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6hTim Kurkjian

Matt Carpenter's rise at the hot corner

In a time when baseball is flush with star third basemen, St. Louis' Matt Carpenter is proving he is worthy of being considered among the elite.

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Scott Spratt

Spratt: The golden age of third basemen

Manny Machado, Nolan Arenado and top prospect Kris Bryant are leading a new major league trend of a more versatile third baseman, says Baseball Info Solutions' Scott Spratt.

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Tigers snap four-game slide (0:44)


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Yankees snap Mets' 11-game streak (2:03)

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16hMark Saxon

Zack Greinke: No longer 'stressed out'

Zack Greinke continued his hot April on the mound, as the Dodgers' right-hander was composed in mowing down the San Diego Padres.

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23hWallace Matthews

Finally, Bernie Williams is part of the club

The Yankees began to make amends for a decade-long oversight by kicking off a celebration of Bernie Williams and his time with the club.

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1dJesse Rogers

5 questions with ... Addison Russell

The Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell, one of baseball's top prospects, talks about life in the big leagues after his recent promotion.

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2dStephania Bell

Nathan poised for another Tommy John surgery

Stephania Bell discusses Joe Nathan's latest injury and the fact that he might be undergo a second Tommy John surgery in his career.


Napoli on the board

After starting the season with 56 homerless at-bats, Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli has finally gone yard. It's his 1st HR since Sept. 1, 2014, and it tied the game 2-2. Follow live


Paredes still raking

Jimmy Paredes doubled home a run, then scored on a Chris Davis sac fly. The Orioles DH is batting .346 with a 1.063 OPS since being called up on April 18. He's owned in just 5.4% of ESPN fantasy leagues, where he has outfield eligibility. Follow live

The Dark Knight strikes back

Matt Harvey tossed another gem in the Mets' win over the Yankees, improving to 4-0 this season. For his career, Harvey is 8-0 with a 2.15 ERA in March and April.


Jays add to Canadian flair

Toronto made MLB history tonight, starting 3 Canadian-born position players: C Russell Martin, OF Michael Saunders and OF Dalton Pompey. Unfortunately for fans north of the border, the game is being played in Florida. Follow live

Astros continue winning ways

There's only 1 team in the AL West above .500 and it's the surprising Astros. Houston routed Oakland 9-3 to pick up its 6th win in the last 7 games. Box score


Worst start for Sabathia

With Saturday's loss, CC Sabathia falls to 0-4 on the season. It's the first time in his career he's lost his first 4 decisions to start a season. Sabathia's last win was on April 24, 2014.


Marlins extend Nats' woes

Washington fell to 2-6 away from home, suffering its 4th straight loss. The Marlins are trending in the opposite direction, having won 4 straight after Saturday's 8-0 win. Box score


Final: Mets 8, Yankees 2

Matt Harvey (8.2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 7 K's) fell 1 out short of becoming the 3rd Met to throw a complete game vs. the Yankees. Harvey still improves to 4-0 on the year. The two teams wrap up their series Sunday (8 p.m. ET, ESPN). Box score


Stanton homers again

After going homerless in his first 9 games of the year, Giancarlo Stanton has 5 in his past 9 games, his latest going 419 feet and extending the Marlins' lead in the bottom of the 8th against the Nationals. Follow live

Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

Surprised, but suppose Matt Harvey may be going back out. They had indicated conservative pitch counts througout April. Already at 91.

Travis extends hit streak

With his 1st-inning single, Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis extended his hit streak to 11 games. We hope you grabbed him in fantasy while you could. He was the 9th-most added player in the past week, bringing him to 100% ownership. Follow live


Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

Matt Harvey matches season high with 6 innings. This time only at 67 pitches, so he can keep going for a while.

Legendary Expos exec Jim Fanning dies

Fanning, a former Montreal manager and GM, died at 87 years old. Fanning managed the 1981 Expos, the only Expos team to make a postseason appearance. His 25 years as a Montreal executive earned him a spot in the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Reds-Cubs postponed

The teams -- and fans -- endured a rain delay of more than 4 hours only to have the game called off. No makeup date has been announced yet.


Mets rookie bashes 1st homer

Kevin Plawecki, playing for injured C Travis d'Arnaud, just slugged his first MLB HR off CC Sabathia to give the Mets a 5-1 lead over the Yankees in the 4th. Follow live