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Harvey gets another taste of Nationals

Matt Harvey wanted the ball Tuesday night, and he got it. But the Mets starter gave up five runs in five innings, and the Nationals got the win in Washington.

Jackie Bradley Jr. halfway to Joltin' Joe (0:25)
Ventura: It's an off night for Sale (0:48)
Outside Baseball: Remembering Bochy's large helmet (1:53)
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13hBuster Olney

Three potential suitors if Yanks trade Beltran

Buster Olney explains why the Yanks should trade veteran Carlos Beltran and examines his trade market, details Giancarlo Stanton's struggles and more.

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How well do you know The 100-100 Club?

CC Sabathia won his 100th game for the Yankees on Friday. In another lifetime, he won 106 for the Indians. Think of the trivia possibilities! (Actually, Jayson Stark did think of them -- so come test your knowledge!)

Story Time: Why 19-year-old Ozzie Guillen got beaned and charged the mound with his bat (3:11)
Kyle Rudolph's unique way of announcing wife is pregnant (0:56)
Brandon Phillips' 2-year-old son has a blast at practice (0:27)
Will Gwynn's tobacco lawsuit be a deterrent? (3:50)
Vogelsong leaves game after drilled in head (0:18)
The secret to Bradley's hitting success (2:06)
Stanton needs to commit to process to break slump (1:10)
Pujols ties Palmeiro with 569th home run (0:24)
A's most likely to be traded out of Oakland (2:34)
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Cubs still on top, but who is No. 2?

Despite an up-and-down week, the Cubs remain firmly on top of the Power Rankings for the eighth straight week. But there's a new team behind them at No. 2.

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2dJerry Crasnick

The Braves' 2016 to-do list

The Braves have plenty of items on this season's to-do list, but winning lots of games isn't one of them. Jerry Crasnick lays out the six biggest considerations.

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3dEric Longenhagen

Draft needs, possible fits for NL West teams

Eric Longenhagen takes a comprehensive look at each NL West organization's strengths/weaknesses heading into the 2016 draft and possible draft fits.


Grimm pulls off no-look backward snag

Cubs pitcher Justin Grimm made this look way too easy.


Machado crushes monster homer

Manny Machado is no stranger to hitting home runs. This one was just on another level.


Fan falls on field diving for foul ball

Josh Donaldson couldn't reach that foul ball, but an ambitious fan got to it, even if it meant falling between the tarp and the wall.


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When it's been awhile since your last triple and you forget how to slide ... luckily his collarbone broke his fall! #unclenap

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Video: Cubs reliever Justin Grimm on making a between the legs play in the Cubs 12-3 win over the Cardinals on Tuesday night. Grimm snared the grounder hit back at him as he spun around and put his glove between his legs before throwing to first for the easy out.


Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

VIDEO: Here's a portion of manager Terry Collins' postgame comments about Matt Harvey and what the future may hold in terms of his rotation spot.


Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Robin Ventura on Chris Sale: "He had velocity; he probably had too much of it."


Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Nats skipper Dusty Baker on Daniel Murphy: "Murph's been the acquisition of the year in baseball."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Video: Jason Hammel loved the fact he got to swing a bat before throwing a pitch on Tuesday night as the Cubs scored 6 in the first against the Cardinals beating them 12-3.


Jackie Bradley Jr. halfway to Joltin' Joe

Jackie Bradley Jr. doubled in the second inning to extend his hitting streak to 28 games, which puts him at the halfway mark to equal Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak.


Katie Strang ESPN.com 

Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez with some poignant thoughts on if he ever imagined getting to career save No. 400: "Never. When I came here to the States to the big leagues, I was just a kid with a lot of dreams, but never, not even crossed my mind ... You never expected that... I don't play for numbers. I play this game because I love it. I had it in my veins and that's the only thing that, honestly, I know how to do well. It had nothing to do with records or anything like that."

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Tigers Manager Brad Ausmus on contributions from veteran stars Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera, and refuting the notion of their aging: "They've certainly been leading by example. Father Time doesn't stop for anyone but I think these guys are far from dinosaurs."