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A-Rod hits No. 659

Alex Rodriguez ripped his 659th career home run to help power the Yankees' 6-4 win over the Mets to win the Subway Series.

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Scott Spratt

Spratt: The golden age of third basemen

Manny Machado, Nolan Arenado and top prospect Kris Bryant are leading a new major league trend of a more versatile third baseman, says Baseball Info Solutions' Scott Spratt.

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Will the Nationals get better? (1:56)

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7hDavid Schoenfield

The passion of the Kansas City Royals

I threw this question out there for a Twitter question of the week: Would you want your team to play with the same passion as the Royals?

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11hGordon Edes

Shelled Sox starters may need new slogan

Wade Miley's poor outing against the Orioles is the latest evidence that the Red Sox rotation needs to get its act together.

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Dodgers place Yasiel Puig on DL (2:05)

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Spratt: The golden age of third basemen

Manny Machado, Nolan Arenado and top prospect Kris Bryant are leading a new major league trend of a more versatile third baseman, says Baseball Info Solutions' Scott Spratt.

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15hAdam Rubin

Matt Harvey thrives on Subway Series stage

Matt Harvey allowed two earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out seven in 8 2/3 innings in the Mets' win over the Yankees Saturday.

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2dWallace Matthews

Finally, Bernie Williams is part of the club

The Yankees began to make amends for a decade-long oversight by kicking off a celebration of Bernie Williams and his time with the club.

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Joe Maddon keeping faith in young talent
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Addison Russell has 12 strikeouts in 22 at-bats, but the Cubs manager isn't fazed: "I think once Addison really gets his feet on the ground, heads up. ... The young players, they're a little more advanced than most."

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Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

Frank Catalanotto turns 41 today. ... Brian Giles is 55. ... Eric Hillman is 49. ... Orber Moreno is 38.

What HR No. 660 would mean to A-Rod
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"Well, it's going to mean a lot. I don't like to talk about it because I haven't done it. But I know that Willie Mays was my father's favorite player. [Mays] was one of my heroes."

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A-Rod, Yankees win Subway Series
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The Yanks won 2 of 3 against the MLB-best Mets (14-5), who committed four costly errors to drop their 2nd game in the past 14. Alex Rodriguez moved one homer away from tying Willie Mays after hitting his 659th career HR in the 6-4 win.

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Final: Yankees 6, Mets 4
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The Yankees (11-8) touched Jon Niese for 6 runs (4 earned) and benefited from four Mets (14-5) errors to take 2 of 3 in the Subway Series. Alex Rodriguez hit his fifth HR to move within one of tying Willie Mays on the all-time list and finished 2-for-4 with 2 RBI. Box score

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Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

Andrew Miller entered this appearance having allowed two hits and with 15 strikeouts in 7.1 scoreless IP. Had walked four and hit a batter.