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OTD: Joe DiMaggio makes MLB debut

On May 3, 1936, Joltin' Joe made his MLB debut with the Yankees against the St. Louis Browns, going 3-for-6 with two singles and a triple. That Yankees team, which also starred Lou Gehrig, went on the win the World Series.

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Cards set-up man has sore shoulder

Jordan Walden started warming up Saturday but had to cool it after his shoulder started "barking." Said Walden: "I tried to give it a go and it just didn't feel right." The Cards' bullpen has been stellar so far this season with a 1.39 ERA.

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BBTN's Web Gem from Saturday

Tal's Hill in Minute Maid Park was no problem for Astros CF Jake Marisnick as he made a diving catch uphill -- but will it beat Royals LF Alex Gordon's sprawling catch into the stands of The Cell?


Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Very strange but very true: No game had ended with a runner getting hit by a batted ball since 2010. Then it happened TWICE yesterday.

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.