LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper…

LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets headed in Queens, Pirates await diagnosis on Burdi, Gio hits the open market again

A baseball branding bonanza, and 2 guys helping…

Branded: Minor league ball teams get help finding identity

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Boston avoids big early hole with sweep of Rays

The Red Sox trail the Rays by five games in the AL East, but it could have been a lot worse

Pujols passes Ruth on RBI list, but Mariners beat…

Albert Pujols passed Babe Ruth for fifth place on baseball's career RBI chart, but the Seattle Mariners hit four homers and beat the Angels 6-5

Smoak nabbed after Laureano overthrow, but Jays…

Justin Smoak got thrown out on a wild sequence that began with another sensational play by Oakland center fielder Ramon Laureano, but wound up with four hits as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Athletics 5-4 for a three-game sweep

Syndergaard battered despite gift homer, Cards…

Paul Goldschmidt drove in two runs and Noah Syndergaard had better luck at the plate than on the mound, hitting a homer with Dexter Fowler's help as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 6-4

Judge hurts oblique as Yankees beat Royals 9-2

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Gallo gets 1st sac fly, Rangers hold on to beat…

Joey Gallo had the first sacrifice fly of his career in his 1,337th plate appearance and matched his best with five RBIs as the Texas Rangers held on to beat the Houston Astros 11-10

Romine, Yankees shake bullpen meltdown, top…

Austin Romine drove in the winning run in the 10th inning with his third RBI single, and the New York Yankees overcame a bullpen collapse that followed another scoreless start by James Paxton to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6

Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to…

Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Boston Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory

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Strasburg Ks 11 in 8 innings as Nationals beat…

Stephen Strasburg dominates his favorite foil, striking out 11 and allowing 2 hits in 8 innings to help Washington Nationals avert series sweep by beating Miami 5-0

Angels' Albert Pujols ties Babe Ruth with 1,992nd…

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd RBI

Bote lifts Cubs past Diamondbacks 2-1

David Bote hits game-ending RBI single as Chicago Cubs top Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1

LEADING OFF: Yanks star Judge hurt, Pujols climbs…

LEADING OFF: Yankees expected to put Judge on injured list, Pujols chases Gehrig and Bonds after passing Babe, Cubs ace Lester close to returning, young pitchers highlight Braves-Indians in prime time

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Tossed! Umpire flings fan who runs on field in…

When a fan ran on the field during the Blue Jays-Athletics game in Oakland, he got tossed by umpire Jeff Nelson

Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in…

Baseball is stuck in an ongoing debate regarding on-field decorum, and MLB's marketing department is leaving no doubt where it stands

Betts, Moreland homers lead Red Sox to 6-4 win over Rays

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All-Star Lindor cherishing return to Indians…

Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor back after missing opening 18 games

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White Sox, Tigers rained out; doubleheader on Aug…

The Detroit Tigers' game against the Chicago White Sox has been rained out and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Aug. 6