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Padres send Matt Kemp to Braves in exchange of bad contracts

The Padres dealt Matt Kemp and his declining defense to the Braves for Hector Olivera, who is currently suspended under MLB's domestic violence rules.

Fan steals home run, gives Mutombo wag (0:40)
Tigers walk off on Iglesias' hustle play (1:07)
Michael Young does not like you, clown! (0:21)
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MLB Trade Deadline 2016

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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?


Phillies put up obscure 8th inning

The Phillies batted around and scored four runs -- all without recording a hit.


David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Big win for the Rangers as Mitch Moreland as launches the walk-off home run to right field. Key move: Jeff Banister leaves Matt Bush in for the final two innings rather than going to another reliever in the ninth. Look for the Rangers to make a couple moves the next two days while the Royals are looking like sellers.

From first to home in a flash and a jump

When the throw attempt to catch Byron Buxton stealing second went into the outfield, Buxton capitalized. Big time.


Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins said Yoenis Cespedes experienced tightness in his balky right quadriceps on Saturday and is probably playing with "more discomfort than he's letting on." Collins said the Mets will do everything possible to keep Cespedes off the DL, even if that means resting every few games. "We need his bat in the lineup," Collins said.

Billy Butler, the Bat Flipper

The Indians infielders really didn't like Butler's flip.


Colin Rea leaves Marlins debut early

One day after being traded from the Padres, Rea made his Marlins debut and left in the fourth inning with an undetermined injury.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers' Corey Seager tied the club's rookie record for doubles in a season with his 30th. There are still two months to play. Seager is now tied with Eric Karros, who set his mark in 1992.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes has departed Saturday's game after laboring to first base on a ground out. Cespedes has been dealing with a balky right quadriceps.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

One of the strangest statistical oddities of the season: Jacoby Ellsbury has now reached base 10 times on catcher's interference, one-third of all CIs this season. No other player has more than two and Ellsbury has broken the previous record of eight, set by Roberto Kelly in 1992.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers starter Scott Kazmir now has an 8.14 ERA in the first inning this season after giving up a home run to Arizona's Jean Segura three pitches into Saturday's game.

Kevin Kiermaier does it again

The Rays CF went up, up and away to make this leaping catch at the wall.


Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Injury updates: While OF Chris Young (hamstring) and INF Josh Rutledge (knee) are traveling with the Red Sox and increasing baseball activities in preparation for minor-league rehab assignments within the next week to 10 days, manager John Farrell "can't say [LF/C Blake Swihart] is out of the woods yet with the ankle injury." Farrell characterized Swihart's progress as "two steps forward, one step back."

Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Michael Young es inducido oficialmente al Salón de la Fama de los Rangers, el equipo para el que jugó 12 de sus 14 temporadas Grandes Ligas y donde estableció muchos de los récords ofensivos más trascendentes. Fue el líder del equipo que llegó a la Serie Mundial en años consecutivos en 2010 y 2011.


Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Padres sending 10.5m to Braves in Kemp trade

Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Comienza la ceremonia de inducción al Salón de la Fama de los #Rangers de Michael Young. Será el miembro número 20 del recinto de inmortales del equipo de Texas #MLB