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Jon Lester's 10 strikeouts through 7 IP are tied for his most this season and are tied for his 2nd-most in a start as a member of the Cubs (14 against the Rockies on July 29, 2015).

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Wil Myers has now homered in back-to-back games for the 5th time this season. He had only done it 4 times in his career prior to this year.

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Jon Lester's perfect game ends. Adam Wainwright singles through the left side with two outs in the sixth.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Asdrúbal Cabrera with his first career start at third base. This is his second career game at third base; he previously played third on August 8, 2007 with Cleveland at Chicago-AL.

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

The Giants officially signed Pablo Sandoval, and are assigning him to their High-A Cal League affiliate in San Jose. Moving Eduardo Nunez by the trade deadline would certainly make room. If there's any life left in the Panda's bat, it's found money; if (more likely) not, no harm in trying.

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The Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka is scheduled to start tonight at the Mariners. He's 7-4 with a 3.13 ERA at night this season compared with 0-5, 14.81 ERA in day starts.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

While Red Sox are exploring outside-the-box options at 3B, they haven't considered Jose Bautista, who has played more than 3,000 innings at the position but only 11 since 2014. At age 36, it's unclear whether Bautista can still play third, but one AL talent evaluator said he definitely couldn't do it every day.