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  Arizona Diamondbacks

Goldschmidt voted starter for All-Star Game

D-backs drop finale; De La Rosa dinged for 6 runs

Corbin completes 'long road' back to Majors

Corbin marks comeback with 1st win since '13

D-backs activate Corbin, Hernandez from DL

D-backs capitalize after bad luck strikes Rox

Pennington pushes D-backs past Rox in walk-off

Ahmed gets bit with aggression on basepaths

  Atlanta Braves

Miller a favorite to be an NL All-Star for Braves

Braves DFA Masset, Eveland

Wisler adjusting nicely to life in the Majors

Wisler, Braves hit road to take on Brewers

Miller, Braves fall late to Phillies

Maybin 'having a blast' playing in Atlanta

Braves light up Phillies early with big innings

McKirahan could return to Braves on July 20

  Baltimore Orioles

Orioles await All-Star reserve nominations

White Sox steal another HR from Davis

O's capitalize on White Sox mistakes in finale

Chen opens series against Twins at Target Field

Harvey, Garcia making rehab progress

Anxious Schoop returns to action for Orioles

Orioles' lumber awakens, offers signs of life

Schoop activated from DL, to start Sunday

  Boston Red Sox

Hanigan provides boost with three-hit effort

Hanley's go-ahead HR lifts Sox over Astros

Farrell sticking with Porcello to end first half

Ortiz makes rare start at first to spell Napoli

Red Sox welcome Marlins for brief Interleague set

Victorino gets 2 hits in return to lineup

Buchholz continues to deal like an ace

Buchholz stifles AL-leading Astros

  Chicago Cubs

Rizzo among Cubs hoping for ASG selection

Hendricks does heavy lifting in shutout of Marlins

This time, Bryant obtains grand slam baseball

Richard gratified after long road back to bigs

Lester hopes to top division-rival Cardinals at home

After absence, Richard steps in seamlessly

Bryant's 6 RBIs fuel Richard's victorious return

Bryant's 2nd career slam his 2nd homer of night

  Chicago White Sox

Sale heads list of potential Sox ASG reserves

White Sox steal another HR from Davis

Errors derail White Sox winning streak

Sale seeks history against former mentor Buehrle

White Sox winning fair share of close games

Eaton brothers share special July 4th moment

Avisail jumps into highlight reels, robs HR

White Sox slip past O's for fourth straight win

  Cincinatti Reds

With final boost, Frazier named ASG starter

Reds' bats quiet behind Leake in finale vs. Crew

Smith ties team record by hitting 4 batters

Cingrani could become a starter again

Questions remain if Cueto will pitch in All-Star Game

Reds can't rally past Brewers

Lorenzen struggles in loss to Brewers

Jocketty considering plans for Trade Deadline

  Cleveland Indians

Rookie Urshela holding his own offensively

Gomes finding offensive stride after knee injury

Tribe surrenders early lead to Bucs

Carrasco aims for encore to near no-hitter

Anderson spins gem, but takes hard-luck loss

Moss' time in Bucs' Minors sparked power

Allen holds unique strikeout record for Tribe

Anderson battles, but Tribe's streak ends at 5

  Colorado Rockies

Tulo, CarGo power Rox past D-backs

Bunts lead to rocky 8th for Rosario, Rox

Misplays mar Rox rally in 4th straight loss

'I'd rather just play': Arenado doesn't want day off

Offensive skid continues on rough road trip

Rox drop 3rd straight as D-backs rally for walk-off

Baseball a 'haven' for Axford in return to Rox

Arenado perplexed after rare two-error game

  Detroit Tigers

Quality offspeed offerings inspire Verlander

Miggy voted All-Star starter at first base

Ausmus refraining from assigning bullpen roles

Marte ready, willing for transition to first base

Struggling Simon opens road series vs. Mariners

Verlander hit hard; Tigers go down swinging

Tigers pick up slack with Miggy out of lineup

Avila makes terrific grab in 1st start at first

  Houston Astros

Altuve, Correa forming combo for the ages

Late surge propels Altuve to start in ASG

Marisnick makes stellar grab on the run

Bullpen unable to hold late lead in finale

Astros cognizant of young starters' workloads

Keuchel, Carrasco to duel in battle of 10-game winners

McHugh struggles with mechanics in loss

Offense struggles against Buchholz

  Kansas City Royals

Gutsy Royals earn a hard-fought series split

First-place Royals match up with Rays in KC

Gordon good as Gold with catches against Twins

Cain, Escobar, Gordon, Perez tabbed All-Stars

Ventura may take Blanton's turn on Thursday

Hosmer's double gives Royals 2nd walk-off win

Santana makes return to KC with Twins

Cain stays hot but Royals can't rally vs. Twins

  Los Angeles Angels

Trout elected to AL All-Stars' starting outfield

Angels staying focused, playing good ball

Cron has career night as offense piles on

Santiago brings the heat in Texas again

Cron's career night backs Santiago's gem

Weaver feels fine after third bullpen session

Richards rolls to sixth straight win over Texas

Aybar sparks Halos' breakout with 5 hits

  Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers could have several All-Star reserves

