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ESPN:
How did each team do at the trade deadline?  We rank 'em from best to worst  —  2d - MLB ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS ATLANTA BRAVES BALTIMORE ORIOLES BOSTON RED SOX CHICAGO CUBS CHICAGO WHITE SOX CINCINNATI REDS CLEVELAND INDIANS COLORADO ROCKIES DETROIT TIGERS HOUSTON ASTROS KANSAS CITY ROYALS LOS …
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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Blue Jays Claim Ben Rowen From Cubs
Discussion: Bluebird Banter
Associated Press:
Price Dominant in Toronto Debut, Jays Beat Twins 5-1
Discussion: Twinkie Town
Associated Press:
Beltre Has 3rd Career Cycle for Rangers  —  ARLINGTON, Texas — Adrian Beltre had his third career cycle Monday night, becoming the first major league player since the 1930s to accomplish that feat.  —  Beltre homered in the fifth inning for the Texas Rangers to complete the cycle, doing so against three different Houston pitchers.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports and Lone Star Ball
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Beltre's 3rd Career Cycle in Rangers' 12-9 Win Over Astros  —  ARLINGTON, Texas — Adrian Beltre became the first major leaguer since the 1930s to hit for his third career cycle and the Texas Rangers held on for a wild 12-9 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Monday night.
Discussion: The Crawfish Boxes
Daryl Van Schouwen / Chicago:NEW!
Third base coach McEwing takes blame after Rays tip White Sox 5-4  —  The White Sox have lost 54 games in all sorts of ways this season.  —  Bad defense.  —  Poor baserunning.  —  Inept hitting.  —  Even the admitted failure to challenge an umpire's call.
Discussion: South Side Sox
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Daryl Van Schouwen / Chicago:
White Sox call up outfielder Trayce Thompson
Discussion: South Side Sox
Associated Press:
Yankees Rough Up Samardzija, Beat White Sox 12-3
Associated Press:
Solarte's Two Homers Lift Padres to 13-5 Rout of Brewers  —  MILWAUKEE — Yangervis Solarte hit two home runs and Tyson Ross pitched six effective innings to help the San Diego Padres rout the Milwaukee Brewers 13-5 on Monday night.  —  Solarte hit a solo home run in the first and connected for a three-run shot in the seventh.
Discussion: Brew Crew Ball
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Associated Press:
Cubs Beat Brewers 4-3 to Finish 4-Game Sweep; Bryant Hurt
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
Associated Press:
Hechavarria Hits a Walkoff HR, Marlins Top Padres 5-2
Discussion: Fish Stripes and Gaslamp Ball
Associated Press:
Braves Keep Rallying, Garcia HR in 12th Beats Giants 9-8  —  ATLANTA — Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
Patrick Saunders / Denver Post:
Rockies fans have been waiting for Gray's debut all season  —  The Denver Post  —  Pitcher Jon Gray of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the San Diego Padres during the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 8, 2015 in Peoria, Ariz. (Christian Petersen, Getty Images)
Metsblog:
Mets alone in first as Cespedes (3 doubles, 4 RBI) leads rout in Miami  —  Yoenis Cespedes had his first four RBI as a Met, tying a franchise record with three doubles, and Michael Conforto hit his first major-league homer as the Mets pounded the Marlins 12-1 Monday in Miami.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports and Amazin' Avenue
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Matheny: Contracts can't be ignored in setting bullpen roles  —  The Cardinals have had internal discussions during manager Mike Matheny's tenure about when, if ever, they would consider using the closer earlier than the ninth, when perhaps the true save situation is the eighth inning against the heart of the order.
Matthew Cerrone / Metsblog:
‘This is not a fan base you want to wake up...’ Too late, Curt!  —  “Speaking from experience, this is not a fan base you want to wake up,” ESPN's Curt Schilling said on air last night, speaking about Mets fans during last night's Mets/Nationals game.  —  Matthew Cerrone: Too late, Curt.
Bob Lutz / Wichita Eagle:
Death of Liberal Bee Jays bat boy Kaiser Carlile creates somber NBC World Series … How does one express the proper sentiment about a 9-year-old kid fighting for, and ultimately losing, his life?  —  In the midst of this awfulness — Kaiser Carlile suffered severe head injuries after straying …
Discussion: HardballTalk and CBSSports.com
Associated Press:
Godley's Fine Start Continues, D'backs Beat Nats 6-4  —  WASHINGTON — Rookie Zack Godley pitched six scoreless innings to continue a stellar start to his career, and the Arizona Diamondbacks homered four times in a 6-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday night.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
 
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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Brandon Beachy Clears Waivers, Accepts Outright Assignment
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Associated Press:
Morrison's RBI Double in 11th Pushes Mariners Past Twins 4-1
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