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Follow live: AL and NL clash in the 89th MLB All-Star Game

Aaron Judge took Max Scherzer deep to put the American League in front in the second inning.

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Home Run Derby

Bryce brings down the house with epic Home Run Derby comeback

His time in Washington might be nearing its end, but on this night, Bryce Harper made Nationals fans forget their frustrations.

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Harper gets hyped en route to Derby title

Bryce Harper is not afraid to show his emotions and have some fun while winning the Home Run Derby in spectacular fashion.

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Schwarber needs incredible comeback to edge Hoskins

Kyle Schwarber goes on run in the final 30 seconds to finish with 21 homers in the semfinals to defeat Rhys Hoskins.

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Muncy puts on display to knock Baez out of Derby

Max Muncy passes Javier Baez with 17 home runs, leaving 32 seconds on the clock, to advance to the second round of the HR Derby.

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Hoskins rips six straight HRs after timeout, upsets Aguilar

Rhys Hoskins hits his stride immediately after taking his timeout by crushing six consecutive home runs, finishing with 17 in the round to advance.

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Harper advances to semis with 13 dingers

In front of a hometown crowd, Bryce Harper crushes 13 home runs to bypass Atlanta's Freddie Freeman in the first round of the HR Derby.

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Trade Deadline

Latest buzz, news and analysis

The July 31 MLB trade deadline is fast approaching. Stay up to date with the latest deals, rumors and analysis as your team contemplates its next big move.

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The one player all 30 teams should trade before the deadline

Whether looking for that final piece or building for the future, every team has a reason to make a deal. Here's whom they should be shopping around.

Yankees

MLB

Yankees pleased, but striving for second-half improvement

The Yankees aren't finding fault in their 62-33 record, but they know they have to pick up the pace to catch Boston and make a World Series run.

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Will Sheffield shore up the Yanks' rotation -- or be trade bait?

The team's top pitching prospect could boost the Bombers down the stretch. But will he be in pinstripes or be a chip that brings in Manny Machado?

The Undefeated

Did Michael Vick seriously consider leaving football to take a swing at MLB?

He hadn't played organized baseball since he was a kid, but the Rockies thought he could have been a contender.

The history of black baseball in D.C.

A look back as MLB All-Star Week comes to the nation's capital.

MLB

Law: Yusniel Diaz, Fernando Tatis star in homer-happy Futures Game

Homers and fastballs were in big supply at Sunday's Futures Game. Keith Law breaks down the prospects who showed the most in this showcase.

all about manny

Manny Machado is a special baseball player

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Gearing up for 2nd half

Who's your team's most important player for the second half?

Contenders and also-rans have one thing in common: They need these stars, regulars or prospects to deliver.

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