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What better way to enjoy Father’s Day than with a full slate of MLB action? We’ll be bringing you news, notes, and everything else from today’s 15 games.

Final scores

Toronto Blue Jays  7, White Sox 3 (box score)
New York Mets 5, Washington Nationals 1 (box score)
Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Cincinnati Reds  7 (box score)
Tampa Bay Rays 9, Detroit Tigers  1 (box score)
Arizona Diamondbacks at Philadelphia Phillies (GameTracker)
Chicago Cubs 7, Pittsburgh Pirates  1 (box score)
Baltimore Orioles  8, Cardinals 5 (box score)
Atlanta Braves  5, Marlins 4 (box score)
Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins (GameTracker)
Milwaukee Brewers  2, Padres 1 (box score)
Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers (GameTracker)
San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies (GameTracker)
Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Angels (GameTracker)
New York Yankees at Oakland Athletics 4:05 ET (GameTracker)
Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros 8:08 ET (GameTracker)

Shields returns

After being sidelined for more than two months due to a strained lat, James Shields started for the White Sox on Sunday afternoon. He had a decent day against the Blue Jays.

In all, Shields worked 5 2/3 innings, allowing three runs and seven hits. He walked one batter and struck out three, all the while leaning on his curveball as his top secondary offering, generating five whiffs on 22 of them.

Depending on how Shields pitches heading forward, he could become a deadline target. That’s especially true if the White Sox are willing to eat some (or most) of the roughly $17 or so million they

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