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Jungmann shuts down Reds

Brewers rookie Taylor Jungmann continues to impress, allowing just 1 run over 8 innings in the 6-1 win over Cincinnati. Adam Lind homered and drove in 3, tying a team record of 9 straight games with an RBI as Milwaukee won its 8th straight. Box score

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Pirates lose Starling Marte

Marte left today's game after suffering an apparent injury on a swing. Pittsburgh could ill aford to lose Marte, who's helped morph the Pirates' OF into one of MLB's best. The Pirates lead the Indians 5-3 in the 8th. Follow live

Rays break open game against Yankees

Tampa Bay scored four runs in the 8th, thanks in part to two errors from 2B Jose Pirela, to extend its lead to 8-1. However, OF Stephen Souza Jr. left the game after getting hit by pitch in that inning. Follow live

De La Rosa-De La Rosa, Take 2

The second showdown of De La Rosas starts at 4:10 p.m., with Arizona's Rubby taking on Colorado's Jorge. Neither pitcher got a decision in their previous meeting June 25, with each allowing just one run.

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Dealing in his debut

Ervin Santana's return from an 80-game drug suspension is off to a good start as he's held the Royals to 2 runs and 2 hits in 6 innings of work. The Twins and Royals are tied in the 7th. Follow live

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Verlander won't get first win today

Justin Verlander lasted only 5 innings (7 runs) and exited with a big deficit, meaning his first win of 2015 must wait. The Tigers trail the Blue Jays 9-3 in the 7th. Follow live

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Pham's 1st homer gives Cards early lead

Tommy Pham picked a good time to hit his first major league HR, as his 2-run shot in the 3rd gave the Cardinals a 2-1 lead over the Padres. Follow live

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Pirates rally for Cole

Pittsburgh tagged Indians SP Danny Salazar for 5 runs in the 5th to erase a 3-0 deficit. SP Gerrit Cole is trying to become the 5th Pirate to win 12 games before the All-Star break. Follow live

Phillies trade for international No. 1 slot

Philadelphia received the Diamondbacks' No. 1 overall slot in the 2015-16 international signing period in exchange for a pair of minor leaguers and the No. 9 slot. This is one of the team's bigger moves since Andy MacPhail joined the Phillies' leadership last week.

Miller has 8 K's through 5

Braves SP Shelby Miller has struck out 8 Phillies through 5 innings, as he tries to outduel Cole Hamels. The game is scoreless through 5, but both pitchers have wiggled their way out of bases-loaded jams. Follow live

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Strasburg returns to disabled list

A left oblique strain has landed Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg on the disabled list. The injury knocked him out of yesterday's game. This is his second trip to the DL this season. He is 5-5 with a 5.16 ERA in 2015.

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Justin Verlander gives up 6 runs in 5th inning vs Blue Jays 5th time in his career he's allowed 6+ runs in an inning. 1st since June 2014

Schoop homers in first AB off DL

Welcome back to the lineup, Jonathan Schoop. The Orioles 2B, playing his first game since mid-April because of a knee injury, went deep off the White Sox's Carlos Rodon in the second inning. Follow live