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If Clayton Kershaw never pitched another game, he would (should) be 1st-ballot, unanimous HOFer, and strong case could be made for best ever

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Stolen bases against Jon Lester in 2015: 44 in 55 attempts. 2016: 28 in 41 attempts. 2017: 6 steals in 13 attempts.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Nasty collision between Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig to end the top of the 10th, with Pederson taking an elbow to the head as Puig made the catch. Chris Turner hit for Pederson in the bottom of the inning, but Puig returns to right field for the 11th.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Yes, that's Fernando Rodney with his seventh consecutive scoreless appearance for the Diamondbacks following two blown saves in which he allowed eight runs. He tossed a 1-2-3 ninth as Arizona has won seven of eight and 10 of 13. Fire the arrow, big guy.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

You can't fault Dave Roberts for leaving in Clayton Kershaw to close out a dominant 1-0 shutout, even if he did have Kenley Jansen in the bullpen. He was cruising with a two-hitter, but then made one mistake, a wild pitch that allowed a hustling Randal Grichuk to score all the way from second base to tie the game.

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The roof at Chase Field might have been imperiled by this towering shot by White Sox 1B Jose Abreu on Tuesday night off D-backs reliever Jorge De La Rosa in the eighth inning. It was Abreu's ninth home run of the season and fourth in his last nine games.

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The eighth home run of the season for Blue Jays 1B Kendrys Morales was another no-doubter. He sent a 92-mph fastball from Brewers right-hander Jimmy Nelson off the batter's eye at Miller Park.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon described Kyle Schwarber's 460 ft home run onto Sheffield ave on Tuesday in Star Trek terms: "The Enterprise would fly by the screen and get really small. It (the ball) had that Enterprise-esque look to it. It was there and then it was gone."

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Nationals RF Bryce Harper smashed another tape-measure shot on Tuesday night vs. the Mariners for his 14th home run of the season. When Harper dropped from 42 homers in 2015 to 24 last year, he hit his 14th on June 16.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jon Lester discuss his complete game against the Giants on Tuesday. The Cubs won 4-1.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kyle Schwarber discuss his 460 ft home run in the Cubs 4-1 win over the Giants on Tuesday.

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Dodgers C Yasmani Grandal launched a 3-2 pitch left over the center of the plate by Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn in the first inning on Tuesday night. Grandal homered twice on Opening Day, and this was only his third since then.

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Indians 1B Edwin Encarnacion yanked two home runs down the left-field line on Tuesday night off Reds left-hander Amir Garrett for his first multi-homer game of the season. He had four last year with the Blue Jays.

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Angels CF Mike Trout homered again on Tuesday, giving him 15 this season. Two seasons ago, he reached 15 HR in 56 games. That stood as his quickest route to 15 home runs ... until 2017.

Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer 

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas homered for the 11th time and is already halfway to his career high of 22 from 2015. Though the Moustakas homer at Yankee Stadium was his third already off a lefty, he's really struggled against lefties this season. Of greater concern are the drops in walk and contact rate. If Moustakas doesn't improve there he's unlikely to match his strong 2015 numbers so be careful in investing.

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Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon has hit seven home runs this season yet Tuesday night's two-HR game vs. the Mariners is his second multi-homer game of 2017. He hit three on April 30 against the Mets.