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Jones hit in face by pitch, Tigers and Twins…

Twins slugger Miguel Sano punched Tigers catcher James McCann in the chest protector and mask during a bench-clearing scrap in the fifth inning of Detroit's 5-4 victory over Minnesota

Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to…

Detroit Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones was taken to a hospital after getting hit in the face by a pitch

Hosmer: 'As an offense, we obviously haven't been…

Eric Hosmer on the Royals' offensive struggles: "The only thing we can do is continue to play, and you hope to get out of it."

Dan Straily says he was feeling 'locked in…

Miami Marlins starter Dan Straily says he was feeling really locked in Saturday night in racking up a career-high 14 strikeouts against the Padres.

Ichiro Becomes Oldest Player in Ten Years to Hit…

At 43 years, 179 days old, Ichiro Suzuki became the oldest player to homer since Julio Franco (48 years old) in 2007.

Tomas, Peralta power Diamondbacks past Dodgers 11-5

Yasmany Tomas homered twice and David Peralta hit a team-record four doubles, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers

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Pedroia still ailing, Farrell complaining over…

A day later, Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia and manager John Farrell were still sore about Manny Machado's spikes-up slide

Contreras' slam powers Arrieta, Cubs to 12-8 win…

Willson Contreras hit his first career grand slam and Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward added three-run shots, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 12-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds

Yost on Royals' offense: 'It's been a bit of a…

Ned Yost on the Kansas City Royals' offense: "Cain's swinging the bat really well, but everybody else, it's been a bit of a struggle here of late, and it's just tough to put runs on the board when that's happening."

Dee Gordon on wild 11th: I was getting waved home…

Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon describes what was going through his mind on the wild play in the top of the 11th that led to two runs.

Bautista homers in 13th, Blue Jays escape jam to…

Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning, Joe Biagini escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-7

Diamondbacks score 9 runs in 8th, rout Dodgers 13…

Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers

Don Mattingly on wild finish: Things changed…

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly breaks down the wild finish to the team's extra-innings win over the San Diego Padres.

Giancarlo Stanton on blasting two more homers…

Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton sits down with Jessica Blaylock to discuss his two-homer night Saturday and how Martin Prado gets his vote for MVP of the game.

Rays look for another series victory in finale vs…

The Tampa Bay Rays have Matt Andriese on the mound Sunday afternoon as they finish up their series against the visiting Houston Astros.

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Tommy Hunter on calf tightness: Felt like I got…

Tampa Bay Rays reliever Tommy Hunter gives an update on the calf tightness that forced him out of Saturday's game.

Kevin Cash liked how Rays stuck with it Saturday

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash breaks down Saturday's victory, saying it was nice to see how the team stuck with it and bounced back to beat the Astros.

Shane Peterson discusses doing a little bit of…

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Shane Peterson chats with Alex Corddry about his approach at the plate and his stellar catch in left in the first inning Saturday night.

Peter Bourjos says Rays were grinding out at-bats…

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Peter Bourjos talks with Alex Corddry about the team's win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.

Mike Yeo: 'I'm still shaking' after Blues' Game 5…

Mike Yeo: "For us to be able to bounce back after losing the lead ... that shows me a lot about the character inside our locker room."

Jorge Bonifacio talks about his close friendship…

The newest member of the Royals, Jorge Bonifacio, had an extremely close friendship with late pitcher Yordano Ventura.

Parayko says last year's playoff run has given…

Colton Parayko says the experience the Blues gained in the playoffs last year has given them an edge this time around.

Full Count: Managers in their final guaranteed…

Ken Rosenthal discusses Managers in their final guaranteed years, Yankees buyers at the trade deadline, McCuthen almost playing in D.C and the Khris Davis trade.

Price: 'They just beat us in a slugfest'

It was a tough day for the pitching staff, but Bryan Price did like what he saw from some of the Cincinnati Reds at the plate.

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Reed happy to get opportunity in Reds rotation

Cody Reed has been pitching well out of the bullpen and today he gets the start for the Cincinnati Reds.

Karns after Royals' loss to Rangers: 'I felt like…

Nathan Karns after the Royals' loss to the Rangers: "I felt like every hit I gave up was a homer, and it pretty much almost was."

Yost on Karns: 'I didn't think he was extremely…

Though the Royals fell 6-2 to the Rangers on Friday, Ned Yost was actually pretty happy with his team's offensive performance against Cole Hamels: "I thought our at-bats were much better tonight than they were last night."