You put your right foot in ...

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval pops up after sliding safely into home during the fifth inning Sunday against the Houston Astros at AT&T Park in San Francisco. The run proved decisive, as the Giants edged the Astros 3-2.

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Sliding into first

San Diego Padres' Alexi Amarista slides into first base safely as Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman James Loney waits for the throw in the seventh inning Sunday at Dodger Stadium. The Padres won 7-2.

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Triple!

Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez slides into third base for a triple ahead of the tag from Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco during the sixth inning Sunday at Coors Field in Denver. The Phillies won 5-1.

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Tag not in time

Chris Heisey of the Cincinnati Reds beats the tag by Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina to score the tying run in the third inning Sunday at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.

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Nice tackle

A security guard tackles a fan — who ran onto the field but stood and waited calmly for the guard — during a game Sunday in Seattle between the Mariners and Texas Rangers. The fan and one other who ran onto the field at the same time were both arrested. The Rangers won 4-0.

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Leadoff power

Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson prepares for an at-bat against the Orioles Sunday in Baltimore. The Tigers blanked the Orioles 4-0. Jackson opened the game with a home run to center, his third leadoff homer of the season and seventh of his career. He also extended his run-scoring streak to 12 games, most by a Detroit player since Rocky Colavito scored in 12 straight in 1961.

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Tinkers to Evers to Chance

Star Wars stormtroopers line up as Darth Vader throws out the first pitch before a game between the Washington Nationals and the Marlins Sunday in Miami.

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Picked off

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Ben Zobrist gets picked off of first base after singling against the Boston Red Sox in the seventh inning Sunday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Red Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3.

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Turning two

Seattle Mariners' Chone Figgins, right, and Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler both look toward first base to see the result of Kinsler's throw on a double play attempt in the seventh inning Sunday in Seattle. Figgins and his teammate Brendan Ryan were both out on the play. The Rangers blanked the Mariners 4-0.

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May I have a swig?

Fans get a close look as Minnesota Twins right fielder Darin Mastroianni climbs the wall to catch a foul ball hit by Oakland Athletics' Derek Norris in the third inning Sunday in Minneapolis. The A's beat the Twins 9-4.

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Battery banter

Pitcher Derek Lowe and catcher Carlos Santana of the Cleveland Indians confer Sunday during their game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Blue Jays beat the Indians 3-0 and Lowe (8-7) took the loss.

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Konerko konked

Paul Konerko of the Chicago White Sox is hit by a pitch during the eighth inning Sunday against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The White Sox won 2-1. Konerko (.321), who went 0-for-3, is hitting .228 since May 28. He had a .399 average before then.

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Is the ball in there?

Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker (left) gets his glove kicked out of his hand by Milwaukee Brewers' Aramis Ramirez who is stealing second base during the sixth inning Sunday in Milwaukee. The Brewers beat the Pirates 4-1.

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Nat splat

Washington Nationals' Stephen Lombardozzi (left) collides with Bryce Harper after Harper caught a foul fly ball hit by Miami Marlins' Omar Infante in the ninth inning Sunday in Miami. The mishap didn't cost the Nationals, who won 4-0.

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Early shower

New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen gets thrown out of the game by umpire CB Bucknor during the fifth inning Sunday against the Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta. The Braves scored six runs in that fifth inning, and went on to beat the Mets 6-1.

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Out at the plate

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez tosses his helmet after he was tagged out at home in the third inning Sunday against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Angels beat the Yankees 10-8. Rodriguez snapped a drought of 49 at-bats without a homer, hitting No. 643 of his career in the first. But the future Hall of Famer popped out in the ninth inning with the bases loaded.

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It's hot!

Tigers catcher Alex Avila, left, wipes the sweat off of the head of teammate Austin Jackson during the seventh inning Sunday against Baltimore at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. The Tigers shut out the Orioles 4-0.

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Hugs for the King

Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez exchanges hugs with catcher John Jaso after throwing a three-hitter to beat the Rangers, 7-0, on Saturday.

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Let me get to work

Blue Jays starting pitcher Aaron Laffey takes a ball as he works against the Indians during the third inning on Saturday. He benefited from an eight-run inning by Toronto and picked up the win in the Jays' 11-9 victory.
 

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Don't put weight on it

Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie is helped off the field in the third inning after suffering an apparent sprained ankle when spiked against the Giants.
 

