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Jose Altuve and Mike Trout are locks, but our experts were all over the board at shortstop. The picks

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Madison Bumgarner's latest feat of offensive wizardry: First opposing pitcher with an XBH in an AL park since...John Wetteland doubled, as a Ranger, in Yankee Stadium on 8/16/97

A division lead on July 1: What does it mean?

Of the last 120 division champions, 77 (or 64%) held at least a share of their division lead entering July 1. The last time all six July 1 division leaders went on to win those divisions was 1999. Standings

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Why Bobby Bonilla gets paid $1.19M today

Each year on July 1, the Mets have to bust out the check book to pay someone who hasn't played for them since 1999. Here's why

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Moss makes Busch history with homer

The Cardinals' Brandon Moss ripped a home run 477 feet to right field, giving him the distinction of hitting the longest home run in the history of Busch Stadium.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

It's past midnight, so it's now July 1. And Mets fans know what that annually means. The Mets must cut Bobby Bonilla a check for $1,193,248.20 today. And every July 1 through 2035.

Cespedes hits bomb in Mets' win over Cubs

Yoenis Cespedes hits a home run all the way to the third deck at Citi Field.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jose Reyes went 0-for-4 on Thursday night for Binghamton and is now 1-for-17 in the minors. Juan Lagares went 1-for-4 and could be activated from the DL as soon as Friday.

Tigers pull off an improbable victory

The Tigers defied the odds in their win over the Rays. Take a look at how they were able to overcome a 7-2 deficit in the ninth inning -- scoring eight runs -- to earn a 10-7 victory. Wild, wild win

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon discusses the Cubs 4-3 loss to the Mets on Thursday including taking John Lackey out only to see reliever Joel Peralta give up the lead.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Steven Matz took anti-inflammatory medication Thursday and said his elbow felt fine while facing the Cubs.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs starter John Lackey wasn't thrilled with being pulled in the 7th inning of the Cubs 4-3 loss to the Mets on Thursday. The bullpen lost the lead after he left.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeurys Familia talks about escaping two runners in scoring position with one out in the ninth to improve to 27-for-27 in save conversions this season.

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