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A-Rod takes down Texas

Alex Rodriguez is turning 40, but he ripped his 24th homer of the year for the Yankees against the Rangers.

Check out Bryant's walk-off HR (0:39)
Tolleson collides with teammate (0:23)
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Theo Epstein: All trade possiblities in play

Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein dissected his team's chances of making a trade before Friday's non-waiver deadline, though nothing seems imminent.

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12hKeith Law

Scouting Mets, Yankees Double-A prospects

Keith Law takes in an Eastern League game -- played in less than two hours -- and brings back scouting reports on a few Mets and Yankees prospects.

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Keri: A culmination in Cooperstown

The Hall of Fame induction Sunday was a moment to celebrate, and Pedro Martinez was the beaming figure at the center of it all.

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10hMark Saxon

Trade deadline pulse: July 27

The Dodgers have until Friday to land the starting pitcher(s) they so desperately want and, if rumors are true, there is no lack of alternatives.

Aroldis Chapman on the move too? (6:13)
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9hDarren Rovell

DraftKings obtains additional $300M in financing

Daily fantasy sports site DraftKings announced it secured an additional $300 million in financing from, among others, Major League Baseball, the NHL and Major League Soccer.


When you hit your first walk-off HR ...

... You're going to get a little wet. Cubs 3B Kris Bryant's 2-out homer in the bottom of the 9th vs. the Rockies got him a good, solid Gatorade soaking.


Highlight: Kris Bryant, Cubs walk off

Cubs 3B Kris Bryant hit his first career walk-off home run to give the Cubs a 9-8 victory after Carlos Gonzalez hit his second HR of the game to put the Rockies up 8-7 in the top of the 9th.


A-Rod hits another HR on his birthday

Alex Rodriguez after hitting a sixth birthday HR: "The home run is icing on the cake."


Cubs walk off after crazy 9th inning

The Cubs entered the 9th up 7-4, and by the end of the inning, the Cubs won 9-8. Rockies RF Carlos Gonzalez's second HR of the game put Colorado ahead 8-7 in the top of the frame, but Cubs rookie Kris Bryant's 2-out, 2-run HR got the Cubs the win. Box score


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Carlos Gonzalez is hitting .162 with no HRs vs. LHP this year. Might have been a spot for James Russell even if he's not a Capital C Closer.

CarGo hits go-ahead HR in 9th

The Cubs headed into the inning with a 7-4 lead, but Daniel Descalso started off the inning with a solo home run, and Carlos Gonzalez hit his second HR of the game to make it 8-7 Rockies. It's CarGo's second straight multi-HR game and third in the last four games. Follow live

Leaping Leonys

Rangers CF Leonys Martin takes a HR away from the Yankees' Mark Teixeira in the 2nd inning.


A-Rod powers Yankees on 40th birthday

Alex Rodriguez hit a major-league record 6th career HR on his birthday, while Didi Gregorius went 3-for-4 with a HR and 4 RBIs in New York's 6-2 win over the Rangers. Box score


White Sox hold on, top Red Sox

Chicago recorded 15 hits to outlast Boston 10-8 in a back-and-forth ballgame at Fenway and take the series opener for its fifth straight win. Adam Eaton finished 3-for-6 with 2 RBIs and a run. Box score


Kolten Wong's slam beats Reds

Wong's fourth-inning grand slam was all the Cardinals needed to beat Cincinnati 4-1. Lance Lynn pitched 7 strong innings to get the win. Box score


Goldschmidt powers D-backs early

Arizona has a 3-0 lead over the Mariners in the second inning, thanks to homers from Paul Goldschmidt and Welington Castillo. Follow live


Highlight: Wieters plays hero in O's win

Catcher Matt Wieters' fourth career walkoff home run in the bottom of the 11th lifted the Orioles past the Braves 2-1.

Leonys Martin has Mark Teixeira's number

The Rangers CF stole a potential homer off the Yankees 1B in the second, and then he threw him out at the plate in the 8th. However, New York has a 6-2 lead. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Highlight: Karns, Casali shine in Rays' win

Nathan Karns gave up just three hits over 6 IP in the Rays' 5-2 win over the Tigers, and Curt Casali hit two dingers.