Adrian hit on hand, expects to play Monday

Adrian hurt as Dodgers blanked in finale

Frias on DL; Monday's starter uncertain

Greinke extends scoreless streak in gem

Mattingly believes Puig's power will return

Greinke lifts Dodgers over Harvey, Mets

Dodgers snap basestealing drought

  Miami Marlins

Stanton, Gordon named All-Star Game starters

Marlins option struggling Ozuna to Triple-A

Latos' lament: Righty takes tough loss at Wrigley

Miami finding ways to start both Morse, Bour

Marlins head to Boston for brief Interleague set

Lack of command forces Cosart to Triple-A

Bryant's power snaps Marlins' win streak at 4

Flag will always mean more to some Marlins

  Milwaukee Brewers

K-Rod, Braun, Lind to learn ASG fate Monday

Gomez sits after HBP; Davis back this week

Brewers win 8th straight, finish sweep behind Jungmann

Lohse, Brewers head home to face off with Braves

Brewers use big fifth inning to stay hot

Independence Day always special for Lucroy

Braun believes Brewers can make playoff push

6-run 5th helps Brewers win 7th straight game

  Minnesota Twins

Sano makes home debut against Orioles

Santana sharp in no-decision despite layoff

Twins hoping Dozier, Perkins get All-Star bids

Robinson's daughter has successful surgery

Twins drop finale after Santana's solid debut

Twins getting big midseason boost in Santana

Bullpen bounces back, picks up Pelfrey's slack

Pressly to undergo MRI on right lat strain

  New York Mets

deGrom solid candidate for first All-Star berth

Harvey not a fan of six-man rotation

Matz blanks Dodgers for six as Mets roll

Harvey shows Tommy John return is a process

Mets' offense still trying to work through lull

Mets ready for Mejia's return from suspension

Matz, eyeing encore, faces Dodgers

Harvey, bats fall short against Dodgers

  New York Yankees

Teixeira, McCann could get All-Star nod

Errors prove costly as Yanks fall to Rays

Eovaldi faces A's, looking for fourth straight win

Miller to pitch in rehab game, be re-evaluated

Everything working for Pineda in 10-K start

Error hands Yankees 2nd straight walk-off win

McCann seals Yanks' 1st walk-off of 2015

Tanaka takes step forward in latest start

  Oakland Athletics

Fuld hits first homer of season, but A's fall short

Sensational Graveman outduels King Felix

A's clear big hurdle in besting Felix

Graveman's arm, Zo's bat carry A's past M's

Gray back Tuesday; Bassitt gets M's finale

Nunez among 10 top prospect performers Friday

Scribner looking to shake rough stretch

Reddick, Melvin clear up miscommunication

  Philadelphia Phillies

Despite lack of run support, Hamels excels

Papelbon has best shot to be Phillies' All-Star

O'Sullivan gets nod as Phils visit Dodgers

Phillies trade for No. 1 international signing slot

Revere dealing with mild right hamstring soreness

4-run 10th helps Phillies snap losing skid

Correia continues troubling trend for starters

Phillies sunk by Braves' early outbursts

  Pittsburg Pirates

McCutchen, Cole could still be All-Stars

Pirates claim Ishikawa off waivers

Marte exits in 4th with discomfort in left side

Bucs call on Burnett to open series vs. Padres

