1. Chris Sale Notches Most 1st-Half Strikeouts Since 2002

    Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale ended his first half with a disappointing loss to the Kansas City Royals, allowing four runs on seven hits (including two home runs) last Thursday...

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  2. Clayton Kershaw Joins Historic Company with Pre-Break Numbers

    Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw , during Sunday's complete game, allowed two runs and struck out 13 batters in a 5-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals...

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  3. Welcome to MLB's New Record-Setting Home Run Era

    With 2017 projected to break the all-time home run record, take a look at some of the numbers behind the surge. Watch above...

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  4. Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman Cracks 1,000th Career Hit

    Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run during Thursday's 5-2 victory over the Washington Nationals . In doing so, he collected his 1,000th major league hit...

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  5. Los Angeles Dodgers Break Franchise Record for Homers in a Month

    Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Joc Pederson smacked his eighth home run of the season in the sixth inning of Thursday's 6-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels ...

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  6. Corey Kluber Breaks Team Record for Consecutive 10-Strikeout Games in a Season

    Cleveland Indians ace hurler Corey Kluber finished Thursday's start against the Texas Rangers having allowed just one run on three hits and a walk while adding 12 strikeouts over eight innings...

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  7. Jose Bautista Passes Joe Carter for 4th on Blue Jays RBI List

    Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in Wednesday's game against the Baltimore Orioles...

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  8. Leadoff Hitters Set MLB Record for Leadoff Homers in a Month

    New York Mets center fielder Curtis Granderson opened Tuesday's game against the Miami Marlins with a bang, smacking a 0-1 pitch from Marlins starter Dan Straily over the right field fence for an early 1-0 lead...

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  9. Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista Nearing 900 Career RBI

    Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista enters Tuesday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles requiring just three RBI to reach 900 for his career, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  10. Giannis Antetokounmpo Becomes 1st Bucks Player to Win Most Improved Player

    Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA 's Most Improved Player for the 2016-17 season, becoming the first player in franchise history to earn the label, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  11. Willson Contreras 1st Catcher with Leadoff Homer in 1st Start from Leadoff Spot

    Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras hit atop the team's batting order for the first time in his career Monday evening against the Washington Nationals ...

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  12. Los Angeles Dodgers Set Franchise Record for Home Runs in a Series

    The Los Angeles Dodgers crushed three home runs Thursday against the New York Mets to complete the four-game sweep at Dodger Stadium...

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  13. Aaron Judge Becomes 3rd Rookie in New York Yankees History with 25 Homers

    New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge cranked his 25th home run of the season during Thursday's 10-5 loss to the Los Angeles Angels...

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  14. Max Scherzer Ties Nationals/Expos Record for Consecutive 10+ Strikeout Games

    Washington Nationals ace starter Max Scherzer collected 11 strikeouts in Wednesday's outing against the Miami Marlins, allowing two runs (no earned) on two hits and a walk over eight innings of work...

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  15. Nomar Mazara Becomes 3rd-Youngest Texas Rangers Player to Hit 30 Homers

    Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara cranked a solo home run on the first pitch of his fifth-inning at-bat Tuesday against Toronto Blue Jays starter Francisco Liriano...

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  16. Corey Seager Becomes 2nd-Youngest to Multiple 3-Homer Games

    Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager went 4-for-5 with three home runs and a double during Tuesday's 12-0 blowout victory over the New York Mets...

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  17. George Springer Just 2nd Astros Leadoff Hitter with 20-Homer Season

    The leadoff spot isn't generally occupied by a player possessing considerable power. Then again, not many teams have the wealth of bats in the lineup the Houston Astros currently enjoy...

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  18. Jose Ramirez Posts Best 7-Game Extra-Base Hit Streak in Modern Era

    Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez went 3-for-6 with two doubles, a triple and two runs during Monday's 12-0 blowout victory over the Baltimore Orioles...

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  19. Cody Bellinger Becomes Quickest to 21 Career Home Runs

    Los Angeles Dodgers rookie first baseman and outfielder Cody Bellinger continued his hot-hitting ways Monday night, collecting three hits (two home runs), four RBI and two runs scored...

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  20. Miguel Cabrera Ties for 37th on All-Time Home Run List

    Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera crushed a walk-off home run off of Tommy Hunter in the ninth inning of Thursday's 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays...

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  21. Corey Kluber Fastest to 1,000 Strikeouts in Cleveland Indians History

    Cleveland Indians ace pitcher Corey Kluber racked up 10 strikeouts while allowing two runs on four hits and a walk over seven innings Wednesday...

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  22. Cody Bellinger Eyeing Home Run Record Through First 50 Career Games

    Los Angeles Dodgers rookie first baseman and outfielder Cody Bellinger knocked a 3-2 pitch from Cleveland Indians starter Josh Tomlin over the right-field fence in the fourth inning of Thursday's 12-5 loss...

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  23. Ryan Zimmerman Ties Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos Home Run Record

    Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman has seemingly discovered the fountain of youth. After playing 115 games or fewer in each of the last three seasons, the 32-year-old ...

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  24. Golden State Warriors Tie for 4th-Most Titles in NBA History

    The Golden State Warriors closed out the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals by a score of 129-120 at Oracle Arena on Tuesday evening...

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  25. LeBron James Becomes 1st Player to Average Triple-Double in NBA Finals

    Cleveland Cavaliers legend LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists, two steals and one block during Monday's 129-120 Game 5 series-ending loss to the Golden State Warriors...

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