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Red Sox complete sweep of Yankees

Christian Vazquez hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning to drive the Red Sox past the Yankees on Sunday night.

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Clayton Kershaw takes matters into his own hands

Clayton Kershaw was equally determined and dominating while striking out 14 Padres in a complete-game gem that helped the Dodgers snap a six-game losing streak.

Dodgers know how to have some fun (0:16)
Harper gets the golden sombrero (0:28)
Father tries to stop daughter from throwing away foul ball (0:34)
Trumbo swings at a pitch that hits him (0:33)
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11hBuster Olney

Olney: Intriguing two-tier PED penalty system

Buster Olney proposes a system that could strengthen PED penalties but allows a margin for error; plus a check-in on David Price and today's links.

Ongoing existence of PEDs makes everyone a suspect (0:53)
OTL: More than a game: Osama Bin Laden killed (5:14)
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1dMark Simon

Astros problems in 2016 are plentiful

Poor pitching across the board and a lack of offensive production at a couple of spots in the lineup have made for a very frustrating season.

Kipnis steals the Phillie Phanatic's ATV (0:22)
Story's two-run triple gives Rockies the lead (0:33)
Phillips makes nice behind-the-back throw, dabs afterwards (0:33)
Kurkjian: Mattingly did the right thing pulling Conley (1:02)


Trumbo strikes out on pitch that hits him

Orioles DH Mark Trumbo was so fooled by this Chris Sale pitch that he thought he could make contact right before it hit him on the knee.


A-Rod crushes homer off David Price

Rodriguez's third home run in four games was an absolute no-doubter.


Harper gets the golden sombrero

Bryce Harper has a rough day at the plate, going 0-for-4 with four strikeouts in a win vs. the Cardinals.


The Cubs are clearly in tune with fashion

Suits with camouflage. Suits with money. Suits with shorts. The Cubs were all about Joe Maddon's "If you think you look hot, you wear it" mentality today. On the road in style


Dodgers go wild in clubhouse

The dance party included dousing Yasiel Puig with popcorn.


Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Was that as hard as Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez has ever hit a baseball? "As far, yeah," he said.

Arenado makes silky play at third

Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado has won three straight Gold Gloves at third -- and plays like this are setting him up for a fourth.


Vazquez's priceless reaction to Powerade bath

For winning the game with a 2-run home run, Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez got doused with Powerade and reacted exactly as you might expect on such a cold night.


Highlight: Red Sox sweep Yankees

Christian Vazquez came up with a huge 2-run home run in Boston's 8-7 win, which dropped the Yankees to 8-15 on the season.


SportsCenter @sportscenter

Red Sox complete the sweep! Christian Vázquez's 2-run home run in the 7th inning lifts Boston over New York, 8-7.

A-Rod does more damage to Red Sox

He followed up a 2-run home run (career No. 692) in the 3rd inning with a wall-smashing 2-run double in the 5th. The game's tied at 6 on ESPN.


Shaw throws Ellsbury out at the plate

Red Sox 3B Travis Shaw snagged A-Rod's grounder and managed to throw Jacoby Ellsbury out at the plate, and then the Sox scored in the bottom of the frame to take a 1-0 lead on ESPN.