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Enormous blow for Red Sox, who announce reliever Carson Smith will undergo Tommy John surgery today and therefore will miss remainder of the season.

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Yoenis C├ęspedes: 15th HR of season--has 32 HR in 97 games with Mets. 32 HR since Aug. 1 matches Chris Davis and Khris Davis for most in MLB

Kershaw throws shutout versus Reds

Clayton Kershaw went the full nine innings, sitting down the last 17 batters in a row, in the Dodgers' 1-0 win over the Reds.

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Cubs: 4-8 in last 12 games after starting season 25-6..Clayton Kershaw & Johnny Cueto both tossed shutouts in 1-0 wins.

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Salvador Perez: 1st career 5-hit game..Ichiro Suzuki (MIA): 4-5, now 10-for-13 in last 3 games; 40 hits away from 3,000 in MLB

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Todd Frazier (CWS): 14th HR of the season (takes sole possession of AL Lead)..Albert Pujols 569th career HR; ties Rafael Palmeiro for 12th

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Clayton Kershaw & Johnny Cueto are the 1st pitchers to both toss 1-0 shutouts on the same day since Greg Maddux & Kerry Wood in '01. (via Elias Sports Bureau)

Grichuk beats Cubs with walk-off homer

Randal Grichuk broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the ninth when he took reliever Adam Warren deep for a walk-off win in St. Louis.

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Vogelsong hit in head with pitch

Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong had to be carted off the field after being struck in the head by a pitch from Rockies SP Jordan Lyles.

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Pujols ties Palmeiro with 569th home run

Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the third inning to tie Rafael Palmeiro for 12th on the all-time list with 569 home runs.

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