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Mets giving deGrom support

Righty Jake deGrom is getting good run support against the Orioles. Can he protect the lead?

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Manfred: Shortening season a popular topic

Commissioner Rob Manfred says shortening the regular season is becoming a popular topic as players and owners prepare to negotiate a new labor deal.

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Dan Szymborski

Szymborski: Time for the Rangers to reboot

The injury-plagued Texas Rangers are off to a poor start in a good AL West. Dan Szymborski says it's time for the Rangers to fold this hand, with an eye toward competing again in the near future.

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What's wrong with Corey Kluber? (3:20)

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Richard Justice joins Olbermann (5:41)
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Pedro's electrifying Boston years (2:35)

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How many wins will Bartolo Colon have this season? (0:54)

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11hJoe Peta

Peta: Early-season MLB myths, realities

ESPN Chalk's Joe Peta looks at the early-season showings of the Yankees, Mariners, Astros, Nationals and Indians, and predicts whether those performances will remain consistent over 162 games.

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Updated top 250 fantasy baseball rankings

Tristan H. Cockcroft updates his Top 250 rankings, says Stephen Vogt, Danny Salazar, Devon Travis, Alex Rodriguez and Jake Marisnick are among the biggest movers since the end of spring training.

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1dBen Lindbergh

How Moustakas is finally beating the shift

Mike Moustakas, a notorious dead-pull hitter in the past, has adapted his game and is having success using the whole field this season.

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Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

Jeurys Familia making his 15th appearance in 28 games. That's on pace for 87 appearances. ... Pedro Feliciano shrugs.

Sabathia extends worst start in career

CC Sabathia dropped to 0-5 in the Yanks' series loss against the Blue Jays. Sabathia, who hadn't started worse than 0-3 in his career before this season, earned his last win on April 24, 2014. Box score

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Deduno hit hard in Houston

Samuel Deduno allowed 10 ER on 11 hits in 4 2/3 innings for the Astros. Houston LHP Dallas Keuchel has only allowed 4 ER in 45 IP through 6 starts. The Astros trail the Rangers 10-0 at Minute Maid Park. Follow live

Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

Addison Russell with a double in the 5th here. Now leads the team in doubles this year with 6. That's not a misprint.

Mets earn home run from challenge

Originally ruled a double, Dilson Herrera was awarded his first HR this season in the 6th inning after Mets manager Terry Collins challenged the play. The Mets lead the O's 5-1 in the 8th inning on ESPN.

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