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Reds outslug Twins, 11-7

CINCINNATI -- Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate for five runs and a 9-1 lead in the third inning, when Mike Pelfrey (5-5) failed to retire any of the four batters he faced. Pelfrey gave up eight runs...
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Detroit Tigers make trade with Tampa Bay Rays, acquire veteran infielder

The Tigers made a trade to strengthen their middle infield depth on Monday. Detroit acquired veteran infielder Alexi Casilla from the Tampa Bay Rays, in exchange for a player to be named later. Casilla, 30, has spent the entire season in Triple-A Durham, where he hit .315 in 37 games for the Bulls. He will start his tenure with the Tigers at Triple-A Toledo. The switch-hitter is...
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Is Billy Hamilton the next great base stealer?

Some say Billy Hamilton may be the Road Runner. No matter what you do, he can just outrun the baseball. In his most recent game, he hit a new mark in stolen bases, reaching 40 on the year and we are not even halfway through the season. Hamilton is only getting better and as the stolen bases leader this year, the question deserves to be asked if he will be the next great base stealer...
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Royals' four-game winning streak snapped in Houston

HOUSTON -- Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night. In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City's four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 and the Astros are 45-34. McCullers (4-2) allowed four hits and a run...
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Rays' Belisario throws wild pitch during intentional walk, run scores (Video)

I believe it was the great Yoda who said, "Do or do not. There is no try."Tampa Bay Rays reliever Ronald Belisario tried to intentionally walk a hitter. He did not do that.Instead, he threw a wild pitch, scoring Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis.Before the errant throw, it was a tight 3-1 game in the ninth; the Rays lost 7-1.Photo credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
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Rays stymied by Anderson, Indians 7-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays were stymied again. This time it was Cleveland rookie Cody Anderson's turn to shut them down. Anderson took a perfect game into the seventh inning in his second major league start, and the struggling Indians snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the Rays on Monday night. ''A young pitcher who's in a good groove right...
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Reds outslug Twins, 11-7

CINCINNATI -- Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate for five runs and a 9-1 lead in the third inning, when Mike Pelfrey (5-5) failed to retire any of the four batters he faced. Pelfrey gave up eight runs...
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Hangover remedy: Milwaukee Brewers come back to defeat Philadelphia Phillies

Once again, the Milwaukee Brewers came out flat following a big victory. This time, they shook off the fog, composed themselves and found a way to win. After making veteran journeyman Sean O’Sullivan look like a competent pitcher for far too long on Monday night, the Brewers asserted themselves in the sixth inning and defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4. The Brewers did jump...
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Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night. In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City's four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 and the Astros are 45-34. McCullers (4-2) allowed four hits and a...
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Astros jump all over Blanton early and cruise past Royals

The fairy tale ended abruptly for Joe Blanton. Blanton had dazzled in his first two starts as a Royal, but crashed back to reality Monday night during Kansas City's 6-1 loss to Houston. The right-hander finished just 2 2/3 innings, allowing five runs on five hits and four walks. Entering Monday's game, Blanton had walked three total batters in 26 innings. Blanton had filled in admirably...
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Reds get up by 8 runs, hold on for 11-7 win over Twins

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate for five runs and a 9-1 lead in the third inning, when Mike Pelfrey (5-5) failed to retire any of the four batters he faced. Pelfrey gave up eight...
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Lucroy's big night leads Brewers past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jonathan Lucroy had four of the Brewers' season high-tying 16 hits and drove in two runs, leading Milwaukee to a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night in a matchup of the two worst teams in baseball. Ryan Braun had three hits with a double and an RBI, and Adam Lind and Aramis Ramirez each had a pair of RBIs for the Brewers, who have won five...
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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hanging on to lead in All-Star voting

Major League Baseball released the final All-Star balloting update on Monday and if things stand pat, only one Tigers player will be named a starter. Miguel Cabrera remains the leading vote-getter for AL first basemen, with nearly 11.6 million votes. Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is still holding his ground in second place, with more than 9.1 million votes. With a lead of nearly...
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Yankees' Brett Gardner takes home Player of the Week honors

