Ramos left off All-Star team

With a microscopic WHIP A.J. Ramos is a dominant closer, but wasn't named to the All-Star Game when the reserves were announced. Buster Olney thinks he's one of the biggest omissions. Five most glaring All-Star omissions (Insider)

Most home runs since June 1

  • J.D. Martinez: 15 (includes today)
  • Albert Pujols: 14
  • Giancarlo Stanton: 12
  • Nolan Arenado: 12

Who should replace Stanton in All-Star Game? (0:34)
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Losing Marlins get two ASG starters

The Royals and Cardinals lead their divisions, so it's no surprise to see them get multiple All-Star starters. The other team with at least two players? The Marlins, who are 13 games below .500 and 11.5 games back in the NL East.

NL All-Star starters (0:54)
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Four Royals on ASG team, but Blue Jay tops all

The Kansas City Royals lead all teams with four All-Star starters, while Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals are top vote-getters.

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Bittersweet milestone for Stanton

Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was voted in as an All-Star starter for the first time (he was selected by the manager to start as the NL's DH last year), but he'll miss the game due to a fractured bone in his hand.

NL All-Star outfield starters

The top votegetters for the National League:

NL All-Star infield starters

The top votegetters for the National League:

  • 1B Paul Goldschmidt, D'backs
  • 2B Dee Gordon, Marlins
  • SS Jhonny Peralta, Cardinals
  • 3B Todd Frazier, Reds
  • C Buster Posey, Giants
  • Watch All-Star selection show

Hendricks dominates Marlins (0:44)

Hendricks dominates Marlins

Kyle Hendricks did not allow a run in his 7 1/3 innings of work and Chris Coghlan collected the lone RBI in Chicago's 2-0 win today. Box score

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Soler returns for Cubs

Cuban sensation Jorge Soler was activated from the 15-day DL today by the Cubs. Soler's a big addition to a Chicago team trying to stay competitive in the NL Central race. The Cubs (43-36) host the Marlins today at 2:20 p.m. ET.

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Rapid Reaction: Cubs 7, Marlins 2

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs broke out of their recent offensive slump in a big way in a 7-2 victory over the Miami MarlinsĀ on Saturday night at Wrigley Field.


Final: Cubs 7, Marlins 2

Kris Bryant provided the early fireworks at Wrigley Field, hitting a pair of home runs -- including a grand slam -- and driving in six runs to lift the Cubs over the Marlins. It's the second 2-HR game of Bryant's young career. Box score


Bryant lighting up the Marlins at Wrigley

Thanks to a 2-run homer and a grand slam, Kris Bryant is the seventh Cubs player to have 6 RBIs in a game at age 23 or younger and the first since Anthony Rizzo in 2012. Chicago leads Miami 7-1 in the 4th inning. Follow live

Bryant up to 6 RBIs through 2 innings

Kris Bryant's 1st-inning home run left Wrigley Field. His 2nd-inning grand slam didn't travel as far, but it ended Jarred Cosart's day and put the Cubs up 7-0. It's Bryant's 2nd career multi-HR game. Follow live

Bryant smashes Cubs ahead of Marlins

Kris Bryant smacked his 11th home run of the year over the left field bleachers at Wrigley Field to give Chicago an early 2-0 lead and snap his 9-game homerless streak. Follow live

Marlins fan suing team for 'shark bite'

Two years ago, Marlins fan Beth Fedornak was playfully bitten by Bob the Shark, a foam-rubber mascot at Marlins Park during a between-innings stunt. She immediately felt pain in her neck and since then has paid $86,000 in medical expenses.


Final: Marlins 2, Cubs 1

Marlins RHP Tom Koehler and the bullpen held the Cubs to just 1 run as Miami took the first game of the series in Chicago. Miami 1B Justin Bour homered for the fourth straight game in the win -- all 4 games Miami has won. Box score

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25316th
On Base Percentage.30423rd
Slugging Percentage.37822nd
Earned Run Average3.9719th
Quality Starts4412th


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