|All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy continued his outstanding 2014 season Tuesday, hitting two of the Brewers' four solo home runs -- including walk-off shot in ninth -- in a 4-3 Milwaukee win over the Reds.
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|Since 1914, no Athletics pitcher has managed a July that matched Chief Bender in wins (six) and winning percentage (1.000) while bettering him in ERA, but in 2014, as Oakland pursues its third consecutive American League West title, Sonny Gray has chance to do just that.
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|AL leadoff man Derek Jeter ended his All-Star Game career in style with a pair of hits, and No. 2 hitter Mike Trout earned the MVP Award with two extra-base knocks.
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|While Clayton Kershaw's scoreless-innings streak was snapped at 41 innings Thursday, the Dodgers ace continues to put up the kind of numbers reminiscent of a bygone era.
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|Indians outfielder Michael Brantley is on pace to reach the All-Star break with at least a .900 OPS and 10 steals with a perfect stolen-base percentage. Only four players have accomplished that feat since1951.
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|Among all right-handers in 2014, there are six who have compiled at least four double-digit strikeout games. Corey Kluber recorded 10 punchouts in 8 1/3 innings on Sunday to become the sixth member of the club.
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|Thus far in his career, D-backs star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has put up numbers that are on par with former AL MVP Don Mattingly's production through his age-26 season.
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|The Tigers' Rck Porcello allowed just four hits and no walks with zero strikeouts in a 3-0 win over the Athletics on Tuesday. He's tossed back-to-back shutouts and hasn't allowed a run in 25 innings.
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|On June 21, 1988, Alan Trammell did something that only 18 players in history had done: hit a game-ending grand slam with his team down by three in its final at-bat.
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|In Houston's 6-4 win over Detroit on Sunday, Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 with a double and two singles, two stolen bases and a run scored. Altuve has collected at least two hits and two steals in four straight games; he is the first player since at least 1914 to do this.
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|Josh Beckett tossed seven scoreless innings and Adam Wainwright allowed just one run in eight innings Thursday, as both continued their outstanding first-half performances.
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|On Tuesday, 16 years to the day after his Major League debut, Adrian Beltre went 4-for-4 and surpassed the 2,500-hit mark. He's just the 36th player to reach that milestone in their age-35 season.
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|The Rays defeated the Astros, 5-2, on Sunday to take three of four in the series and -- with 13 K's by their pitching staff in this win -- conclude the set with 48 strikeouts. It's a run that's special for the team and a part of what could be a historic month for the club.
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|Scott Kazmir allowed two runs and fanned eight in seven innings vs. the Red Sox on Thursday. His nine wins rank third in the American League, and he leads the league in WHIP and opponents' batting average.
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|With his win Tuesday against the Blue Jays, Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka became just the fifth rookie pitcher to post at least 11 wins before the All-Star break.
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|David Price fanned 10 with no walks and picked up the win in the Rays' 4-3 victory over the Astros on Sunday. The effort gave Price his 20th career double-digit strikeouts game -- the most in franchise history (he had been tied with James Shields). The lefty's line also had significant reverberations in other areas.
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|Mariano Rivera was the rare closer whose dominance continued into his late 30s. Boston's Koji Uehara is now pitching in his age-39 season, and from his age-35 season through Thursday night, he has posted numbers that would make Rivera proud.
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|The Cardinals' 1-0 win over the Rays on Tuesday was their third straight shutout and 13th of 2014. They are on pace to become just the seventh NL team since 1962 to have at least 24 team shutouts in a season.
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|Hall of Fame right-hander Dazzy Vance didn't record his first double-digit strikeout game until he was a couple of months beyond his 31st birthday, but he would make up for lost time in a rather eye-popping manner. Felix Hernandez is still three years shy of Vance's age when he recorded his first double-digit K game back in 1922, but thanks to all of the ways that baseball can align and link, the two do happen to intersect.
More» Felix fans career-best 15 over seven frames|
|Masahiro Tanaka allowed one run, five hits, and a walk in six innings Thursday to improve to 9-1. The Yankees rookie is the 10th pitcher since 1914 to start and win at least nine of his first 12 games, and the first since Jered Weaver in 2006.
More» Tanaka earns win with solid start vs. A's|