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The Whammys, Day 2: What is MLB's best walk-up song?

We've paired off 32 of the top tunes -- from Frank Sinatra to Fetty Wap -- currently used by MLB players. Now you get to choose who has the best walk-up song in our ‪#WalkupVote on Twitter.

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Matz: Cardinals show why Nationals can't play injury card

While the Cardinals have soared to MLB's best record, the Nationals have been one of baseball's biggest disappointments. Just don't point to health as the reason why their seasons have gone in different directions.

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Saxon: Dodgers pad lead behind Greinke, bullpen

Zack Greinke outdueled Madison Bumgarner in a battle of aces to help the Dodgers stretch their NL West lead to 5 1/2 games over the Giants. The unsung heroes on Tuesday? The surging L.A. bullpen.

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Greinke's historic season continues

Zack Greinke outdueled Madison Bumgarner in what could be a rare matchup of the prior season's World Series MVP and a current season's Cy Young.

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Top 5: Goins, Goins ... gone!

It took extra innings, but the AL East-leading Blue Jays took down the Indians with Ryan Goins' walk-off blast to continue his hot hitting and top Tuesday's list of top performances across MLB.

Goins: 'I kind of blacked out running the bases' (1:09)
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10 things you have to know for September

Can the Indians make a comeback? Will the Cubs and Mets finish off Cinderella seasons? Those are just two things to watch in the season's final month.

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Schoenfield: Should Royals be worried about Cueto?

After coming to K.C. at the trade deadline, Johnny Cueto initially looked like the No. 1 starter the Royals needed. But are his recent struggles -- capped by Tuesday's loss to the Tigers -- cause for concern?

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Mets begin September with a stinker

This is supposed to be a different kind of September for the New York Mets, but they certainly didn't start it off on the right foot.

History sizes up September playoff race (1:27)
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Daniel Norris, Anibel Sanchez on the mend

While Daniel Norris and Anibel Sanchez are unlikely to make a dramatic effect on this season, their return could have big implications for the future.

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Bowden's September call-ups (1:27)


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Clayton Kershaw’s 1.97 ERA in September/October is the second lowest in Major League history, trailing only Joe Beggs (1.87, 1940-47).

Votto powers Reds to win

The Cubs scored two in the 8th to even the score at four, but that didn't last long as Joey Votto smashed a three-run homer to put Cincinnati ahead for good in the 7-4 victory. Box score


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Kris Bryant is now tied for first in the NL in home runs (7)hit in the 8th inning or later. (Carlos Gonzalez)

Yankees lanuch three homers in inning

Greg Bird, John Ryan Murphy and Carlos Beltran each homered in an 8-run 2nd inning that put the Yankees way out in front at Fenway Park. Boston starter Henry Owens, who had allowed one earned run in each of his past two starts, got the hook after 1 2/3 innings. Follow live

Young fan dives into ice cream cone

The Royals lost to the Tigers on Tuesday but this young Royals fan at least got to enjoy this enormous ice cream cone during the game.


Man wins car prize, goes home with '98 Civic

That's right: The Charleston River Dogs set a season attendance record of 285K so they gave Cadet Kyle Busbee a 1998 Honda Civic... with 285K miles on it. Oh, and Bill Murray was involved.


ICYMI: Rockies turn triple play in 9th

With Paul Goldschmidt at the plate, the Diamondbacks sent the runners on 1st and 2nd on the pitch. That worked out well ... for the Rockies, who ended the inning in an instant.


Elvis Andrus steals home -- straight up

The Rangers SS pulled off perhaps the riskiest and most exciting play in baseball Tuesday night.


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Pujols becomes one of four players all-time with 10, 35 HR seasons in first 15 MLB seasons (A. Rodriguez, M. Schmidt & W. Mays)...#Angels

Marlins finish off sweep of Braves

Marcell Ozuna's home run led the way for Miami, which handed Atlanta its eighth loss in a row.


De La Rosa forgets how to pitch

It's really unclear what Diamondbacks SP Rubby De La Rosa was thinking here. But his chucking of the ball at the backstop resulted in a balk.


Angels get to Sonny Gray early

The first four Los Angeles batters of the game singled -- including two infield hits -- to swipe a 4-0 lead off Gray, who had allowed four earned runs or more just once in his past 11 starts. Follow live

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Get ready. It’s a matinee edition of #TheRivalry. #Yankees

Altuve: I knew we had a big chance to win

Jose Altuve describes the success of the Astros this season compared to his previous years in Houston: "Everything seems like it’s happening too quick because we’re having fun and winning."