|On Saturday, 22-year-old Bryce Harper hit his 25th home run of the year. With the homer, Harper became the fourth player to be in an age-22 or younger season and have at least 25 homers by the All-Star break.
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|Francisco Liriano kept the Tigers off the board for seven frames, and the Pirates completed a three-game sweep with an 8-4 victory in Detroit. As a team, Pittsburgh owns an historic 2.91 ERA. compiled a 2.65 ERA.
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|Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco surrendered a single to Joey Butler with two out in the ninth and took his 10th win instead of the franchise's 15th no-no, finishing with 13 strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings.
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|In his sixth Major League appearance, Seattle's Mike Montgomery hurled a one-hit shutout to beat the Padres, 5-0. Montgomery is the 24th pitcher since 1914 to have a shutout (of the nine-inning variety) on one hit or no hits within his first six games, and he is the first to do this Clay Buchholz threw a no-hitter in his second game, on Sept. 1, 2007.
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|In the D-backs' 10-6 win over the Dodgers, Paul Goldschmidt singled twice and stole two bases. The first baseman has 15 steals to accompany his 1.104 OPS.
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|On Sunday, Mets southpaw Steven Matz assembled a debut for the record books. On the mound, the 24-year-old picked up the win, allowing two runs in 7 2/3 innings. At the plate, Matz went 3-for-3 with a double and four RBIs.
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|Astros starter Dallas Keuchel notched his third career shutout (and second in 2015), holding the visiting Yankees to six hits and a walk in a 4-0 win. The left-hander fanned 12 and won his ninth game.
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|In St. Petersburg, the Blue Jays defeated the Rays, 1-0, in 12 innings. Toronto starter Marco Estrada's bid for a perfect game ended with one out in the eighth inning, and his bid for a win ended when he was pulled with two outs in the ninth and the score still tied at 0-0.
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|Carlos Correa (3-for-6, four RBIs, a triple shy of the cycle) supplied a lot of lumber in the Astros 13-3 victory over the Angels. At 20 years old, Correa has nine extra-base hits through his first 15 games. Since 1914, the list of 20-year-olds (or younger players) who have had at least nine extra-base hits through their first 15 games is short, but stacked.
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|Maikel Franco -- all 22 years and 300 days of him -- homered twice, singled twice and drove in five runs to lead the Phillies to an 11-8 victory at Yankee Stadium. Franco became the 22nd player since 1914 to visit the Yankees and finish with at least 10 total bases and five RBIs.
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|In Sunday's win against the Yankees, J.D. Martinez fell a grand slam shy of the home run cycle, hitting a two-run homer in the first, a solo shot in the fifth, and a three-run home run in the sixth.
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|Gerrit Cole (seven innings, two runs), won his 11th game Thursday, and the Pirates won their eighth straight as they defeated the White Sox, 3-2.
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|In the Reds' 8-4 walk-off win against the Tigers, Todd Frazier hit his 21st home run of the year in the fourth inning and then ended the contest in the 13th with a grand slam. Before the game-ending slam, each of Frazier's last eight homers had been solo shots.
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|Batting leadoff and playing second base, Brock Holt constructed the 21st cycle in Red Sox history; he doubled in the first, singled in the fifth, homered in the seventh and tripled in the eighth. Holt is the first Red Sox player to hit for the cycle since John Valentin on June 6, 1996.
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|In the D-backs' 7-3 win over the Angels, Paul Goldschmidt was 3-for-4 with a walk and three RBIs. Goldschmidt has a slash line of .366/.484/.678, good for a 212 OPS+.
More» Goldschmidt connects for a three-run homer|
|The Blue Jays defeated the Red Sox, 13-5, to tie the franchise record with their 11th straight win. Previous 11-game streaks were crafted in 1987, 1998 and 2013.
More»A look back at the Blue Jays' 11-game win streak|
|Albert Pujols and Mike Trout both homered in the Angels' 6-2 win over the Rays. The game marked the fifth time this season the two have homered in the same contest.
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|The Blue Jays banged out four home runs as part of their 7-2 victory over the Marlins at Rogers Centre. Toronto has won eight straight and is averaging 7.1 runs per game during the streak. The Blue Jays have a team slash line of .299/.361/.522 during the eight-game run, basically hitting like a team of Troy Tulowitzki clones.
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|Making his 15th career appearance, Giants rookie Chris Heston twirled the first no-hitter of the 2015 season as San Francisco beat the Mets, 5-0, on Tuesday. The 27-year-old fanned 11, walked none and hit three batters.
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|In the Marlins' 11-3 loss to the Blue Jays, Giancarlo Stanton homered (his 19th of the season) and collected two doubles. Stanton has produced an extra-base hit in 11.4 percent of his career plate appearances. There are 17 players in history who concluded their age-25 season with at least 2,000 plate appearances and an extra-base hit percentage of at least 11.0, including these following Hall of Famers: Lou Gehrig, Al Simmons, Jimmie Foxx, Ducky Medwick, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Willie Mays and Hank Aaron.
More» Stanton connects for his 19th home run|