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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Through three innings, the Mariners remain scoreless at Fenway and have yet to score in the series. In their previous eight games, they've scored more than one run once. There are slumps and then there are weeks you feel like the captain of the Titanic.

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Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez, RF Yasiel Puig and C Yasmani Grandal are all out of the starting lineup Sunday vs. the Cubs. Cody Bellinger will play first, with Brett Eibner in right and Austin Barnes behind the plate.

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Rockies SS Trevor Story is out of the starting lineup Sunday vs. the Cardinals. Alexi Amarista will start in his place.

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Cardinals RF Stephen Piscotty (personal) is out of the starting lineup for the third straight game Sunday vs. the Rockies. C Yadier Molina (rest) is also out of the lineup. Randal Grichuk will play right, and Eric Fryer will be behind the plate.

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The Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP Logan Verrett from Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday and optioned RHP Tyler Wilson to Norfolk. Verrett has pitched two scoreless outings for the club this season.

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Javy Baez leads off for Joe Maddon on Sunday when the Cubs face Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers. Ian Happ is in left field while Albert Almora Jr is in center. Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward are the two lefties in the lineup along with Jon Lester.

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Danny Salazar's demotion to the bullpen is one way of dealing with his slump, but with Trevor Bauer and Josh Tomlin pitching even worse, the issue runs deeper. The Tribe's vaunted rotation is last in the AL in ERA (5.02) and tied for next to last in quality starts.

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Nationals pitchers have produced 44 strikeouts over their last three games. That total equals the NL record for K's over a span of three consecutive games, with no extra-inning games included, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The Brewers set the record in 2012.

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Adam Wainwright earned his eighth victory in his last eight starts against the Rockies on Saturday, his longest streak of winning starts against any team in his big league career. The last Cardinals pitcher to win eight straight starts against an opposing team was Chris Carpenter, who secured 10 wins in a 10-start span against the Reds from 2006-10. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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CC Sabathia evened his all-time mark against the Athletics to 11-11 with a win on Saturday. Sabathia now owns a W-L percentage of .500 or greater against 28 of the 30 major league teams. He's the only pitcher, active or not, who owns a .500-or-better winning percentage against as many as 28 of the 30 current MLB teams. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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Brandon Belt's 10th homer of the year hit Saturday was a lined shot out toward the deepest part of AT&T Park.

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Mike Trout's MLB-leading 16th home run was also his longest of the year by nearly 20 feet. George Springer, Shin-Soo Choo and Colby Rasmus also reached season-longs with their blasts, while Lucas Duda's 447-footer was the third of his six homers this year to eclipse 440 feet.

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Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt is out of the starting lineup for just the second time this season Sunday vs. the Brewers. Daniel Descalso will play first in his place.

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Brewers 1B Eric Thames is out of the starting lineup against Diamondbacks left-hander Patrick Corbin on Sunday. Jesus Aguilar will play first in his place. 2B Jonathan Villar is down to seventh in the lineup for the first time this season.

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Twins 3B Miguel Sano is out of the starting lineup for the second day in a row Sunday vs. the Rays. Sano, who struck out as a pinch-hitter Saturday, is 0-for-14 with 11 K's in his last four games.

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Astros 3B Alex Bregman is out of the starting lineup Sunday vs. the Orioles. Marwin Gonzalez will play third in his place.

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Marlins 2B Dee Gordon is out of the starting lineup Sunday vs. the Angels. Christian Colon will start at second base in his place, and SS J.T. Riddle will lead off for the first time in his career.

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The Mariners recalled RHP Ryne Harper from Triple-A Tacoma on Sunday and optioned Saturday's starter RHP Rob Whalen to Tacoma. Whalen allowed five runs in 5 1/3 innings in his Mariners debut vs. the Red Sox.

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The Detroit Tigers designated OF Tyler Collins for assignment Sunday and purchased the contract of OF Alex Presley from Triple-A Toledo. Collins, 26, has posted a .239/.303/.384 slash line with 13 homers and 56 RBIs in four seasons with the Tigers.

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Angels 1B Albert Pujols, who's been battling a hamstring injury of late, is out of the starting lineup Sunday vs. the Marlins. Pujols has missed four of the team's last nine games.

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Athletics 1B Yonder Alonso (wrist) was a late addition to the starting lineup Sunday vs. the Yankees. Alonso has missed seven of the team's last eight games due to injury. CF Rajai Davis is out of the lineup, with Mark Canha playing center and leading off in his place.

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Indians SS Francisco Lindor is out of the starting lineup for the first time this season against the Royals on Sunday. Erik Gonzalez will play shortstop in his place.