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Will A-Rod be among All-Star reserves?

After the starters were announced Sunday, the pitchers, reserves and Final Vote candidates will be revealed tonight. Will Alex Rodriguez get the call?

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Mittler: Relevant midseason MLB stat trends

Laying out some of the more interesting and relevant statistical trends around MLB at the midseason point, including a decrease in walks and sacrifice bunts and an increase in shifts.

Nats slugger Harper passes on Home Run Derby (2:22)
Best walk-off home runs so far in 2015 (1:50)
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Blue Jays should trade for Jeff Samardzija

There might be bigger names out there, perhaps more effective starters, too, but the White Sox right-hander could be a solid option at the right price.

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Rancel: Top prospects from 2014 Futures Game

Tommy Rancel looks back at the 2014 MLB Futures Game and breaks down the top prospects still yet to reach the major leagues. He leads with Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager.

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The Body Issue

It's time for ESPN The Magazine's seventh annual celebration of athletes' bodies, where we admire the potential of the human form and stand in awe of those who push their physiques to profound frontiers.

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Sunday's power rankings

Gerrit Cole's MLB-best 12th win for the Pirates after some early trouble tops Sunday night's list of the best performances from around the league.


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They'll need to play quick. Rain possible late tonight. Buehrle-Sale is the perfect matchup for getaway day or rain on the way.

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Blue Jays at White Sox: Mark Buehrle: 502 games, 3 of them w/ 10+ strikeouts Chris Sale: 180 games, last 8 (!) of which have had 10+ Ks

Sale seeking to make history

Chris Sale is looking to record 10 K's for a major-league record 9th straight game, but he will be facing a tough Blue Jays lineup. (8:10 p.m. ET)

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Count on Carrasco tonight in DFS

Cynthia Frelund says Carlos Carrasco is the most dependable option tonight, as a number of aces are dealing with potential weather issues.


Who will take part in Home Run Derby?

While neither Bryce Harper nor Giancarlo Stanton will be in the Home Run Derby, ESPN's David Schoenfield suggests players such as Mike Trout, Joc Pederson and Kris Bryant could be solid options to take part.


Harper to skip Home Run Derby

Bryce Harper, who is tied for second in the NL with 25 homers, said his father, who pitched to him during his 2013 appearance, would be unavailable this time. Ron Harper reportedly recently had rotator cuff surgery after a snowboarding accident.

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McIlroy joins Morales on odd injuries list

Rory McIlroy isn't the first athlete to get hurt in a strange way. Remember Kendrys Morales breaking his leg while celebrating a walk-off grand slam? Bizarre injuries

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Royals @Royals

#Royals have recalled OF Paulo Orlando from Triple-A and designated RHP Jason Frasor for assignment.

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Beginning May 23 (when 10+ K streak began), Chris Sale has induced 183 swings-and-misses, 30 more than any other pitcher (Kershaw, 153)

Cano battles long-term stomach ailment

Robinson Cano told USA Today Sports that a stomach issue he had last August turned out to be a common parasite. It was treated with antibiotics, but he still is bothered by acid reflux, and that diet issues aren't helping. "Sometimes I eat only once a day before playing, because I feel full. And you just don't have the same energy."

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After getting to 8-8 after games of April 24, Diamondbacks have lost 12 consecutive games when a win would have brought them to .500

Pirates lose Josh Harrison for 6 weeks

The All-Star infielder tore ligaments in his left thumb sliding into second base in yesterday's game. Harrison is batting .279 with 4 HRs and 9 SB this season.

Detroit Tigers @tigers

During the week, Martinez hit .458 (11x24) with six runs scored, one double, four home runs and 10 RBI.

But does he have his own candy bar?

Reggie Jackson's new Pistons contract will reportedly pay him $80 million over 5 years, or an average of $16M per season. That's more per year than baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson made in his entire career ($9.15M). The salary breakdown

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Milwaukee Brewers @Brewers

RHP Matt Garza placed on the 15-day DL with right shoulder tendinitis, retroactive to 7/3. RHP Corey Knebel recalled from Triple-A @skysox.

Cubs, White Sox to honor legends

On July 12, the entire Cubs team will wear No. 14 throwback uniforms in honor of Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, while the White Sox will be wearing throwbacks with Minnie Minoso's No. 9 for an Aug. 14 game. Banks and Minoso passed away this offseason.

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