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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The New York Mets announce that catcher René Rivera was awarded to the Chicago Cubs on a waiver claim.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Joc Pederson's playing time seems most logically in jeopardy following Curtis Granderson's acquisition by the Dodgers, as Pederson was struggling mightily, batting .156/.253/.312 in 28 games since the All-Star break. Pederson wasn't widely owned in ESPN leagues (16.9 percent), but I've often reminded how at-bats are precious in "only" leagues. NL-only owners could consider Brandon Nimmo, who should see a corresponding rise in playing time. Nimmo's year has been disappointing but it makes a lot of sense for the Mets to play him somewhat regularly to see what they've got for 2018.

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The Dodgers have now won 5 straight games after defeating the Tigers on Friday. They are on pace for a run differential of +292, which would be a new franchise record.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Los Dodgers anuncian que adquirieron al jardinero Curtis Granderson y dinero en efectivo de los Mets a cambio de un jugador a ser nombrado más adelante o dinero en efectivo.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Dodgers announce they've acquired Curtis Granderson and cash considerations from Mets in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

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The Orioles and Angels combined for 10 HR on Friday. Elias notes that it was the third time in MLB history that teams combined for 10 HR, which accounted for every run in the game.

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Manny Machado is the third player in MLB history to cap a 3-HR game with a walk-off grand slam. The others? Khris Davis (2016) & Joey Votto (2012) .

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox 9, Yankees 6: If the Red Sox wind up defending their AL East title, the Yankees will look back on this as the night it slipped away. Staked to a 6-3 lead in the seventh inning, New York's bullpen imploded. Boston scored four runs in the seventh, taking the lead on Mitch Moreland's two-run pinch single, and two more in the eighth against embattled Aroldis Chapman. And with Chris Sale scheduled to start Saturday night, the Red Sox's lead in the division is five games.

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The Angels are the second team in MLB history to give up three walk-off grand slams in a single season, joining the 1963 Cubs. All three grand slams have come since July 25.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

The rematch between Rafael Devers and Aroldis Chapman goes to ... Devers again. Leadoff single on a 100.4 mph first-pitch fastball in the bottom of the eighth inning with the Red Sox leading 7-6.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers win again, this time overcoming an early 2-0 deficit and rolling to a no-sweat 8-5 win over the Detroit Tigers. Chris Taylor had four hits, Corey Seager drove in three runs and Logan Forsythe scored three. The big news was the return of Adrian Gonzalez, who doubled in his first plate appearance since June 11. Gonzalez was activated on Friday from the 60-day DL, where he landed because of persistent back trouble.

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Albert Pujols hit his 609th career HR Friday, tying Sammy Sosa for 8th-most all time. He also ties Sosa for most HR by a player born outside the 50 states.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Aaron Judge has tied the single-season MLB record with his 35th consecutive game with at least one strikeout.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Bases loaded for Aaron Judge (again.)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the paradox with Joe Kelly: Entering tonight, he had thrown 444 fastballs that averaged 99.32 mph, but nevertheless got only 47 swing-and-misses, according to Brooks Baseball. Gary Sanchez's game-tying homer came on a 99-mph heater.