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High-low

Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier is congratulated by center fielder Matt Kemp after hitting a two-run homer in the sixth inning against the Padres on Saturday.

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Telling tail

Marlins second baseman Omar Infante and shortstop Jose Reyes celebrate Miami's 2-1 win against the division-leading Nationals.
 

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Makin' it look hard

He didn't do it in the most elegant manner, but Tampa Bay catcher Jose Lobaton hauled in this eighth-inning bunt pop-up off the bat of Boston's Pedro Ciriaco on Saturday during the Rays' 5-3 home win.


 

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Not enough field

Twins center fielder Denard Span can only watch as a solo homer by Oakland's Brandon Moss sails over the wall Saturday, helping the A's record a 9-3 road victory.

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No-man's land

The Pirates' Neil Walker is chased by Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks during a rundown between second and third in the seventh inning Saturday. Walker was out on the play — but Pittsburgh won 6-4.

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Too hot to handle

Rockies second baseman Marco Scutaro can't snare this ball hit by Phillies starting pitcher Vance Worley in the second inning Saturday at Coors Field. Turns out, Worley had two hits and two RBI to help his own cause in Philadelphia's 8-5 victory.

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Feel like flying

Braves left fielder Martin Prado leaps to celebrate after Atlanta's 8-7 victory over the Mets at Turner Field on Saturday.
 

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Shadow knows

White Sox center fielder Alejandro De Aza goes to the wall to catch a fly ball by the Royals' Alex Gordon during the first inning.

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Took them by surprise

Royals designated hitter Billy Butler steals second base as White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham tries to control the ball in the second inning on Saturday.

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Cornering the ball

Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday catches a fly ball hit by the Reds' Zack Cozart in the third inning on Saturday.

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Happy customers

Fans leave Wrigley Field after the Cubs defeated the Diamondbacks, 4-1, on Saturday.

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Metal detector

The statue of Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer is unveiled as part of the Orioles Legends series prior to a game against the Detroit Tigers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore on Saturday.
 

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O my!

Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer speaks to the crowd before the unveiling of his statue as part of the Orioles Legends ceremony prior to a game against the Detroit Tigers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore on Saturday.
 

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Look, up in the sky

New York Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson and Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout catch the sights before their game at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.
 

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Chew on this

New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano rounds the bases on his two-run home run during the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.
 

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Go fish

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout slides to third during the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.
 

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Top heavy

Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney falls on top of Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt after turning a double play during the second inning at Wrigley Field on Saturday.
 

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Swipe it

Royals catcher Salvador Perez, right, dives to tag out White Sox's Orlando Hudson.

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Round of applause

Brewers' Cody Ransom takes a curtain call after his go-ahead grand slam home run against the Pirates.

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Quick fix

Josh Rutledge, who had two hits in his major-league debut, has his face covered with shaving cream by teammate Tyler Colvin following the Rockies' 6-2 victory.

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Fumble

Mariners second baseman Dustin Ackley, left, drops the ball after forcing out Rangers' David Murphy at second base.

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Eye on the ball?

Braves second baseman Dan Uggla (26) catches an infield fly ball in the fourth inning.

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Stretch it out

Dodgers strength and conditioning coach Stephen Downey limbers up Matt Kemp, coming off the disabled list, in left field.

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Little help

Yankees catcher Russell Martin helps Angels shortstop Erick Aybar (2) during the seventh inning at home plate.

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Shout it out

Indians pitcher Chris Perez (54) notches 25th save in 1-0 win against the Blue Jays.

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Tangled up

Red Sox third baseman Nick Punto, left, gets the out on Rays base runner Ben Zobrist to complete the double play.
 

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Sign of life

Drew Sutton reacts after his RBI double against the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp jumps to try and catch a home run hit by Twins left fielder Josh Willingham.
 

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Cover up

A fan stands in the upper deck at Wrigley Field during a rain delay before the start the Cubs and Diamondbacks game.

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Hold on tight

Orioles first baseman Mark Reynolds falls onto a tarp as he catches a pop fly by Tigers' Jhonny Peralta.

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Angry birds?

Reds first baseman Joey Votto watches some pigeons fly by in the first inning.

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Take a dive

White Sox left fielder Dayan Viciedo misses a fly ball hit by Royals' Alex Gordon.

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