LEADING OFF: Final day of funky uniforms, Yankees…

LEADING OFF: Final day of funky uniforms, Kershaw faces Yankees at Dodger Stadium, Braves rolling

Dodgers beat Yankees 2-1 in matchup of baseball's best

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Blue Jays spoil Hernandez's return, beat Mariners 7-5

Bo Bichette and Teoscar Hernandez hit solo home runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays spoiled Felix Hernandez's return to the mound, beating the Seattle Mariners 7-5

Vogt hits 3-run homer as Giants beat his former A's club

Stephen Vogt's three-run homer highlighted an eight-run eighth and the Giants beat the surging Athletics 10-5

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Dodgers escape jam in bizarre 9th, hold off…

Kenley Jansen escaped a bases-loaded jam in a bizarre ninth inning that saw both managers on the field trying to figure out what happened, and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the New York Yankees 2-1

'Like morons': Fashion reviews dim for MLB…

'Like morons': Fashion reviews dim for MLB Players' Weekend uniforms

Cervelli sparks Braves to 9-5 win over Mets in Atlanta debut

Newly signed Francisco Cervelli had three hits and three RBIs in his Atlanta debut, and the Braves beat the New York Mets 9-5 for their seventh straight victory

Hudson pitches 6 scoreless, Cardinals beat Rockies 6-0

Dakota Hudson allowed just two hits over six innings, Harrison Bader and Paul Goldschmidt homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout…

Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off All-Star Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month, and New York beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2 in a match-up of the two teams with the best records in baseball

Louisiana beats Hawaii 9-5, moves to Little…

Ryder Planchard gets key hit as Louisiana beats Hawaii 9-5 to reach Little League final

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Curacao beats Japan 5-4, moves to Little League…

Curley Martha hits 2-run homer to help Curacao beat Japan 5-4, sending Curacao to Little League World Series title game

Rookie Allard dominant as Rangers beat White Sox 4-0

Calhoun, Allard help Texas Rangers blank Chicago White Sox 4-0

Dickerson has 4 hits, 5 RBIs as Phillies beat Marlins 9-3

Corey Dickerson had four hits and five RBIs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 9-3

Put me in, coach: Youth baseball participation on the rise

Over the past six years, participation in youth baseball is on the rise as fewer kids are playing football and soccer

Lyles no-hits Arizona through 6 innings, Brewers…

Jordan Lyles struck out five, walked a pair but didn't allow a hit through six innings in Brewers' 6-1 win over Diamondbacks

LEADING OFF: Braves streaking, Harper on…

LEADING OFF: Braves streaking, Harper on paternity leave, Miley's string

Patent Office to Tom Brady: You Are Not 'Terrific'

Tom Brady can still be terrific. He just can't be Terrific, the US Patent and Trademark Office has decided. The star Patriots quarterback had applied for trademark protection for the "Tom Terrific" nickname, which has long been applied to baseball Hall of Famer Tom Seaver, 74. The applications by Brady's...

Bregman, Brantley HRs lead Miley, Astros over Angels 5-2

Alex Bregman hit his career-high 32nd homer and Wade Miley earned his seventh straight win as the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-2

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Bell tops 100 RBIs, Pirates cruise past Reds 14-0

Josh Bell topped 100 RBIs for the first time in the majors, hitting a three-run homer as the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the Cincinnati Reds 14-0

Orioles set single-season record for HRs allowed, Rays win

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Castro, Marlins rally from 7 runs down, beat…

Starlin Castro homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Miami Marlins spotted the Philadelphia Phillies a seven-run lead before rallying to win 19-11, their highest-scoring game at Marlins Park