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Bellinger's grand slam propels L.A. (0:58)
Bellinger's grand slam gives the Dodgers the lead (0:25)
Shelburne: LiAngelo 'never promised' Lakers summer league spot (1:08)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

As far as ESPN's draft analytics model is concerned, there was plenty of value to be found in the second round last night. In addition to these, the Mavericks picked up two talented players very late in Ray Spalding (Analytics Rank: 24) and Kostas Antetokounmpo (30).

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Angels are celebrating "Christmas In June" this week, which is never not weird.

Pelinka: I've seen Lonzo emerge this offseason (1:19)
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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

In the middle of what Magic Johnson told him would be "the biggest summer" of his life, Lonzo Ball has been hitting the film room with Magic. Rob Pelinka says Ball designed his offseason plan how he wanted to improve this summer and requested film sessions with Magic.

Valbuena goes deep twice (0:51)
Calhoun's dinger gives Angels lead (0:27)
Trout scores first run of 1,000th career game (0:25)

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Trout is on pace for 22 intentional walks this season. His career high is 15, which led the Majors last year.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

It's after 9pm here in El Segundo and Isaiah Thomas is getting shots up.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Trout has now drawn two walks in each of his last four games. He has 66 on the year, 11 more than the second-place Bryce Harper.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Every draft model will yield at least slightly different results from another, but hard not to notice that the team that -- according to Ben Alamar's poll of executives -- best uses draft analytics (Rockets), took the player (De'Anthony Melton) that was ranked 13th by our model (and best available) with the 46th selection. Per the model, Melton has seventh-best chance to become an all-star caliber player in this class...the six players in front of him all were drafted in the top 10.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Angels had back-to-back first-round picks in the 2009 draft. With the first (24th overall), they took Randal Grichuk, who just put the Blue Jays ahead with a fourth-inning solo homer at Angel Stadium. With the second, they took Mike Trout.