on defense, brings offense

Starlin Castro committed his 12th error of the season in the bottom of the 7th in Miami, after having just 15 errors in 133 games last season. But in the top of the 8th, Castro crushed a homer to left for his 4th HR of the year. Follow live