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2hKeith Law

Top 25 players under 25

Mike Trout and Bryce Harper rank first and second, respectively, on Keith Law's list of the top 25 players in the majors under the age of 25.

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3hBuster Olney

Olney: Mets hitting adjustments are paying off

Buster Olney identifies changes Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda have made at the plate to help the Mets, highlights Devon Travis' recent play and more.

Orioles postpone second game amid city unrest (2:46)

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Braves double up Nationals (2:19)

Daily Fantasy Sports: Michael Wacha (0:59)
On the Line: Struggling Contenders (5:04)

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Astros win fourth straight (1:00)

Angels, A's open three-game series Tuesday (2:50)
Astros finally shedding bottom-feeder status (2:52)
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In MLB, the bigger, the better

In ESPN's Fight for Perfection issue, Howard Bryant writes that today's colossal athletes invite awe. But what is
 gained in size will come with a loss of fan connection.

22hTommy Rancel

Updated Top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015

Rafael Montero and Severino Gonzalez move to the top of Tommy Rancel's updated top 10 prospects list, as they both draw major league starting nods this week.


Plans unclear for other games

Sources tell ESPN's Jayson Stark that the Orioles, MLB and city officials are still discussing options for Wednesday's scheduled home game vs. the White Sox and this weekend's series vs. Tampa Bay.

Detroit Tigers @tigers

The Detroit Tigers family wishes the best for Kirk Gibson, and our thoughts are with Kirk and his family.

Kershaw at his best against Giants

Clayton Kershaw takes on the Giants tonight, which is something the reigning NL Cy Young and MVP winner can look forward to -- he has a 1.48 ERA against San Fran in his career.

Jayson Stark @jaysonst

#Phillies pull the plug on Domonic Brown's rehab option but keep him in triple-A. One scout described him as "cruising" in Lehigh Valley

Keith Law's Top 25 under 25

Law ranks the top 25 young players in the league. Mike Trout leads, which isn't a surprise, but the Red Sox, Marlins, Braves and Cardinals each landed three players on the list. Look at the list (Insider)

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White Sox to work out at Camden Yards

With Monday's and today's games in Baltimore postponed due to riots and looting, the White Sox scheduled a workout today, as they haven't played in a game since Sunday. No decision has yet been made to move the series.

Doug Padilla: 'Surreal scene' in Baltimore

Said the ESPN Chicago reporter: "If you've ever been down here, it's a friendly area, it's a nice place to go and spend a sunny afternoon, but today it has a much different feel."


Derrick Hall @DHallDbacks

We are devastated about Kirk Gibson's news. I just sent him a note to tell him how much we love him. We know he will tackle this head on...

Derrick Hall @DHallDbacks

& bring awareness to the disease. He will always be an important part of our @Dbacks family & we're here 4 support during this trying time.

Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson's

The former MLB player and manager made the following statement: "With the support of my family and friends, I will meet this challenge with the same determination and unwavering intensity that I have displayed in all of my endeavors in life." (via Fox Sports Detroit)

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Daniel Hudson @DHuddy41

Devastated to hear about Gibby. If he brings half of the tenacity in this fight that he did on the field and the dugout, I like his chances

Olney: MLB reaction to Baltimore unrest

ESPN's Buster Olney says MLB players and officials are closely watching the situation. “They’re sad. Baltimore is a place where opposing teams love to go to, and Camden Yards is one of their favorite parks.”


OTD: Billy Martin hired by Yanks ... Again

On this date in 1985, Martin began his 4th tour as manager. As The Boss told George Costanza on "Seinfeld": "As painful as it is, I had to let a few people go over the years. Yogi Berra, Lou Piniella, Bucky Dent, Billy Martin, Dallas Green, Dick Howser, Bill Virdon, Billy Martin, Stump Merrill, Billy Martin..." You get the idea.

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Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

After consultation with MLB & state & local officials, tonight’s game between the Orioles & the White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed.

MLB tip sheet for DraftKings

It’s looking like a night to stack Tigers in DFS contests, as their offense is looking like it'll be the best of the day against the Twins. More tips (Insider)

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NBA found Olynyk's play 'excessive'

Chris Broussard explains why the NBA suspended Kelly Olynyk one game for the play that injured Kevin Love: "They wouldn't characterize it as dirty but they said careless."


Bumgarner disagrees with DH debate

Madison Bumgarner doesn't want the DH adopted in the NL, despite Adam Wainwright's Achilles injury: "I don't think it was because he was hitting. What if he gets hurt getting out of his truck? You tell him not to drive anymore?"

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