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Ventura drills Lawrie, gets ejected in loss

A night after Oakland's Brett Lawrie riled the Royals with a hard slide, Yordano Ventura plunked Lawrie with a 99 mph fastball in the left elbow and got tossed from Kansas City's 5-0 loss.


Mets win seventh straight

Travis d'Arnaud and Wilmer Flores each homered, and the Mets withstood a late rally to beat the Marlins 5-4 and move within a game of a sweep.


Blue Jays walk off, top Braves

Kelly Johnson hits a home run to tie the score in the top of the ninth, but Josh Donaldson retaliates with a long ball of his own in the bottom of the 10th to lift the Blue Jays over the Braves 6-5.

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Sport Science: Tripling Your Betts

Several individual plays were considered for Play of the Week, but instead the Sport Science team recognized a series of plays by Boston's Mookie Betts and called it our Performance of the Week.

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Greinke on point so far

Dodgers' starter Zack Greinke entered tonight having given up 1 run in his first 2 starts combined. He's matched that tonight, but limited the Rockies to a single run. The Dodgers lead 2-1 heading to the bottom of the 5th. Follow live


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The Mets' 9-3 start matches the second best through 12 games in franchise history. The franchise record is 10-2 in 2006.

Tanaka dominant in Yanks' 9-0 win

Yankees' starter Masahiro Tanaka had his best outing of the year, limiting the Rays to 2 hits in 7 scoreless innings. The Yankees scored all 9 of their runs in the 6th and 7th innings to earn the win. Box score

Ring night going well for Giants

Before the game, San Francisco collected its rings for last year's World Series triumph. The new bling seems to have inspired them as the 3-9 Giants lead the D-backs by 3 in the bottom of the 4th. Follow live


Mets keep on winning

New York's unbelievable start to the 2015 season continues. The Mets are now an NL-best 9-3, a perfect 6-0 at home, and have won 7 straight after tonight's win over the Marlins. Box score


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Carlos Torres getting pulled. Alex Torres, who has been wild as a Met, enters with his new protective cap.

Young hits grand slam

Chris Young adds another four runs to the Yankees' lead, making it 9-0 in the seventh. That's Young's third home run of the season. Follow live

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George Springer (HOU): 1st HR of season. 20 HR last season prior to quad injury. Only 6 AL players had more HR at time of his last game

DeGrom's scoreless inning streak goes on

Jacob deGrom has gone 18.1 innings without allowing a run. The Mets are beating the Marlins 5-0 in the middle of the 7th. Follow live


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Mets appear to never have produced a four-game sweep against the Marlins. Miami last did it to the Mets in 2010.

Astros break scoreless tie

George Springer's first home run of the season -- just the second hit all night off C.J. Wilson -- puts Houston on top 1-0 in the 6th inning. Follow live

Marte's big day

Pirates' outfielder Starling Marte is doing a bit of everything. He's 2-for-3 with a home run, a stolen base and 5 RBIs. Pittsburgh leads Milwaukee 6-1 heading to the 6th. Follow live


Yankees on the board

Brian McCann's 2-out triple -- which missed being a home run by inches -- breaks a scoreless tie and gives New York a 2-0 lead. It's just the 4th triple of McCann's career. Follow live