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Yankees complete sweep of Mariners

There's no better insurance policy in the major leagues than the Yankees' bullpen. Manager Aaron Boone doesn't hesitant to dial r-e-l-i-e-f when one of his starting pitchers are in trouble.

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Dodgers are in position to acquire some roster help before trade deadline

As he walked across the Wrigley Field diamond on Wednesday afternoon, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts burst into a smile. Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish had just completed a simulated game and came over to visit with former teammate Kenta Maeda. Roberts extended his hand to embrace Darvish. His affection for the player outweighed the bitterness over the ending of last season.

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Rick Porcello, Red Sox shut down Twins, 9-2

Baseball is full of complex statistics, but the math on this one is fairly simple: 2-2=0. Take an offense with only two dynamic hitters, subtract both of them due to injury, and the result is exactly what you would expect: Zero chance of winning.

He leads the minor leagues in homers. Can he be a star in the majors?

The Lexington Legends' coaches and staff say that 19-year-old Seuly Matias has the potential to be an MLB All-Star. Matias leads all of minor league baseball in home runs and was recently named to the South Atlantic League All-Star team.

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