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Ortiz still doing what he does best

He's 40 years old, but David Ortiz can still rake; he's on pace for 34 home runs and 128 RBIs this season. As he faces the Yankees yet again, it's safe to say that nobody foresaw how much damage he'd do against the AL East rival over the years. (Live on ESPN and WatchESPN)

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Clayton Kershaw takes matters into his own hands

Clayton Kershaw was equally determined and dominating while striking out 14 Padres in a complete-game gem that helped the Dodgers snap a six-game losing streak.

Harper gets the golden sombrero (0:28)
Father tries to stop daughter from throwing away foul ball (0:34)
Trumbo swings at a pitch that hits him (0:33)
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7hBuster Olney

Olney: Intriguing two-tier PED penalty system

Buster Olney proposes a system that could strengthen PED penalties but allows a margin for error; plus a check-in on David Price and today's links.

Ongoing existence of PEDs makes everyone a suspect (0:53)
Stanton annihilates another baseball (0:31)
OTL: More than a game: Osama Bin Laden killed (5:14)
A-Rod makes a friend at Fenway (0:35)
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22hMark Simon

Astros problems in 2016 are plentiful

Poor pitching across the board and a lack of offensive production at a couple of spots in the lineup have made for a very frustrating season.

Kipnis steals the Phillie Phanatic's ATV (0:22)
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Conforto stepping up in the spotlight

Games like Saturday's are helping cement the fact that Michael Conforto is going to occupy the No. 3 slot with the Mets for a long time after he doubled, homered and plated three runs to help beat the Giants.

Story's two-run triple gives Rockies the lead (0:33)
Phillips makes nice behind-the-back throw, dabs afterwards (0:33)
Upton makes Twins pay for mix-up (0:27)
Werth takes Garcia deep to left for three-run homer (0:21)
Kurkjian: Mattingly did the right thing pulling Conley (1:02)


Trumbo strikes out on pitch that hits him

Orioles DH Mark Trumbo was so fooled by this Chris Sale pitch that he thought he could make contact right before it hit him on the knee.


Watch: Yankees at Red Sox on ESPN

New York turns to Nathan Eovaldi, who took a no-hit bid into the 7th inning in his last start, in an attempt to avoid being swept by Boston and falling to 8-15 on the season. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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John Buccigross @Buccigross

Yankees at Red Sox (Price) Now on ESPN Red Sox: Seeking 1st home sweep vs Yankees since Sept. 2013 (Were 5-13 at home vs NYY from 2014-15)

Arenado makes silky play at third

Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado has won three straight Gold Gloves at third -- and plays like this are setting him up for a fourth.


The Cubs are clearly in-tune with fashion

Suits with camoflage. Suits with money. Suits with shorts. The Cubs were all about Joe Maddon's "If you think you look hot, you wear it," mentality today. On the road in style


Braves top Cubs in 10

The Cubs scored three runs in the 8th and 9th innings to tie it, but the Braves prevailed in 10 for a 4-3 win.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw fired a three-hit shutout with 14 strikeouts and called the victory "ugly." He at least had nice things to say about the opposing pitcher, as the Dodgers ended a six-game home losing streak.


Highlight: Kershaw fans 14 in shutout

Clayton Kershaw struck out 14 batters and allowed just 3 hits in a 101-pitch shutout as the Dodgers nipped the Padres 1-0.


Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

The Red Sox have never beaten Nathan Eovaldi, tonight's Yankees starter, in three career starts. Eovaldi, who threw 7 shutout innings against the Rangers in Texas last Monday, has also won both his starts at Fenway, with 3.86 ERA. Dustin Pedroia and Hanley Ramirez have homered off him and David Ortiz has three singles in six at-bats.

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Kershaw does it all! He throws a complete game shutout and drives in the only run in Dodgers' 1-0 win over Padres.

Harper gets the golden sombrero

Bryce Harper has a rough day at the plate, going 0-for-4 with four strikeouts in a win vs. the Cardinals.