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5hDavid Schoenfield

Are Corey and Kyle Seager having the best brother season ever?

They aren't the Deans, teaming up to win a World Series, but the Seagers could be having the best brother season in baseball history.

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1dDan Szymborski

Ranking the best (and worst) at the 'intangible' tools

Speed, baserunning, raw power, plate discipline ... all important skills, but tough to measure. That's just what Dan Szymborski does, and ranks the best of the best in the various categories.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Mets farmhands Champ Stuart and Blake Taylor will represent Great Britain and Ty Kelly, Tyler Herron and Josh Zeid will represent Israel in a World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament at Brooklyn's MCU Park Sept. 22-25. Ex-Mets Ike Davis and Josh Satin also will play for Israel. Brazil and Pakistan also are involved in the four-team tournament.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

T.J. Rivera has returned to Las Vegas with the activation of Neil Walker from paternity leave. Walker's wife Niki gave birth to the couple's first child, daughter Nora Vail, on Tuesday morning.

It's a sheep! ... or maybe a goat

There was quite the disruption on the field during this minor league baseball game.


Mark Simon ESPN Staff 

Rosters were announced for the Brooklyn World Baseball Classic Qualifier and the team with the greatest Mets flavor is Team Israel. Among those on the team are former first baseman Ike Davis, former infielder Josh Satin and 2016 Met Ty Kelly. Davis is currently a free agent after a brief stint with the Yankees. Satin retired in June after time in Triple-A with the Padres. Team Israel plays its first game on Sep. 23 at MCU Park.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected, the Red Sox activated Steven Wright from the disabled list to start tonight against the Royals at Fenway Park. Wright will occupy the roster spot vacated after yesterday's game when reliever Heath Hembree was optioned to Triple-A. Wright missed three starts after jamming his right shoulder diving back into second base as a pinch-runner Aug. 7 at Dodger Stadium.

Ellis trade 'somewhat risky' for Dodgers

Pedro Gomez says the intangibles that A.J. Ellis brings to the table make the trade to the Phillies "somewhat risky" for the Dodgers.


Bryant's career is off to a Hall of Fame start

With a start to his career that trumps Hall of Fame third basemen and Cubs icons, Kris Bryant is on a path that could lead to Cooperstown. Early domination

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Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

This Week In 1989: Brewers buy every chicken at Wade Boggs' favorite chicken place in town to prevent him from having his pregame meal.