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J.D. Martinez proving to be worth every penny

Teams balked at paying J.D. Martinez big money this offseason, but the Red Sox slugger is now leading the league in RBIs and tied for the lead in home runs.

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Red Sox outlast Mariners in slugfest

Nelson Cruz hits two long balls and tallies seven RBIs, but the Red Sox rally behind J.D. Martinez and his 5 RBIs in a 14-10 win.

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Martinez's single gives Red Sox lead

J.D. Martinez singles with the bases loaded to drive in two runs to give Boston the lead.

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Bogaerts injures finger on slide

Xander Bogaerts injures a finger on his left hand while sliding into second and would leave the game.

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Martinez socks 23rd HR of season

J.D. Martinez cranks one out to straightaway center for his 23rd dinger of the season to draw the Red Sox closer.

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Cruz demolishes pair of 3-run HRs

Nelson Cruz crushes a pair of Steven Wright pitches for 3-run homers.

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Mariners hit over 900 feet of homers off Wright in 1st

Nelson Cruz bashes a 465-foot dinger off Steven Wright, and Ryon Healy adds a 441-foot shot of his own in the first inning.

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Around the league

Giancarlo Stanton shows off the glove

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Bellinger blasts grand slam in Dodgers' win

Cody Bellinger gives the Dodgers a huge lift with a sixth-inning grand slam against the Mets.

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Corbin matches career-high 12 strikeouts

Patrick Corbin tosses seven scoreless innings with 12 strikeouts, but settles for the no-decision.

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Suarez powers one out to center

Eugenio Suarez gets all of Jose Quintana's offering and smacks a 2-run shot out to center field.

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Schwarber smashes 15th homer

Kyle Schwarber sends one out to center field for the 2-run deep ball in the fourth inning.

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Nationals

MLB

Nationals' offense isn't living up to the hype

A couple of wins over the hapless Orioles can't mask a season-long problem for Washington: The bats simply haven't been good enough.

All-Star Voting

AL All-Star ballot update: Altuve, Betts leading vote-getters

Jose Altuve passed Mookie Betts in voting in MLB's second American League ballot update for the 2018 All-Star Game.

NL All-Star ballot update: Braves lead the way at three positions

The Braves are well-represented in voting totals from MLB's second National League ballot update for the 2018 All-Star Game.

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Keith Law's Top 100 Prospects

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  • Keith Law's top prospects of 2018

    Between minor leaguers with major league bloodlines and future stars who have been involved in major trades, there are plenty of familiar names on this year's list. Where did your team's top young players land?