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Cueto, Reds rolling; Scherzer's night ends early

Joey Votto is a triple away from the cycle in Washington, where his big game has helped chase Max Scherzer and given Johnny Cueto some breathing room.

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Olney: The five most glaring All-Star omissions

Buster Olney doesn't feel the word "snub" applies to All-Star selections, but he does have the biggest "omissions," plus a look at the surging Pirates.

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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.

Peter Hapak

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.


Twins take control in first

Trevor Plouffe started the Twins off with an RBI double to deep center, and Miguel Sano followed with his first career homer -- a two-run jack -- in the next at-bat. Minnesota leads Baltimore 2-0. Follow live

Reds chase Max Scherzer in the fifth

For the first time this season, Scherzer didn't complete at least six innings, as he gave up 5 runs on 7 hits to the Reds. Cincinnati 1B Joey Votto is a triple away from the cycle in D.C. Follow live


McCutchen, All-Star of grounds crew

All-Star Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen and LF Sean Rodriguez hopped into action to help out the struggling grounds crew at PNC Park as their game vs. the Padres went into a rain delay. It was scoreless in the third.


Scherzer and Harper work well together

In 36 at-bats while Max Scherzer is pitching this season, Bryce Harper is hitting .528 and has 10 HRs. He has a single and walk tonight as the Nats trail the Reds 4-0 in the fifth. Follow live


Mets activate Mejia off Restricted List

RHP Jenrry Mejia was suspended for 80 games for violating MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program on April 11. The Mets play the Giants in San Fran at 10:15 p.m. ET. Preview

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Hunter Pence activated from DL

The Giants OF hasn't played in a game since June 2 because of a wrist injury. The Giants could use his bat -- they've lost 7 in a row -- when they take on the Mets tonight.

Mo'ne throws out first pitch at Fenway

Mo'ne Davis became a household name at the 2014 Little League World Series, and she got to throw out the first pitch before tonight's Marlins-Red Sox game. She's also up for an ESPY for Best Breakthrough Athlete. Cast your vote


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Max Scherzer has given up 4 hits in 3 IP. single, double, triple, HR (in that order). 3 runs allowed Allowed 4 total in previous 4 starts

Max Scherzer's given up cycle ... in order

The Nationals RHP has given up four hits to the Reds: A single to Brandon Phillips, a double to Joey Votto, a triple to Jay Bruce, then a HR to Votto the second time around -- good for the cycle. Scherzer's been better as he trails 3-0. Follow live


Joey Votto locked in vs. Max Scherzer

The Reds 1B ripped an RBI double in the first inning and then hit his 15th HR of the season in the third to put his team up 3-0 over Max Scherzer and the Nationals. Follow live

A-Rod bummed about missing ASG

Twenty days away from turning 40 years old, Alex Rodriguez said he is "obviously disappointed'' to be left off the AL All-Star team. He's hitting .284 with 16 HR this season.

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Today marks 2nd time Max Scherzer has allowed a 1st-inning run this season. 1st time he's allowed multiple runs in 1st inning in 2015

Yankees answer A's in first inning

Josh Reddick put the A's on the board first with an RBI single, but Brian McCann's and Garrett Jones' RBI singles off Sonny Gray put the Yanks up 2-1 after 1 in the Bronx. Follow live

Trout to decide on HR Derby Wednesday

Angels OF Mike Trout said he hasn't decided if he'll participate in the Home Run Derby yet, but he'll make a decision by Wednesday. He's tied for third in the AL with 21 HRs.

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Not a typical first inning for Scherzer

The Nationals' Max Scherzer gave up a single, double and triple to the Reds in the first inning to go down 2-0 early. It took 25 pitches for the RHP to get out of the inning. Follow live