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Billy Hamilton (CIN): 3 stolen bases against Jon Lester, tied for the most stolen bases against Lester in a game in his career
Hamilton wreaking havoc on bases
Cubs SP Jon Lester might want to start paying more attention to Billy Hamilton. The Reds' speedster already has 3 steals through 4 innings to up his season total to an MLB-best 12. It's tied 2-2. Follow live
Gordon Edes @GordonEdes
Tex cracks 2nd HR of game
Mark Teixeira went deep off of Jacob deGrom for the second time tonight. Both were 2-run HRs for the Yankees, who have hit 3 homers through 3 innings and lead the Mets 6-0. Follow live
Nationals strike 1st vs. Marlins
Ian Desmond led off the top of the 4th inning with a double and later scored on Bryce Harper's sac fly to give Washington a 1-0 lead. Jordan Zimmermann has 3 K's over 3 scoreless innings so far. Follow live
Tigers trim Indians' lead
Nick Castellanos homered to right center in the bottom of the 2nd off of Indians starter Danny Salazar. The solo shot cut Cleveland's lead to 3-1. Follow live
Ellsbury puts another on the board
Jacoby Ellsbury, welcome to your first home run of the season. Ellsbury touched all the bags after sending a Jacob deGrom fastball deep to right as the Yankees are up 3-0 in the bottom of the 3rd. Follow live
Porcello mowing down Orioles
Rick Porcello has set down the first 6 Baltimore batters in order, including the first 5 by strikeouts. The Red Sox and Orioles remain tied at 0-0 in the top of the 3rd. Follow live
Indians add another run
Lonnie Chisenhall led off the top of the 2nd with a double and later scored on Jose Ramirez's sac fly to put Cleveland up 3-0 on Shane Greene and the Tigers. Follow live
Angels-Rangers close to Hamilton trade
The Rangers are closing in on reacquiring OF Josh Hamilton via trade, according to ESPN and multiple reports. Hamilton, currently on the DL, had a drug and alcohol relapse this offseason and his lack of punishment by MLB angered the Angels.
Teixeira roughs up deGrom early
Mark Teixeira just sent one to the upper decks, homering deep to right and giving the Yanks an early 2-0 lead after the 1st. Follow live
Indians get to Greene early
Tigers starter Shane Greene entered tonight's game leading the AL in ERA (0.39) and tied for the AL lead in wins (3). But Brandon Moss' 2-run double has given Cleveland an early lead. Follow live
Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN
Bernie Williams throwing the ceremonial first pitch ... and we're about set for the Subway Series.
Subway Series begins
With both team's experiencing a rejuvenation, the matchup has a different feel to it this year. Jacob deGrom goes for the 13-3 Mets, opposite Michael Pineda and the 9-7 Yankees. Follow live
Mets closer's rehab interrupted
Bobby Parnell experienced right forearm tightness, forcing his rehab from Tommy John surgery to shut down for a week. Parnell, currently on assignment with Class A St. Lucie, saved 22 games for New York in 2013.
Hamilton's Texas glory days
Josh Hamilton was at his best from 2008-2012 with the Rangers, the team the Angels are close to trading him to according to ESPN and multiple reports.
- Rangers: .305 AVG/.363 OBP/.549 SLG
- Angels: .255 AVG/.316 OBP/.426 SLG
Jonah Keri @jonahkeri
Dream scenario: Josh Hamilton hits 50 HR rest of this season, signs and mails each home-run ball to Arte Moreno.
Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs
8 of last 11 Cub games (including last 3) decided by 1 run. Maddon: “I think it speaks to the parity I’ve seen so far within the division
Mets to prospect: don't feed the trolls
Pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard was spoken to by the Mets for tweeting at a fan who criticized him for missing a start due to illness. Syndergaard's tweet: "I'm sure you call in sick to your pathetic 9-5 job all the time. Or you might not even have one."