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Indians dial win streak up to 11

Corey Kluber and the Tribe won their 11th straight game, a first for the Indians since 1982 and more consecutive victories than the Cavaliers had in 2015-2016. Are they also parade-capable?

Lindor steals home with genius baserunning (0:32)
Maddon: 'We were down to almost nothing' (0:53)
5hMark Saxon

Cardinals continue their strong road work

Chicago to Seattle and back to Kansas City -- the Cardinals navigated an unusual trip pretty well. Can they now start to iron out their blues at home?

Rizzo has a history of catches near tarps (0:58)
Are the Mets mishandling their pitching staff? (1:25)
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12hKeith Law

MLB Futures Game: Top prospects, who's missing

Keith Law highlights key names on the just-released 2016 MLB Futures Game rosters -- and key names NOT on a roster -- and has other relevant tidbits.

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The beginning of the end for Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez is determined to prove people wrong, but with the Yankees benching him for a second consecutive game, he will need to find some magic beans to discover his past success.

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19hTristan H. Cockcroft

Will Lucas Giolito live up to the fantasy hype?

Tristan H. Cockcroft looks closer at the fantasy value of Nationals starter Lucas Giolito, who is making his debut Tuesday against the Mets.

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Kris Bryant drives Cubs with historic performance

Kris Bryant is the first in major league history to hit three home runs and two doubles in one game, which almost made us forget about the issues with Jake Arrieta and the bullpen.

Would you buy into the Indians? (0:59)
Kruk: Kris Bryant is a complete player (0:58)
Correa: 'Everything's starting to click' (1:15)
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13hJim Bowden

Rookie Report: Top 10 rookies this season

Corey Seager and Nomar Mazara have been two of baseball's top rookies. Where do they rank halfway through the 2016 season?

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    MLB's delicate balance with big data

    Technologies that track player performance are the next frontier in baseball's analytic revolution. But the ever-growing quantification of things never tracked is now forcing MLB to balance big data with "big brother," Rian Watt writes.


Melvin Upton Jr.'s master plan

  • Rob a homer
  • Double off a runner
  • Rule the world (probably)


Coors Field or Coors Lake?

Storms passed through Denver causing flooding in the park before the Rockies-Blue Jays contest.


Greinke out early with tight oblique in loss

Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke left after two innings of work after suffering tightness in his left oblique in 4-3 Dbacks win over the Phillies.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Despite a bruised shoulder joint, that came from running into the wall Tuesday at full speed, Dodgers CF Joc Pederson was hopeful he could be back to action "in no time."


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers 19-year-old rookie pitcher Julio Urias, with translator Jesus Quinonez, was not at a loss for superlatives when describing his first major league victory.


Nationals blank Mets in Giolito's debut

No. 1 prospect Lucas Giolito pitched four scoreless innings in his major league debut as the Nationals defeated the Mets 5-0.


Cubs maul Reds in 15th inning

With the Cubs up a run in the 15th inning, Javier Baez hit a grand slam to extend Chicago's lead to 7-2, which served as the final score in the victory over the Reds.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs reliever Travis Wood discusses playing left field and pitching in the Cubs 7-2, 15 inning win over the Reds on Tuesday.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs manager Joe Maddon jokes it would have been nice if a ball was hit out to set up man Pedro Strop who was needed to play left field in the Cubs 15 inning win over the Reds on Tuesday.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon discusses using 3 pitchers in left field on Tuesday night in a 15 inning 7-2 win over the Reds. Two of them actually pitched including Travis Wood who was the hero.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers CF Joc Pederson suffered a bruised AC joint in his right shoulder after colliding with the wall in the eighth inning Tuesday, but X-rays were negative for broken bones. Pederson was sore afterward with limited mobility in his right arm and it remains unclear how long he will be out. A decision on a DL move was not made after the game.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Hansel Robles took the ball directly off the calf. Terry Collins predicted Robles would be sore on Wednesday, but should be OK.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Lucas Giolito didn't get the win, but it wasn't his fault. He allowed the Mets one hit in four scoreless innings before the rains came and ended his big-league debut. After the skies cleared, the Nats won 5-0 to up their NL East lead to 4.5 games.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins said Curtis Granderson has been dealing with a "small" calf strain. It's the same reason he sat Sunday. He had trouble loosening after rain delay.

Bryce Harper's Sweet Sixteen

No, the Nationals' slugger isn't celebrating a birthday. But he crack a pitch for his 16th HR on the season.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs beat the Reds 7-2 in 15 innings using three different pitchers in left field to get through the final couple innings. Travis Wood and Spencer Patton alternated pitching and playing left in one inning then set up man Pedro Strop played there in the 15th. None made a play on a ball.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Bryce Harper has a homer and a double tonight. Believe it or not, it's the first time in over two months (April 23rd) that he's had more than one extra-base hit in a game.

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GRAND SLAM!! Javier Báez is 1st player with a grand slam in 15th inning or later since Tino Martinez in 1996.