New York Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner's monster week just got that much better.Gardner has been huge for the Yankees this season, hitting an even .300 entering Monday's game against the Los Angeles Angels while playing stellar defense.He didn't show up in the latest All-Star voting update, but there's no doubt he's putting up All-Star numbers thus far this season.Photo credit...
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Lucroy's big night leads Brewers past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jonathan Lucroy had four of the Brewers' season high-tying 16 hits and drove in two runs, leading Milwaukee to a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night in a matchup of the two worst teams in baseball. Ryan Braun had three hits with a double and an RBI, and Adam Lind and Aramis Ramirez each had a pair of RBIs for the Brewers, who have won five...
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Reds get up by 8 runs, hold on for 11-7 win over Twins

CINCINNATI (AP) Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Reds sent 10 batters to the plate for five runs and a 9-1 lead in the third inning, when Mike Pelfrey (5-5) failed to retire any of the four batters he faced. Pelfrey gave up eight...
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Alejandro De Aza Turning Heads As Hanley Ramirez’s Left Field Replacement

Alejandro De Aza has been a revelation for the Boston Red Sox in relief of the injured Hanley Ramirez. Making his fifth consecutive start in left field Monday night, the former Baltimore Oriole went 3-for-4 with a triple as the Red Sox knocked off the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 at Rogers Centre. Acquired as additional outfield body following injuries to Shane Victorino and Daniel Nava...
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New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury begins rehab stint

It seems like forever since Jacoby Ellsbury took a swing for the New York Yankees, and while he has been out since May 19, he is set to begin his minor league rehab assignment this week and can return to the Yankees as soon as Friday. Ellsbury suffered a freak accident in May against the Washington Nationals when he caught his cleat awkwardly during a swing. Ellsbury’s healing...
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Some Cardinals Good Reads

Perfect day for an off day, right? Just let us all kind of sit back and soak in all the good vibes that are swirling around everything and anything Cardinals related. The #STLCards have lost one home game in June. It is about to be June 28. Take a moment to let that sink in. — Jenifer Langosch (@LangoschMLB) June 28, 2015 The #STLCards have lost just 8 games by more than 2...
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Lucroy has 4 hits, 2 RBIs, helps Brewers down Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jonathan Lucroy had four of the Brewers' season high-tying 16 hits and drove in two runs, leading Milwaukee to a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night in a matchup of the two worst teams in baseball. Ryan Braun had three hits with a double and an RBI, and Adam Lind and Aramis Ramirez each had a pair of RBIs for the Brewers, who have won five...
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Moreland hits two homers as Rangers beat Orioles

Mitch Moreland hit two of the Rangers' four home runs off Bud Norris, and Texas got another winning effort on the road from left-hander Wandy Rodriguez in an 8-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Moreland hit a solo shot in the second inning and a two-run drive in the fourth. It was his sixth career two-homer game, the first since May 2013. Carlos Corporan and Shin...
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Moreland hits two homers as Rangers beat Orioles

Mitch Moreland hit two of the Rangers' four home runs off Bud Norris, and Texas got another winning effort on the road from left-hander Wandy Rodriguez in an 8-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Moreland hit a solo shot in the second inning and a two-run drive in the fourth. It was his sixth career two-homer game, the first since May 2013. Carlos Corporan and Shin...
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Indians Cody Anderson loses perfect game in 7th inning, Tribe still wins

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Rookie Cody Anderson took a bid for a perfect game into the seventh inning in his second major league start, and the struggling Cleveland Indians snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Anderson (1-0) didn't allow a baserunner until Grady Sizemore homered against his old team on a 1-2 pitch with one...
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Mitch Moreland hits 2 homers as Rangers beat Orioles 8-1

BALTIMORE (AP) Mitch Moreland hit two of the Rangers' four home runs off Bud Norris, and Texas got another winning effort on the road from left-hander Wandy Rodriguez in an 8-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Moreland hit a solo shot in the second inning and a two-run drive in the fourth. It was his sixth career two-homer game, the first since May 2013. Carlos...
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Indians Cody Anderson loses perfect game in 7th inning, Tribe still wins

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Rookie Cody Anderson took a bid for a perfect game into the seventh inning in his second major league start, and the struggling Cleveland Indians snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Anderson (1-0) didn't allow a baserunner until Grady Sizemore homered against his old team on a 1-2 pitch with one...
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