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Can Giants derail streaking Dodgers?

Adrian Gonzalez takes his hefty .469 batting average into San Francisco as the Dodgers -- winners of seven straight -- take on Tim Lincecum and the Giants.

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Marlins owner Loria mum on Redmond's future

Amid speculation that Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond's job might be in jeopardy because of the team's slow start, owner Jeffrey Loria declined the opportunity to issue a vote of confidence.

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Olney: Terms of a possible Rose reinstatement

Buster Olney has seven conditions MLB commissioner Rob Manfred could present to Pete Rose for the all-time hits leader to get partial reinstatement.

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Escobar, Nats walk off in 10th

Nationals shortstop Yunel Escobar hits a walk-off homer in the 10th inning to lead the Nats past the Cardinals.

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Mets win ninth straight (0:35)

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Grantland: The two-week winners

The new-look Detroit Tigers are showing that they aren't ready to relinquish their AL Central crown.

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Bryant powers Cubs past Pirates (1:55)

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Updated Top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015

Maikel Franco moves to No. 9 to No. 1 in Tommy Rancel's updated list of the top 10 fantasy baseball prospects for 2015 after a busy week of promotions, demotions and injuries.

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Castro leads Cubs' 9th-inning rally

Starlin Castro recorded 4 RBIs and kicked off a 3-run ninth for Chicago as the Cubs stormed past the Pirates for a 9-8 win. Welington Castillo knocked in the go-ahead run with a groundout to give Chicago its third win in four games.

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Red Sox stymie Rays in 1-0 win
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Wade Miley and four relievers held the Rays to four hits, Ryan Hanigan scored the game's lone run on a throwing error, and Boston dropped Tampa Bay to 1-6 at home.

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Houston Astros @astros

Mariners add another run to extend their lead to 3-1 in the 4th but McHugh gets Ackley to retire the side without further damage.

Howard goes yard in Phillies' victory
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Ryan Howard hit his first home run of the season -- and the 335th of his career to tie Darryl Strawberry for 100th on the career leaderboard -- in the Phillies' 7-3 win over the Marlins.

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Final: Reds 16, Brewers 10
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After going scoreless through the first 2 innings, the Reds and Brewers combined to score 26 runs over the final 7 frames. But Cincinnati had the greater offensive outburst, homering in five straight innings with two grand slams, and the Reds extended Milwaukee's skid to 7 games. Box score

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Bautista's trot leaves Jones bothered
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Adam Jones took exception to Jose Bautista's behavior after Bautista hit a home run in the Blue Jays' 13-6 victory over the Orioles. Said Bautista after the game, "You throw at me, I’m not going to forget, and if I get you right after, I’m going to enjoy it."

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Final: Indians 6, White Sox 2

The cold couldn't chill Cleveland's bats, which accounted for two HRs and six runs to halt a two-game skid and even the three-game series against the White Sox. Indians P Carlos Carrasco fanned 8 and allowed 1 run over 5 innings, and his relief handled the rest. Box score

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Final: Royals 6, Twins 5

Royals 3B Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer in the 5th inning and recorded the decisive RBI single in the 8th to carry K.C. over the visiting Twins and to an 11-3 record. Moustakas finished 3-for-5 with 3 RBI. Box score

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Final: Nationals 2, Cardinals 1 (10)

Nationals closer Drew Storen blew the save in the 9th inning after throwing two wild pitches. No matter. Yunel Escobar slammed a walk-off homer in the 10th, and the Nats snapped the Cards' 5-game win streak in a second straight victory. Box score

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Final: Yankees 5, Tigers 2

Nathan Eovaldi pitched seven innings of one-run ball, Stephen Drew bashed his fourth homer this season, and the Yankees (7-7) improved to .500 and tied their three-game series against the Tigers in Detroit. Box score

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Final: Cubs 9, Pirates 8
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The Cubs scored three runs in the 9th to rally from a two-run deficit and win their second straight against the Pirates. Starlin Castro, who hit the game-tying RBI single in the 9th, finished 3-for-5 with a HR and 4 RBI. Box score

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Mets beat Braves, extend streak to 9
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Mets CF Curtis Granderson drove in three runs, as the Mets cruised past the Braves, 7-1, in their ninth straight win. The Amazin's improved to 11-3.

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St. Louis Cardinals @Cardinals

A pair of Nationals walks brings in Jordan Walden in the 9th, in a double switch with Kozma entering at SS. 2 on, 1 out for the Nats.

Chicago Cubs @Cubs

Starlin Castro drives in his 3rd and 4th runs of the night with a bases-loaded single to tie the game at 8 in the 9th inning! #LetsGo

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Castro bounces one over third to tie the game 8-8. He is on fire both on offense and defense. Still no one out. What a game