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Polanco homers, Pirates beat Brewers 4-2 for…

Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory

AP source: Sandoval to sign minor league deal…

Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the San Francisco Giants, a person with knowledge of his intentions told The Associated Press

In the Zone: Padres vs. Giants Preview

The Padres take on the Giants this weekend in San Francisco.

Pete Rose rips Giancarlo Stanton over postgame…

Pete Rose did not hold back after Giancarlo Stanton publicly criticized his team after a blowout loss.

Rosenthal late, Reyes hit in 9th lifts Mets over Cards 3-2

Cardinals pitcher Trevor Rosenthal was late covering first base on a two-out grounder by Jose Reyes that turned into a game-winning single in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets over St. Louis 3-2

LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant…

LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals

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Berrios, Twins top Yankees 6-1 for elusive home…

Miguel Sano hit a three-run home run, Jose Berrios went strong into the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat New York 6-1 to win their first home series against the Yankees in nine years

Is Andy Green proving to be the right guy for…

A look at Andy Green and his impact on the rebuilding Padres.

Are the Padres asking for too much for Brad Hand?

The Padres are still rumored to be looking for prospects in exchange for pitcher Brad Hand.

Marlins trade RHP David Phelps to Mariners for 4 prospects

The Miami Marlins have traded right-hander David Phelps to the Seattle Mariners for four prospects, including highly regarded outfielder Brayan Hernandez

Pirates rookie Moroff beats Central-leading…

Max Moroff got his first career game-ending hit with a single in the 10th inning, pulling the Pittsburgh Pirates closer to the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 3-2 victory

Arenado hits 3 homers, powers Rockies past Padres…

Nolan Arenado lined three homers as part of his five-hit afternoon and tied a career-high with seven RBIs, helping the Colorado Rockies complete a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres with an 18-4 victory

Should there be more pressure on San Diego teams…

With its perfect weather and beach vibes, do San Diego teams not have the same pressure other teams do?

Will Aaron Judge hit below .300 this year?

Aaron Judge is striking out at an alarming rate., which doesn't predict well for his batting average.

After foul ball catch, Christie says booing comes with job

Days after catching boos after snagging a foul ball at a Mets game, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's never seen a politician cheered at a sporting event except for President George W. Bush after 9/11

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Paxton, Gamel power Mariners to 4-1 win over…

James Paxton had another strong start against Houston and rookie Ben Gamel powered the offense with a two-run homer to give the Seattle Mariners a 4-1 win over the Astros

Montgomery homers as Cubs beat Braves 8-2 for 6th…

Mike Montgomery throws 6 strong innings, hits first career HR to lead streaking Cubs to 8-2 win over Braves

Diamond Stories: Tim Laudner meets Bert Blyleven

Former Minnesota Twins catcher Tim Laudner jokes about the first time meeting Bert Blyleven at a Little League banquet. “[It was] the most horrible speech I've ever heard!"

Cardinals reliever John Brebbia nails a 'Game of…

So where did Cardinals reliever John Brebbia's professional-quality "Game of Thrones" accent come from? "It was my inner fan of Game of Thrones."

Meyer, 2 relievers throw 1-hitter in Angels' 7-0 win

Right-hander Alex Meyer allowed only one hit in seven innings, and Mike Trout and C.J. Cron hit two-run homers to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-0 victory that snapped the Washington Nationals' six-game winning streak

Yankees get Frazier, Robertson, Kahnle from White…

The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox for reliever Tyler Clippard and three prospects

Ramirez homers in 15th after 1 am, Red Sox…

Hanley Ramirez hit drive out of Fenway Park in the 15th inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 5-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in a rain-delayed game that ended after 1 a.m.

Reds' Adam Duvall describes first career walk-off…

Adam Duvall with Jeff Piecoro after the Reds' 11-inning victory

Hammel: 'It's mid-summer heat at its best here in…

Jason Hammel said getting deep into the game is tough in this sort of weather. Still, the starter wanted to go longer.

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Gordon's sac fly in 9th gives Royals 4-3 win over Tigers

Brandon Moss doubled off the wall in the ninth to score the tying run, and Alex Gordon drove him home with a sacrifice fly to bail out closer Kelvin Herrera and give the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers

Kershaw wins 15th, Dodgers top Chisox 1-0 for…

Clayton Kershaw pitched seven scoreless innings for his major league-leading 15th victory and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Chicago White Sox 1-0 for their 10th straight victory

Diamondbacks acquire All-Star OF JD Martinez from…

The Diamondbacks acquired star outfielder J.D. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers for a package of prospects, hoping for a playoff boost.