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What will Russell bring to the Cubs?
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The Baseball Tonight crew says the addition of Addison Russell will be a key ingredient to the Cubs' recipe for success this season.

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Rookie Russell hitless in debut

Addison Russell, the 4th-ranked prospect on ESPN's top 100 list, went 0-for-5 with 3 strikeouts vs. the Pirates. Related: Kris Bryant, Chicago's top prospect, had 3 K's in his debut April 17. Despite the struggles at the plate, Russell enjoyed the Cubs' comeback win: "It's awesome. It's a great thing to be part of."

Royals come from behind to edge Twins
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The Royals rallied in the eighth inning behind the big bat of Mike Moustakas, whose RBI single lifted K.C. past the Twins, 6-5, for an 11-3 start.

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Reds win slugfest with Brewers
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Cincinnati's Jay Bruce and Todd Frazier each hit grand slams as the Reds went deep in 5 straight innings en route to a 16-10 win over the Brewers.

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Santana, Murphy power Indians in Chicago
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The White Sox scored first on Jose Abreu's solo shot in the first inning, but the Indians posted six consecutive runs en route to a 6-2 win.

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Final: Padres 7, Rockies 6
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The Padres' bats stayed hot against the Rockies, though they needed a four-run 8th-inning rally to push their win streak to four games and send the Rockies to a fifth straight loss. Wil Myers was 3-for-4 at the plate with 2 RBIs and a run. Box score

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Escobar's walk-off HR lifts Nats in 10
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Yunel Escobar's third career walk-off home run wiped away Drew Storen's blown save and gave the Nationals a 2-1 victory to end the Cardinals' five-game win streak.

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Yankees cruise past Tigers

Chris Young and Stephen Drew smashed homers in a three-run seventh, and Nathan Eovaldi quieted the Tigers bats through 7-plus innings of one-run ball to earn his first win as the Yanks took a 5-2 victory and evened the series.

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Castro leads Cubs' 9th-inning rally
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Starlin Castro recorded 4 RBIs and kicked off a 3-run ninth for Chicago as the Cubs stormed past the Pirates for a 9-8 win. Welington Castillo knocked in the go-ahead run with a groundout to give Chicago its third win in four games.

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Red Sox stymie Rays in 1-0 win
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Wade Miley and four relievers held the Rays to four hits, Ryan Hanigan scored the game's lone run on a throwing error, and Boston dropped Tampa Bay to 1-6 at home.

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Houston Astros @astros

Mariners add another run to extend their lead to 3-1 in the 4th but McHugh gets Ackley to retire the side without further damage.

Howard goes yard in Phillies' victory
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Ryan Howard hit his first home run of the season -- and the 335th of his career to tie Darryl Strawberry for 100th on the career leaderboard -- in the Phillies' 7-3 win over the Marlins.

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Final: Reds 16, Brewers 10
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After going scoreless through the first 2 innings, the Reds and Brewers combined to score 26 runs over the final 7 frames. But Cincinnati had the greater offensive outburst, homering in five straight innings with two grand slams, and the Reds extended Milwaukee's skid to 7 games. Box score

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Bautista's trot leaves Jones bothered
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Adam Jones took exception to Jose Bautista's behavior after Bautista hit a home run in the Blue Jays' 13-6 victory over the Orioles. Said Bautista after the game, "You throw at me, I’m not going to forget, and if I get you right after, I’m going to enjoy it."

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Final: Indians 6, White Sox 2
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The cold couldn't chill Cleveland's bats, which accounted for two HRs and six runs to halt a two-game skid and even the three-game series against the White Sox. Indians P Carlos Carrasco fanned 8 and allowed 1 run over 5 innings, and his relief handled the rest. Box score

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Final: Royals 6, Twins 5
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Royals 3B Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer in the 5th inning and recorded the decisive RBI single in the 8th to carry K.C. over the visiting Twins and to an 11-3 record. Moustakas finished 3-for-5 with 3 RBI. Box score

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Final: Nationals 2, Cardinals 1 (10)
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Nationals closer Drew Storen blew the save in the 9th inning after throwing two wild pitches. No matter. Yunel Escobar slammed a walk-off homer in the 10th, and the Nats snapped the Cards' 5-game win streak in a second straight victory. Box score

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Final: Yankees 5, Tigers 2

Nathan Eovaldi pitched seven innings of one-run ball, Stephen Drew bashed his fourth homer this season, and the Yankees (7-7) improved to .500 and tied their three-game series against the Tigers in Detroit. Box score

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