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Angels' Ohtani first player to commit to HR Derby
Angels two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani announced Friday that he will participate in next month's Home Run Derby, becoming the first player to commit to the event.[read more]

Jays bolster bullpen, acquire Barnes from Mets
Veteran reliever Jacob Barnes, 31, was acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays from the New York Mets on Saturday for pitching prospect Troy Miller.[read more]

Twins activate Buxton after lengthy absence
Byron Buxton was hitting .370 and leading the majors with a .772 slugging percentage before being sidelined with a right hip strain on May 6.[read more]

Reds' Votto, Bell ejected after arguing strikeout
Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto and manager David Bell were ejected in the first inning Saturday following a heated argument with home plate umpire Ryan Additon after Votto was called out on a checked swing.[read more]

Tatis leaves vs. Reds after reinjuring left shoulder
San Diego Padres star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. exited Saturday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds early with an injury to his left shoulder.[read more]

Sources: Teams to ask for checks on sticky stuff
At least three teams intend to set aside the gentlemen's agreement to not ask umpires to check opposing pitchers for foreign substances, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.[read more]

Joey Votto makes a fan's first time at the ballpark memorable
When Joey Votto was ejected, it brought a young fan to tears at her first MLB game.[read more]

2021 ESPYS: Vote for Best MLB Player
Jose Abreu, Trevor Bauer, Corey Seager and Shohei Ohtani are the nominees for Best MLB Player at the 2021 ESPYS. Cast your vote today.[read more]

Here to stay or best forgotten? Ranking MLB's radical City Connect uniforms
From the Sugar Kings to the Serpientes, the South Side to Wrigleyville, we break down the best and worst of baseball's latest fashion trend.[read more]

MLB Power Rankings: Did key injuries shake up our top five?
The two best teams in baseball saw important players hit the IL. Here's how that impacted our Week 11 list.[read more]