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OTD: Gehrig steals home, hits two homers

On this date in 1927, Lou Gehrig stole home in the third inning and later hit two home runs in the Yankees' 7-3 win over the Indians. The two homers gave Gehrig 35 on the season, putting him one ahead of Babe Ruth. '27 Yankees on Twitter

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Nationals pull off historic triple play

The Nats turned the first 3-3-5 triple play in MLB history.


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With their loss to the Nationals on Friday night, the Giants fell to 2-11 since the All-Star Break

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Jake Arrieta takes the mound at home today against Seattle. The Cubs are 3-7 in Arrieta's last 10 starts and have dropped the past four.

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Padres: 25-game home run streak comes to an end; tied for the second-longest in MLB history behind the 2002 Rangers (27 consecutive games)

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Rick Porcello (BOS): won his 8th straight decision; first Red Sox SP to win 14 of first 16 decisions since Daisuke Matsuzaka in 2008

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Max Scherzer:20th start with at least 7 IP & 1 R or fewer allowed in the last 2 seasons (3rd-most in MLB behind Arrieta - 23 & Kershaw - 21)

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Rougned Odor (TEX): 3rd second baseman in franchise history with 20 HR (Ian Kinsler and Alfonso Soriano)

Darwin Barney scoops, flicks for the out

It's like Barney has won a Gold Glove at second base before or something.


Ichiro throws out Wong from deep left

Ichiro Suzuki had a quiet night at the plate by going 0-for-4, leaving him two hits shy of the 3,000-hit club, but he dazzled the home crowd by throwing out Kolten Wong at home.


Move, Baez -- get out the way!

The umpire had no problem shoving Javier Baez out of the way to make a call.


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Kenley Jansen is the hero. He finishes off the Diamondbacks in time for fireworks. Huge cheer. Dodgers earn a wild 9-7 victory.

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The Dodgers are giving closer Kenley Kansen 15 minutes to finish off the top of the ninth otherwise there will be no fireworks show as scheduled. The club has a local curfew of 10:55 p.m. for fireworks. There is over 50,000 at Dodger Stadium. No pressure.