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Jul 14, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Oakland Athletics outfielder Lawrence Butler (4) celebrates his third home run of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies during the seventh inning at Citizens Bank Park.

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New York Yankees left fielder Alex Verdugo fails to make a play on a fly ball against the Baltimore Orioles.

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A view of the All Star game flag before the 2024 All Star Celebrity Softball Game at Globe Life Field.

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Jul 12, 2024; New York City, New York, USA; New York Mets second baseman Jose Iglesias (11) celebrates in the dugout with pitcher Luis Severino (40) after hitting a solo home run in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field.

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Jul 12, 2021; Denver, CO, USA; Washington Nationals right fielder Juan Soto reacts during the 2021 MLB Home Run Derby.

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Logan Gilbert.

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Jul 2, 2024; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Royals shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. (7) hits a solo home run in the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

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Jul 18, 2022; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso (20) hits in the first round during the 2022 Home Run Derby at Dodgers Stadium.

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Jun 2, 2024; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Washington Nationals relief pitcher Hunter Harvey (73) throws a pitch during the eighth inning against the Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field.

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Dustin May (85) throws against the San Diego Padres

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New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge (99) runs to first base against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.

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Baltimore Orioles outfielder Heston Kjerstad stands on the field after being hit by a pitch in the head during the ninth inning against the New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

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Jul 5, 2023; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson (28) rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles during the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium.

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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cristopher Sanchez throws a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds.

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Jul 10, 2024; San Francisco, California, USA; Toronto Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk (30) scores a run during the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park. Mandatory Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports

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Orioles manager Brandon Hyde charged out onto the field, appearing to take exception with something in the Yankees dugout after Heston Kjerstad was hit in the head by a pitch.

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May 19, 2024; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; San Diego Padres second baseman Xander Bogaerts (2) reacts after a single against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

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Skenes has dominated hitters in the first 11 starts of his career.

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Jul 4, 2024; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Paul Skenes (30) on the field to warm up before a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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Oct 13, 2012; Bronx, NY, USA; MLB vice president of baseball operations Joe Torre (right) talks with New York Yankees former player Paul O'Neill (left) and broadcaster Michael Kay before game one of the 2012 ALCS against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium.  Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

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Elly De La Cruz notches a hit during the Reds' series opener against the Pirates.

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San Diego Padres center fielder Jackson Merrill hits a three-run home run against the Milwaukee Brewers at Petco Park.

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Jun 18, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Pete Fairbanks (29) leaves the game against the Minnesota Twins in the ninth inning at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

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Before Jeter became a broadcaster, he hosted an episode of 'SNL' and guest starred on 'Seinfeld' during his playing days.

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Cole made his 2024 season debut Wednesday after missing the start of the year with an elbow injury.

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Boston Red Sox center fielder Ceddanne Rafaela hits a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning at Fenway Park.

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May 26, 2023; Mesa, AZ, USA; Sam Houston Bearkats' Walker Janek (3) celebrates his 3-run home run against the GCU Lobos during their WAC Tournament game at Hohokam Stadium.

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Jul 14, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Josh Smith (8) hits a two-run home run during the first inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

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Jun 9, 2024; Arlington, Texas, USA; Texas Rangers injured third baseman Josh Jung runs before the game against the San Francisco Giants at Globe Life Field. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

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Jun 29, 2024; Baltimore, Maryland, USA;  Texas Rangers third baseman Josh Smith (8) throws to first base during the eighth inning 
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