1. Yankees' Mark Teixeira Has 3rd-Most Multi-Homer Games for Switch-Hitter

    New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira recorded the 37th multi -homer game of his career in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians , giving him the third-most ...

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  2. Cardinals' Lance Lynn Wins 10-Plus Games Before Break for 3rd Straight Season

    After earning the victory in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, Lance Lynn of the St. Louis Cardinals improved to 10-6 on the season, giving him double-digit wins before the All-Star break for the third consecutive year...

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  3. Jose Altuve and Dee Gordon Both Have 100 Hits and 40 Steals Before Break

    Reaching 40 stolen bases over the course of a season is an accomplishment in itself, but two players have already managed to reach this mark in the first half of the season —a nd they are continuing to add to their totals...

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  4. Mets' Jacob deGrom 3rd in Franchise History with 2 11-K Outings in 1st 11 Starts

    With an 8-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night, rookie pitcher Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets emerged victorious after striking out 11 batters over seven shutout innings, improving his record to 2-5 on the season...

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  5. Pirates' Pedro Alvarez Hits 100th Home Run of Career

    With Tuesday's fourth-inning long ball off the St. Louis Cardinals ' Carlos Martinez, Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates reached 100 career home runs, per MLB.com ...

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  6. Thomas Mueller Becomes 2nd Player to Score 5 Goals at Consecutive World Cups

    When Thomas Mueller scored the opening goal in Germany's shocking 7-1 win over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday, Paul Carr of ESPN noted that he became just the second player to score five goals in back-to-back World Cups...

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  7. Germany's Miroslav Klose Becomes All-Time Leading World Cup Goalscorer

    With a goal in the 23rd minute of Germany's shocking 7-1 victory over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday, German forward Miroslav Klose became the all-time leader in World Cup goals with 16, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  8. Germany Pass Brazil to Become All-Time Leaders in World Cup Goals

    With their dominating and shocking 7-1 victory over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday, ESPN Stats & Info indicates Germany became the tournament's all-time leaders in goals with 223...

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  9. Brewers' Marco Estrada Threatening NL Record for Home Runs Allowed Before Break

    With one final outing scheduled before the the All-Star break, Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Marco Estrada is three home runs away from setting the National League record for most homers allowed before the break, per ESPN's Jayson Stark ...

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  10. Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt Sets Franchise Record for Doubles Before Break

    Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hit his 33rd double of the season in Monday's 9-1 win over the Miami Marlins ...

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  11. Astros' Jose Altuve Sets Franchise Record for Hits Before All-Star Break

    With his 124th hit of the season in Monday's 12-7 win over the Texas Rangers , Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve set a new franchise record for most hits by one player before the All-Star break, per CSN Houston's Julia Morales ...

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  12. Argentina's Lionel Messi to Pass Diego Maradona on Nation's All-Time Caps List

    As Argentina prepares for Wednesday's World Cup semifinal vs. the Netherlands, superstar Lionel Messi is poised to earn his 92nd international cap...

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  13. Yankees' Tanaka and Betances 1st Rookie Pitcher Teammates Selected as All-Stars

    The New York Yankees made a bit of history Sunday, becoming the first team in MLB history to have two rookie pitchers named to an All-Star team, per Elias Sports Bureau ...

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  14. Athletics' Brandon Moss Has Team's Highest RBI Total Before Break Since 2000

    With 62 RBI heading into Monday's game against the San Francisco Giants , Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss has his team's highest RBI total before the All-Star break since 2000, per the A's' official Twitter account ...

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  15. Angels Win 10 Consecutive Home Games for 1st Time Since 1996

    For the first time since 1996, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have won 10 consecutive home games, according to MLB Stat of the Day on Twitter . Win No...

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  16. Yankees' Derek Jeter Becomes 8th Player with 3,400 Career Hits

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter recorded three hits in Sunday's 9-7 win over the Minnesota Twins to become the eighth player in MLB history with 3,400 career hits, per MLB...

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  17. Germany Becomes 1st Team to Reach 4 Straight World Cup Semifinals

    With a hard-fought 1-0 win over France in the quarterfinals, Germany punched their ticket to the semifinals of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive time, becoming the first nation to ever achieve the feat, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  18. Brazil Reaches 8th World Cup Semifinal, 2nd Most All-Time

    By beating Colombia 2-1 in the quarterfinals on Friday, Brazil reached the semifinals of the World Cup for the eighth time, which is the second-most appearances in the final four in the tournament's history, per ESPN Stats & Info (via ESPNFC )...

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  19. Colombia's James Rodriguez Becomes 2nd-Youngest to Score 6 World Cup Goals

    With a successful penalty kick in the 80th minute of Friday's 2-1 quarter-finals loss to Brazil, Colombia's James Rodriguez became the second-youngest player in the history of the ...

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  20. Angels' Matt Shoemaker Sets Franchise Mark for Most Strikeouts Through 10 Starts

    Making his ninth start of the season and the 10th of his career, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker struck out seven Houston Astros over six innings in Thursday's 5-2 victory...

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  21. Yankees' Carlos Beltran Grabs 4th Place on All-Time Switch-Hitters Homers List

    New York Yankees designated hitter Carlos Beltran hit his 367th career home run Thursday night against the Minnesota Twins, breaking a fourth-place tie with Lance Berkman for homers by a switch-hitter, as reported by Mike Berardino of the St...

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  22. Germany on Verge of Record 4th Straight World Cup Semifinal

    With a victory over France in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, Germany will become the first country to reach four consecutive World Cup semifinals, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  23. USA's Tim Howard Sets Modern World Cup Record with 16 Saves in 1 Game

    Though he wasn't able to keep his team alive in the World Cup, United States goalkeeper Tim Howard exited the tournament with an impressive place in the record books...

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  24. Royals' Raul Ibanez (42 Years Old) Homers for Multiple Teams in the Same Season

    It's not an uncommon occurrence for a player to hit a home run for more than one team in the same season, but Wednesday afternoon, Raul Ibanez of the Kansas City Royals became the fourth player 41 or older to accomplish the feat, per ESPN...

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  25. Edwin Encarnacion Hits Blue Jays' 1st Walk-off Home Run Since May 2012

    The Toronto Blue Jays haven't had a walk-off home run since 2012, but that drought ended when first baseman Edwin Encarnacion took a hanging slider over the left-field wall ...

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