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Gordon crashes into wall for a gem (0:24)
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Royals cruise to third straight win (0:41)
2dRichard Bergstrom

ICYMI: SweetSpot hits of the week

Time to assess, or in some cases, reassess how players on our favorite teams are doing. Here's some featured articles written since the weekend.

AP Photo/John Minchillo
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Smokestack fire put out during Giants-Reds game

A fireworks smokestack at Great American Ball Park caught fire and spewed dark smoke for an inning on Friday night until firefighters extinguished it during a game between the Giants and Reds.

Bram Vanhaeren for ESPN The Magazine
7dPeter Keating

A mightier pen: How teams should use relievers

Time was, ace relievers pitched when they were needed most. Then the '80s happened. But some teams are now going back to fix the sins of the past by building better, more dominant bullpen.

Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos/Getty Images
9dDavid Schoenfield

Early Home Run Derby picks

An early look at who should be in the Home Run Derby and the role the derby plays in the promotion of Major League Baseball.

9dRichard Bergstrom

ICYMI: SweetSpot hits of the week

In the May 13 edition of ICYMI, we have podcasts discussing the state of our teams that are available for download.

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ESPN Daily Fantasy Live

Tristan H. Cockcroft and Derek Carty get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by offering advice and answering your questions, starting at 6:15 p.m.

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Breaking down the Braves' win (1:23)
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Reds designate struggling reliever Gregg

The Reds designated struggling reliever Kevin Gregg for assignment on Monday before the start of a series against the Atlanta Braves, trying to fix one of the NL's worst bullpens.

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ESPN Daily Fantasy Live

Tristan H. Cockcroft and Derek Carty get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by offering advice and answering questions, starting at 6:15 p.m. ET.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs15424th
Batting Average.23824th
On Base Percentage.31119th
Slugging Percentage.39116th
Earned Run Average4.3926th
Quality Starts2017th
WHIP1.3016th
BAA.25115th

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