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Fearless predictions after the quarter pole

Really, Mr. Schoenfield? Bryce Harper will what? And Mike Trout? Nelson Cruz, too? You're kidding, right? Our guy David Schoenfield apparently is not kidding.

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Thursday's power rankings

Eduardo Rodriguez made a strong debut for the Boston Red Sox, and the San Francisco Giants tossed another shutout.

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Web Gems: Thursday, May 28

Does Everth Cabrera's diving stop top Alex Gordon's leaping catch into the stands? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

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17hEno Sarris

Sarris: The story behind Shane Greene's breakout

Eno Sarris details the obstacles Detroit Tigers pitcher Shane Greene, a 15th-round pick, has had to overcome to get where he is today, then talks with the pitcher about his repertoire.

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21hJesse Rogers

Zimmermann the Cub would be a nice fit

Jordan Zimmermann is part of a deep impending free-agent class of hurlers which the Chicago Cubs are undoubtedly keeping an eye on.

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Kluber using K's to turn it around

Corey Kluber had 13 strikeouts Thursday in the Indians' win at Seattle. Since starting the season 0-5, Kluber is 3-0 with 50 K's and just 2 walks in his last 4 starts. Kluber joins Hall of Famer Bob Feller as the only pitchers in Indians history to strike out 50 batters in a 4-start stretch.

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Memorable debut for Red Sox's Rodriguez

Eduardo Rodriguez made his major league debut on Thursday and threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings, the most scoreless innings by a Red Sox starter this season.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

NYY need to adjust to reality that CC has diminishing returns as he goes through lineups a 3rd time: .703 OPS 1st time, .780 2nd, 1.027 3rd.

karl ravech @karlravechespn

Interesting Friday night in mlb..dodgers/cards..white sox need wins, Rodon pitching. Harvey at home. Strasburg in Cincy. Bucs vs. Shields

Athletics Highlight: Brett Lawrie hits 2-run HR, Ben Zobrist draws tiebreaking bases-loaded walk in win over Yankees

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It's not easy when you're cheesy

Prince Fielder’s foul ball landed in a fan’s nachos, causing cheese to fly everywhere.

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O's try to knock Royals out of top spot

Can Everth Cabrera's diving stop top Alex Gordon's reigning Web Gem?

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Pirates plunk double-digit runs in Petco

Jung Ho Kang kicked the game off with a 3-run HR and Andrew McCutchen chipped in 2 RBI doubles in the Pirates' 11-5 thumping of the Padres, extending their win streak to 4. Box score

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Angels rough up Tigers' pitchers

It wasn't vital, but it was nice. Chris Iannetta hit the Halos' first grand slam of the season (Iannetta's third HR of the year) as L.A. chalked up 7 earned on Tigers SP Buck Farmer and tagged RP Gorzelanny for 4 more in their 12-2 win. Box score

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Kluber shines to lift Indians in Seattle

Corey Kluber tallied 13 K's -- his 3rd double-digit strikeout game in his past 4 starts -- to guide the Indians to their 8th win in 10 games. Box score

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A's rally past Yankees to snap 2-game skid

Oakland spotted New York a 3-0 lead, but the A's scored 5 straight runs -- thanks in part to home runs from Brett Lawrie and Billy Burns -- to end the Yankees' 3-game win streak. Box score

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