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Nationals snap four-game losing streak
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The Nats squandered a 3-run lead but survived the Diamondbacks' rally in the ninth as Wilson Ramos' 2-RBI stood as the difference in the Nationals' 5-4 win in D.C. Box score

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Cubs blank pirates, collect 14 hits
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Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo both doubled twice in Chicago's 5-0 win over Pittsburgh, making a one-game dent in the NL wild card standings.

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Yankees crush Red Sox 13-3 in opener
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New York scored nine runs, thanks in part to two three-run homers from Brian McCann and Chris Young, Masahiro Tanaka improved to 8-4.

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Baseball's rain delay shenanigans
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Human bowling. Giant slip and slides. Bill Murray running across the tarp. If you can dream it, it can be done during a rain delay.

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Players impersonating their coaches
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Players for Urban Meyer, James Franklin and Jim Harbaugh had a little fun at their coaches' expense.

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Mets top Marlins for fifth straight win
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Jonathon Niese gave up just four hits and struck out six through seven innings of one-run ball in the Mets' 5-1 win over Miami.

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Josh Donaldson, Tulo HR in Blue Jays' win
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Troy Tulowitzki hit his second homer as a Blue Jay in their 3-1 win over the Twins.

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Phillies beat Dodgers behind grand slam

Phillies 3B Maikel Franco hit his first career grand slam in the 7th, and Domonic Brown added insurance with an RBI single in the 8th to get the Phils the 6-2 win at home. They're now 13-3 since the All-Star break. Box score

Stark: Dombrowski-Red Sox 'natural fit'
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Jayson Stark wonders if Boston will pursue Dave Dombrowski: "Larry Lucchino just stepped down over the last few days. Dave Dombrowski's worked with [Red Sox owner] John Henry with the Marlins."

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Rays' Richie Shaffer makes a first
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Tampa Bay's 3B is the first Rays player to homer within his first two games since Brandon Guyer in his debut on May 6, 2011. The Rays are now up 10-2 over the White Sox in the 8th. Follow Live

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Yanks turn back the clock at the plate

The Yankees have scored 69 runs in their last 7 games, their most in a 7-game span since 2007. They also have 90 runs in their last 10 games, their most in a 10-game span since 2007.

Yankees explode in 7th, rip Red Sox 13-3
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Brian McCann and Chris Young hit three-run homers as a part of a nine-run seventh inning to rout the Red Sox in the Bronx. Masahiro Tanaka allowed three runs on five hits to improve to 8-4. Box score

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Nats plate two, take lead over D-backs

Wilson Ramos' 2-run single in the eighth broke up a tie ballgame in D.C. to put the Nationals in line to snap a four-game skid. Follow live

Giants beat Braves 8-3

The Giants scored six runs in the final two innings -- highlighted by a Hunter Pence three-run slam -- to get the win in Atlanta. Matt Duffy also went 4-for-5 in the win. Box score

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Cubs shut out Pirates to win 6th straight
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Anthony Rizzo went 4-for-5, Chris Denorfia went 3-for-6, and Jorge Soler and Starlin Castro both had 2 RBIs in the Cubs' 5-0 win. Chicago is now just three games behind Pittsburgh for the first NL wild card spot. Box score

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Goalie trips on embarrassing goal
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This goalie did his best to save the ball off the line -- but he kicked the net. Instead of the ball. Whoops.

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Yankees scoring at the highest rate

The Yankees have now scored at least 9 runs in an inning for the 2nd time in their last 7 games; the rest of MLB has done it 6 times all season.

Mets stay hot in Miami

That's five in a row for New York, which beat the Marlins 5-1 behind seven strong innings from LHP Jonathon Niese. Juan Lagares hit a triple and recorded 2 RBIs in the win, keeping the Mets in first in the NL East. Box score

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This little piggy crashed into a hurdle

He appears to be fine, though. The only thing hurt might be his piggy pride after this racing fail.

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Yankees post 9-run seventh
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Alex Rodriguez hit an RBI single, Brian McCann planted a 3-run HR in the second deck of Yankee Stadium, Chase Headley added an RBI double and Chris Young cleared the bases with another 3-run jack. The Yankees lead 13-3 in the seventh. Follow live

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Perez knocks in 3 in Royals' win
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Salvador Perez recorded three hits, including his team-leading 16th home run of the season, as Kansas City cruised to a 5-1 win over Detroit.

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Peterson clears up Diabetes Diagnosis
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Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson took to Twitter to clarify he has Type 2 diabetes, not Type 1, as he had said earlier in the day. Diagnosis explained

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Giants re-take lead on Pence's blast

The Braves' bullpen couldn't hold a 3-2 lead in the 8th, as Matt Duffy tied the score with an RBI double, and Hunter Pence broke the deadlock with a 3-run HR to give San Francisco a 6-3 edge. Follow live

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Rays up with help from Sale

Chris Sale allowed multiple HRs in a game for the 16th time in his career, but it's only the 2nd time he allowed multiple HRs with two strikes (Sept. 17, 2014 at Royals). The Rays lead the White Socks 8-1 in 6th. Follow live