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Schoenfield: Top hitting duos in baseball

Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant are just 25 and 23 years old, respectively. But are they already MLB's top hitting duo? We rank the five best.

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Strasburg not living up to ace potential

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is not living up to his ace potential. Here are four reasons why.

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Chad Bettis perfect through 6

The Rockies starter has retired the first 18 Phillies. Colorado leads 2-0 after 6 thanks to a pair of homers from Troy Tulowitzki. Follow live


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Reds lead after Strasburg's early exit

Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg's struggles continued, as he threw just 16 pitches before exiting the game with an apparent injury -- but not before giving up a solo HR to Joey Votto. The Reds lead 1-0 in the top of the 5th. Follow live

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8:10pm CT (9:10pm ET) will now be the approximate start time for tonight's game

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The start of tonight's game has been delayed due to rain. The game will begin as soon as possible. We'll keep you posted.

Marlins get to Harvey in fourth

After striking out six through the first three innings, Matt Harvey got roughed up in the fourth, giving up a 3-run homer to Justin Bour. Miami leads 3-0 in the bottom of the fourth. Follow live


Royals' solo efforts add up to win

Alcides Escobar, Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez each hit solo homers to snap Kansas City's 4-game losing streak with an 8-4 win over the Cubs.


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Money quote from Maddon: "“They showed why they went to the World Series last year. We showed why we’re not ready yet.”

Chef Curry in center field?

NBA MVP Stephen Curry reportedly is planning to attend tonight's game between the Braves and Giants, and Giants manager Bruce Bochy joked pregame that he could play Curry in center. If his 3-point shooting (.440 career rate) translates to batting, Ted Williams could have company.

Two shots for Tulo

Troy Tulowitzki smacked a second solo HR to left in the top of the 3rd, this time on a 93 mph fastball. Tulo homered in the top of the 1st on a 94 mph fastball. Perhaps Cole Hamels should avoid the hard ball with Troy? It's Tulo 2, Phillies 0 in Philly. Follow live


Harvey rolling early

Matt Harvey struck out the side in the first inning for the ninth time in 46 career starts, and has five K's through 2, as the Mets and Marlins are scoreless in the bottom of the second. Follow live

Not a good start for Strasburg

Joey Votto's 1st HR in May and 8th of the year came on Stephen Strasburg's 7th pitch of the day, as Strasburg left one hanging over the middle of the plate to give up a 1-0 lead to the Reds at the end of the 1st. Follow live

Tulo puts Colorado on the board early

Troy Tulowitzki caught all of Cole Hamels' 94 mph fastball in the top of the 1st and sent it to left on a one-way trip. It was Tulo's third HR on the season as the Rockies take a 1-0 lead after one. Follow live

Royals rally to reclaim AL Central lead

Lorenzo Cain delivered a game-winning, 8th-inning double in the Royals' 8-4 win over the Cubs. Kansas City moved half a game ahead of the Twins, who can get even with a win tonight vs. the Blue Jays. Box score