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Fearless predictions after the quarter pole

Really, Mr. Schoenfield? Bryce Harper will what? And Mike Trout? Nelson Cruz, too? You're kidding, right? Our guy David Schoenfield apparently is not kidding.

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Thursday's power rankings

Eduardo Rodriguez made a strong debut for the Boston Red Sox, and the San Francisco Giants tossed another shutout.

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Web Gems: Thursday, May 28

Does Everth Cabrera's diving stop top Alex Gordon's leaping catch into the stands? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

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Sarris: The story behind Shane Greene's breakout

Eno Sarris details the obstacles Detroit Tigers pitcher Shane Greene, a 15th-round pick, has had to overcome to get where he is today, then talks with the pitcher about his repertoire.

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Zimmermann the Cub would be a nice fit

Jordan Zimmermann is part of a deep impending free-agent class of hurlers which the Chicago Cubs are undoubtedly keeping an eye on.

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Brandon McCarthy @BMcCarthy32

always fun watching 12 yr olds spell the hardest words in our language and then realizing how many adults pluralize words with " 's "

Athletics Highlight: Brett Lawrie hits 2-run HR, Ben Zobrist draws tiebreaking bases-loaded walk in win over Yankees

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It's not easy when you're cheesy

Prince Fielder’s foul ball landed in a fan’s nachos, causing cheese to fly everywhere.

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O's try to knock Royals out of top spot

Can Everth Cabrera's diving stop top Alex Gordon's reigning Web Gem?

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Pirates plunk double-digit runs in Petco

Jung Ho Kang kicked the game off with a 3-run HR and Andrew McCutchen chipped in 2 RBI doubles in the Pirates' 11-5 thumping of the Padres, extending their win streak to 4. Box score

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Angels rough up Tigers' pitchers

It wasn't vital, but it was nice. Chris Iannetta hit the Halos' first grand slam of the season (Iannetta's third HR of the year) as L.A. chalked up 7 earned on Tigers SP Buck Farmer and tagged RP Gorzelanny for 4 more in their 12-2 win. Box score

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Kluber shines to lift Indians in Seattle

Corey Kluber tallied 13 K's -- his 3rd double-digit strikeout game in his past 4 starts -- to guide the Indians to their 8th win in 10 games. Box score

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A's rally past Yankees to snap 2-game skid

Oakland spotted New York a 3-0 lead, but the A's scored 5 straight runs -- thanks in part to home runs from Brett Lawrie and Billy Burns -- to end the Yankees' 3-game win streak. Box score

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Giants blank visiting Braves 7-0

Chris Heston and 3 relievers combined for a 4-hit shutout and the Giants' offense went off for 6 runs in the 8th inning to turn what was a close game into a rout. Joe Panik and Hunter Pence each drove in 2 runs for San Francisco. Box score

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Relief spells no end to trouble for Tigers

Tom Gorzelanny relieved Angel Nesbitt in the middle of the 7th and promptly gave up a walk, a hit, another walk and then a grand slam to Chris Iannetta, his third HR of the year and the Halo's first slam of the season. L.A. is cruising 12-1 through 7. Follow live

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Giants plate 6 in the 8th to pull away

Joe Panik's two-run double jump started a 6-run inning for the Giants. Brandon Cunniff relieved Shelby Miller to start the 8th, but lasted just one out and was charged with 5 earned runs. Trailing 7-0, Atlanta needs a big rally in the top of the 9th.

David Schoenfield @dschoenfield

Corey Kluber has 50 strikeouts over his past four games. He'll be right there in the Cy Young conversation by season's end.

Kluber still sitting batters down

With 12 K's tonight, Corey Kluber reached double-digit strikeouts for the 3rd time in his past 4 starts, and it's his 15th game with 10 strikeouts over the past 2 seasons. That's 3 more than any other pitcher in the majors in that span. Follow live

Angels stretch lead in the 6th

The Angels plated 3 more in the 6th off of 3 hits. L.A. sent Tigers SP Buck Farmer packing on 5 IP, 9 hits and 7 earned runs for his efforts. Follow live

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