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Hamilton confident he can regain All-Star form

Josh Hamilton spent the morning playing with his four daughters, and then he drove to Globe Life Park where he'll play his first home game as a member of the Rangers since 2012.

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Mayor wants regular-season games in Montreal

The mayor of Montreal has asked the commissioner of Major League Baseball to consider playing three or four regular-season games in the city next year.

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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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Home run hits of the day

Stats on some of the noteworthy home runs hit Wednesday, including a mammoth shot by a first-year pitcher.

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Wednesday's power rankings

Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run of the season as the Nationals continue to win.

Fact or Fiction with Buster Olney (2:32)
Cruz lands HR in fish tank (0:15)


Tanaka could return Tuesday/Wednesday

Joe Girardi said Masahiro Tanaka's next start could come in the MLB. The ace is flying to California (where the team is) after his second rehab start on Wednesday for the Triple-A team. If there are no issues, then Tanaka could start Tuesday or Wednesday in Seattle.

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Orioles, White Sox split doubleheader

After getting shut down by Chris Sale in Game 1, Baltimore bats came alive in Game 2, as every member of the lineup had at least one hit to rally for a 6-3 win over Chicago. The doubleheader made up for two games postponed last month because of the riots in Baltimore. Box score


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Orioles & White Sox split doubleheader of games postponed due to April riots in Baltimore. Chicago wins Game 1, 3-2. O's take Game 2, 6-3.

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Orioles 6, White Sox 3, Final in Game 2. Doubleheader ends in a split. 6 1/2 hours of baseball.

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Chris Beck's major league debut is complete for W. Sox. 6 IP, 10 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 3 K. Could have used some better defense.

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Roster moves: +Carlos Santana: paternity list +Scott Atchison: 15-day DL +Austin Adams: recalled from AAA +Jerry Sands: selected from AAA

Highlight: Sale quiets O's to open twinbill

Chris Sale struck out 12 batters over 7.2 scoreless innings as the White Sox edged the Orioles 3-2 in Game 1 of a doubleheader.


Montreal mayor wants 2016 MLB games

Denis Coderre met with commish Rob Manfred today and said 6 or 7 teams were interested in playing regular-season games in the Expos' home from 1969-2004. Two April exhibition games at Olympic Stadium drew over 96K fans.

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Werth (wrist) reportedly out 2 months

A CT scan of Nats OF Jayson Werth's left wrist at the Mayo Clinic revealed 2 small fractures, according to an MLB.com report. Werth was hit by a pitch on May 15. If his rehab goes according to plan, he could return in August.

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Paying up for pitchers

Cynthia Frelund says it's worth investing in Corey Kluber and Ian Kennedy in daily fantasy baseball leagues tonight, thanks in part to them playing in pitcher-friendly parks.


Sale, White Sox beat Orioles

Chris Sale got it started with 7 2/3 innings of four-hit ball, striking out 12, an outing the bullpen almost ruined by allowing a two-run home run to Chris Davis in the 9th. Chicago hung on to beat Baltimore 3-2. Box score


Chris Davis homers in ninth

The Orioles star took Zach Duke deep in the ninth with a 2-run blast that cut the White Sox's lead to 3-2. That's Davis' third homer in the last two games. Follow live

Montreal mayor: We want MLB games

Denis Coderre met with Rob Manfred today to ask the baseball commissioner to consider playing 3 or 4 regular-season games in Montreal next season. Montreal, home to the Expos from 1969-2004, drew more than 96,000 fans to a pair of exhibition games in early April.

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