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18hDan Szymborski

Cubs, Dodgers top MLB Future Power Ranks

Dan Szymborski presents the new and improved Future Ranks, looking at how each team sets up for the next five years, plus an MVP over the span and the year it has the best chance to win a title.

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Kruk: 'Price is a veteran and can figure it out' (1:01)
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10hJim Bowden

MLB trade deadline preview: Buyers and sellers

The clock is ticking for contending teams to improve and non-contenders to acquire future assets. Jim Bowden breaks down each team's objective.

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The Body Issue 2016: Vince Wilfork (1:54)
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Moore outduels Price as Rays top Red Sox (1:22)
Stats & Info

Strikeouts not enough for David Price

For the second time this month, Price took the loss in a game where he struck out at least 10 batters. He's only the third Red Sox pitcher to have that happen to him multiple times before the All-Star break.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Price's self-assessment after 4-0 loss to the Rays: "Bad. Again." Wasn't happy with his changeup or curveball. "It's crushing me right now," he said. "I'll take the blame."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Hanley Ramirez's right side did, in fact, tighten up after that big swing in the sixth inning. Day-to-day, according to manager John Farrell.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox go quietly in the top of the ninth, lose 4-0 to the Rays, and finish a mostly miserable road trip with a 2-4 record, having been outscored 42-28 in Texas and Tampa Bay. Boston went 10-16 in June and is 42-36 overall.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Hanley Ramirez is replaced here before the bottom of the eighth inning. He appeared to injure his back on a ferocious swing-and-miss in the sixth. He was due to bat second in the bottom of the ninth, the Red Sox trailing 4-0.

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Guyer takes Price deep for solo shot (0:26)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Including today, David Price has allowed at least four earned runs in six of his 17 starts. Last season, he gave up four or more earned runs in only five of his 32 starts. Rays have hit lefties well all season, but they're without lefty-mashers Steve Pearce, Steven Souza Jr., Logan Morrison and Oswaldo Arcia.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

David Price has eight K's through four innings ... but four runs allowed, and that's what matters. Given his high K rate, I still think he can work through some of these issues, but this is the sixth time in 17 starts he's allowed 4+ ER, after doing that five times all of 2015.

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Benintendi will be on display in San Diego

Andrew Benintendi, the Red Sox's first-round pick last year, is Keith Law's highest-rated prospect taking part in the Futures Game at Petco Park. Law: Futures roster reaction (Insider)

Massachusetts High School Sports

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  • State Tournament Central

    Braintree is your Super 8 State Champion for the second year in a row. Re-live all of the spring state tournament action here.