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9hScott Lauber

Boston's buying, and it's far from finished

Boston already landed starter Drew Pomeranz. But with the deadline looming, the Red Sox still need pitching -- and they're determined to get it.

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Vote: Cubs Confidence Meter

Fan confidence in the Cubs was up last week. With Aroldis Chapman now in the Wrigley Field bullpen, will it go through the roof? Vote now!

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7hTommy Rancel

Forecast for Houston call-up Alex Bregman

Tommy Rancel breaks down the skills and opportunities for highly touted prospect Alex Bregman upon his promotion to the Astros.

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MLB Trade Deadline 2016

As the Aug. 1 MLB trade deadline approaches, stay up to date on all the latest moves, rumors and expert analysis.

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7hTommy Rancel

What to expect from David Dahl

The Rockies have called up David Dahl to help bolster their outfield and add some offensive production to the lineup. Tommy Rancel considers his skills and future in the big leagues.

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Katie Strang ESPN.com 

Tigers catcher James McCann entered tonight's game batting .194. He delivered with a critical at-bat in the seventh inning. Hit an RBI single to score Justin Upton that extended Tigers lead 3-1. Shane Greene in to replace starter Justin Verlander, who held the Red Sox to 1 run over the first six innings.

Jose Iglesias smashes two-run homer

The Tigers shortstop boomed a home run deep to left field in the top of the sixth to put Detroit up 2-1 over Boston on ESPN.

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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Blue Jays are facing a tough decision with Aaron Sanchez. In the wild-card era, only Felix Hernandez has had a lower ERA among qualified AL starters age 23 or younger. But with another strong outing so far tonight, he's about to hit his career high in innings. Do they move him to the bullpen to save innings? But can they win the division without him starting? I'd keep him in the rotation and hope for the best.

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny on the Cubs getting Aroldis Chapman: "I think we're really due to get him, to be honest." Chapman has held Cards to a .099 average.

What Chapman is bringing to the Cubs

Check out Aroldis Chapman's fastest pitches and strikeouts as a preview to what the Chicago Cubs are gaining in their bullpen.

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Despite the two E's, Nolan ArenADO has at least tied up the ADO Bowl by hitting a solo shot to knot the game. Manny MachADO is 1-for-2 and hasn't had a fielding chance yet.

Castellanos is all about defense early

Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos makes a difficult grab and throw from foul ground to get the out on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

The Washington Nationals were deep in the conversations for Aroldis Chapman, and may turn out to be the best fit for Andrew Miller.

Katie Strang ESPN.com 

Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez is expected to receive another start with both Jordan Zimmermann (neck) and Daniel Norris (oblique) slated to each make an additional rehab appearance. Rotation won't follow in order after the Red Sox series, either. Tigers looking to get rookie Michael Fulmer an extra few days of rest.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Early advantage in the ADO Bowl (3B Manny MachADO v. 3B Nolan ArenADO) goes to the Orioles' guy. In the first inning, Machado grounded to Arenado, who bobbled it for an E-5. For Arenado, who's won three Gold Gloves in his first three seasons, it's just his second error on the season.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch more of Cubs reliever Hector Rondon discuss the addition of Aroldis Chapman to the bullpen.

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