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SweetSpot: Cueto might have made final start with Reds

Johnny Cueto sparkled in a two-hit shutout of the Nationals on Tuesday night, a gem that very well could be the Cincinnati ace's grand finale.

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Olney: The five most glaring All-Star omissions

Buster Olney doesn't feel the word "snub" applies to All-Star selections, but he does have the biggest "omissions," plus a look at the surging Pirates.

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Olbermann: A-Rod is now A-Victim (6:54)
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Does Dellin Betances need relief?

Yankees All-Star reliever Dellin Betances has allowed homers in two straight outings, including one to Brett Lawrie in the 10th inning on Tuesday.

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Web Gems: Tuesday, July 7

Does Hunter Pence's sliding catch and throw home top the reigning Web Gem, Aaron Hicks' over-the-shoulder catch? Time to vote!

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Rancel: Top prospects from 2014 Futures Game

Tommy Rancel looks back at the 2014 MLB Futures Game and breaks down the top prospects still yet to reach the major leagues. He leads with Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager.

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The Body Issue

It's time for ESPN The Magazine's seventh annual celebration of athletes' bodies, where we admire the potential of the human form and stand in awe of those who push their physiques to profound frontiers.


McCutchen, All-Star of grounds crew

All-Star Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen and LF Sean Rodriguez hopped into action to help out the struggling grounds crew at PNC Park as their game vs. the Padres went into a rain delay.


When tarps attack

A strong gust of wind blew the tarp out of control at PNC Park, taking down a member of the grounds crew with it during a rain delay in Tuesday's Pirates-Padres game.


MLB's changing of the guard

With 18 MLB All-Stars 25 years old or younger, ESPN's Buster Olney said there is "no question about it," we are seeing a changing of the guard in the sport.


Mariners top Tigers in 11

The Tigers left a runner stranded on third in the top of the 11th, and Robinson Cano made them pay in the bottom of the frame with an RBI single to lift the Mariners to a 7-6 walk-off win. Seattle totaled 15 hits to even the series.


One All-Star robs another of homer

The Padres' Justin Upton went up and over the left field wall at PNC Park to rob the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen of a home run.


BBTN Web Gem of the Night: Hunter Pence

In his first game off the DL, Hunter Pence got a Web Gem with his sliding catch and throw home for a double play. But is it better than Aaron Hicks' over-the-shoulder catch?


Mo'ne throws out first pitch at Fenway

Mo'ne Davis became a household name at the 2014 Little League World Series, and she got to throw out the first pitch before tonight's Marlins-Red Sox game. She's also up for an ESPY for Best Breakthrough Athlete. Cast your vote


Pence returns, Giants snap 7-game skid

After a 30-game absence, Hunter Pence was back in the lineup and drove in two runs in the Giants’ 3-0 win over the Mets. Box score


Mets home-run drought continues

The Mets haven't hit a homer in 9 consecutive games -- their longest drought since 2011. No Mets player other than Curtis Granderson has hit a home run in their last 15 games.


Francoeur powers Phillies past Dodgers

Jeff Francoeur hit a homer and drove in 3, and Chad Billingsley held his former team to 2 runs over 6 innings in Philly's 7-2 win. Box score


Highlight: Reds shut out Nationals

Johnny Cueto was on point vs. the Nationals as he struck out 11 in the Reds' 5-0 win. Downside: Cueto threw more than 120 pitches, becoming the only guy this season to do so more than once -- he's thrown 120-plus pitches three times.


Homer happy in Seattle

The Mariners and Tigers have combined to score 12 runs (six by each team), each coming on home runs. The game is heading into the 8th. Follow live


Royals roll to sweep of Rays

All-Stars Alcides Escobar and Alex Gordon drove in all 7 of Kansas City's runs in a 7-1 over Tampa Bay in the second game of a day-night twinbill.


Cubs complete twinbill sweep of Cards

A late St. Louis error opened the door for Chicago to rally for a 5-3 win in the second game of a doubleheader.


Sano hits first career homer

Top prospect Miguel Sano went deep in the Twins' 8-3 win over the Orioles.


D-backs top Rangers

Jake Lamb's two-run single was the big blow in the Diamondbacks' 4-2 win over the Rangers.


Pirates edge past Padres

Gregory Polanco's 8th-inning RBI triple broke a 2-2 tie, as Pittsburgh topped San Diego 3-2 for its fourth straight win. Box score