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Best month ever? Kershaw looks to seal May for the ages

Clayton Kershaw is closing out what could be one of the most dominating months in baseball history by a starting pitcher as he faces Bartolo Colon and the Mets on Sunday Night Baseball.

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Five reasons the Mets-Dodgers 'feud' is over

While fans packing Citi Field for ESPN Sunday Night Baseball undoubtedly will give Chase Utley an earful, it's extremely likely the episode is history.

Bogaerts extends hitting streak to 22 games (0:20)
Dietrich hot at the plate, but hit by foul ball Sunday (1:35)
On this date: Rickey Henderson sets stolen base record (1:02)
Harper slams batting helmet after flyout (0:13)
Jeffery's 'not-so-good' rendition of baseball classic (0:45)
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MLB mock draft 2.0: Who is No. 1?

The MLB draft is less than two weeks away. Is Florida lefty A.J. Puk still expected to be No. 1? How high will Tennessee 3B Nick Senzel go? There's plenty of movement in the first round of Keith Law's mock draft, as teams still have a lot of indecision.

Umpire leaves game after drilled in mask by foul ball (0:22)
Kurkjian: Syndergaard is going to keep getting better (0:51)
Kurkjian on Urias: 'This kid is going to be a star' (1:11)
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Tigers' Fulmer should stay put after gem

Michael Fulmer followed up an 11-strikeout effort by tossing 7 2/3 scoreless innings in Friday's win over the Athletics, which should earn the rookie a rotation spot.

Bautista tries his hand at PA announcing during suspension (0:13)
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Keith Law's 2016 MLB mock draft 2.0

There's plenty of movement in the first round (and beyond) of Keith Law's mock draft, as teams still have plenty of indecision about their picks.

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SS in 1st women's pro baseball league dies

Lucille Richards, a member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League that was immortalized in the 1992 film "A League of Their Own," has died at 90.

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Top trade candidates and best team fits

Jim Bowden lays out his first full listing of the top trade candidates for the 2016 season, addressing such big names as Jose Bautista and Aroldis Chapman.


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Joc Pederson never left the batter's box area when he flew out to left field; looks like on replay that he thought he hit it foul.

Span annihilates ball into second deck

Denard Span. All the way up.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers got the ultimate scare in the fifth inning, when Clayton Kershaw's bat broke on contact and the barrel swung around and hit the right side of his head. He appeared to be OK and came out to pitch in the bottom of the inning. The Dodgers already had batting injuries to two other pitchers: Scott Kazmir (wrist) and Alex Wood (triceps).

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Clayton Kershaw records his 100th K of the season. With only 5 walks … FIVE. #WOW

Correa drills clutch HR in 13th inning

Carlos Correa gets just enough of it to get the ball over the fence for a three-run home run that puts the Astros up for good over the Angels in the top of the 13th inning.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

No pitcher has ever recorded their first 100 strikeouts with as few as five walks, until Clayton Kershaw hit that mark Sunday. The previous best was Cliff Lee in 2010, who hit 100 strikeouts with seven walks. SOURCE: Elias.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The slide rule is a gray area, but the main way to call it in my mind: Use common sense. So good decision there by the umpires. Corey Seager's was clean and not close to dirty, and the Mets had no chance of turning the double play. That's the way it should be called.

Story smacks 14th homer of the season

Trevor Story takes this Johnny Cueto pitch deep to right for his 14th home run of the season.


Kim's blast lifts O's over Indians

Orioles OF Hyun Soo Kim cranked a home run to deep right field to give Baltimore the lead over the Indians in the seventh inning. They tacked on one more run and won the game 6-4.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw worked his way around a leadoff double in the first inning. Mets probably still satisfied with making Kershaw throw 19 pitches in the opening frame.

Joey Bats destroys David Price's pitch

Jose Bautista takes this David Price pitch and launches it way out, with the foul pole the only thing keeping it from going into orbit.


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Just started on Sunday Night Baseball, Bartolo of the Mets pitching against the Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw. ESPN.

WATCH: Dodgers (26-24) at Mets (28-20)

Bartolo Colon takes the mound for the home team in the rubber match against Clayton Kershaw, who is looking to become the first pitcher with 4 shutouts in a month since Orel Hershiser did in 1988. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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