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All-Star starters are in; now who will join them?

With pitchers, reserves and Final Vote candidates to be announced Monday, there are a lot of decisions left for All-Star skippers Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy.

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Sunday's power rankings

Gerrit Cole's MLB-best 12th win for the Pirates after some early trouble tops Sunday night's list of the best performances from around the league.

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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.

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GM's Office: Joe Maddon is players' choice (6:27)


Joe Girardi: A-Rod should be an All-Star

The Yankees manager supported the All-Star case of Alex Rodriguez, saying he "absolutely thinks he is." If he does make the team, it will be in a reserve role as he was not voted in as an AL starter Sunday night.

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ICYMI: MLB All-Stars announced

The starters for the MLB All-Star Game were announced Sunday and the Royals tied an AL-record with 4 starters voted in by fans. The 4 Royals starters are their most in a single year in franchise history and more than they’ve had in the previous 25 All-Star Games combined (3). Full roster

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Harper HR Derby decision coming today

All-Star OF Bryce Harper said he'll decide whether to compete in the Home Run Derby today. Harper, whose 25 HRs are tied for 2nd in MLB, finished second in the 2013 HR Derby.

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Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

The list of what we learned from the first half is really short. Starts with: 1. Houston is better than expected. 2. Seattle still can't hit

Sunday's MLB Power Rankings

After Pirates RHP Gerrit Cole hadn't won a game since June 18, he gave up 3 ER through 8 innings Sunday to beat the Indians 5-3 and earn his MLB-best 12th win of the season. Yeah, that tops our list. Matz, Hanley, the Da La Rosas


BBTN reacts to NL All-Star starters

Though Tim Kurkijian said he would "make a couple little changes" -- namely playing Brandon Crawford at SS and Joc Pederson in the outfield -- he thinks the NL fans "did really well on this one."


Bryce Harper @bharper3407

Very blessed and excited to be part of the @mlb All Star Game this year..I can't thank the @nationals fans and all the other fans across the country that have voted for me and continue to support me! I play for the #NationalLeague #MLB #Nats

Losing Marlins get two ASG starters

The Royals and Cardinals lead their divisions, so it's no surprise to see them get multiple All-Star starters. The other team with at least two players? The Marlins, who are 13 games below .500 and 11.5 games back in the NL East.

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