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A-Rod takes on Texas

Alex Rodriguez is turning 40, but tonight he is aiming to turn on pitches to help the Yankees beat the Rangers.

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Tolleson collides with teammate (0:23)
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10hKeith Law

Scouting Mets, Yankees Double-A prospects

Keith Law takes in an Eastern League game -- played in less than two hours -- and brings back scouting reports on a few Mets and Yankees prospects.

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Keri: A culmination in Cooperstown

The Hall of Fame induction Sunday was a moment to celebrate, and Pedro Martinez was the beaming figure at the center of it all.

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7hMark Saxon

Trade deadline pulse: July 27

The Dodgers have until Friday to land the starting pitcher(s) they so desperately want and, if rumors are true, there is no lack of alternatives.

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Aroldis Chapman on the move too? (6:13)
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7hDarren Rovell

DraftKings obtains additional $300M in financing

Daily fantasy sports site DraftKings announced it secured an additional $300 million in financing from, among others, Major League Baseball, the NHL and Major League Soccer.

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The "Charge" trumpet just petered out in mid-blast. O's don't seem to care. Jones single, then Wieters single. Runners at corners, 0 out.

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Adonis Garcia goes oppo off Britton to give Braves 1-0 lead in 9th - to the delight of a surprising number of Braves fans here in B'more.

Braves break scoreless tie in ninth

Adonis Garcia got hold of a 1-0 pitch and sent it to the right-field seats for the game's first score to give the Braves a 1-0 lead over the Orioles in the 9th. It was only the second HR Zach Britton has allowed this season (he hadn't allowed a HR in 25 appearances, covering 25 2/3 IP). Follow live

Tigers get one back on Rays

Yoenis Cespedes hit his 16th HR of the season in 7th to put Detroit on the board but couldn't scratch out any more runs. Tampa Bay leads 3-1 in the 7th. Follow live

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David Ortiz has 14 straight 20-HR seasons Only longer streaks Hank Aaron 20 Babe Ruth 16 A-Rod 15 Barry Bonds 15 Willie Mays 15

Scoreless through 8 at Camden Yards

The Braves have six hits and the O's have three heading to the ninth in tonight's series opener. Orioles starter Kevin Gausman allowed six hits and fanned five over a career high 7 2/3 IP, while Braves starter Alex Wood struck out seven over 7 1/3 IP. First team to score wins? Follow live

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Braves' RHP Frasor walking Chris Davis with 2 outs, runner on 2nd. To get to Machado. This. Should. Be. Interesting.

J.C. Ramirez headed to Seattle

The Diamondbacks traded the RHP to the Mariners for cash or future considerations. Ramirez has a 4.11 ERA this season in 15.1 innings of relief.

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Didi goes deep

Didi Gregorius ties the score with a 2-run HR, part of a 3-run 3rd-inning rally to give the Yankees the lead over the Rangers.

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CarGo gives Rockies early lead over Cubs

Carlos Gonzalez put Colorado on the board first with a 2-run HR in the 3rd inning off Kyle Hendricks. Gonzalez now has five HRs in his past four games. Follow live

Yankees grab lead on Rangers

New York answered Texas quickly, as Didi Gregorious tied the score with a 2-run HR in the 3rd and Chris Young broke the deadlock with a sacrifice fly. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Gausman K's Simmons to end T-7. Hard to tell if fans is rising for him, or for impending John Denver. Either way, crowd is stoked.

Kendrys Morales gives Royals insurance

After Eric Hosmer's RBI single in the 5th, the Royals DH hit his 26th double of the season, scoring Lorenzo Cain and Hosmer to put Kansas City up 7-1 over the Indians. Follow live

Leaping Leonys

Rangers CF Leonys Martin takes a HR away from the Yankees' Mark Teixeira in the 2nd inning.

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Rangers jump out first against Yankees

Texas scored 2 runs in the 2nd inning off Ivan Nova on RBIs from Elvis Andrus and Leonys Martin, who earlier robbed Mark Teixeira of a homer. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN