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Frustration mounts as Giants trail Nationals

With the Giants facing a sweep by the Nationals, starter Ryan Vogelsong and manager Bruce Bochy have been ejected for arguing balls and strikes.

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NL All-Star outfield starters

The top votegetters for the National League:

NL All-Star infield starters

The top votegetters for the National League:

  • 1B Paul Goldschmidt, D'backs
  • 2B Dee Gordon, Marlins
  • SS Jhonny Peralta, Cardinals
  • 3B Todd Frazier, Reds
  • C Buster Posey, Giants
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Jordan Zimmermann exits with lead

The Nats starter allowed just 1 ER vs. San Francisco on 3 hits through 7 IP as he left the game with the 2-1 lead. Nats RHP David Carpenter is in to pitch the 8th. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN


Wilson Ramos' go-ahead homer

The Nationals catcher hit his 8th HR of the season to put his team up 2-1 in the 6th vs. the Giants.


Wilson Ramos gives Nats the lead

The catcher hit a solo shot off Giants RHP George Kontos to put the Nats up 2-1 in the bottom of the 6th. The Nationals are looking for their third straight sweep at home. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Huge offensive night seals win for Angels

It was 12-1 by the 5th, and though the Rangers fought back late to make it 12-6, the Angels' bats were too much. RF Kole Calhoun ended with 4 RBIs, and 6 other Angels had at least 1 RBI to complete the 3-game sweep. Box score


Giants' Vogelsong, Bochy tossed

Manager Bruce Bochy and starter Ryan Vogelsong were ejected in the 5th inning for arguing balls and strikes. Josh Osich is coming in to pitch in his second MLB appearance. The Giants and Nats are tied 1-1 in D.C. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Brandon Crawford's HR to tie it up

Giants SS Brandon Crawford connected in the 4th for his 12th HR of the season, tying it 1-1 vs. the Nationals.


Nationals, Giants tied up after 4

Michael Taylor's RBI single got the Nats on the board first in the 2nd, but a Brandon Crawford solo HR in the 4th tied it up at 1 apiece in D.C. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Angels build comfortable lead

The Angels scored in every inning up to the 6th to build a 12-1 lead over the Rangers thanks to 13 hits by the offense. But the Rangers got on the board again in the bottom of the 6th to make it 12-3. Follow live

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Halos have scored 12-or-more runs in consecutive games for 1st time since last 9/7 @ MIN (14) & 9/8 @ CLE (12). 12-1 #Angels

How will All-Star rosters round out?

Now that we know who got picked to start on the AL and NL squads, Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy have some decisions to make. Possible reserves

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6 of the top 20 players in Defensive Runs Saved will start All-Star Game : Cain, Gordon, Stanton, Donaldson, Harper and Goldschmidt

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Bryce Harper can become10th player to play in 3 All-Star Games before his 23rd birthday. Only OF to do it are Trout, Griffey Jr. & Kaline

Watch: Giants at Nationals on ESPN

RHP Jordan Zimmermann and the Nats are looking for a ninth straight home win, while Ryan Vogelsong and the Giants are looking to avoid their sixth straight loss. Nats OF Bryce Harper has homered in five of his last seven games vs. the Giants. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Cabrera voted to start All-Star Game

Miguel Cabrera, who was just placed on the DL, was voted in as the AL starter at first base for this year's All-Star Game, but his calf injury will force him to miss the game in Cincinnati.

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4 players have.300 BA with 20 HR this season Bryce Harper Mike Trout Nelson Cruz Paul Goldschmidt All 4 voted to start in All-Star Game