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LEADING OFF: Bruising Nats host battered Mets…

LEADING OFF: Turner, bruising Nationals host battered Mets, Cubs visit Fenway, Phillies take 6-game winning streak into Dodger Stadium

Harper homers in 11-run 7th, Turner, Nats rout…

Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as part of an 11-run seventh inning, Trea Turner had another big game at Coors Field and the Washington Nationals routed the Colorado Rockies 16-5

Grichuk didn't envision a hero role for himself…

Randal Grichuk wasn't in the starting lineup in Game 1 but he sure was there when the Cards needed him later. His two-run homer with two out in the ninth sent the game to extra innings.

Carlos Martinez shows improvement in no-decision

Carlos Martinez (no-decision in Cards' win) says he worked hard to maintain his focus from pitch to pitch.

Report: Group led by Jeter, Jeb Bush wins auction…

A group of buyers led by Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter has reportedly won the auction to become the new owners of the Miami Marlins.

Cespedes hurt in Mets' 6th straight loss, 7-5 to Braves

Yoenis Cespedes limped off with a pulled hamstring, Matt Harvey was chased in the fifth inning as he made an emergency start in place of ailing Noah Syndergaard, and the New York Mets' losing streak reached six with a 7-5 defeat to the Atlanta Braves

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Ground broken for Jackie Robinson Museum after 10…

Ground has been broken in New York City for the Jackie Robinson Museum after a 10-year wait caused by the Great Recession

Bud Selig says he's overwhelmed by visit to Hall…

Bud Selig overwhelmed by his latest visit to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Matheny on Cardinals' 'great win' over Blue Jays

Mike Matheny discusses Carlos Martinez, Randal Grichuk, Matt Carpenter and more after the Cardinals came from behind to beat the Blue Jays in the 11th inning.

Home run heroes Grichuk and Carpenter on Cards…

Late-inning home run heroes Randal Grichuk and Matt Carpenter talk about the big Cards comeback vs. the Blue Jays.

Ichiro Becomes Oldest Player in Ten Years to Hit…

At 43 years, 179 days old, Ichiro Suzuki became the oldest player to homer since Julio Franco (48 years old) in 2007.

Ben Gamel has RBI single in 9th, Mariners beat Tigers 2-1

Ben Gamel had an RBI single in the ninth inning to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1

Manfred says 2 groups still in Miami Marlins…

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups are still involved in bidding to buy the Miami Marlins, and there's no agreement yet in place

Pirates beat Cubs 6-5 as Ngoepe becomes first…

Pirates beat Cubs 6-5 as Ngoepe becomes first African in MLB

Rays get day off before beginning series north of…

The Tampa Bay Rays will get a day off before sending Blake Snell to the mound Friday night when they open up a three-game set against the Blue Jays in Toronto.

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Marlins manager Don Mattingly frustrated with…

Manager Don Mattingly discusses the Miami Marlins' 3-2 loss the Philadelphia Phillies.

Hellickson fine, Phillies top Marlins 3-2 for 6th win in row

Jeremy Hellickson allowed one run over six innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Miami Marlins

LEADING OFF: Sale vs Yanks; Thor vs Dickey…

LEADING OFF: Sale faces Yankees; Thor vs. Dickey; Senzatela goes for fourth win; Urias returns to Dodgers; doubleheader in St. Louis; injuries pile up around majors

MLB: Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy…

Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the Miami Marlins, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said

Ask the Marlins: Who should go No. 1 in a draft…

The Miami Marlins talk about who they'd take No. 1 in a draft of current MLB players.

Shelby Miller awaiting another opinion on ailing…

Shelby Miller's MRI is on its way to Dr. James Andrews for additional review before the next steps are determined.

Giants rally from 3 down to stun Dodgers 4-3 in 10 innings

Hunter Pence hit a game-winning sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3

Coghlan's leap, Stroman's hit lift Blue Jays over…

Chris Coghlan made an acrobatic, run-scoring leap over St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina, and Marcus Stroman came across with the go-ahead run after pinch hitting in the 11th inning and doubling for his first major league hit in Toronto's 6-5 win

Felix Hernandez has 'dead arm,' will be checked…

Mariners star Felix Hernandez is going back to Seattle to have a stiff right shoulder checked by team doctors after lasting only two innings in his start at Detroit

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Jose Martinez on first MLB homer: 'Everybody…

Jose Martinez has finally made his way to an MLB roster but had to be told how to handle his first curtain call after blasting his first big-league homer Tuesday night.

The D-backs Dab -- as defined by the Freight Train

With the bus driver no longer with the team, David Peralta has a new way of celebrating success.

Schimpf powers Padres to 8-5 comeback win over Diamondbacks

Ryan Schimpf hit a go-ahead, three-run homer with one out in the top of the ninth inning to rally the San Diego Padres past the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5