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A-Rod has history of birthday bashes

Alex Rodriguez turns 41 years old on Wednesday. He has six career home runs on his birthday, most in MLB history, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

  • Alex Rodriguez - 6 birthday HRs
  • Al Simmons - 5
  • Derrek Lee - 5
  • Todd Helton - 5
  • Chipper Jones - 5

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Syndergaard settled in too late Tuesday

Noah Syndergaard labored through his first three innings against the Cardinals before cruising through his next three. However, the damage was done, as St. Louis held on to win 3-2.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Odell Beckham's latest venture after his emoji app is this limited edition "Giant Shark" backpack from Sprayground. He helped design the $75 bag which was released Wednesday.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets WR Brandon Marshall checked in at 224.8 pounds, about 10 pounds lower than his 2015 playing weight. Six weeks ago, he was 244. Todd Bowles told him to get under 230, so Marshall went on what he calls "The Todd Bowles Diet." It worked. Maybe Bowles can market it.

Home runs galore, Ichiro inches closer to 3000 (0:57)
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Is Stoudemire headed to Hall of Fame?

Kevin Pelton details the cases for and against an induction speech for Amar'e Stoudemire, who officially retired from the NBA on Tuesday as a member of the Knicks. Springfield for STAT? (Insider)

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Melo was the man in third quarter

Carmelo Anthony scored 16 of his 20 points in Team USA's 107-57 rout of China on Tuesday night during the third period. He's averaging 14 points through the first three games of the Americans' five-game Rio warm-up tour. Box score

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Dilson Herrera actually slept funny on the bus from Las Vegas to Fresno and was scratched from the PCL game on Tuesday for that reason. It was just a coincidence in timing that he was scratched nearly simultaneously with Jose Reyes' intercostal injury, I'm told.

Jets will start feeling Fitzpatrick pressure if Geno struggles (1:45)

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets report to training camp and there's no sign of QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, who remains far apart with the team on a new contract, according to ESPN's Ed Werder. First-round pick Darron Lee also remains unsigned as the two sides haggle over guaranteed money in the fourth year.

Yankees double up Astros (1:01)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Dilson Herrera was in Las Vegas' original lineup on Tuesday night at Fresno and was scratched. So it would seem that if Jose Reyes requires a DL stint for an intercostal strain suffered in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Cardinals, Herrera is the likely call-up.

Stoudemire's career full of highlight-reel moments (0:47)

1927 Yankees diary

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    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.