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Dallas Beeler's day done in the 2nd inning

The Cubs starter didn't last long against the Rockies, getting pulled after just 1 1/3 innings after allowing a career-high tying 4 earned runs -- all in the 1st inning. Travis Wood takes over on the mound for Chicago. Follow live


Julio Teheran tagged on the road

The Braves starter has surrendered two homers to Chris Davis tonight at Camden Yards, pushing him to a league-leading 15 HRs allowed on the road. The O's hold a 5-2 lead in the fifth. Follow live


Angels acquire OFs Murphy, DeJesus

Los Angeles bolstered its outfield by getting David Murphy from the Indians for Double-AA Eric Stamets, and David DeJesus from the Rays for minor league RHP Eduar Lopez.

Even athletes get hungry at red lights

A's closer Sean Doolittle's car has a feature that you don't always see in showroom vehicles ... a secret burrito compartment. It is as awesome as you expect.


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Meanwhile, Noah Syndergaard is at 81 pitches thru 6 IP. They're not letting him throw as many as Johan did.

Melky a machine

Melky Cabrera is 3-for-3 tonight to give him 14 hits in his past six games. Earlier, he extended his multi-hit streak to a career-high six games. The White Sox lead the Red Sox 5-2 in the fifth. Follow live

ICYMI: Victorino cries after leaving Boston

Shane Victorino got emotional when talking about his trade from the Red Sox to the Angels. He's batting 8th and playing left in his first game with the Angels tonight as they face the Astros.


Law: Nats get minor boost with Papelbon

Keith Law: “He's a modest upgrade to the Nats' late-game relief corps, not specifically over Drew Storen but over whatever right-handed reliever gets bounced from the roster.” Trade analysis (Insider)

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Phils come alive in fifth

The Phillies belted two RBI-doubles in the fifth inning to take a 3-2 lead over the Blue Jays and end Felix Doubront's night with no outs in the frame. Ryan Tepera is on the mound in relief for the Jays. Follow live

Troy Tulowitzki was 'blindsided' by trade

The new Blue Jays SS told the Denver Post: "I thought I was in the loop, in the conversation. So it definitely caught me by surprise. I was shocked, and it caught me off guard. I think maybe I was a little naive to think I would be so connected to the [trade] process."

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Syndergaard perfect through 5

The Mets rookie has struck out 6 Padres over 5 innings, throwing 71 pitches. Lucas Duda's 2-run HR has provided the game's only offense. Follow live


Rockies rough up Beeler in 1st inning

Colorado still has some firepower even without Troy Tulowitzki's bat in the lineup. Three doubles in the inning off Cubs starter Dallas Beeler resulted in 4 runs and the Rockies have an early lead at Wrigley Field. Follow live


GOOOALLL! What? Eden Hazard beats three Barca defenders and Marc-Andre ter Stegen to put Chelsea up 1-0 in the International Champions Cup.

Cabrera's hot streak at the plate

Melkey Cabrera singled to lead off the third inning and now has a career-high 6 consecutive multi-hit games. The White Sox lead 5-2 after Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer in the second to put the Red Sox on the board. Follow live

Nationals acquire Papelbon

The Phillies have traded Jonathan Papelbon to the Nationals for Double-A pitcher Nick Pivetta. The Nats picked up Papelbon's option for 2016, with his salary lowered from $13M to $11M. He also will take over the closer's job from Drew Storen.

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Not a lot of QBs in New England

The Patriots have used a league-low 2 different starting QBs since Tom Brady made his first career start (2001, Week 3). Matt Cassel started 15 games in 2008 after Brady tore his ACL in Week 1. In contrast, the Browns have used an NFL-high 19 different starting QBs since Brady made his first career start.

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Le'Veon Bell now No. 1 player in fantasy

With the news that Le'Veon Bell's suspension has been reduced to 2 games, he now takes over as the No. 1 overall player in ESPN's rankings, switching spots with Eddie Lacy. Top 300 ranks

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Davis records third multi-HR game

Two innings down, two homers for Chris Davis. His first gave the O's a 3-2 lead in the first, and the second tacked on two more runs. Davis has five HRs in his past seven games to give him 24 this season. Only Mike Trout, Nelson Cruz, and Nolan Arenado have more multi-homer games this season (4 each). Follow live

Pedro's night going better than Miley's

Red Sox starter Wade Miley gave up 5 runs in the first inning. In 1999, Pedro Martinez allowed 4 runs in the first inning all season in 29 starts. Martinez's No. 45 was retired at Fenway tonight. Follow live


Munson: Tom Brady has no shot in court

Although the Patriots QB enjoys top-of-the-line legal representation and his lawyers will file a brilliantly written lawsuit, Tom Brady’s effort to stop the suspension is doomed, says ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson. Two reasons why

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