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Luis Arráez is following in Tony Gwynn's footsteps
The two-time batting champ is on Mr. Padre's former team, having been compared to the late Hall of Famer.[read more]

Mets' Diaz open to change in role amid struggles
Struggling star Edwin Díaz is open to a change in role -- even if it means losing his job as the closer -- in an effort to help the slumping Mets.[read more]

Rays get RHP Lovelady from Cubs for LHP Belge
The Rays acquired reliever Richard Lovelady from the Cubs on Saturday in exchange for fellow left-handed pitcher Jeff Belge.[read more]

Braves activate RHP Johnson (elbow) from IL
The Braves activated Pierce Johnson from the injured list and sent fellow right-hander Jackson Stephens to Triple-A Gwinnett.[read more]

Buxton back from 14-game absence; Twins lose
Byron Buxton, activated from the 10-day injured list after missing 14 games due to knee inflammation, went 1-for-4 in the Twins' 11-4 loss Saturday.[read more]

Gil sets Yanks' rookie record, Soto mashes 2 HRs
Luis Gil set a Yankees franchise record for a rookie with 14 strikeouts, and Juan Soto went deep twice for his first multihomer game of the year.[read more]

'Joy to watch': Cubs' Imanaga lowers ERA to 0.84
Chicago starter Shota Imanaga lowered his ERA to 0.84 on Saturday after throwing seven shutout innings in the Cubs' 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, the lowest mark through a pitcher's first nine career games since ERA became official in 1913.[read more]

What we learned from MLB’s new bat-tracking numbers
MLB's latest metric is here, measuring what hitters really do with the bat in their hands.[read more]

'NBA teams have been tracking this kind of stuff for years': Why load management is MLB's next big thing
Front offices are measuring what players do on the field like never before. Here's how it could rock baseball.[read more]

MLB Power Rankings: The AL and NL Central are rising -- which teams are in our top 10?
While some of the usual players dominate our list, five of our top teams this week are from two unexpected divisions.[read more]