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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

No, you're not seeing things: That's a really small glove on Chris Davis' large left hand. To be exact, it's a 9.5-inch model, which is what your average Little Leaguer might use. The Orioles first baseman - whose uses a 12.5-inch game glove - sometimes wears the mini-mitt during warm-ups.


On This Day: Clemens strikes out 20

Thirty years ago today, Roger Clemens made history by becoming the first major league pitcher to strike out 20 batters in one game.


Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Kelly threw a 35-pitch bullpen session, his first time off a mound since suffering a right shoulder impingement. Another 'pen scheduled for Tuesday, after which Red Sox may discuss a minor-league rehab assignment.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Three hours before game time, Orioles slugger Manny Machado - who yesterday snapped an 0-for-17 skid with a double and a grand slam - gets in some extra work with hitting coach Scott Coolbaugh.


Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the Yankees lineup for the first of 19 meetings this season with the Boston Red Sox: Ellsbury cf, Gardner lf, Beltran rf, Teixeira 1b, Rodriguez DH, McCann c, Castro 2b, Headley 3b, Gregorius ss, Tanaka P

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox vs. Yankees (RH Tanaka): Betts RF, Pedroia 2B, Bogaerts SS, Ortiz DH, Ramirez 1B, Shaw 3B, Holt LF, Hanigan C, Bradley CF, Owens LHP.

Bryant out vs. Braves; listed as day to day

Cubs All-Star 3B Kris Bryant avoided serious injury Thursday when he rolled his ankle in a win against the Brewers. The team announced Bryant has a mild ankle sprain will avoid the DL, but will sit out today's afternoon tilt against the Braves. Follow live

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Nationals heading on 10-game road trip

And it's an epic one, as they will face three teams that made last year's playoffs and have a combined .625 winning percentage this year. Tidbits to ponder

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Stephen A.: MLB needs to scare players from PEDs

"Until Major League Baseball finds a way to get money from these players for committing these transgressions, you're never going to alleviate the problem."


Olney: PED use not always linked to size

Buster Olney says that unless the MLBPA opens up the CBA and gives teams the option to void multiyear contracts for players busted for PEDs, the reward outweighs the risk for players.


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On this date last year, the Orioles and White Sox played in an empty Camden Yards amid riots in Baltimore. [Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images]