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Ortiz puts Red Sox back in first place

David Ortiz drove in three runs with a home run and a single against the White Sox, and the Red Sox reclaimed first place in the American League East.

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OTL: More steroid busts coming from MLB

MLB is expected to announce in the next few days that another player has tested positive for the steroid Turinabol, which was common in the 1970s, a source told Outside the Lines.

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Yankees are too reliant on Alex Rodriguez

The Yankees' problem is not that Alex Rodriguez is hurt. It is that their success depends too heavily on a 40-year-old with two hip surgeries.

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Wilbon: Cubs can get 110-118 wins (1:47)
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Harper smacks 10th home run (0:26)
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Decline in velocity for King Felix (1:19)
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Trout makes adjustments to get out of slump (0:30)
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Rays mascot KO'd by Adrian Gonzalez (0:31)
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Tim Kurkjian short stories: Torii Hunter's shoes

Former Twins center fielder Torii Hunter was so insistent that his shoes remain spotless that if they got dirty during a game, he'd head back into the clubhouse to clean them.

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Correa over Harper, Trout, and Machado (1:37)
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Stanton got all of that one (0:23)
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Kurkjian: It's ridiculous what Arrieta is doing (1:01)
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Is bad blood good for baseball? (2:14)
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The Start of Carlos Correa (0:50)
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We expected better: Top 25 of unfulfilled potential

ESPN.com presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more.

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Lester throws glove and ball ... again

Last season, Cubs pitcher Jon Lester struggled to retrieve the ball from his glove and threw the entire glove with the ball inside to Anthony Rizzo for the out. On Wednesday, the two connected again on almost the same play.

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Torii Hunter's shoe-perstitions

"If you look good, you play good. And if you play good, they pay good."

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Drury goes into stands for great grab

Brandon Drury tracked this foul ball all the way over the fence.

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Goeddel climbs the wall to rob home run

Jedd Gyorko looked to have a game-tying homer. Then Tyler Goeddel took it away.

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Holliday caps rally with walk-off single

Matt Holliday brings Aledmys Diaz home to knock off the Phillies 5-4.

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How the cool kids finish off the night.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Cardinals rally for two runs in the bottom of the ninth, handing Jeanmar Gomez his first blown save. The inning included Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez pinch-running and getting thrown out after rounding third base too far. The Phillies decided to pitch to Matt Holliday with first base open instead of the slumping Randal Grichuk and Holliday delivered the winning hit.

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Cardinals come back and walk-off in the 9th! Matt Holliday wins it for STL with his 9th walk-off hit in his career and first since 2013.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner is hopeful he can swing a bat on Thursday. On Wednesday, Gardner took a fastball off his right elbow. Even with a pad on the elbow, Gardner needed an X-ray on the elbow. It was negative. Gardner sounded more optimistic that he could be in the lineup sooner that manager Joe Girardi seemed to think.

Stanton smashes 427-foot HR to center

Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton crushed his ninth home run of the season to help Miami to a 4-3 win over Arizona.

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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner had an X-ray on his elbow. Although it was negative, Yankees manager Joe Girardi isn't sure he will be able to use Gardner the next couple of days. Gardner was hit on the elbow by a fastball.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Despite tallying seven hits and four walks, the Orioles got shut out by the Yankees 7-0. The loss, in which Baltimore grounded into three inning-ending double plays and stranded eight runners, drops the Birds into a first-place tie with Boston.

You win some, you lose some

In Nick Ahmed's case, you snag the ball going up the middle, but you lose the sunflower seeds in your pocket.

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Not to burst your bubble, but …