Bucs' big 5th vs. Tribe leads Cole to 12th win

Bucs turn to untouchable Melancon in 9th

Locke dazzles with eight scoreless innings

Richard gone, but Bucs feel good about depth

  San Diego Padres

Padres await announcement of All-Star reserves

ICYMI: Unearned run proves difference in Padres' loss

Renfroe homers; Gale, Dickerson pace Chihuahuas

The ups and downs of Odrisamer Despaigne

Padres to evaluate when to activate Thayer

Bats fall short against Cardinals in finale

Shields gets ball as Padres look for another PNC Park win

Despaigne makes himself at home in St. Louis

  Seattle Mariners

Cruz's big first half earns All-Star selection

Smith lifts Montgomery to third straight win

McClendon to miss series after death of sister

Iwakuma returns from DL to open set vs. Tigers

Felix takes rare loss in Oakland

Mariners' bats silenced in loss to A's

Rollins ready to prove he belongs in bigs

Mariners bring up Rollins among 3 callups

  San Francisco Giants

Posey wins fan vote as NL's All-Star catcher

Mental errors plague Giants in July 4 loss

Bumgarner victimized by Nationals' fireworks

Peavy 'terrific' in return from disabled list

Homer the only blemish as Peavy loses return

Giants add Lollis, Osich, put Hudson on DL

Cain ready to build on positives of debut

Giants swept by Marlins in Cain's debut

  St. Louis Cardinals

Peralta, Holliday named All-Star starters

Cards find unlikely dynamic duo in Lynn, Pham

Wong makes incredible diving catch

Cardinals place Garcia on 15-day DL

Lynn and Pham lead Cardinals over Padres

Lackey looks to shut down rival Cubs in series opener

Martinez takes baton in Cards' reliable rotation

Matheny's shakeup pays off with Pham at top

  Tampa Bay Rays

Souza requires stitches after pitch hits hand

Colome takes the hill as Rays head to KC

Rays top Yankees to snap 7-game skid

Decision on rotation coming for Rays

Karns gets through first, delivers 10-K start

Late-game heroics from Souza not enough

Odorizzi nearing return to Rays' rotation

Rays call up Teaford, option Riefenhauser

  Texas Rangers

Fielder, Gallardo waiting to hear All-Star word

Rangers' Hamilton slowed by groin strain

Rangers activate DeShields from DL, option Alberto

Rodriguez in a mound of trouble at home

Wandy, bullpen knocked around by Angels

Rangers option Chi Chi, recall Ranaudo

Gonzalez unable to snap out of funk

Former All-Star closer Feliz designated

  Toronto Blue Jays

Osuna stays in game despite back injury

Buehrle faces former club in opener on South Side

Donaldson receives most ASG votes in history

Booming offense keyed by HRs, 6-run frame

Dickey unable to get rotation back on track

Blue Jays homer twice, but Dickey struggles

Hutchison's road woes continue in Detroit

Blue Jays call up Doubront, Tepera

  Washington Nationals

Harper earns All-Star start with most NL votes

Strasburg placed on DL with strained oblique

Roark is there to pick up the Nationals again

Harper, Moore pace July 4 offensive onslaught

Nats' bats provide Fourth of July fireworks

Span serves coffee to raise funds for his foundation

Robinson gets curtain-call moment with homer

Gio unfazed by long layoff in beating Giants