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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

With that home run -- a solo shot in the fourth inning -- David Ortiz has tied Jimmie Foxx for 18th on the all-time list with 534 homers. Next up: Mickey Mantle at 536. Ortiz has 31 homers this season. Red Sox now trail the Royals, 2-1.

Bucci Mane @Buccigross

Can someone explain to me why Jackie Bradley Jr bats 9th? That brilliant overthinking must have slipped past me.

Perez's solo blast gives Royals the lead

Salvador Perez smacked a solo home run to left field off of Eduardo Rodriguez in the second inning. The Royals are now up 2-0 over the Red Sox on ESPN and WatchESPN.


Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Salvy Perez with his 20th HR and Paulo Orlando drives a sac fly, and KC leads 2-0 in the top of the second. Eduardo Rodriguez struggling.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss his team's 1-0 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday which came down to a mental mistake by third baseman Javier Baez.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jon Lester discuss the Cubs 1-0 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday wearing his onesie for the flight home from L.A.


Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox leadoff hitters entered the night with a majors-leading .895 OPS. Mookie Betts (108 games), Dustin Pedroia (17 games), Brock Holt (3 games), Jackie Bradley Jr. (1 game) and Aaron Hill (1 game) have occupied the leadoff spot for Boston.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Javy Baez discuss his 8th inning mistake on Sunday where he went to second base late on a force play instead of going to first for the easy out. It allowed the winning run to score for the Dodgers in their 1-0 win.


Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Coming up for the Red Sox: Holt, Bogaerts, Ortiz, Betts. Betts is hitting .513 this year in at-bats in which he gets ahead in the count.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Infield hit for Cuthbert and he beats it out. One out in the top of the first on Sunday Night Baseball, Royals at Red Sox, ESPN.