Jayson Stark @jaysonst
Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN
You just never know: NYY sweep the best team in baseball, taking three from the Royals, following a stretch in which the NYY lost 10 of 11.
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Twins take 3-game series against Red Sox
With a 6-4 win over the skidding Red Sox, the Twins remained hot, notching a fifth straight win behind homers from Aaron Hicks and Eddie Rosario. Box score
Rockies ride HRs to series win
Nolan Arenado hit a 3-run shot in the first inning and Charlie Blackmon followed with a 2-run HR in the second as the Rockies took the three-game set against the Reds in Cincy. Box score
Cards place Matt Adams on DL
The Cards 1B has a strained right quadriceps, which he sustained running on a double in a 6-4 win against the Diamondbacks Tuesday night. Adams was batting .243 with 4 HRs and 20 RBIs.
Noah Syndergaard drops the hammer
The ESPN HR Tracker measured his homer this afternoon at 430 feet, the longest hit by a pitcher in the last 7 seasons since Carlos Zambrano's 431 feet in 2012. Syndergaard bested Zambrano's and Matt Cain's 428-foot shots in 2011.
Hamilton gets 1st hit back with Rangers
Josh Hamilton, hitless in his first nine at-bats since returning to the Rangers Monday, lined a single down the left line in the seventh inning but was thrown out going for a double. Hamilton finished 1-for-4 with a strikeout in Texas' 12-3 loss to the Indians. Box score
Five-run 7th propels Pirates to sweep
Gerrit Cole tossed 7 innings of 2-run ball, and the Pirates backed him with five runs in the 7th inning -- sparked by Josh Harrison's 2-RBI single. Miami dropped its third straight, while Pittsburgh notched its longest win streak since 2013 (6 games). Box score
Mets to use six-man rotation
With P Dillon Gee returning from injury, and no open spots in the rotation, the Mets decided to space out their pitchers. Adam Rubin explains how it might affect New York.
Ellsbury could be out another month
Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury has been on the DL since May 19 with a right knee sprain but could miss up to a month. Said manager Joe Girardi of Ellsbury's production: "That's not easy to replace. I would hope we would have him within a month. That would be my hope. I can't tell you that we will."
Ryan Divish @RyanDivish
Archer is at 84 pitches through seven. He's struck out 11 hitters. He's been really impressive. Command with all three pitches
A-Rod passes Ruth, Gehrig on RBI list
Alex Rodriguez's three-run home run in the third inning this afternoon vaulted him past Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig into sole possession of third place on MLB's official career RBI list with 1,995.