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Follow live: Mets take 2-1 lead in top of 9th

Noah Syndergaard and Clayton Kershaw duked it out, surrendering just one run apiece. In the top of the 9th inning, the Mets were able to score on a sacrifice fly and take the lead.

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Pelton: Breaking down Day 2 free-agent deals

D-Wade and the Heat compromised, the Bucks upgraded with Greg Monroe and the Mavs took a risk with Wesley Matthews. Kevin Pelton sorts through the second day of free agency.


Friday's top free agent moves

  • DeAndre Jordan agrees to 4-yr/$80M deal to join Mavericks
  • Tobias Harris agrees to 4-yr/$64M deal to stay with Magic
  • Robin Lopez agrees to 4-yr/$54M deal to join Knicks
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Rockies get out of jam

The Diamondbacks had the bases loaded with 1 out in the 9th, but a Yasmany Tomas strikeout and a Jake Lamb groundout ended the threat, sending the game vs. the Rockies into extra innings. Follow live

Mets take the lead

After Lucas Duda moved to third on an infield single, Kevin Plawecki drove him home on a sac fly to center, giving New York a 2-1 lead in the 9th in Los Angeles. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Indians top Pirates in rain-delayed game

Michael Bourn drove in three runs, Brandon Moss hit a 2-run homer and the Indians beat the Pirates 5-2 for their 5th consecutive victory.


Jayhawks open strong in South Korea

Kansas forced 20 turnovers to beat Turkey 66-57 in the opener at the World University Games. Bill Self's squad is representing the United States at the event. Wayne Selden Jr. led the Jayhawks with 19 points.


Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

#Mets have scored 24 runs in their past 15 games. And that includes Sunday’s seven-run outburst in which Steven Matz drove in four runs.

Starters done in Los Angeles

  • Noah Syndergaard: 6 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 6 K's
  • Clayton Kershaw: 7 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 7 K's
But neither will get a decision, as the Mets and Dodgers are tied in the 8th inning. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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When animals attack in the Bronx

After breaking a 3-3 tie in the 12th inning, Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier fell to the ground after a bird aimed straight for his head.


Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

Second time an All-Star caliber center has left an LA team & taken less money to play in Texas. Both were recruited by Chandler Parsons.

Indians capture 5th win in a row

Brandon Moss smacked a 2-run homer early and Michael Bourn knocked in 3 runs as Cleveland topped Pittsburgh 5-2 in a game delayed more than 2 hours by rain. Box score


Mariners cruise past A's

Nelson Cruz hit his 21st home run of the season in the Mariners' 9-5 win over the Athletics.


Kansas leading Turkey after 3

Representing the United States at the World University Games, Kansas has a 54-47 lead heading to the 4th quarter. Turkey has made eight 3-pointers to keep things close. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

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Miguel Cabrera expected to go on DL for 1st time in his career. Since his 1st full season in 2004, nobody has played in more games (1,809).

Tigers expect Miguel Cabrera to go to DL

The Tigers' slugger left Friday's game in the 4th inning when he injured his calf running to 2nd base. "I'm not optimistic at all," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "When Miggy says he can't play, it is serious, because Miggy plays through everything." An MRI showed no injury to his Achilles, but he will be examined again Saturday.

Lloyd on verge of making this her WWC
Women's World Cup 

"I don't get a lot of press in the States," USWNT midfielder Carli Lloyd said during World Cup qualifying this past fall. With 3 goals in 3 knockout games, that's no longer the case. Breakout star

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Pitchers' duel in Los Angeles

Clayton Kershaw has allowed just 5 hits and 1 run through six innings, but Noah Syndergaard (2 H, 1 R) has been just as good, and the Mets and Dodgers are tied 1-1 heading to the 7th. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Baseball Tonight @BBTN

Tigers expect Miguel Cabrera to go on the disabled list with a strained calf he suffered tonight. It would be the 1st DL trip of his career.

Papi unfazed by ball to the head

David Ortiz isn't the smoothest baserunner, but it doesn't help when someone's flinging a baseball at his noggin, like Jose Altuve did here.


Final: Mariners 9, Athletics 5

The Mariners combined to hit four home runs, including a team-leading 21st from Nelson Cruz, to beat the A's in Oakland. It's Seattle's third win in its last four games. Box score


McCann sends Yankees to walk-off win

Mark Teixeira's game-tying 3-run homer in the 8th sent the game to extras, where Brian McCann gave the Yankees their first walk-off win of the year with a 3-run shot in the 12th inning. The Rays have lost 6 straight.