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Anthony DiComo

deGrom discusses future in advance of ASG

A celebration of Jacob deGrom's present turned into an examination of his future on Monday, when deGrom's agent suggested that the Mets should either sign him to a long-term contract extension, or trade him.

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Matt Kelly

Sale, Scherzer to rematch; ASG lineups revealed

For the second year in a row, aces Chris Sale of the Red Sox and Max Scherzer of the Nationals face off in the All-Star Game, managers AJ Hinch and Dave Roberts announced on Monday.

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LIVE: Commissioner holds Town Hall Chat

Watch a live stream from PLAY BALL Park as Commissioner Rob Manfred hosts his annual Town Hall Chat, featuring questions from fans on a variety of topics.

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Anthony Castrovince

Full day of All-Star events set stage for Derby

All-Star Week continues today with the marquee event that is the T-Mobile Home Run Derby. But before the baseballs start flying, there will be plenty more going on at Nationals Park. Here's a quick rundown of all of today's remaining events leading up to the 89th MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard on Tuesday (7:30 p.m. ET, FOX).

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Chad Thornburg

Derby history: Looking back at past slugfests

Since 1985, many of Major League Baseball's most prolific home run hitters have competed on the All-Star stage in the Home Run Derby.

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Anthony Castrovince

All you need to know as top sluggers bash in Derby

For one night, on one stage, in an event that showcases one signature skill, the sport without a clock embraces the entertainment of a ticking timer and the buzz of the occasional buzzer beater. The T-Mobile Home Run Derby has featured many rules iterations in its 33 years of existence, but the decision in 2015 to do away with the "outs" and subject the sluggers to a time limit added a new -- and needed -- energy to the event.

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Andrew Simon

Here's how Derby sluggers' stats stack up

Before they take their cuts, here is a look at some notable Statcast™ facts for each of the competitors in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby.

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Jonathan Mayo

Here are the top 10 performers from the Futures Game

The offensive output -- 16 combined runs and 22 hits -- is obviously the focal point when discussing top performers. But it's not only about the long ball. There were some exciting pitchers on display to make a more robust top 10 performers list:

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Anthony Castrovince

Balance of power flocks to DC for Derby

Steps from the United States' seat of power, Major League Baseball will bring the power to Nationals Park on Monday in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby. Homer-hitting host Bryce Harper leads a fascinating -- and young -- field of Derby entrants who will look to beat the clock and each other in the sport's most swinging showcase at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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Mark Feinsand

USA outslugs World in 8-homer Futures Game

Each team slugged four home runs, but it was Team USA who came out on top in a 10-6 victory at Sunday's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Nationals Park.

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USA outslugs World in Futures Game

Each team slugged four home runs, but it was Team USA who came out on top in a 10-6 victory at Sunday's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Nationals Park.

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Blake Richardson

Sox roll into break, lead over Yanks at 4 1/2

Jackie Bradley Jr., Brock Holt and Sandy Leon combined to go 5-for-9 with three RBIs, providing a much-needed boost from the bottom of Boston's lineup during a victory against the Blue Jays on Sunday at Fenway Park. Xander Bogaerts hit his second home run in as many at-bats in the win, and Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-run homer to account for Toronto's lone runs.

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Adam Berry

Bucs sweep 5 from Crew on walk-off in downpour

In a driving rainstorm at PNC Park, Josh Bell delivered a game-winning, two-run double on Sunday to rally the Pirates to a 7-6 victory over the Brewers, capping a five-game sweep. Colin Moran -- who almost certainly would have been out -- slid home with the winning run after the throw home slipped past Milwaukee catcher Erik Kratz.

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Casey Harrison

Brantley's HR in 8th sparks Tribe past Yanks

There's a reason Michael Brantley was selected to the All-Star Game. The Indians left fielder delivered a clutch leadoff home run in the bottom of the eighth in the first-half finale against the Yankees, opening the door for a three-run rally that secured a 5-2 win for the Tribe at Progressive Field on Sunday.

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Blake Richardson

Xander's walk-off slam encore: A solo shot

After sealing the Red Sox's 6-2 win over the Blue Jays with a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning on Saturday, Xander Bogaerts crushed a solo home run in the first inning on Sunday.

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Richard Dean

Verlander vs. Detroit, a special place in his heart

A lot has happened to former Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander in less than a year. Most notably, he's added two rings: one from his new marriage and the other from the World Series he won with the Astros last season.

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Jim Callis

Best tools among Futures Game prospects

Twenty-eight of MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospects will take the field for the Futures Game at Nationals Park. These are the loudest tools that will be on display.

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William Boor and Mike Rosenbaum

Futures Game: 4 ET, MLB Network, MLB.com

A collection of the best talent in the Minor Leagues has been assembled for the 20th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which will be broadcast live from Nationals Park on MLB Network on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET. Below is everything you need to know, with a snapshot of each of the 50 players, with links to scouting reports, tools and grades, stats and video on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.

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Anthony Castrovince

18 non-rental trade chips worthy of big haul

If you're looking for trade chips worthy of hefty prospect hauls leading up to the July 31 Trade Deadline, you've really got to look beyond the rental market. For many contending clubs, it's the preferable path, anyway, because this allows them to not only fill a present hole but to get a jump-start on offseason roster construction.

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Bryan Hoch

Yanks edge Tribe on go-ahead Little League HR

Austin Romine's wild Little League home run highlighted an unorthodox win for the Yankees, who notched early blasts from Didi Gregorius and Greg Bird, then reclaimed their lead upon the legs of their backup catcher to post a 5-4 victory over the Indians on Saturday evening at Progressive Field.

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