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Melky a machine

Melky Cabrera is 3-for-3 tonight to give him 14 hits in his past six games. Earlier, he extended his multi-hit streak to a career-high six games. The White Sox lead the Red Sox 5-2 in the fifth. Follow live

ICYMI: Victorino cries after leaving Boston

Shane Victorino got emotional when talking about his trade from the Red Sox to the Angels. He's batting 8th and playing left in his first game with the Angels tonight as they face the Astros.


Law: Nats get minor boost with Papelbon

Keith Law: “He's a modest upgrade to the Nats' late-game relief corps, not specifically over Drew Storen but over whatever right-handed reliever gets bounced from the roster.” Trade analysis (Insider)

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Phils come alive in fifth

The Phillies belted two RBI-doubles in the fifth inning to take a 3-2 lead over the Blue Jays and end Felix Doubront's night with no outs in the frame. Ryan Tepera is on the mound in relief for the Jays. Follow live

Troy Tulowitzki was 'blindsided' by trade

The new Blue Jays SS told the Denver Post: "I thought I was in the loop, in the conversation. So it definitely caught me by surprise. I was shocked, and it caught me off guard. I think maybe I was a little naive to think I would be so connected to the [trade] process."

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Syndergaard perfect through 5

The Mets rookie has struck out 6 Padres over 5 innings, throwing 71 pitches. Lucas Duda's 2-run HR has provided the game's only offense. Follow live


Rockies rough up Beeler in 1st inning

Colorado still has some firepower even without Troy Tulowitzki's bat in the lineup. Three doubles in the inning off Cubs starter Dallas Beeler resulted in 4 runs and the Rockies have an early lead at Wrigley Field. Follow live

Cabrera's hot streak at the plate

Melkey Cabrera singled to lead off the third inning and now has a career-high 6 consecutive multi-hit games. The White Sox lead 5-2 after Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer in the second to put the Red Sox on the board. Follow live

Nationals acquire Papelbon

The Phillies have traded Jonathan Papelbon to the Nationals for Double-A pitcher Nick Pivetta. The Nats picked up Papelbon's option for 2016, with his salary lowered from $13M to $11M. He also will take over the closer's job from Drew Storen.

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Davis records third multi-HR game

Two innings down, two homers for Chris Davis. His first gave the O's a 3-2 lead in the first, and the second tacked on two more runs. Davis has five HRs in his past seven games to give him 24 this season. Only Mike Trout, Nelson Cruz, and Nolan Arenado have more multi-homer games this season (4 each). Follow live

Pedro's night going better than Miley's

Red Sox starter Wade Miley gave up 5 runs in the first inning. In 1999, Pedro Martinez allowed 4 runs in the first inning all season in 29 starts. Martinez's No. 45 was retired at Fenway tonight. Follow live


Pittsburgh Pirates @Pirates

Starling Marte was removed from tonight's lineup due to illness. His availability will be as symptoms allow.

White Sox jump on Miley, Red Sox

Shortly after Pedro Martinez's No. 45 was retired at Fenway Park, the White Sox posted a five-run first inning on three doubles and a single off Red Sox starter Wade Miley. The White Sox have now scored at least 4 runs in the first inning in 3 of their past 4 games; they didn't do that once in their first 94 games this season. Follow live

Duda's long blast gives Mets early lead

Lucas Duda's 2-run HR off James Shields in the 1st gave New York a 2-0 lead. Duda's shot was calculated at 462 feet, the longest ever by a Mets player at Citi Field. Follow live

Reds to give away Pete Rose bobbleheads

The team will honor Charlie Hustle with his first ever bobblehead promotion for the Sept. 12 game against the Cardinals. It will come one day after the 30th anniversary of Rose breaking Ty Cobb's all-time hits record.

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Hamels' next start pushed after deadline

Cole Hamels is getting an extra day of rest after throwing 129 pitches in his no-hitter Saturday. It will prevent him from getting hurt before Friday's 4 p.m. ET trade deadline. His next start is now Friday night, if he's with the Phillies.

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Fireworks to start at Camden Yards

Freddie Freeman benefited from a crew chief review to put the Braves on top in the first with a two-run homer, but the O's took the lead on Chris Davis' three-run shot in the bottom of the inning. Follow live