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Albies snaps funk, sparks Braves over O’s

Ozzie Albies collected three hits and scored two runs as the Braves won the series finale against the Orioles. Freddie Freeman and Charlie Culberson each drove in a pair, and Dansby Swanson added a pinch-hit homer. Trey Mancini went deep in his return to the lineup, while Mark Trumbo knocked his fifth homer in seven…MORE

Tribe clubs four homers to win 7th in a row

Jose Ramirez, Francisco Lindor and Jason Kipnis homered for Cleveland, and Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam during Sunday’s win that secured a three-game sweep of the Tigers at Progressive Field and marked the Indians’ seventh straight victory. Lindor’s blast marked his third in as many games. Niko Goodrum and James McCann had RBI singles…MORE

BREAKING: Gary Sanchez likely to go on DL

Gary Sanchez departed the Yankees’ 7-6 loss in extras against the Rays in the 10th inning with a right hip/groin issue, and manager Aaron Boone said after the game that the catcher is likely going on the disabled list.MORE

Rays sweep Yanks Bauers’ walk-off HR

First baseman Jake Bauers smashed a walk-off homer in the 12th inning on Chasen Shreve’s first offering, leading the Rays to a 7-6 victory against the Yankees on Sunday at Tropicana Field and completing a three-game sweep. It was the Rays’ first hit since the third inning, as both teams fell into a bullpen scrum.…MORE

Venters exits with right hamstring strain

Rays reliever Jonny Venters left Sunday’s 7-6 walk-off win against the Yankees in the 12th inning with a right hamstring strain after trying to cover first base on a bunt play.MORE

Cards seal split vs. Crew with 5-run 4th inning

Jose Martinez’s three-run home run capped a five-run fourth inning for the Cardinals, who sealed a split of their four-game series against the Brewers. Jhoulys Chacin allowed a season-high eight runs for Milwaukee after allowing nine earned runs in his first six home starts of the season. Matt Carpenter had a two-run single in the…MORE

Yuli’s slam caps big day as Astros rout Royals

Yuli Gurriel kickstarted the Astros’ eight-run second inning Sunday by ripping a double to left field. It’s how he ended it that had Minute Maid Park rocking. Gurriel blasted his second career grand slam to cap the outburst and send the Astros to their 14th win in 16 games with an 11-3 win over the…MORE

Turner caps LA’s historic HR binge in 11th

Dodgers sluggers worked over Mets relievers and wore out Statcas on Sunday, blasting seven solo home runs in an 8-7 win, with Justin Turner’s 11th-inning shot off Chris Flexen the difference. In addition to Turner’s third home run of an injury-marred season, Enrique Hernandez and Cody Bellinger each belted a pair of homers, while Max…MORE

Moncada homers, drives in 6 in win over A’s

Yoan Moncada turned in a performance during Sunday’s 10-3 White Sox victory over Oakland most White Sox fans had been waiting for over the past month. Moncada hit a three-run double in the fifth to give the White Sox a 3-2 lead, then hit a three-run homer to cap off a five-run sixth inning. Carlos…MORE

Stellar Buchholz leads D-backs, but exits early

Clay Buchholz had another outstanding outing, tossing five scoreless innings in the D-backs’ 3-0 win over the Pirates at PNC Park on Sunday. David Peralta and John Ryan Murphy homered in the win, which gave Arizona a four-game sweep in Pittsburgh.MORE

Machado surprises Orioles fan in Atlanta

Manny Machado remembers the sizzling and steamy summers in Miami — “his first home” as he has previously described the vibrant city. Growing up watching the Marlins, one of baseball’s hottest commodities also remembers the impact a big league player can make in the life of a young kid in a big city. Machado got…MORE

Reds score 7 in 7th for 7th straight win

Jesse Winker’s pinch-hit three-run home run highlighted a seven-run seventh inning as the Reds rallied for their seventh consecutive victory, 8-6, over the Cubs on Sunday at Great American Ball ParkMORE

Dodgers club 6 HRs to set road mark in Citi

The Dodgers, looking for a series sweep, opened Sunday’s game against the Mets with back-to-back home runs from Enrique Hernandez and Max Muncy. The power show was just getting started.MORE

Senzel eager to get to work on return from injury

Nick Senzel experienced his first Reds game at Great American Ball Park on Saturday and will be spending the next couple of months in Cincinnati. But these occurrences did not happen for the reasons he was hoping for.MORE

‘Encouraging signs’ as Tanaka throws off mound

Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka threw a 26-pitch bullpen session before New York’s series finale against Tampa Bay on Sunday morning. It was his first time throwing off a mound since going on the disabled list on June 9 with mild strains in both of his hamstrings.MORE

Vargas (calf) to DL; Blevins steps in to start

The Mets placed left-hander Jason Vargas on the 10-day disabled list due to a calf strain Sunday, announcing that Jerry Blevins would make his first start in his 533rd career appearance in his place.MORE

Peralta: Miller Park debut will be ‘like a dream’

After making his first three Major League starts on the road and seeing a home start pushed back due to Wednesday’s rainout in Pittsburgh, Freddy Peralta will take the Miller Park mound for the first time on Tuesday against the Royals.MORE

Segura improving, targeting Monday return

Jean Segura sat out a fourth straight game Sunday with an infected right forearm, but the Mariners expect their hot-hitting shortstop to be back in the lineup Monday to start a four-game series in Baltimore.MORE

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