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A's and Royals tangle

Brett Lawrie's hard slide into Alcides Escobar on Friday added a new grudge to the rematch between last year's AL wild cards.


Blue Jays walk off, top Braves

Kelly Johnson hit a home run to tie the score in the top of the ninth, but Josh Donaldson retaliated with a long ball of his own in the bottom of the 10th to lift the Blue Jays over the Braves 6-5.

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Cards top Reds (0:56)


Sport Science: Tripling Your Betts

Several individual plays were considered for Play of the Week, but instead the Sport Science team recognized a series of plays by Boston's Mookie Betts and called it our Performance of the Week.

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A-Rod confident and dangerous (1:15)



Lohse getting hit hard again

Brewers' Opening Day starter Kyle Lohse came into tonight with a 0-2 record and an 11.17 ERA. Neither looks to be improving so far, as he gave up 3 runs in the 1st inning in Pittsburgh. Follow live


Final: Orioles 4, Red Sox 1

Four Orioles pitchers combined to scatter 7 hits to give Baltimore its 3rd win in the last 4 games. Boston falls at home for just the 2nd time this season. Box score


Giants' Peavy heading to DL

Jake Peavy (0-2, 9.39 ERA) will go on the 15-day DL with a back strain, San Francisco announced today. Andrew Susac will take his spot on the roster.

Cubs walk-off on Padres

Kris Bryant's first career hit was one of the highlights of Chicago's 7-6, extra-inning win. Another: Starlin Castro capping off the day with a walk-off single in the 11th.


Puig returns to Dodgers lineup

After missing the past 3 games with a hamstring injury, Yasiel Puig will play tonight against the Rockies.

Billy Hamilton injured in loss

The Reds lost their speedy CF to a right groin injury in the 8th inning of today's 5-2 defeat to the Cardinals. Hamilton, who leads MLB with 8 steals, is day-to-day, according to manager Bryan Price.


Bryant brilliant on day 2

After a forgettable MLB debut (0-for-4, 3 K's), Cubs rookie Kris Bryant bounced back in a big way. He reached base 5 times in Chicago's 7-6, 11th-inning win over the Padres.


Cubs win extra-inning thriller

Chicago blew a 6-2 lead in the ninth inning, then topped that with something equally improbable: beating Padres closer Craig Kimbrel. Kris Bryant contributed to the 7-6 victory with 2 hits and 3 walks. Box score


Bryce Harper hits longest career HR

It occurred today in the 5th inning of the Nationals' 5-3 loss to the Phillies.


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Thing that is happening right now: James Shields, the PITCHER, just pinch-hit for the Padres in the 11th inning. ...he struck out.

Padres force extra innings

The Cubs would probably tell you they shouldn't be in extra innings -- they blew a 6-2 ninth-inning lead, after all -- but that's the case in Chicago. We enter the 11th with the Padres and Cubs knotted at 6. Follow live


Perez, Salazar spark 4-2 win

The Indians used an unheralded catcher and a SP in the minors just days ago to beat the Twins. Roberto Perez slugged three hits and Danny Salazar struck out 10 in 6 innings.


Cardinals clinch another Reds series

Make it 14 straight series victories for St. Louis over rival Cincinnati (via MLB.com), after the Cards won today 5-2. They can go for the sweep tomorrow night on ESPN.


White Sox go deep on Tigers

Jose Abreu and Adam LaRoche supported SP Chris Sale (6IP, 2R) with a grand slam and a 3-run HR, respectively, in Chicago's 12-3 win.


Donaldson hits walk-off HR for Jays

Toronto 3B Josh Donaldson just gave his city a reason to recover from the Raptors' Game 1 loss today. Donaldson won it in the 10th inning with a bomb off of Braves RP Sugar Ray Marimon, who, despite his amazing name, could not prevent the 6-5 loss.


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Bryce Harpers 5th inning HR traveled 452 feet, longest home run of his career. Tied for 5th longest HR at Nationals Park in last 5 seasons.