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Cubs' Baez exits after HBP near left elbow

Cubs infielder Javy Baez left Sunday's game against the Cardinals after getting hit by a pitch near his elbow. Cubs skipper Joe Maddon said he didn't think it was a serious injury.

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Heyward makes nice sliding grab

Yadier Molina lines a ball into the outfield that looks to be a hit, but Jason Heyward races over to make the sliding catch.

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Father's Day

Famous fathers, slugging sons: Vlad Jr., Bichette and Biggio

With three familiar surnames swinging for the fences on their New Hampshire Fisher Cats farm team, every day is Father's Day for the Blue Jays.

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MLB dads dish on when they knew their sons would be stars

Fathers of five All-Stars, including Mike Trout, Kris Bryant and Max Scherzer, reveal the moments they realized their sons had what it takes to make it as pro ballplayers.

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Hamilton covers 77 feet to make ridiculous diving grab

Billy Hamilton robs Francisco Cervelli of a hit by diving to make a great catch.

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Trevino walks it off for Rangers

With the bases loaded in the 9th, Jose Trevino hits a seeing-eye single that drives in 2 for a dramatic 13-12 Rangers victory.

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Hicks drops bat after solo blast

Aaron Hicks watches his homer leave the park in the fifth inning as the Yankees trail the Rays 3-1.

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Markakis ends game with epic diving catch

Franmil Reyes slices a ball down the line in right and Nick Markakis lays out to record the final out of the game.

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On the Mound

'Strikeouts are sexy' but these pitchers are succeeding without K's

In an era so filled with whiffs that it's pushing Nolan Ryan himself down all-time lists, pitching to contact still exists.

Cleveland's bullpen proves the baseball gods are cruel

The difference between a historically good pen (Indians, 2017) and a historically bad one (Indians, 2018) is the stuff of front-office nightmares.

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Olney: Billy Hamilton could be a real weapon on the right team

The Reds speedster might not be an everyday player, but in the right situation, he could be a difference maker down the stretch.

Rookies Shining in NYC

Yankees

Real or not? Gleyber Torres too good to give up

The Gleyber Torres-for-Jacob deGrom chatter makes for fun speculation, but the Yankees rookie is a building block, not a trading chip.

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Tigers

Real or Not? Miggy might never dominate at the plate again

A season-ending injury for Miguel Cabrera might end the aging slugger's days as one of baseball's most fearsome right-handed hitters.

Building strong teams

Inside the trades that turned the Mariners into contenders

There's a pretty good chance Jerry Dipoto made a move while you were reading this. We asked the always-dealing M's GM for the method behind his madness.

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Keith Law's Top 100 Prospects

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  • Keith Law's top prospects of 2018

    Between minor leaguers with major league bloodlines and future stars who have been involved in major trades, there are plenty of familiar names on this year's list. Where did your team's top young players land?