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Follow live: Ichiro's quest for 3,000 hits

The Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki entered Friday night's game against the St. Louis Cardinals two hits shy of 3,000. He's still at 2,998 after going 0-for-4 in his four plate appearances.

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Move Baez, get out the way (0:26)
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Boston should trade for Ryan Braun (1:32)
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MLB Trade Deadline 2016

As the Aug. 1 MLB trade deadline approaches, stay up to date on all the latest moves, rumors and expert analysis.

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Dee Gordon goes hitless in return to Marlins lineup

Dee Gordon didn't do anything at the plate Thursday in his return from suspension, but he remains focused and has the support of Marlins teammates.

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Ichiro doubles for hit 2,998 (0:21)
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Cold Hard Facts: Trade deadline looming (0:56)
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Trying to catch a foul ball with your cup is not the best idea (0:20)
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How Chapman trade altered reliever market

The Cubs made the first big relief pitching splash has reset the reliever trade market, so what's next for other buyers looking to add bullpen talent?

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Locker Room Lawyer: The Chris Sale debate (4:41)

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Darwin Barney scoops, flicks for the out

It's like Barney has won a Gold Glove at second base before or something.

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Bautista crushes longest homer of night

Jose Bautista wasted little time offering up a monster 444-foot solo shot in the first inning.

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Ivan Nova and home plate umpire Laz Diaz exchanged a lot of words as Nova left for a reliever. Then Nova fired his glove against dugout wall

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Part of the motivation for LAD in a Jay Bruce trade would be the increasing concern about Adrian Gonzalez's power: .371 SLG last 81g.

Move, Baez -- get out the way!

The umpire had no problem shoving Javier Baez out of the way to make a call.

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Possible Dodger lineup If Jay Bruce acquired: 2B Utley, SS Seager, 3B Turner, 1B Gonzalez, LF Kendrick, RF Bruce, C Grandal, CF Pederson.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs infielder Javier Baez discuss getting shoved out of the way by home plate umpire Eric Cooper in Friday's 12-1 win over the Mariners.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Rumblings of a big 3-team extravaganza brewing with the Dodgers, Reds & a mystery team. Jay Bruce would land in LA when the dust settles

Jon Lester strong in Cubs' blowout win

The southpaw went six scoreless innings and got plenty of run support in the 12-1 win over the Mariners.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Yasiel Puig was not in the Dodgers' lineup and was not sent to the DL eight days after tweaking his hamstring at Washington. The Dodgers are currently carrying eight relievers, meaning that a short bench is even shorter with Puig's limbo status.