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Dads: North or south of the border?

Padres pitcher Ian Kennedy missed a flight to be with his wife but was on FaceTime during the birth of his daughter. But, if he had been, he told Mike & Mike he would have been "south of the border" to catch his fourth child.

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Inciarte fires rocket to second for out

Diamondbacks RF Ender Inciarte caught Yunel Escobar like a deer in headlights between first and second base and got him out with a barehanded grab and throw. Escobar didn't stand a chance.

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Pete Rose hopeful for HOF eligibility

"I'm the one who made the mistake. If I'm ever given a second chance, I'll be the happiest guy in the world," Rose told a crowd during a radio appearance with the Carmen & Jurko Show on ESPN 1000 yesterday afternoon.

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What do Pirates fans do in rain delays?

Simple. They dance to "Gangnam Style." And after two rain delays, the Pirates-Cubs game was postponed with the later date not yet determined.

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Marchand: Gregorius has Yankees in 1st

Is Didi Gregorius better than Derek Jeter? No, but he's an upgrade over the '14 version, when Jeter collected more gifts and good wishes than extra-base hits. Hot-hitting Gregorius

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Forecasting AL wild-card race

Eight teams are within 3.5 games of the playoffs, but Pedro Gomez likes the Orioles and Rangers to break through. "[Texas] adding Cole Hamels, that is a major, major move."

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The resurgent Mets

Pedro Gomez describes the domino effect that has overtaken the Mets with the acquisitions of Yoenis Cespedes, Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson.

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SportsCenter @sportscenter

#PhotoOfTheNight: Adrian Beltre is doused in water after hitting the third cycle of his career in the Rangers 12-9 win over the Astros.

Mike Hessman, Real-life Crash Davis

The Tigers' Triple-A player slugged his minor league record 433rd HR Monday night. Hessman, 37, has played 109 games in the majors, but none since 2010. He also won the bronze in the 2008 Olympics. His big night

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Cespedes helps Mets bash Marlins

With 4 RBIs, newly acquired Yoenis Cespedes helped the Mets' offense stay hot in a big win over Miami.

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John Buccigross @Buccigross

Mets have now scored double-digit runs in 2 games since the All-Star Break. They had 2 such games in THE ENTIRE 1st half this year

Mets moving up in NL East

New York is 4-0 since acquiring Yoenis Céspedes and sits in sole possession of 1st place in the NL East this late in the season for the first time since Sept. 19, 2008. The Nationals, who were 3½ games up on the Mets entering July, are 11-16 since July 1st.

Adonis Garcia, Braves walk off in 12th

The Braves 3B's two-run HR propelled his team to a 9-8, come-from-behind win over the Giants.

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Adrian Beltre hits 3rd career cycle

He joins Bob Meusel, Babe Herman and Long John Reilly as the only players with 3 cycles in MLB history, according to Elias. Beltre completed the cycle with a home run in the 5th, the earliest cycle since Melvin Upton, Jr. in 2009.

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