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#PhotoOfTheNight: Jason Castro celebrates with his teammates after hitting a walk-off home run to defeat the Angels, 3-0.

Bowden: Best remaining options

The MLB trade deadline looms this afternoon at 4 p.m. ET, and there are still quality options available. So who might snatch up Craig Kimbrel, Jay Bruce or Tyson Ross? Jim Bowden has the answers. Potential fits (Insider)

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Cubs are on Tommy Hunter; the Cubs aren't really in the Craig Kimbrel mix now. Houston continues to talk Kimbrel.

Kershaw to make historic pitch to Trout

Facing off tonight will be 2014 NL MVP Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers against the Angels and 2014 AL MVP Mike Trout. The first offering Kershaw makes to Trout will be the first pitch in MLB history thrown by one reigning league MVP to another. (via Elias)

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Johnny Cueto to make Royals debut today

In 53 starts over the last two seasons, Cueto has pitched at least 7 scoreless innings 10 times, tied for the third-most such starts in the majors in that time. Adam Wainwright (12) and Clayton Kershaw (11) are the only pitchers with more.

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Nate Adcock needs Tommy John surgery

The Reds reliever, who was hoping it was merely a strain or tendinitis in his triceps, is "just in shock" after the diagnosis. Adcock has appeared in 13 games this season and could have surgery as soon as Tuesday.

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If NYM trade for Bruce or JUpton today and take on a big salary, that will undercut the conspiracy theories that money gutted Gomez deal.

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A rival executive: “Houston improved more than any other team (leading up to the deadline). They’re the best team in that division now.”

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4 biggest questions w/6+ hours left: 1. What will SD do? 2.What will CHC do? 3. Will NYY finish Kimbrel trade? 4. Will Bruce/Wheeler happen?