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Red Sox star Mookie Betts says ‘hell no’ to Home Run Derby

Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts is an absolute stud leading the league in batting average (.368), doubles (19), runs (49) and home runs (16). But if baseball fans had hopes of seeing the 25-year-old superstar in this year’s Home Run Derby, forget about it. Betts, when asked about the possibility

LEADING OFF: Astros-Indians again, Mets limp to tough trip

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: YOU AGAIN Houston’s Charlie Morton and Cleveland’s Mike Clevinger get a rematch of their most recent outing when the Astros and Indians begin a series at Progressive Field. Morton (6-0, 1.94 ERA) pitched Houston to a 4-1 victory last Friday

45 things to know about Bartolo Colon on his 45th birthday

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer of SweetSpot baseball blog Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com since 1995 Follow on Twitter Bartolo Colon turns 45 today. In honor of his birthday, here are 45 things you need to kn…

Keith Law’s 2018 Big Board: Casey Mize tops MLB draft class

Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior baseball analyst for Insider Was special asst. to Blue Jays GM Wrote for Baseball Prospectus Follow on Twitter The MLB draft (June 4-6) is less than two weeks away. We did a top 50 in mid-April and now are exte…

Major League Baseball roundup: Indians blank Cubs

Adam Plutko, called up from the minors to make the start, carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley drove in the lone run as the Cleveland Indians held on for a 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. Cleveland swept the two-game series in the teams’

Major League Baseball roundup: Indians blank Cubs

Adam Plutko, called up from the minors to make the start, carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley drove in the lone run as the Cleveland Indians held on for a 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. Cleveland swept the two-game series in the teams’