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Jordan Zimmermann making statement with historic start

Jordan Zimmermann wasn't the most coveted ace on this winter's free-agent market, but nobody in baseball is pitching better this April than the Tigers' ultra-competitive rotation addition.

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A-Rod makes a friend at Fenway (0:35)
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Papi power sends Sox sailing over Yankees

The Red Sox got the benefit of both the fresh and the familiar after Jackie Bradley Jr. created a tie that David Ortiz broke an inning later with his game-winning home run.

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Story smashes a fan a souvenir (0:23)
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Mets make history with 12 runs in an inning (0:56)
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Were Marlins right to pull Conley from no-hit bid?

Lefty Adam Conley no-hit the Brewers into the eighth inning, but came out after his pitch count had piled up. David Schoenfield looks at whether or not manager Don Mattingly made the right call.

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Kurkjian: Mattingly did the right thing pulling Conley (1:02)
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Warren G the latest to fall victim to 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' (0:46)
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Possum invades field during baseball game (0:21)
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This is SportsCenter: Ortiz breaks in Yankees cap (0:30)
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Stephen A.: MLB needs to scare players away from PEDs (1:56)
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What you missed in MLB while you were watching the draft (0:21)
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Nationals need a nudge on offense

With the Nationals' offense stymied by the Phillies while Washington got swept, is it time for the Nats to shake up their lineup to get the most out of Bryce Harper and put some runs on the board?

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There's a perfect storm for A's to trade Gray

Buster Olney examines the potential trade market for Sonny Gray and says the A's could do well if they dangled their ace -- plus today's links.

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Logan Forsythe ranks anong the AL's top 10 in batting (.316, 10th), OBP (.400, 6th), doubles (8, T-5th) & XBH (12, T-5th). #RaysUp

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

After nine-pitch inning at Double-A Portland, reliever Carson Smith could be activated from disabled list next week during Red Sox's series in Chicago vs. White Sox.

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

T he St. Louis Cardinals gave pitcher Carlos Martinez permission to leave the team on Friday in order to attend to a personal matter that arose after a civil lawsuit was filed against him in South Florida, general manager John Mozeliak said. "We are just learning of this matter. I was notified by Carlos' agent the other night," Mozeliak said on Saturday. "We will not be in a position to act until we have more information." Martinez, who is 4-0 with a 1.93 ERA, was at the stadium Saturday, but not in the clubhouse during the period the media was allowed in. The lawsuit, filed in a Miami district court, will not affect Martinez's ability to make his scheduled start on Sunday, according to a source.

Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees mini-lineup shakeup for tonight's game against the Boston Red Sox: Joe Girardi is flip-flopping the struggling Chase Headley and Didi Gregorius, batting Headley 9th and Didi 8th against RHP Rick Porcello. Here's the lineup: Ellsbury cf, Gardner lf, Beltran rf, Teixeira 1b, Rodriguex DH, McCann c, Castro 2b, Gregorius ss, Headley 3b, Pineda P

David Price @davidprice14

Astro dominated T Shaws chair today! Slobber and hair everywhere! Travis appreciated the love

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox vs. Yankees (RH Pineda): Betts RF, Pedroia 2B, Bogaerts SS, Ortiz DH, Ramirez 1B, Shaw 3B, Holt LF, Vazquez C, Bradley CF, Porcello

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Remember to brush up on "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" or you'll join these celebrities who all botched it at Wrigley Field. (via @sportscenter)

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ICYMI: Warren G fails to regulate

The rapper became the latest celebrity to botch "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field.

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Dodgers are down but not out -- yet

The offense is struggling and the bullpen isn't doing much better. The result? L.A. has lost five straight at home -- its longest home losing streak since May 2013. Still tied for first in NL West

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Felix Hernandez's crazy April: There have been 2 games this year in which a team got one hit but still won. Felix has been the winning pitcher & losing pitcher in those 2 games. So how often since 1900 has any pitcher done that (in a one-hitter or no-hitter) in the same year? The answer, from the Elias Sports Bureau: Never!

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Cubs' run differential: +79 MLB's second-best: +44 (STL) That difference of 35 alone would be the fourth-best run differential in baseball.

Brewers pull off a triple play the easy way

Milwaukee turned a lazy Marcell Ozuna grounder into three outs in very cool fashion.

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