Home Run Derby champion Ryan Howard watches his three-run shot off the Mets' Tom Glavine leave the park in the first inning Saturday. Howard leads the NL with 38 home runs and 99 RBIs after hitting three homers and knocking in 12 runs for the week.
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Shortstop Derek Jeter turns a double play with a throw to first as he leaps over a sliding Alex Rios in the sixth inning of the Yankees' 8-1 win over the Blue Jays on Aug. 3.
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Despite a nice first impression for Carlos Lee with the Rangers, going 7 for 12 in his first three games with the club, Lee proceeded to bat 4 for 30 last week and has yet to hit a home run for Texas.
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Alfonso Soriano steps into a pitch in front of Padres catcher Josh Bard on Sunday. A big name in trade rumors before the deadline, Soriano went deep in the first at-bat of the game, seemingly content to stick with the Nationals.
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With a win over the Rangers on Saturday, Ervin Santana became the fifth pitcher in Angels history with at least 12 wins in each of his first two seasons in the majors. Santana has a 12-5 record with a 4.09 ERA so far this season.
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A fan extends his glove to prevent Blue Jays right fielder Alex Rios from catching a foul ball at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 3 during the Yankees' third consecutive win over the Jays.
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Jose Reyes pats teammate David Wright on the back after a 4-3 victory over the Phillies on Saturday. Wright signed a six-year, $55 million contract extension with the Mets on Sunday, just three days after Reyes signed a four-year, $23.25 million extension with a club option for a fifth year.
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Bobby Abreu went 10 for 25 in his first week with the Yankees, batting .400 with an RBI, four runs, two walks and two stolen bases. The Yankees won five of six games to take a two-game lead over the Red Sox in the AL East.
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Greg Maddux pitched a no-hitter through six innings in his debut with the Dodgers on Thursday but was pulled due to a long rain delay in the seventh inning. Maddux got the win as the Dodgers' bullpen held the Reds scoreless in their 3-0 win.
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The Marlins' Alfredo Amezaga slides under Dodgers second baseman Julio Lugo after being forced out in the ninth inning on Saturday. The Dodgers have a six-game winning streak since acquiring Lugo from the Devil Rays.
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Albert Pujols attempts a throw to first after diving to field a ball on Aug. 1 against the Phillies. The Cardinals lost 5-3 in the first game of a three-game sweep by the Phillies.
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Phillies center fielder Aaron Rowand climbs the wall but fails to reach a home run ball hit by Chris Duncan, which scored two for the Cardinals in the second inning on Aug. 2. Rowand would later respond with a solo shot in the fifth as the Phillies routed the Cardinals 16-8.
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The Cubs' Ryan Theriot is safe stealing second ahead of the throw to Orlando Hudson in the first inning of Game 2 of a doubleheader with the Diamondbacks on Aug. 3. The Cubs managed to steal the second game 7-3 after losing the first 10-2.
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