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."
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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.
Archer, King Felix in pitchers duel
Chris Archer has already struck out 10 Mariners through six scoreless innings, while Felix Hernandez has kept the Rays off the scoreboard through five. Follow live
Syndergaard doing it all
Rookie Noah Syndergaard has struck out four over four scoreless innings and hit his first major league homer. The Mets lead the Phillies 5-0 going into the fifth inning. Follow live
Bryce Harper leads NL in All-Star votes
In the first NL voting update released today, the Nats OF leads all NL players with 1.11 million votes. Also leading in votes among the outfielders are St. Louis' Matt Holliday and Miami's Giancarlo Stanton.
Marlins' next manager should be ... A-Rod?
Buster Olney explains: "Alex Rodriguez really knows baseball, he works like crazy, he loves working with young players, he certainly would have the credibility to walk into a clubhouse with the players -- and he's from Miami!"
Stark's first-quarter awards
MVPs? Easy. Rookies? Done. But Cy Youngs? It's basically a dead heat. In both leagues. So who did Jayson Stark choose? All awards
Rangers' Colby Lewis rocked again
Lewis allowed 10 runs (9 ER) in 2 2/3 innings this afternoon against the Indians. In the last 2 years, there have been 3 times a pitcher allowed 10+ runs in less than 3 innings -- and Lewis has 2 of them.
Mike Trout: I'll never skip All-Star Game
The Angels star said if he was selected, he would always attend: "You play baseball to win a championship, but there are things that come along with that. For me, it's a special honor."
Indians roughing up Rangers
Cleveland has surged out to a 10-0 lead over Texas, thanks to an 8-run third inning. The outburst was capped by a 3-run homer from Carlos Santana. Follow live
Early fireworks in Cincinnati
Nolan Arenado hit a three-run homer in the first and Charlie Blackmon had a two-run blast in the second for the Rockies. Todd Frazier has a solo shot for the Reds. Colorado leads 5-1 in the middle of the second. Follow live
Fact or Fiction with Buster Olney
Olney believes it's fiction that the Astros will make the playoffs, unless they upgrade their rotation. Clayton Kershaw winning another NL Cy Young though?
Jason Kipnis: Shaved heads a 'team thing'
Indians players and coaches shaved their heads in support of Mike Aviles' 4-year-old daughter who was diagnosed with leukemia. "It means a lot for me," said Aviles, who returned May 18 after a week and a half on the family emergency list. "It's kind of cool when you have your whole team on your side."
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"Good morning and welcome to Yankee Stadium!" Coach Mullin will throw out today's first pitch before the Yankees square off with the Royals #SJUBB