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Nats look to continue dominance of Giants

Jordan Zimmermann hasn't allowed a run in each of his past two starts. The righty can help the Nationals complete a sweep of the Giants with a win tonight.

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Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper provide the fireworks, Avisail Garcia the glovework and Clay Buchholz the handiwork on Independence Day.

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Brandon Crawford's HR to tie it up

Giants SS Brandon Crawford connected in the 4th for his 12th HR of the season, tying it 1-1 vs. the Nationals.


Nationals, Giants tied up after 4

Michael Taylor's RBI single got the Nats on the board first in the 2nd, but a Brandon Crawford solo HR in the 4th tied it up at 1 apiece in D.C. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Angels build comfortable lead

The Angels scored in every inning up to the 6th to build a 12-1 lead over the Rangers thanks to 13 hits by the offense. But the Rangers got on the board again in the bottom of the 6th to make it 12-3. Follow live

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Halos have scored 12-or-more runs in consecutive games for 1st time since last 9/7 @ MIN (14) & 9/8 @ CLE (12). 12-1 #Angels

How will All-Star rosters round out?

Now that we know who got picked to start on the AL and NL squads, Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy have some decisions to make. Possible reserves

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6 of the top 20 players in Defensive Runs Saved will start All-Star Game : Cain, Gordon, Stanton, Donaldson, Harper and Goldschmidt

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Bryce Harper can become10th player to play in 3 All-Star Games before his 23rd birthday. Only OF to do it are Trout, Griffey Jr. & Kaline

Watch: Giants at Nationals on ESPN

RHP Jordan Zimmermann and the Nats are looking for a ninth straight home win, while Ryan Vogelsong and the Giants are looking to avoid their sixth straight loss. Nats OF Bryce Harper has homered in five of his last seven games vs. the Giants. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Cabrera voted to start All-Star Game

Miguel Cabrera, who was just placed on the DL, was voted in as the AL starter at first base for this year's All-Star Game, but his calf injury will force him to miss the game in Cincinnati.

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4 players have.300 BA with 20 HR this season Bryce Harper Mike Trout Nelson Cruz Paul Goldschmidt All 4 voted to start in All-Star Game

Bittersweet milestone for Stanton

Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was voted in as an All-Star starter for the first time (he was selected by the manager to start as the NL's DH last year), but he'll miss the game due to a fractured bone in his hand.

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Donaldson leads All-Star vote-getters

Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson racked up an MLB-high 14,090,188 votes for the All-Star Game, breaking the single-season record set by Josh Hamilton in 2012.

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AL All-Star outfield and DH starters

The top votegetters for the American League:

AL All-Star infield starters

The top votegetters for the American League:

  • 1B Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
  • 2B Jose Altuve, Astros
  • SS Alcides Escobar, Royals
  • 3B Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays
  • C Salvador Perez, Royals
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"I'll see how I feel, I'll see how it goes. I'll let everyone know in the next couple days." -Bryce Harper on if he will be in HR Derby.

NL All-Star infield starters

The top votegetters for the National League:

  • 1B Paul Goldschmidt, D'backs
  • 2B Dee Gordon, Marlins
  • SS Jhonny Peralta, Cardinals
  • 3B Todd Frazier, Reds
  • C Buster Posey, Giants
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