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Ventura drills Lawrie, gets ejected in loss

A night after Oakland's Brett Lawrie riled the Royals with a hard slide, Yordano Ventura plunked Lawrie with a 99 mph fastball in the left elbow and got tossed from Kansas City's 5-0 loss.

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Defending champs snap eight-game slide (0:28)

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Sport Science: Tripling Your Betts

Several individual plays were considered for Play of the Week, but instead the Sport Science team recognized a series of plays by Boston's Mookie Betts and called it our Performance of the Week.

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Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Jordan Zimmermann off to a slow start in his walk year. For inspiration, how about 2008 Sabathia? 13.50 ERA after four starts. Got 7/$161m

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So far, Shin-Shoo Choo, hitting .138 with 1 HR/2BB in 9 games, has been among the worst free agent signings of recent yrs. 7 years, $130m

Fan catches ball, chugs beer

Catching a baseball in your beer cup. That's pretty impressive. Proceeding to chug that same beer with the ball still in the cup? That's something else entirely.

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King Felix reigns over Texas

Felix Hernandez was at his best Saturday night, giving up just 2 hits and striking out 12 batters in the Mariners' win over the Rangers. Box score

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Final: Dodgers 6, Rockies 3

Howie Kendrick doubled twice to help Zach Greinke collect the win on a 6.2-inning, 5-hit, 3-run effort. Box score

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Giants win on ring night

Maybe a reminder that they're the defending champs is all the Giants needed to get back on track. They received their 2014 World Series rings, then went out and beat the Diamondbacks for their 4th win of the year. Box score

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Dodgers answer Rockies' runs
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The Dodgers were quick to take back their cushion, getting 2 RBIs off Yasiel Puig and Howie Kendrick doubles in the bottom of the 7th. Follow live

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Hernandez's 10K plan
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Mariners' starter Felix Hernandez has his 34th career double-digit strikeout game and the Mariners are leading the Rangers by 2 runs in the 7th inning. Follow live

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DJ connects with big hit
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Haven't heard of Rockies 2B DJ LeMahieu yet? You will. He connected for his first HR of the year to cut Colorado's deficit to 1 run in the 7th. He's batting .463 on the year and is the 9th-most added player in ESPN fantasy leagues. Follow live

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karl ravech @karlravechespn

Looking forward to seeing garett Richards Sunday for the angels..no other team is getting an ace but others are losing pitchers to injuries