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Grand in the Bronx
Curtis Granderson's lead-off homer in the first inning was his first HR this season. He has 3 HR in 5 games at Yankee Stadium in the last 2 seasons
Pirates sweep Diamondbacks
Francisco Liriano fanned seven in 6 2/3 innings in a combined three-hitter, Pedro Alvarez drove in 2 runs and the Pirates dominated the D-backs in an 8-0 win.
Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN
Granderson opens the game with a 10-pitch at-bat and a homer off Eovaldi.
Astros hold off A's for the sweep
Evan Gattis recorded a game-winning RBI double in the 9th inning to extend the Astros' win streak to 3 with a 7-6 victory over the A's.
Sunday Night Baseball: Subway Series
The Mets' Jon Niese needs to have a good first inning in the rubber game against the Yankees, says BBTN's Doug Glanville: "If he can ... get off to a good start, he's pitched really well once he gets his rhythm." Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Final: Rangers 5, Angels 4
Leonys Martin picked a great time for his 1st HR of the season. The light-hitting center fielder led off the top of the 11th with a solo homer to help lead the Rangers to the extra-innings win. Box score
Well played, Mauer
Joe Mauer hit a 2-run triple in the top of the 11th to give the Twins a 4-2 lead over the Mariners. It's just Mauer's 3rd triple over the past 3 seasons. Follow live
Final: Pirates 8, Diamondbacks 0
Francisco Liriano was a bit wild, walking 6 batters in 6.1 innings. He also had 7 K's and didn't allow a run, helping Pittsburgh win its 5th straight game. Box score
Final: Astros 7, Athletics 6
The unbelievable Astros have won 3 straight, 8 of their last 10 and are still atop the AL West after coming from behind to beat the A's in Oakland. Box score
Gattis loves seeing bases loaded
For the 2nd time today, Evan Gattis has hit a bases-loaded double. This one in the top of the 9th inning has given the Astros a 7-6 lead over the Athletics. Gattis, who came in with 1 RBI in 15 games this season, has 4 RBI's today. Follow live
Mark Mulder @markmulder20
With that said. Waino will be pitching by next spring. The fielding, covering first and running will slow the process of pitching in games.
Mark Mulder @markmulder20
You can't rehab harder to get back sooner with an Achilles. It takes time to heal and there is nothing you can do to speed it up.
Gordon flies into stands for catch
Royals OF Alex Gordon had a close encounter with White Sox fans in the 6th inning of Chicago's 5-3 win. We're not sure how he held onto this one.
ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo
Max Scherzer (sprained right thumb) likely to miss next scheduled start, Tues. at ATL Scherzer 1-2, 1.26 ERA after signing 7-yr, $210M deal
Pittsburgh Pirates @pittsburghpirates
Cutch waits. #LetsGoBucs
Amarista, Norris power Padres
Alexi Amarista and Derek Norris hammered solo shots to support Brandon Morrow through 7 innings of one-run ball as the Padres avoided a sweep in San Diego. Norris finished 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and a run. Box score