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Lawsuit seeks safety netting for MLB ballparks
A federal lawsuit filed in San Francisco on Monday is trying to force Major League Baseball to install protective netting from foul pole to foul pole.

Braun an All-Star for 1st time since suspension
Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was named to the National League All-Star team Sunday to replace injured Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday, his first nod since his 2013 suspension.

Polanco caps late rally as Pirates top Cards in 10
Gregory Polanco capped another late rally, driving in Jung Ho Kang with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.

Futures Game: Schwarber spurs U.S. over World
Cubs catcher Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run triple that got the U.S. rolling to a 10-1 victory Sunday in the All-Star Futures Game.

Cueto throws ice-chucking tantrum as Reds fall
Johnny Cueto threw a fit when he was pulled for a pinch hitter in the sixth inning, and things went downhill from there for the Reds, who endured an 8-1 drubbing by the woeful Marlins.

Nieuwenhuis hits 3 HRs as Mets sweep D-backs
Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered three times to help the New York Mets beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Sunday and complete a three-game sweep.

Kershaw didn't care how, but happy to join ASG
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw didn't care how he got there or how long he had to wait. The reigning National League MVP and three-time Cy Young winner is just happy to be an All-Star.

Tampa Bay places Cabrera (hamstring) on DL
The Tampa Bay Rays have placed shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled infielder Tim Beckham from Triple-A Durham.

2B Gordon dislocates thumb; Tulo in for ASG
NL All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon left the Marlins' game against the Reds with a dislocated thumb after sliding headfirst into first base for an infield hit.

Braves closer Grilli ruptures Achilles covering 1st
Atlanta Braves reliever Jason Grilli suffered a left Achilles rupture in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies after tumbling to the ground as he ran toward first to cover the bag.

Dozier gets All-Star nod, replaces ailing Bautista
Brian Dozier is an American League All-Star after all, getting named to the team Saturday to replace ailing Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista.

Nats ace Scherzer won't pitch in All-Star Game
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer will start in Sunday's series finale against the Baltimore Orioles and therefore will not appear in the All-Star Game.

Red Sox put Buchholz on DL with forearm strain
The Boston Red Sox have placed right-handed pitcher Clay Buchholz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained flexor muscle in his forearm.

Indians' Aviles on family medical emergency list
The Cleveland Indians have placed infielder Mike Aviles on the family medical emergency list for the second time this season.

Cards OF Holliday won't play in All-Star Game
Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday will not play in the All-Star Game because of the quadriceps injury that has sidelined the slugger for more than a month.

Tigers agree to deal with RHP Feliz to boost pen
The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms on a contract with right-hander Neftali Feliz, aiming to boost their shaky bullpen.