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'Man, can I ever get you out?': Inside Albert Pujols' path to 3,000 hits

As he closes in on one of baseball's most sacred career milestones, The Machine and those around him reflect on the journey Pujols has traveled to get there.

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Red Sox win seventh straight, sweep Angels.


Benintendi extends lead with long ball.


Mookie continues to impress with leadoff HR.


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MLBRank 50-1: Trout is clear No. 1, but who comes next?

The top spot is an easy call, but then the fun begins. Did Kershaw hold off Scherzer as MLB's best ace? And which MVP passed Harper on our list?

Roundtable: Answering the biggest questions for Nos. 50-1

Which ranking is the most head-scratching? What will the top five look like next year? We asked our experts to answer some of the biggest questions.

Olney: Trout will go down as 'one of the greatest.'

Buster Olney explains why Mike Trout's amazing start to his career puts him among the game's all-time greats.



Power Rankings: Move over Astros, there's a new team on top

Just two weeks into the season there's some major reshuffling, as baseball's hottest teams turned heads and earned their share of the top billing.

Red Sox top this week's power rankings.

The Baseball Tonight crew delves into this week's power rankings, with the Red Sox in the top spot, but the Astros and Angels aren't far behind.


Angels could be on cusp of a great rivalry with Astros

Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani have given Angels fans more than just some April fun -- they might help initiate a great AL West race with the champs.


Javier Baez isn't changing -- no matter what anyone thinks

The Cubs' up-and-coming star rubs some the wrong way and has his flaws, but the good outweighs the bad.

We know it's early, but let's dig into these inconsistent Cubs

There's no reason to panic just yet, but there are some troubling early trends for a 7-7 Cubs team trying to get back to the World Series.

In superteam era, Cardinal Way still the only way in St. Louis

Splashy moves and star-studded squads are all the rage across baseball, but the Redbirds are still trusting their time-tested approach.

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