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Cubs, Nationals trade solo blasts

In an exchange of solo home runs, both Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper have gone yard as the two teams battle for a win.

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6hEric Longenhagen

Longenhagen: Draft prospects at NCAA regionals

Eric Longenhagen lays out the MLB draft prospects to watch at all 16 NCAA regional sites, including UCLA's James Kaprielian at the L.A. regional.

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Harper, Bryant squaring off again (6:52)
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10hKeith Law

Top MLB prospects update

Keith Law updates his MLB prospect rankings, and has new names, Carlos Correa and Corey Seager, in the top two spots and plenty of changes thereafter.

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10hTommy Rancel

Updated top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015

Tigers prospect Buck Farmer jumps to the top of Tommy Rancel's fantasy baseball prospects rankings, while Giants prospect Adam Duvall also makes his debut.

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Braves-Dodgers preview (1:14)

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Buster's Blog: Royals' reliance on bullpen (2:14)
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Five key things to watch this week

The Yankees are sliding, Josh Hamilton is returning, and Michael Wacha is in some elite company.

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Harper blasts one into the stands (0:38)

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Final: Pirates 5, Marlins 1

The Pirates hit Marlins SP Jose Urena for 5 runs on 10 hits, including Neil Walker's two-run HR to left field in the second inning, to skate to a fifth straight win in Pittsburgh. Box score

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Final: Yankees 5, Royals 1

Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer in the first inning and sparked a three-run fifth with a two-run double to power the Yankees past the Royals for a second straight win in the Bronx. Box score

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Bryant matches Harper with HR blast

The fireworks we expected at Wrigley Field have gone off as scheduled. After Nats RF Bryce Harper launched a solo shot in the 7th inning, Cubs 3B Kris Bryant rocked homer to left field in the 8th to tie the game.

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Bryant, Harper hot after May 9

Since May 9, Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant both have 7 homers, which leads the National League. The Cubs and Nats are tied at 2 in the ninth. Watch live

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Wind helps Harper homer

Bryce Harper's seventh-inning home run at Wrigley Field was calculated at 368 feet. It was aided 11 feet by the wind, and would have only been a homer in 2 of 30 MLB parks without the wind (Minute Maid Park and Fenway Park). Watch live

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Harper homers again, pulls Nats level

Bryce Harper wasn't happy with his contact, but he got some help from the wind and the ball cleared the fence at Wrigley Field as Washington is now tied 1-1 with Chicago thanks to Harper's 12 home run this month. Watch live

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