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Hamilton returns to action, Rangers win

Josh Hamilton didn't deliver a hit in his first game back, but he scored as the Rangers beat the Indians 10-8 to roll to their sixth win in a row.

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Molitor's positive impact on Twins (1:33)

7hChristina Kahrl

Monday's power rankings

Monday's best baseball performances came on the mound -- and they involved anyone but the usual suspects.

BBTN 101: Learning how to cheat (3:40)
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20hDavid Schoenfield

Five key things to watch this week

The Yankees are sliding, Josh Hamilton is returning, and Michael Wacha is in some elite company.

Nationals-Cubs preview (1:18)

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Pujols, Angels walk off (0:34)

Most exciting young player in baseball (2:34)
Braun hits one out of the park (0:29)


How to cheat at baseball

Just like learning the signals and pick-offs, Dallas Braden taught A's minor leaguers at "the application station" how to properly tack their arms. But, don't you feel bad for cheating? "No, absolutely not, I've got outs to get."


Josh Hamilton returns to MLB

"I want to be OK after baseball is over. I know I only have a few years left of it. So if I can do it while I'm playing the game and I can live life and be responsible and be a good father, then I know I'll be OK after baseball."


Stanton's wall-crashing Web Gem

Giancarlo Stanton doesn't just hit home runs, though he did do that on Monday. He is also capable of incredible plays in the field, such as this.


ICYMI: Angels walk off in Anaheim

Unlike their hometown friends, the Ducks, the Angels won in regulation as they walked off in the 9th inning on Albert Pujols' bases-loaded single off Craig Kimbrell to snap a two-game skid. Pujols collected his 17th walk-off hit.


Jim Caple @jimcaple

It's been Ugly for Americans in Paris the first round of the French Open. After Taylor Townsend's loss today, they are 2-11.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

NL could roll out a dream Home Run Derby team: Giancarlo Stanton, Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant, Justin Upton, captained by Todd Frazier in CIN.