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Matt Szczur delivers only run Cubs need

In a tight pitchers' duel with the Mets, Cubs rookie outfielder Matt Szczur plated the game's lone run with a sixth-inning double.

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Eric Longenhagen

Longenhagen: MLB international signing primer

July 2, when the new crop of amateur international signees becomes eligible to sign pro contracts, should be circled on every baseball fan's calendar as the second most important day of the year.

Rose addresses the media (1:11)
14hRon Shandler

Shandler: Dump deals that make sense

For fantasy baseball owners in keeper leagues, the 2015 season title chase might be over, so Ron Chandler explains some "dump" deals that might be beneficial for first- and last-place teams.

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Monday's power rankings

Following an impressive start -- only his second in the majors -- Cleveland Indians pitcher Cody Anderson leads our nightly power rankings.

Bogaerts, Betts bright spots for Red Sox (1:26)
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8hMark Saxon

Dodgers have a frustrating evening

The Los Angeles Dodgers endured their most frustrating loss of 2015 on Monday, 10-6 to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.


Rangers power through Baltimore

Robinson Chirinos, Shin-Soo Choo and Mitch Moreland (twice) homered to give the Rangers the 8-6 win against the Orioles. Box score


Reyes takes Boston deep

Jose Reyes has been having a rough week, going 2-for-22 for a .091 batting average and slugging percentage over the last seven days, but he got a hold of one in Toronto to cut the Red Sox's lead to one in the 7th. Follow live

Cubs halt Mets with 1-0 win

One run off Matt Szczur's RBI single was all the Cubs needed to snap the Mets' four-game win streak at Citi Field. Jonathon Niese fell to 3-8 despite holding Chicago to one run on four hits in seven innings. It's the eighth time the Mets were held scoreless this season. Box score


Moreland homers again

Mitch Moreland hit his second home run of the day, making it back-to-back games with two home runs (9 of his 14 homers have come in the month of June) and the Rangers have an 8-5 lead over the O's in the 8th. Follow live


Mets' four-game winning streak on the line

The Mets have three hits and no runs to show for it as they head to the bottom of the ninth trailing 1-0 against the visiting Cubs. Can New York rally to keep its streak alive? On ESPN/WatchESPN


Kyle Hendricks' night over in Queens

The Cubs starter allowed three hits, one walk and fanned six through six scoreless innings at Citi Field. Hector Rondon is in for relief as he tries to maintain Chicago's 1-0 lead vs. the Mets in the seventh. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN


Indians get some breathing room

3B Giovanny Urshela lifted a 3-run HR to left off Rays reliever Steven Geltz, pushing Cleveland's lead to 4-0 in the 7th. It's just the 2nd career longball for the 23-year-old rookie. Follow live

Brewers hit Hamels early

Wet conditions and a rain delay didn't cool off Milwaukee, which opened with 2 runs on 2 hits off of Cole Hamels in the top of the 1st. Aramis Ramirez's single to center plated Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun. Follow live

No-hit bid over for Indians' Salazar

Rays C Curt Casali, the No. 9 hitter, ripped a pitch to deep left center with 2 outs in the bottom of the 6th for Tampa Bay's 1st hit of the game. Cleveland leads 1-0 entering the 7th inning. Follow live

Score one for the Cubs

After a leadoff walk to Kris Bryant, Matt Szczur broke a scoreless game through five with a two-out RBI double off the left-field wall in the sixth. Cubs lead, 1-0. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Mets, Cubs locked in pitcher's duel

We've had a total of six hits, nine Ks and two walks through 5 innings between Jon Niese and Kyle Hendricks in Queens. The Mets eye their fifth straight win. Watch on ESPN/Watch ESPN


Salazar throwing heat through 5

Danny Salazar has seen 15 batters and sent them all packing. He's perfect through 5 and on the mound in the bottom of the 6th and the Tribe can use all the help they can get. Cleveland is up 1-0 against the Rays. Follow live

Tensions running high with Angels

GM Jerry Dipoto expressed frustration over the weekend with the coaches' failure to get scouting reports to players, according to a Fox Sports report. At least one coach and 1B Albert Pujols responded back to Dipoto in a series of meetings. Pujols told reporters today the leak was "embarrassing."

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Marte scores on an infield single for Cervelli to make it 2-0 and Alvarez races home on a sac fly by Mercer to make it 3-0 Bucs! #LetsGoBucs